A note to the Blogging Belmont community: there’s a Belmont Drives Electric event tomorrow, Saturday Nov. 12. You can test drive electric vehicles between 1:30 and 4:30 PM by the Belmont High Cafeteria and in the BHS parking lot. Here’s the skinny:
How do electric vehicles (EVs) handle in the snow and cold? Are EVs budget friendly? Why is now a great time to consider an EV in Belmont? Come find out answers to these questions and more at a free public educational event sponsored by Belmont Drives Electric on Saturday, November 12 from 1:30 to 4:30 pm.
During the information session, Belmont residents can find out about time-sensitive cost-saving incentives, need-to-know information regarding charging an EV, the environmental benefits of EVs, and other important information, such as efficiency of EVs in cold weather as well as maintenance and overall cost. Belmont EV owners will discuss their experiences and there will be time for questions and answers.
After the one-hour information session, EVs will be available to test drive a variety of EVs and there will be a live demonstration of how to charge an EV.
Belmont Drives Electric is a community-run program sponsored by the Belmont Energy Committee, Sustainable Belmont, Belmont Light, and Belmont EV enthusiasts. The event will be held in the Belmont High School cafeteria and parking lot. The information session will be held from 1:30 to 2:30pm, followed by test drives of several types of EVs from 2:30 to 4:30 pm. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please visit www.BelmontDrivesElectric.org.