National Drive Electric Week Event - Huntington Beach
|Day:||Saturday, September 20, 2014 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||10am - 4pm|
21500 Pacific Coast Hwy (across from Hyatt)
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Matthew Harper - Mayor Huntington Beach
Joe Shaw - Mayor Pro Tempore
Ed Kjaer - SCE Director Transportation Electrification
Jeff Clark - 2 time Pikes Peak Champ
Kitty Adams - Executive Director, Adopt a Charger
Scott Dupont - Filmmaker, "What is The Electric Car"
Linda Nicholes - co-founder and past president of Plug In America
BMWi NA gifted Mayor Harper a $7500 Level 3 Public Charger for the City of Huntington Beach
Mitsubishi Motors North America donated $200 to Plug In America
Every Plug In model for sale in California was represented including Nissan Leaf, Porsche Panamera, Tesla Model S, BMW i3 & i8, Chevrolet Volt & Spark, Ford Focus EV, Fusion Energi & C-Max Energi, Toyota Plug In Prius & RAV4 EV, Fiat 500e, Smart ED, Cadillac ELR, Mitsubishi I-MIEV, Mercedes Benz B-Class, 17 models in all. Unreleased models were also represented including Kia Soul EV, Volkswagen eGolf and BYD e6. Never before accomplished, the largest Plug In expo ever!
81% ICE attendance
photo by: Tim Temple
Mayor Matthew Harper, Tom Penich(BMWi NA)
They let you charge up and drive on electricity. They can be fully electric, or plug-in hybrids which let you use a traditional fuel as well. Electricity..
You could drive all over town visiting auto dealers to see just a few models, but why? Plug In To Excitement!..
Enter the city beach via the Beach Blvd. entrance. Be cautious of pedestrians, and mixed beach and event traffic, and please drive slowly and safely.
Parking is $15 without an event parking pass. Event passes must be used before noon. Attendants will direct you to the proper lot.
Help us maintain a clean beach by disposing of all garbage properly.
No problem. Bring your questions and concerns to our Knowledge Center, and get ready to learn. Common questions include..
Whether you’re a designer, builder, modder, or simply a fan of electric technology (which is revolutionizing transportation), there is something for you:
Have fun with bounce houses, face painting, RC plane demonstrations, and a scavenger hunt.
You'll want to register ASAP. As a current driver..
Print our flyer and post it around town, and share with your friends, neighbors, and coworkers.
|9:45am||Early bird opening (gates open)|
|10:00am||Mayor Harper welcome|
|10:10am||BMW presentation of gift to the City of Huntington Beach|
Special thanks to organizer Misha Houser (LAEDC).
The products represented below will be exhibited professionally by corporate or company store teams. Many are presenting professional ride and drives or demos as well to provide the attendees with the most interactive experience possible.
|4:00am to 10:00am||Setup; Vehicle load in|
|4:00pm to 7:00pm||Teardown|
We’d like to thank our partners for helping make this event possible.
Please contact the event organizers.
There are currently 1153 attendees registered.
Expected Plug-In Vehicles
|Tesla Model S||26|
|Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later)||14|
|Chevy Spark EV||11|
|Honda Fit EV||11|
|Toyota Plug-in Prius||11|
|Ford C-MAX Energi||9|
|Ford Focus Electric||8|
|Other Plug-In Vehicle||8|
|BMW i3 REx||6|
|Toyota RAV4 EV (1997-2003)||4|
|Ford Fusion Energi||3|
|Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive||1|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||1|
Registered attendees report 3,431,030 electric miles driven.
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