Toronto’s First 'EV Day' This Sunday

Torontonians as well as visitors of this Canadian city will get to have a look at and drive various electric-powered cars.

On Sunday, August 12, Plug’n Drive is hosting its first annual “EV Day” at Yonge-Dundas Square in downtown Toronto from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

This inaugural event is bringing together most key players in the electric car industry for a showcase and what Plug’n Drive refers to as “the largest electric car test drive that downtown Toronto has ever seen.”

There will be seven electric car models on display and five models will be available for free test drives.

The event is sponsored by Ontario Power Generation, CAA, Norton Rose LLP, Golder Associates, Bennett Jones LLP, TD Bank and Toronto Hydro – Electric System Limited.

Cars on display include:

Chevrolet Volt

Fisker Karma

Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Nissan Leaf

Toyota plug-in Prius

Toyota RAV4 EV

smart fortwo.

Plug’n Drive Ontario is a non-profit organization with the goal of accelerating the adoption of electric cars in order to maximize their environmental and economic benefits.