National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Portland, OR
Sep 20, 2014

Day: Saturday, September 20, 2014 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Location: Electric Avenue
650 SW Montgomery Street
Portland, OR
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photo by: Patrick Connor, Oregon Electric Vehicle Association (
Oregon Electric Vehicle Association volunteer Christopher Holmquist speaks with passersby next to the All-Electric Nisssan Leaf and the Plug-In Hybrid Toyota Prius, just a few of the twenty vehicles displayed during the event.

Event Description


All attendees and volunteers are required to wear face masks whenever they are within six feet of another person at all National Drive Electric Week 2022 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.

Join us at Portland's National Drive Electric Week Car Show and Street Fair for a celebration of the benefits of electric vehicles. 

Meet electric vehicle owners, see some of the many battery-powered vehicles now on the market, learn about some of the EV-friendly businesses in the region, all while enjoying some free cake!*  

We’re also holding a little contest with prizes for whoever brings the: 

  • EV with Most Electric Miles Driven
  • Oldest EV
  • Best Decorated EV
Contest judging and granting of prizes is at noon. 

Located at Electric Avenue, a national model that dedicates an entire downtown street for EV charging, we're also adjacent to the PSU Farmer's Market for your eco-friendly shopping needs.

*(cake-cutting ceremony at 12:00 noon, available thereafter while supplies last.)

Registered Attendees

There are currently 65 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 8
Chevrolet Volt 3
Chevy Spark EV 2
Ford Fusion Energi 2
Other Plug-In Vehicle 2
Smart fortwo electric drive 2
BMW i3 1
Fiat 500e 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Tesla Model S 1
Think City 1
12 Models 25

Registered attendees report 289,397 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Auto Association
Sierra Club

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Community Partners

All NDEW 2022 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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