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Will we see you this weekend for the All Vehicles Electric show?

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Aug 5th, 2023
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It’s happening! The electrification of vehicles is gaining momentum – something we can see first-hand out on the roads, in parking lots and maybe even in your own driveway. If you are considering or curious about how to make the switch to an electric vehicle (EV), then please drop by this coming weekend for Sustainable Orillia’s 5th annual ‘all-Electric Event’. This year, the event is featuring more vehicles, more electrical options and more access to expertise than ever. You’ll get your questions answered from experts and owners, with the opportunity to try out some of the options available to you

The Sustainable Orillia ‘all-Electric Vehicle Event’ is a two-day, low-pressure opportunity to explore the current and fast-growing world of electric vehicles. Free to the public, this year’s ‘all-Electric Vehicle Event’ has expanded in scope to feature many newly electric powered options, such as lawn mowers, heat pumps, e-bikes, scooters and boats.

You’ll find the exhibits and more in the Roller Rink Building at ODAS Park (4461 Fairgrounds Road, Orillia) – starting at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, August 5th until 5:00 p.m. and again on Sunday, August 6th from 9:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

In addition to the twenty exhibitors and subject experts who’ll be on-hand both days, Plug‘n Drive will be back with several EV’s available for test drives.

There is a series of relevant one-hour presentations scheduled in the course of the two days.

Time & Date Presenter Topic
10:00 a.m. – Aug 5th

10:00 a.m. – Aug 6th

Mary Mallin

Plug n’Drive – Electric Vehicle Discovery Centre

 

EV Basics

1:00 p.m. – Aug 5th Tony Telford

Orser Technology

Installing Home Chargers
2:30 p.m. – Aug 5th Stan Mathewson

Sustainable Orillia

Calculate your Carbon Footprint
1:00 p.m. – Aug 6th Bruce McCrae

Energy Advisor (AmeriSpec)

Energy Audits and How to apply for a Greener Homes Grant

City of Orillia officials will be on-hand to answer questions and collect your feedback on the city’s climate action plan (Orillia’s Climate Future) and just for fun… there’s an amazing Silent Auction with some great items that will be of interest to all.

We look forward to welcoming you this coming weekend at our biggest and most exciting EV Event to-date.

5th Annual All Electric Vehicle Show

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5TH:  9:30am – 5:00pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 6TH:      9:30am – 4:00pm

LOCATION:   

Roller Rink, ODAS Park, 4461 Fairgrounds Road, Orillia

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