National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Bakersfield, CA
Sep 21, 2014

Day: Sunday, September 21, 2014 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Kaiser Permanente Farmers Market
8800 Ming Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93309
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2014.

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Electric Vehicle Festival Attendees

Event Description


The 1st Annual Bakersfield Electric Vehicle Festival and EV Meet-Up will be held September 21st, in conjunction with  Kaiser Permanente / Haggin Oaks Farmers Market from 9am to 2pm. The event will feature many of the latest electric cars on the market, local auto dealers, agencies to explain rebates and tax incentives, EV conversion vehicles, and current EV drivers of Leafs, Volts, Tesla, Fiat 500e, Honda Accord Plug-In and more! 

The event will be held in Bakersfield. CA as part of National Drive Electric Week on Sunday, September 21st (9am to 2pm) in conjunction with the Kaiser Permanente and The Hens Roost @ Haggin Oaks Farmers Market

The EV Festival and Meet-Up will include:

1. See the lastest EVs available now. Talk to current EV owners and learn the benefits of owning your own EV.

2. EV Owner Meet-Up - Talk EVs with other EV drivers.

All EV owners will receive a  *Perks For Plug-Ins Gift Basket - ($72.50 Value!) includes:

National Drive Electric Week Drawstring Backpack, Water Bottle and Sticker

Burrito or Taco from Martin's Meats, Catering and Deli Market

Car Wash from Cruz Thru Express Car Wash

Coffee or Tea from

Pastry from Windowsill Pie Co.

No Sweat Salsa from Granville Farm

Healthy Juice from Apple Sherrill Orchards Healthy Juice

Honey from Tinney Family Bees more goodies!

To receive your Free Gift Basket, you must register and email your Name, Make/Model/Year to:

(Limited quantities on some items so it's first come, first serve.)

*Qualified plug-in electric vehicles (any year): BMW i3, Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, Chevy Spark EV, Tesla Model S, Tesla Roadster, Karma Fisker, Ford Fusion Energi, Ford Focus EV, Mitsubishi i-Miev, Golf E, SmartForTwo EV, Fiat 500e, Kia Soul EV, Cadillac ELR, Toyota Prius Plug-In, Toyota RAV4 EV, Honda Accord PHEV and any 100% EV conversion.

3. Great giveaways and prizes for all!

4. EV Rebates and Tax Incentives explained.

5. EV Pet Photo Contest - Bring your EV and favorite pet, take a picture to be entered into a contest to win great prizes, including Gift Certificates from pet stores.

6. EV Charging Stations for Businesses and Workplace Education by ChargePoint and eVgo.

7. Solar Expo by SunPower, Solar City and EIG Solar Consulting

National Drive Electric Week Supporters and Attendees:

Nissan Of Bakersfield

*Fiat Of Bakersfield

Threeway Chevrolet

*Jim Burke Ford

BMW Of Bakersfield

Solar City




NRG eVgo

Center For Sustainable Energy

San Joaquin Valley Clean Cities Coalition

San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District

Kern Community College District Clean Energy Center

San Joaquin Valley Electric Vehicle Partnership

Assistance League of Bakersfield

Habitat For Humanity Bakersfield

Sierra Club

Plugin America

Registered Attendees

There are currently 13 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 2
1 Model 2

Registered attendees report 32,000 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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