GEVA MINUTES 8/14/16

Minutes from 7/10/16 were read and approved.

The National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) for St. Louis was discussed. It will be September 18 from 11AM to 3PM and will be at the St. Louis Science Center in the Planetarium lot. Vehicles on display should arrive by 10AM. There are over 30 vehicles registered for the event. There will be rides in a Tesla and drives in a Leaf. Drives will also be offered for ZERO EV motorcycles.

Josh said to spread the work about the event. He has flyers that can be picked up at the Science Center.

Wayne said to go to car shows and auto parts stores to hand out flyers.

Tyler has some flyers and other stuff to hand out at the event.

Wayne told of the Tour De Fun event scheduled for September 11 at the JCCA on Schuetz Rd. near Lindberg Blvd. It is from 11AM to 3PM and EVs are welcome by 9AM.

Wayne informed the club of a Sustainability Conference held at Webster University on October 8 from 9AM to 5PM. They have invited our club to bring vehicles.

Dave said that the Chevy Bolt will be available in the fall of 2016. It has a 200mi range and will be available in the CARB states first but after that in all 50 states.

Wayne gave a talk on “DC and AC motors for EVs”