Philly National Plug-in Day at the Franklin Institute plus Revenge Movie

What:  Experience the electric car at the Franklin!  See, touch, feel, ride, drive, and learn all about the future of transportation, today!  Also sit for a screening of the award-winning film "Revenge of the Electric Car" and see how the long-suppressed vehicles are making a resurgence on the market with a vengeance! National Plug-In Day is a nationwide celebration staged to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the environmental and other benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more. The second annual event will take the form of simultaneous EV activities staged in more than 50 cities coast to coast. Our goal is to bring our message to consumers, policymakers, the media, and the general public. The first National Plug In Day took place October 16, 2011. There were events in 29 cities nationwide with hundreds of vehicles and thousands of people participating. Dozens of national and local media outlets covered the events. For event highlights, see and  As in 2011, National Plug In Day 2012 is being organized by Plug In America, the Sierra Club, and the Electric Auto Association.  Each of these organizations has committed staffing and other resources to this effort, and the three nonprofit organizations are coordinating closely with one another to make this event shine. Other organizations are also playing a role in making local events a success. This year Renew America Roadtrip is volunteering its time to coordinate the Philadelphia event to be held at the Franklin Institute Science Museum and will be exhibting their Tesla Motor's Sedan (if available) and Roadster. There will be "Ride and Drive" opportunities for attendees in many of the popular new electric cars incuding the Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, Mitsubishi Miev, BMW Active E, and Fisker Karma, and also electric motor bikes, scooters, hybrid bicycles, and Segways available.  Ecotality will be demonstrating their residential and business charging solutions, Solar Journey USA will be stopping on their route cross country, and there will be a solar exhibit from Advanced Solar Industries and demonstrations of the science behind electric vehicles from the Tesla Science Foundation (including a live Tesla coil and wireless power demonstration).  Mom's Clean Air Force will be there also so we can all breathe easier. The Revenge of the Electric Car movie will be showing at 3PM in the Demonstration Theatre in the Franklin and is free with general admission to the Franklin Institute.  Come out and see, ride, learn, and even drive electric.  If only Ben Franklin could see this!  See you there.

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  • FillarieH

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    July 4

  • FillarieH

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    June 12

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    May 10

  • YosheeM

    Money is not that easy to earn nowadays. We should know how to handle our money properly. According to a set of recent studies, more and more people approaching retirement are ill-prepared for it. Most are not even conscious of the true costs that lay ahead of them. As a consequence, the custom of leaving a financial legacy for you kids is quickly becoming a quaint custom of history. Get a­.

    January 29

  • A former member
    A former member

    This sounds fantastic! Is it open to kids (teens)?

    2 · September 5, 2012

  • YosheeM

    We should really value the essence of work. When August's jobs report showed a drop in job creation, the Federal Reserve announced it would consider renewed efforts at economic stimulation. Thursday, the plans for that effort were made known. Article source:­.

    January 7

  • YosheeM

    We should be aware and careful on how to handle things. On the Bizzaro Planet, good is bad and bad is good. It is the home of Bizzaro Superman and other unusual versions of the DC universe characters. Economic experts on the cube-shaped planet, also called Htrae (backwards Earth), have some really odd ways of forecasting the health of the economic climate. And some of them are even advocated here on Earth by so-called "experts." Let's check out a number of them. Get a­.

    December 26

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    October 21, 2013

  • KrievieM

    More nice article to post! Thanks for this! The most recent version of the VantageScore credit rating design, VantageScore 3.0, created by the three major credit bureaus -- Experian, Equifax and TransUnion -- will raise the credit ratings of many Americans. It will also allow thousands with restricted credit histories access to loans they would formerly not have qualified for. Visit the­ to help boost your credit score.

    September 28, 2013

  • Myenda K.

    Thanks for the info! Oh, I'd love to know more about this. Many experts say that the division between commercial and investment financial institutions should have been left intact to start with. Now, even one of the staunchest voices calling for the repeal of Glass-Steagall has changed his mind. Some call the unpredicted reversal "ironic." If you need help with your bank fees, get an­, thanks!

    July 30, 2013

  • Jasper J.

    Great State of the Art Electric Car Technology

    September 23, 2012

  • Nelson C

    Been away for awhile. Eager to meetup with the group again. See you guys.

    September 22, 2012

  • Russell

    I'm going!

    September 5, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thank you, Nikola. So excited to experience this!!

    2 · September 5, 2012

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