TEST DRIVE AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE IN THE SUNSHINE STATE
Driving on Sunshine is an electric vehicle roadshow empowering individuals and communities to transition to clean, electric transportation. By offering free, hands-on driving experiences, we are raising awareness about the benefits of driving electric while demonstrating how renewable energy is already powering electric vehicles.
Join Electrify the South and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy at an event near you to experience driving electric for yourself! Don't see an event scheduled in your area yet? Click below to suggest an event location or host a ride & drive event at your business.
WHY ARE WE DRIVING ON SUNSHINE?
To provide firsthand driving experiences
The best way to see how fun, easy and practical electric vehicles (EV) are is to drive one for yourself! That’s why we're touring the Sunshine State offering ride and drive opportunities with an electric-vehicle roadshow called Driving on Sunshine. Our expert staff brings a variety of vehicles so attendees may have the chance to drive a Nissan LEAF hatchback, a Tesla Model 3 sedan, or a Tesla Model X crossover.
To pave the way for a clean transportation + clean energy economy
Clean energy is already driving our economy. Charging an electric vehicle is already better for the environment than fueling up a traditional gas-powered vehicle — reducing both pollution and the need for offshore drilling. When an electric vehicle is powered by renewable energy, such as solar, then the impacts are close to zero. We envision a near future where all transportation is fueled by clean, renewable energy sources.
To promote the benefits of electric vehicles
Not only are EVs key to reducing carbon emissions that cause climate change, they also protect public health, reduce the need for offshore drilling, and save drivers money! EVs are rapidly becoming more affordable, more practical, and more popular, but there are still many misconceptions about them - so we welcome the chance to educate and advocate about the benefits of electrifying transportation!
Driving on Sunshine provides an opportunity for individuals to experience why
driving electric is a clean transportation solution that saves money,
protects public health, and preserves our planet.
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