Le Westport Electric Car Club (WECC) annonce son 2e Rallye Électrique annuel, un éVÉnement de 65 kilomètres qui aura lieu le dimanche 4 mai 2014.
On y invite les membres de l'AVÉQ qui pourront se déplacer pour l'événement. Présentement, puisque les nouvelles bornes de recharge rapides à courant continu (BRCC) ne sont pas encore installées au Vermont, le voyage risque d'être long pour les VÉB qui possèdent une autonomie de 160 km. Les Tesla québécoises pourront s'y rendre pour nous représenter!!
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Last year’s rally was the first of its kind in CT and the largest in the country.
Entrants must be “plug-in” vehicles, either partially (plug-in hybrid) or fully electric. It is not necessary to be a member of the club or to live in Westport to participate. Any and all EV drivers are welcome! Eligibility for entry this year has been expanded to include plug-in motorcycles and scooters. Some of the newer models are expected to enter.
The club expected 20 entries for the 2013 rally and ended up with 33. The models entered were the Tesla Model S, Tesla Roadster, Chevrolet Volt, Nissan Leaf, BMW ActiveE, Smart Car EV, Ford C-Max Energi, Toyota Prius Plug-in, and Fisker Karma. This year the club expects between 50 and 100 vehicles to be entered.
Club President Leo Cirino says, “Electric cars are gaining traction in the marketplace as drivers learn that they are good cars, fun to drive, and practical. I have already had a number of interested participants reach out to me in advance of this announcement, as well as several local dealers who wish to participate. We welcome the public to come and learn about EVs, the efforts of the club, see the exhibits, and enjoy a fun, family-friendly event.”