National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Palo Alto, CA
Sep 18, 2016

Day: Sunday, September 18, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Location: Palo Alto, CA 94303
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Event Report

On Sunday, September 18, Acterra and hosted a festive gathering of electric vehicles, exhibitors, EV enthusiasts, and prospective owners in celebration of National Drive Electric Week.

Attendees had the opportunity to view popular brands in a fun, no-pressure environment, talk to EV experts, and discover the “delightful driving experience” first-hand by test driving various models. Palo Alto Mayor Pat Burt and Assemblymember Rich Gordon joined in the fun by demonstrating how to “cut the gasoline cord.” By the end of the day, a total of 210 demo rides were provided, and all participants went home with an EV grin.

Electric vehicle adoption is integral to shifting from fossil fuels to a renewable energy economy. Through hands-on events such as these, more individuals can visualize an electric vehicle in their future. Thanks to all the EV trailblazers who are helping make this future possible!

photo by: Acterra
Palo Alto mayor Pat Burt, Assemblymember Rich Gordon, and EVangelist Sven Thesen "cut the gasoline cord" in front of Assemblymember Gordon's Tesla S.

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Plugin America
Electric Auto Association
Sierra Club

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All NDEW 2021 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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