National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Sep 16, 2014

Day: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 90095
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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti's representatives awarded a proclamation naming Sept. 15-21, 2014 National Drive Electric Week in the City of Los Angeles. From the Whereases: "local greenhouse gas emissions...are a contributing factor to air pollution and climate change, threateningthe health of our citizens and the sustainability of our planet." Gasoline prices are escalating "to levels that overburden commerce, hurt economic growth and cause hardship to our citizens." EVs "reduce our dependence on foreign fuels, and support a healthy environment and economy." National Drive Electric Week showcases "the fun, convenience, clean-air benefits and cost-savings of electric cars...."

Ed Begley, Jr., who has driven an EV on solar power longer than anyone on Earth, celebrated his 65th birthday with us and joined our speaking program.


photo by: Plug In America
From left: Paul Scott, Plug In America co-founder; Rajit Gadh, UCLA professor of engineering; Ed Begley, Jr., environmentalist and actor; Susana M. Reyes, senior analyst, Office of Sustainability, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti; Zan Dubin-Scott, Plug In America communications director, founder, National Drive Electric Week.

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Plugin America
Electric Auto Association
Sierra Club
EVHybridNoire

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