CONCORD — One of six New Hampshire National Drive Electric Week celebration is planned for Saturday, at City Plaza in Concord (in front of the State House). Event organizers, including Drive Electric NH, Electric Auto Association, Granite State Clean Cities Coalition, New Hampshire Automobile Dealers Association, New Hampshire Sierra Club and Plug-In America, have partnered to bring this annual nationwide observance to 313 events nationwide and abroad to draw attention to the economic, environmental, and other benefits of electric vehicles.

The Concord celebration takes place from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. next to the famed Concord Farmer’s Market. Electric cars such as the Chevy Volt and Bolt, Hyundai Kona, Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model 3 and Roadster will be on display, as well as related electric and solar technology.

Information and materials will be on hand regarding electric cars and their environmental benefits, vehicle charging information and other electric technology. This event is free to the public and open to all.

Other National Drive Electric Week events in New Hampshire will be held in Keene on Saturday at the Monadnock Food Co-op, in Exeter on Sunday at the Exeter Town Hall Parking Lot and bandstand, in Plymouth on Sept. 19 at the Common Man Inn & Spa, in Nashua on Sept. 21 at the Nashua Public Library, and in Portsmouth on Sept. 22 at the Bridge Street Parking Lot. Visit https://driveelectricweek.org/ for details.

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