Canberrans can have the prospect to check drive an electrical car (EV) and discover out all the pieces they should learn about proudly owning an EV on the NRMA EV Drive Day occasion on 10-11 November.
Minister for Water, Power and Emissions Discount Shane Rattenbury stated this occasion will give Canberrans the chance to search out out all the pieces they should learn about proudly owning and driving an electrical car (EV) multi functional place.
“One of many largest limitations for brand new EV house owners, or folks contemplating the transition to an EV, is the uncertainty that comes with new expertise” Minister Rattenbury stated.
“Occasions just like the NRMA EV Drive Day give Canberrans the chance to speak to specialists about shopping for, charging, and working EVs over their full lifespan. There’s no higher option to get a real really feel for an EV than by getting behind the wheel your self and seeing precisely how they deal with.
“As much as 600 areas can be found to check drive an EV with a defensive driving teacher by your facet to give you all of the help and assets it’s essential to check the boundaries round a managed racetrack.
“There’ll be all kinds of EV fashions obtainable to check drive that go well with everybody from younger households to automotive lovers, together with autos from Tesla, BMW, Hyundai, Nissan and extra.
“Even when you don’t drive an EV on the day, there shall be loads of different suppliers, actions and specialists to speak with and get recommendation from. There may even be youngsters’ actions so the entire household can have enjoyable, and loads of food and drinks obtainable.
“The Sustainable Canberra Expo on 13 and 14 October is one other alternative arising the place Canberrans will be capable of check drive an EV and chat with business specialists and leaders, EV house owners, and retailers.
“Transport emissions make up over 60percent of emissions within the ACT. As we proceed on our Pathway to Electrification and web zero emissions by 2045, occasions like these assist us arm Canberrans with the instruments and the data wanted to make the transition to an electrical car at a time that’s proper for them.”
The NRMA Drive Days occasion shall be held on the Sutton Highway Coaching Centre in Majura, from 1pm – 4pm on Friday the tenth of November and 9am – 4pm on Saturday the 11th of November 2023. Free parking shall be obtainable on website.
The occasion is free to attend, however registration is required for EV check drives.
The NRMA EV Drive Days occasion is a partnership between the ACT Authorities, NSW Authorities and NRMA.
Ebook in for the occasion or discover out extra info on the NRMA website.
For extra details about the Sustainable Canberra Expo or to obtain the occasion program, go to the Everyday Climate Choices website.
Quotes attributable to Kate Lundy, NRMA Board Director
“The NRMA is supporting and inspiring the transition to an electrical future and the EV drive days present an important alternative to talk to the group about the advantages of electrical autos.
“We have now seen the variety of Australians buying EVs proceed to extend, significantly within the ACT, which has the very best possession of EVs per capita.
“As Australians be taught extra about proudly owning and working EVs, many are actually contemplating EVs for his or her transport future.”
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Shane Rattenbury, MLA