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Test Drive the Future

Test Drive the Future poster 2017

Fancy taking a spin in a brand new electric car?  Keen to learn more about the future of transport via fun, hands-on activities and inspirational talks?

Join us for Test Drive the Future at Cherwell School –  a free event for all ages aimed at celebrating electric vehicles as a clean, green transport solution for Oxford.


  • See and test drives a range of new electric cars and vans from BMW, Nissan and Audi, Tesla, Kia and Renault, electric bikes and more
  • Talks and films from electric vehicle experts, including Robert Llewellyn (of Red Dwarf and Scrapheap Challenge)

Find out more about air pollution in Oxford and how we can help improve it

  • Screen-print your own t-shirt
  • Kids Wacky Racing workshop: build your own model electric racing car with Science Oxford (book here)
  • BBQ and other refreshments in support of Cherwell School PTA

Test drives can be booked with car dealers at the event and are available for drivers aged 21 and over, with a full valid driving licence.

Limited free parking available at Cherwell School, pay and display parking nearby in Summertown at Diamond Place Car Park

Help us kick off the event with a whizz….

We will be leading a parade of electric vehicles to through historic Oxford to launch the event on the morning of the event from 10am.  If you would like to drive your electric car along with us as part of the procession please complete the online registration form.

Sign up here to volunteer at this event.

Test Drive the Future is sponsored by BMW North Oxford garage – come and see them on the day and test drive a brand new BMWi3

BMW North Oxford logo     BMWi logo


Event Information:

Date/Time: Sun 18th June - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Add to Calendar
Cost: FREE!
How to Book: No booking required
Contact: goultralow@oxford.gov.uk
Target Audience: All welcome

The Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, OX2 7EE

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