National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Cupertino

Day: Saturday, September 20, 2014 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 10 AM - 4 PM
Location: De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95014
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Event Report

We had the pleasure of hosting Zan Dubin-Scott in the trailing vehicle and to present at the announcement of the World Record. Tom Gage, the now president of EVGrid, but ex-CEO and co-founder of AC Propulsion, also drove in the parade.


photo by: Frank Mokaya
If only... To put it bluntly, 3/4 of the participants are in this shot. The list is on the website.

Event Description

 

42nd Annual Silicon Valley EV Rally & National Drive Electric Week

held at De Anza College in Cupertino, CA




Come celebrate the weekend of National Drive Electric Week with the nations LARGEST display of electric vehicles on Saturday, September 20th, 2014 from 10 AM to 4 PM.  






ONLINE PARADE REGISTRATION CLOSED @ MIDNIGHT FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 19TH.  

 

TO BE IN THE PARADE PLEASE ARRIVE BY 7:15AM FOR ONSITE REGISTRATION VIA THE STEVENS CREEK / MARY STREET ENTRANCE. BRING: DRIVERS LICENSE, PROOF OF INSURANCE & DMV REGISTRATION



If your vehicle does not qualify for the World Record, you can still participate. We need Volunteers for the Parade and Rally. Parade Volunteers are eligible for Food and Prizes just like those who drive in the parade. You will also get a Free T-shirt.


The first 500 people who arrive on time will be given a free T-Shirt. Also, there will be free Coffee, Donuts, and Cash Prize opportunities for the first 500 per-registered drivers to show up for the World Record.



How to Get to the Rally
   

Event Attractions Include:

  • The Guinness Book of World Records attempt at the Largest Number of Electric Vehicles In a Parade

    • Presented by SAP

  • Experience Electric Ride & Drive #TheBetterRide

    • Presented by the Center for Sustainable Energy

    • Vehicles available for Test drives

    • Cadillac ELR

    • Fiat 500e

    • Toyota Rav4 EV

    • Nissan Leaf

    • Chevy Spark EV

    • BMW i3

  • Green Team & Breath California

    • First 40-foot All-Electric School Bus

  • Stella Solar car

    • First Energy Positive Vehicle in the World

    • First Solar-Powered Family Car

    • 420 mile Electric Range

    • Presented by Solar Team Eindhoven

  • More than 20 types of Plug-in Electric Cars, including

    • BMW i3

    • Fiat 500e

    • Cadillac ELR
    • Mitsubishi i-MieV*

    • Nissan Leaf & eNV200

    • Tesla Roadster / Model S*

    • Chevrolet Volt and Spark EV

    • Toyota Rav4 EV / Prius Plug-in

    • Ford Focus EV / C-Max Energi / Fusion Energi*




Also

  • Talk to plug-in vehicle owners to get the real story about the benefits of plug-ins and solar energy from people who use this technology each day.

  • Learn how to “fuel” your car at home, at work and “on the go” with the latest EV charging equipment.

  • Raffle prizes including home charging stations.


Media

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Connect with Electric Auto Association Silicon Valley and Getting Involved

    Find us and interact before the event



Special Thanks to our Top Sponsors SAP, PG&E, Schneider Electric and Nissan.

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Thanks to everyone who contributed to this event


Registered Attendees

There are currently 1573 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Nissan LEAF 282
Tesla Model S 88
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 51
Fiat 500e 28
Ford Focus Electric 23
Chevy Spark EV 18
Tesla Roadster 17
Chevrolet Volt 15
Smart fortwo electric drive 15
Zero Motorcycle 13
Think City 10
EV Conversion 9
Other Plug-In Vehicle 9
BMW ActiveE 8
Honda Fit EV 7
Toyota RAV4 EV (1997-2003) 7
BMW i3 6
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 5
Toyota Plug-in Prius 5
CODA Sedan 4
BMW i3 REx 3
BMW Mini-E 2
Corbin Sparrow 2
Ford Fusion Energi 2
Ford Ranger EV (1997-2003) 2
AC Propulsion eBox 1
AC Propulsion tzero 1
Fisker Karma 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Kia Soul EV 1
Lightning Motorcycle 1
Other 1
Solectria Force 1
Vectrix 1
34 Models 640
Vehicle Registered

Registered attendees report 9,024,850 electric miles driven.

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Presented By

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR

Nissan LEAF® is the exclusive automotive sponsor of National Drive Electric Week

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSOR

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