National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Diamond Bar, CA
Sep 20, 2014

Day: Saturday, September 20, 2014 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 12:00 noon to 4:00pm
Location: AQMD South Coast Air Quality Management District
21865 Copley Drive
Diamond Bar, CA 91765
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2014.

Event Report

Paul Scott and Linda Nichols, PIA co-founders, Wally Rappel, EV pioneer and winner of first(1968)Transcontinental EV race between Cal Tech and MIT, Lisa Marisola, SCAQMD program supervisor, Diamond Bar City Council Member Jack
Tanaka, Walnut Solar Car team, high school students who built and raced nationally in a photovoltaic vehicle, DB4
Middle and high school volunteers.
52% of participant cars were I.C.E., all future EV drivers.
579,473 Gas free miles, 6 manufacturers represented by dealers (new KIA Soul) Eco liner Transit Bus, vendor- Ice Cream and cookie truck
2 Chinese news agency's, and city reporter. Info on city cable channel and Calendar.
Rides given data of 80 is trips not occupants, this #, Ev #, and Participants # are probably low.

Event Description



Is driving your way to Fun, Clean, Green, and Cost Saving Transportation.

Hosted by The South Coast Air Quality Management District at their tree lined, easy accessed and charger filled Headquarters.

21865 Copley Drive Diamond Bar, CA 91765

Join us Saturday afternoon for ride and drives, booths, presentations, awards, 

Food Trucks,  EV parade, and much more fun.

 Please register today, and consider being a  volunteer.

Visit our Web site at, you can join us for our monthly 

 August 16, (3rd Sat. of the month) 10 am at the AQMD

Free Charging Onsite

 18 Level 2,  8 Level 1,  2 SPI

2 Blink CHAdeMO Fast Chargers ($5)fee

Free Parking

Free Attendance

Registration is requested but not required.

Booth Space is still available. 

Contact Jim for this opportunity.



    Paul Scott                                    Linda Nicholes

Wally E. Rippel

                                Paradise Ice Cream                                        Boba ni Taco                                                            


Plug-in  Electric Vehicles

               Tesla  Model S                                       FIAT 500e                                       Nissan Leaf 

                      Ford Focus                                         Chevrolet Spark                                 Toyota RAV4

                    BMW i3                                                     Smart                                                 Honda Fit EV

                    Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

                 Chevrolet Volt                                       Cadillac ELR                             Toyota Prius Plug-in


          AQMD                                   DB4Youth                                               GRID                                                   Diamond Bar

                  Lyle Center                          Waste Management                              Solar City

  Clean Fuel Connection                Charge Ahead                  Sustainable Solutions

Sierra Club

Walnut Solar Car Team

Registered Attendees

There are currently 177 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 13
Chevrolet Volt 6
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 3
Honda Fit EV 2
Other Plug-In Vehicle 2
Tesla Model S 2
Toyota Plug-in Prius 2
Chevy Spark EV 1
Fiat 500e 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Kia Soul EV 1
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (1997-2003) 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
14 Models 37

Registered attendees report 507,504 electric miles driven.

Presented By

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

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

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