The event organizers would
also like to thank St Johns Ambulance for their attendance and
helping to keep the day a safe event.
Thanks goes to the Town of Gawler for the use of this wonderful park.
Across the day many
people at the event commented about the logical sense of
owning EV now. To this end, the event provided an opportunity
to showcase what is available and what is possible .
The AEVA is committed to community wide adoption of EVs. The
following link sets out an argument for electric vehicles and
the steps that can be implemented to make owning an EV more of
and drink vouchers.
The official poster for the event
(thanks to Simon Loffler)
All of the photos below are
available in hi-res, enquiries to Eric Rodda (Contact
AEVA Chairman, Edward Booth gives the official welcome from
the highest point on the reserve.
Our major sponsor
Chargepoint, supplied us with two charging bollards.
The left one is for 15 amp plugs, commonly used by EV
converters and the other has a J1772 plug which most
commercial EV's use.
At this stage all of the EV's were charged ready for their
Thank you ChargePoint
UNI SA's TREV and others resting in the wonderful shade,
The RAA's Mitsubishi I-MiEV behind the crowd, Eric's Holden
Barina (Suzuki Swift) EV Conversion and Marianne and Trevor's
Daihatsu Charade EV Conversion.
Paul's Subaru Sherpa EV Conversion (Gawler) and Jason's CE
Lancer EV Conversion.
Jason's CE Lancer EV Conversion (from Stirling) and Edward's
Subaru L Wagon EV Conversion (from Goolwa).
Mitsubishi Australia and Club Assist display - more on next
Mark Whyte from Mitsubishi was demonstrating the Mitsubishi i-MiEV
There was also an i-MiEV from the RAA on display (on charge
while this photo was taken). Thank you Mitsubishi and the RAA.
EV recharging trailer manufactured by
Assist, here in South Australia.
This is just one of many types of EV recharging trailers that
Club Assist have produced. These are being supplied to
motoring assist authorities all around the world. Thanks to
The AEVA stand and the Gawler Regional Natural Resource Centre
display - early in the morning before it got busy.
The UNI SA TREV three wheeler EV (thanks to Peter Pudney),
Rob's Vectrix electric Scooter and Bruce's Venus electric
and electric lawnmower!
Mic Chapman, (left) chatting about his "E-Mail" Honda
Electric bicycles also in view.
Mike Gent (obscured in photo) with his electric bicycles,
supplying information and "test drives" to visitors.
The Gawler Regional Natural Resource Centre display -
Looking at energy efficiency, dealing with used batteries,
light bulbs etc, sustainable gardens.
BBQ and drinks supplied by the Gawler Gymnastics group
Yummy! - Thank you.