National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Virginia Beach, VA
Sep 17, 2017

Day: Sunday, September 17, 2017 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 11AM-2PM
Location: Pembroke Mall
4554 Virginia Beach Blvd
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2017.

Event Report

Owners of the mall were there for the ribbon cutting, we had news coverage as well:

We had to cut it short because of the rain but we still had an awesome time and got everything accomplished.

photo by: Erick Pinzon
Michael Olivieri(holding child) Erick Pinzon(far right)

Event Description


Join us at this fun and informative event. It's the second Hampton Roads Area / Virginia Beach National Drive Electric Week Celebration! It will be hosted at Pembroke Mall in the heart of Virginia Beach. The mall opens at noon and there will be food trucks on site with food and drinks.

 Visitors can check out EVs from BMW, Ford, Chevy, Nissan, Tesla (Model S and Model X) and more! Talk to the drivers and hear why they made the switch to electric vehicles, and how you can, too.

 Raffle drawing will be held at 1pm. You must be present to win.

Prizes include: 

 -EV Apparel

-Jesla J1772 connector ($900) Value

-Gift cards from local businesses. 


If you're bringing your car, please include your EV miles in your registration. 

Pembroke Mall now features two Tesla Wall Chargers sharing a 100A circuit and a 30 amp J1772 public charger for no charge to customers

Registered Attendees

There are currently 134 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model S 15
Tesla Model X 7
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 6
Chevrolet Volt 3
BMW i3 2
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Fiat 500e 2
Volkswagen e-Golf 2
BMW i3 REx 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Toyota Prius Prime 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 1
15 Models 46

Registered attendees report 926,104 electric miles driven.

Presented By

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

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Green Level Sponsor

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

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