National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
North Bend, OR
Sep 21, 2019

Day: Saturday, September 21, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 1100 - 1500
Location: Itty Bitty Inn
1504 Sherman Avenue - Highway 101
North Bend, OR 97459
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2019.

Event Report

Randy Rema from Reese Electric was a speaker and exhibitor
Exhibitors and sponsors included Ware Chevrolet, Pacific Power, Wildflour Public House, Bridgeview Coffee, and Eco El Paso

Event Description


Date:  September 21, 2019
Location:  Itty Bitty Inn - North Bend, Oregon
Time: 11 am to 3 pm

The Itty Bitty Inn currently maintains the only Tesla charging stations in North Bend, Oregon and is inviting Tesla Motors to the event to speak about the future of their Destination Charging infrastructure and pathways to obtain new and used Tesla Motors vehicles.

Also speaking at the event will be local EV owners who will give demo rides and take part in Q&A forum.


1100 - 1115 Welcome to NDEW - North Bend, Oregon!
Rik the Innkeeper will introduce the panel of speakers consisting of members from the electric vehicle industry, electric vehicle owners, utility representatives, and Eco-tourism/travel industry. 

1115 - 1130 First Speaker (From Ken Ware Chevrolet in North Bend, Ore.)
1130 - 1145 Second Speaker (EV Industry)
1145 - 1200 Third Speaker (Electric charging station installer)
1200 - 1215 Fourth Speaker(Eco-Tourism/travel industry)
1215 - 1500 Attendees' car ride demos and mingle among the booths and industry representatives (drink and snacks available)

Robert from the Coos Bay farmer's market will be at the event to play his dulcimer.

Ken Ware Chevrolet will be onsite to answer EV related questions and will bring a 2020 Chevy Bolt.

Food/snack table from Wildflour Cafe of North Bend, Oregon will be onsite.

Booth featuring locally roasted coffee from Bridgeview Coffees of North Bend, Oregon will be available.  

Utility and/or electrical service contractors will be available to answer questions regarding EV charging station installation.

1500 -  1510 Closing words and thank yous!

Parking:  Located at North Bend Visitor and Tourism Center where volunteers will provide a map and agenda for the event.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 13 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 2
Fiat 500e 1
Kia Soul EV 1
Tesla Model S 1
Tesla Model X 1
5 Models 6

Registered attendees report 188,141 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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All NDEW 2024 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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