National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Los Angeles, CA
Sep 14, 2019

Day: Saturday, September 14, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Location: Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center
1700 Stadium Way
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2019.

Event Report

Charge Up LA! 2019 Recap

There were over 2,000 people who registered to attend the event which made this year’s Charge Up LA! bigger and better than last year. The event hosted 10 different auto manufacturers—new this year were Jaguar, Kia and Porsche. With 11 different models to drive and 23 cars available to drive, we saw over 900 test drives.

The event also boasted 20 exhibitors with information about available EV rebates and incentives, car chargers, EV ride sharing and many other sustainability-related products and services.

We had representatives from LADWP, SCE, Senator Fran Pavley and the State Treasurer, Fiona Ma speaking about the benefits of EVs and the role they play now and in our future. 

Great “EV101” workshops were available on the stage throughout the day. We had some amazing raffle prizes tootickets to the LA Auto Show, Tesla overnight test drive packages, car care products and EV themed T-shirts.

A surprise visit from KTLA became a wonderful piece about the event shown on air later that day. 

We’re looking forward to Charge Up LA! 2020 and bringing even more manufactures and cars to drive. Mark your calendars for the end of September 2020!

Event Description


Get Behind the Wheel of a Plug-In Electric Vehicle

Join us Saturday, September 14th at 
LAFD's Frank Hotchkin Memorial Training Center

Electric vehicles (EVs) and plug-in hybrids (PHEVs) are fun to drive, better for the environment, promote local jobs, and reduce our dependence on petroleum. 

Don’t miss out on our 2019 event!

• Get behind the wheel of a range of EVs and PHEVs and experience the excitement of driving "green".

• Talk to current EV owners about what the EV lifestyle is all about. 

• Learn about LADWP's "Charge Up LA" rebate program for used EV purchases and home chargers. 

• Talk to Southern California Edison about their Clean Fuel Reward Program. 

• Find out more about federal and state EV rebates and incentives.

• Bring the family to enjoy food trucks, vendors, a variety of displays, games, raffle prizes, giveaways and lots of fun!

• Already drive electric? Join the EV community! 

The first 500 test drivers get coupons for FREE food from the on-site food trucks. 

Valid driver's license required to test-drive vehicles

FREE PARKING at Dodgers Stadium parking lot #13! 

Check out the video of our 2018 event here!

Reduce your own carbon footprint and come to the event on the Metro. Click here for more information.

Lead Sponsor 

2018 Sponsors 

Interested in being a sponsor this year?

If you have an interest in showing off your EV- or sustainability-related product or service,
please contact the event organizers by clicking here.

Check out some highlights from our event last year, and join us for a great day!

Already own an EV?

Put your car on display in our EV Tailgate Community! Enjoy talking to other EV owners and drivers who want to find out what it's like to own an EV. To attend the event or be a part of the EV Tailgate Community, register here. Please note, there are no EV chargers on site.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 1724 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 63
Chevrolet Volt 36
Chevrolet Bolt 32
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 23
Tesla Model S 20
Toyota Prius Prime 14
BMW i3 REx 13
Tesla Model X 13
Fiat 500e 12
BMW i3 8
Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid 8
EV Conversion 7
Toyota Plug-in Prius 7
Volkswagen e-Golf 7
Chevy Spark EV 5
Other Plug-In Vehicle 5
Honda Clarity Battery Electric 4
Kia Niro Electric 4
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 4
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 4
BMW 330e 3
Ford Fusion Energi 3
Ioniq Electric 3
Audi A3 e-tron 2
BMW 530e 2
Ford C-MAX Energi 2
Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid 2
Kia Soul EV 2
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive 2
Smart fortwo electric drive 2
Tesla Roadster 2
AC Propulsion tzero 1
Audi e-tron 1
BMW i8 1
Cadillac ELR 1
Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid 1
Hyundai KONA Electric 1
Jaguar I-Pace 1
MINI Countryman Plug-In 1
Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-In Hybrid 1
Revero 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (1997-2003) 1
Volvo XC90 AWD PHEV 1
45 Models 328
Vehicle Registered

Registered attendees report 7,866,728 electric miles driven.

In the News…

Presented By

Plugin America logo
Electric Vehicle Association logo
Sierra Club logo
EVHybridNoire logo
Drive Electric USA logo

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All NDEW 2024 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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