Urbana event to have electric vehicles available for test drives

Urbana event to have electric vehicles available for test drives

URBANA — More than 15 electric vehicles will be on display Saturday in Urbana as part of National Drive Electric Week.

Those attending the event will be able to take test rides and drives in many of the vehicles on site, including a Tesla Model S, Chevrolet Bolt and Nissan Leaf.

Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin, State Sen. Scott Bennett, D-Champaign, and University of Illinois Professor Scott Willenbrock will speak at the event, one of more than 200 across the country.

It begins at 2 p.m., just after the Urbana Farmers Market, in the Lincoln Square Mall parking lot.

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