Honor Flight Car Show

We had a huge turnout at today’s car show put on by the Classic Reflections Car Club benefiting the Honor Flight charity!  This is a great cause that gives all expense paid trips to veterans to go see the memorial that was built for them. The Seaside Centre plaza in Indialantic, FL was filled to the brim with classic cars, hot rods, supercharged road beasts, and fancy show cars.  There were also two antique fire trucks there still able to pump water and save the day if needed!  The nearby Pizza Hut even had a stack of coupons for everyone at the show to go eat lunch there and 20% of every purchase went straight to the Honor Flight charity as well.  Judging by the long lines we waited in to get our own pizza it was easy to see lots of money went to the charity today.

We stuck out with our five electric cars against the sea of gasoline powered cars.  This caused all of the visitors that walked by to really take notice and ask questions – which we love to answer.  One of our members brought his bright yellow Tesla Roadster that got most of the attention from people – and cameras.  We even added two new members to our group today: one drives a Chevy Volt and the other a Tesla Model S.  So now we have an even larger fleet of electric cars to roll up to restaurants and shopping malls to show them how much more business they could attract if they were to install charging stations.

Here’s a few photo highlights from the day:


Here’s a link to the entire photo album on our Facebook page.

Melbourne Beach Founders Day Event Recap

We had a GREAT time answering all the questions from the public about our personal electric cars at the Melbourne Beach Founders Day event on May 2, 2015.  The weather was the complete opposite from last year and was a perfect day with plenty of sun.  We put our cars next to some of the best classic cars in the area where the car show is usually had.  We were very surprised to see that we brought more electric cars than there were gasoline only cars.  There had to be at least 500 – 800 people that passed by, checked out our cars under the hood, read our informational signs, took some of our business cards and educational handouts, or talked with us directly.  Most people had the same questions like how far do they go per charge and how long does it take to charge.  They we all very surprised when we explained the differences in all the available models with up to 270 miles on one charge, as well as plug in hybrid EVs (PHEV) that have an on board gasoline generator that keeps the batteries charged after you run the batteries down to drive as far as you want and just fill it with gas and keep going like a normal car!

About ten people asked us if we worked for the car companies.  We always get this because we are so passionate about the cars and so very knowledgeable about them.  Of course we explain how we’ve just been driving these cars for years as our daily driver and really enjoy it.  The best way to explain it is with a quote: “When you are in love you want to tell the world.” – Carl Sagan.

Here’s some pictures we took during the day:

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