National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Austin

Day: Saturday, September 20, 2014 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: Northwest Recreation Center
2913 Northland Dr
Austin, TX 78757
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Event Report

photo by: Aaron Choate
A selection of the vehicles attending the Austin Picnic in the Park at the charging stations.

Event Description


EV Picnic in the Park

Electric Vehicles : 

  • Meet with EV owners and talk with a few of the local dealerships who support them
  • View the cars and experience a clean-fuels transportation Ride & Drive


  • Listen and learn about current and future EV and EV-related trends and technology

Activities and Exhibits:

  • Learn about EV-related products and services from local retailers and organizations
  • Join in the fun with opportunities for the whole family and bring a picnic lunch


  • Relax to the sounds of local blues band Kathy Murray and the Kilowatts

Contribute : 

We appreciate any contributions to defray the cost of this event
Your contributions may be processed as a donation to the Austin Area EAA
Please indicate NDEW Austin Picnic in the Park in the comments

Registered Attendees

There are currently 165 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Nissan LEAF 20
Chevrolet Volt 11
Other Plug-In Vehicle 8
Tesla Model S 4
Ford Fusion Energi 3
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 3
BMW i3 2
Tesla Roadster 2
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 2
Zero Motorcycle 2
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
11 Models 58

Registered attendees report 501,702 electric miles driven.

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



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