National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Palm Springs, CA
Oct 01, 2020

Note: This is an online only event with no physical location.
Day: Thursday, October 1, 2020 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 11am -12pm
Audience: Palm Springs, CA, Local Area
Host: Clean Cities Coachella Valley Region
Recording: view the recorded presentation.
Topics: EV 101
Driving Experience
Environmental Benefits
Home Charging
Local Public Charging
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2020.

Event Report

Thank you for joining us online for National Drive Electric Week 2020 - Palm Springs! We missed that we were not with you in-person, but glad we connected in a webinar. We encourage you to visit a local dealership and test drive one of their electric vehicle. 

Thanks to our speakers/presenters who did a fantastic job, and to Palm Springs Nissan Dealership for accommodating us. 

Overview of what was covered on the agenda with partners names:

  • Welcome: Georgia Seivright, Clean Cities Coachella Valley Region (C3VR).
  • EV 101 and local resources available: Georgia Seivright, Coordinator Clean Cities Coachella Valley Region (C3VR)
  • Plugstar: Kylie Morgan, Plug-in-America Assistant Program Manager.
  • ClipperCreek Plug-in Vehicle Charging: Will Barrett, Director of sales. ClipperCreek also donated a home charging station as a give away.
  • California Vehicles Clean Rebate Program and qualifying tool: Rachel Morales, Outreach Coordinator, Clean Transportation
  • Ride-and-drive video: Sponsored by Edison International with C3VR. Videographer Gerald Cromwell.
  • Video participants:
    • Palm Springs Nissan: General Manager Majed Mansour and EV expert Seth Richardson.
    • City of Palm Springs Sustainability Manager: Patrick Tallarico, update on City of Palm Springs readiness for electric vehicles.
    • Ride-and-Drive of Nissan Leaf: Samuel and Nicola.
    • Local EV driver of nine years (Tesla), on his experience driving an electric vehicle: Frank Landfield.
    • Palm Springs Rav-4 driver: Georgia Seivright
  • Organizer/Team Captain: Georgia Seivright, Coordinator - Clean Cities Coachella Valley Region.
Some of the comments were!
"This video is really well produced"
"I was thinking the same thing"
"Exceptional video"
"I was sad when it ended"
" Loved the part showing the utility bill that was under $2"
Many liked Frank in the video
"loved the ride and drive...the webinar answered all our questions"
"Well done!"

Special thank you to our sponsor Edison International and National Drive Electric Week program personnels for making this happen every year!

See you next year!
Georgia Seivright
NDEW 2020 Team Captain and Coordinator of Clean Cities Coachella Valley Region (C3VR)
Contact information:

photo by: Georgia Seivright, Clean Cities Coachella Valley Region
Samuel and Nicola Llan did a test drive of the Nissan Leaf Plus, at Palm Springs Nissan Dealership.

Event Description


~ ~ Due to COVID-19 we will be conducting this event online, with no physical location due to Coronavirus issues ~ ~

Join us on Thursday, October 1st, at 11am for an online event on Electric Vehicles! 

Go Electric Coachella Valley!

Register to win a ClipperCreek home charging station!

"Our second year and we love the support received from our EV drivers and stakeholders in the Coachella Valley Region!"
Event Highlights:

    • The captured excitement of driving an Electric Vehicle (EV) for the first time!
    • Current incentives available for purchasing these vehicles!
    • An Electric vehicle (EV) owner shares the experience of driving an EV!
    • Best practices charging at home and in public!
    • Electric vehicle 101 and resources for consumers / Get your Electric Vehicle questions answered

Thank you to our partners: City of Palm Springs Sustainability Department, California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project, ClipperCreek, Palm Springs Nissan, and to our local sponsors Edison International and Clean Cities Coachella Valley Region!


Registered Attendees

There are currently 23 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Hyundai KONA Electric 2
Chevrolet Volt 1
Fiat 500e 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid 1
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 1
Tesla Model S 1
8 Models 10

Registered attendees report 151,088 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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