National Drive Electric Week Event - Diamond Bar
|Day:||Saturday, September 12, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||12:00 to 4:00 pm|
The South Coast Air Quality Management District
21865 Copley Dr
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
Joel Levine, PIA president made opening remarks, Linda Nicholes, one of Pia Founders, had Pia booth and drew winning prize numbers, including a donated new electric lawn mower. Hosted by South Coast air Quality Management District. Sierra club booth, EAA booth, Food Trucks, Conversions, Production EVs ,and Tesla Corp test Drives. Forum with Lisa Marisola of South Coast Air Quality Management District and Wally Rippel, of JPL,
EV1, etc. and 1st transcontinental Ev race winner (1968). EV parade, 2 sets of high school volunteers who test rode in EVs and in the EV parade.
Is driving your way to Fun, Clean, Green, and Cost Saving Transportation.
at their tree-lined, easy accessed and charger filled Headquarters.
21865 Copley Drive Diamond Bar, CA 91765
Wally Rippel, 1st national EV race winner
Wally Rippel will speak at the Drive Electric Week event on where we started where we are going with Electric Vehicles . He will also discuss the first national cross country EV race where his team from Cal Tech finished first in the competition with MIT. Wally worked with Batteries and induction motor drives while with JPl, was involved with the Helios Airplane and EVs at AeroEnvironment, Co founded AC Propulsion
Please check www.aqmd.gov/map/dir2.html for site info and directions. Please check our web site: www.EVAOSC.org.
Take the Grand Ave exit where the 60 and 57 freeways meet, to the beautiful AQMD headquarters at 21865 Copley Dr, 91765
Join us Saturday afternoon from 12 noon to 4:00 pm for ride and drives, booths, presentations, awards, Food Trucks (serving as early as 11:00), EV parade, and much more fun.
Registration is requested but not required, join us as soon as you can.
Visit our Web site at evaosc.org, you can join us for our monthly meeting
October 17, (3 rd Sat. of the month) 10 am at the SCAQMD
There are currently 180 attendees registered.
Expected Plug-In Vehicles
|Honda Fit EV||3|
|Tesla Model S||3|
|BMW i3 REx||2|
|Ford Focus Electric||2|
|Toyota Plug-in Prius||2|
|Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later)||2|
|Ford C-MAX Energi||1|
|Ford Fusion Energi||1|
|Kia Soul EV||1|
|Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive||1|
|Other Plug-In Vehicle||1|
Registered attendees report 911,092 electric miles driven.