National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Los Angeles

Day: Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 10AM - 3PM
Location: Los Angeles State Historic Park
1245 N Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
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2017 National Drive Electric Week Event, L.A.

Join us Saturday, September 16th at
Los Angeles' beautiful new State Historic Park

Get Behind the Wheel of a Plug-In Electric Vehicle!

Electric vehicles (EVs) are fun to drive, are less expensive and more convenient to fuel than gasoline
vehicles, are better for the environment, promote local jobs and reduce our dependence on petroleum.

Don’t miss out on our 2017 event!

• Experience the excitement of driving a range of EVs

• Talk to EV owners who already have made the switch

• Learn about the "Charge Up L.A." rebate program for home and workplace charging infrastructure

• Discover BlueLA, an all-electric car sharing service coming to Los Angeles

• Find out more about EV federal and state incentives, plus solar power and home energy efficiency

• Bring the family to enjoy kids' activities, food trucks, vendors, EV displays and lots of fun!

First 600 test drivers get FREE coupons for food from participating food trucks

Valid drivers license required to test drive vehicles

Already own an electric vehicle? Come put your car on display in our EV Tailgate Community! Register here.

2017 Sponsors

Lead Sponsor


Check out some photos from our event last year, and join us in September!

Attendees get a up-close look at the latest EVs.

Participating companies and organizations provide information on EV charging, rebates and incentives, and lots more about the world of electric cars.

Nissan representatives explain the features of the company’s 100% electric-powered LEAF®.


An attendee shows off an “EV smile” after her test drive. 

An electric do-it-yourself project proved popular with the kids at a fun family event.


Speaker program scheduled for noon to 12:30PM. Current scheduled speakers (subject to change):

Sheila Kuehl, LA County Supervisor

Lauren Faber O'Connor, City of Los Angeles Chief Sustainability Officer

Joel Levin, Executive Director, Plug In America

Marvin Moon, Director of Power Engineering, LADWP

Registered Attendees

There are currently 200 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Nissan LEAF 10
Chevrolet Bolt 5
Chevrolet Volt 4
Tesla Model S 3
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 3
BMW i3 REx 2
Chevy Spark EV 2
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive 2
Other Plug-In Vehicle 2
CODA Sedan 1
EV Conversion 1
Fiat 500e 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Honda Fit EV 1
Ioniq Electric 1
Kia Soul EV 1
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Tesla Model X 1
Tesla Roadster 1
Volkswagen e-Golf 1
Volvo XC90 Plug-In 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
23 Models 47

Registered attendees report 1,032,799 electric miles driven.

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



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