National Drive Electric Week 2021
In celebration of National Drive Electric Week 2021, Generation180 is excited to bring you a whole new slate of electrifying virtual events. From refitting gas stations to become EV charging stations, to electric school buses, EV journalism, policy, and more, we’ve gathered experts to help you understand what the electric vehicle transition in 2021 and beyond looks like. Check out the list of events and register below!
Sep 27, 2021 12:00 PM EST
Pumps to Plugs: Reimagining Your Gas Station
Date: Monday, 9/27 at 12:00pm
Major gas stations are adding EV chargers alongside their gasoline pumps, making long road trips with EVs even more feasible. Range anxiety is becoming a thing of the past as new charging locations become available. Join our panelists from gas stations and convenience stores across the country to learn about how they are leading the transition from pumps to plugs.
Sep 28, 2021 12:00 PM EST
The Evolution of EVs in the Media
Date: Tuesday, 9/28 at 12:00pm
Not only are electric vehicles fun to drive and good for the environment, but they’re also fun to read, write, and hear about. So how do electric vehicles drive media interest? How has electric vehicle media coverage changed over time? Join us to hear from our panel of insightful journalists as they discuss these questions and more.
Sep 29, 2021 12:00 PM EST
Electric Vehicles or Public Transit: A False Dichotomy?
Date: Wednesday, 9/29 at 12:00pm
The path toward transportation modernization can be compared to a two way street. It will take a variety of approaches, including both electric vehicles and public transit. Join us as our panel of policy experts discuss the various approaches to move toward a carbon free transportation system.
Sep 30, 2021 7:00 PM EST
EV Trivia Nite: This is You Winning Big
Date: Thursday, 9/30 at 7:00pm
Why do EVs still have a “regular” 12v car battery? By how much does switching to an EV reduce your carbon emissions? Which is faster, a Mustang Mach-E or…? Come prepared to answer questions like these during our EV trivia night! Whether you’re an expert or just looking to learn some amazing facts, this will be a fun event for all. If that’s not exciting enough, you could also win a cool prize!
Oct 01, 2021 12:00 PM EST
Electric School Buses: Communities in the Driver’s Seat
Date: Friday, 10/01 at 12:00pm
Half a million school buses are in use in the United States, most of them running on diesel. For the sake of the 20 million children who ride the bus each day, school buses need to be at the forefront of transportation electrification. Come join us to hear directly from those who are advocating to make the switch.