Saturday, June 20th, 2015 Monthly NTEAA Meeting

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Monthly NTEAA Meeting & Nissan Leaf Reunion at Autonation

Date : Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Time : 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location : Autonation Nissan Dealership

Address : 4707 LBJ Freeway, Dallas TX  75244

Website : http://www.autonationnissandallas.com/

All monthly meetings are free to attend and open to the public and no registration is needed.

NTEAA Meeting Minutes (6/20/2015)

Called to order @10:10am

Treasurer’s Report

  • $1222.59
  • (12) present; (2) new attendees

Old Business

  • Still working on EV mockup/display (will keep old one)
  • NTEAA member purchased their Mitsubishi iMiEV used after turning down their lease residual/buyout. Paid ~$9k vs $15k offered by Mitsubishi.

New Business/Projects/Events

  • HB 735 passed TX legislature: requires TX DMV to identify/track alternative fuel vehicles (such as EV/CNG) by September, 2016. Note: did not specify HOW to do it.
  • DFW Solar Tour coming Oct. 3 (details to follow)
  • Future meeting ideas:
  1. Tour UTA EV development/lab
  2. Ride/view E-Trolley (DART) maintenance barn in Uptown (Dallas)

Today’s Speaker/Program

Marissa Fewell from the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) spoke about their upcoming events.

1) Charging Challenge Roadshow (Thursday, July 30 with tentative location Arlington)

  • Looking for small/medium/large business panel speakers
  • Also looking for university/government participation (e.g. community recreation centers)

2) Perot Museum Discovery Day (Saturday August 6 @Perot Museum)

  • internal EV exhibit (could use our portable exhibit–needs refurbishment)
  • external EV charging (Leaf/Tesla)

3) National Electric Drive Week (Saturday, September 19 @Grapevine Mills Mall)

  • NTEAA meeting will “piggy-back” same day
  • drive tours and demos TBD

NCTCOG to contact NTEAA with additional participation details as needed.

Autonation Nissan sponsored lunch.

Adjourned @11:00am

 

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