National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
SAE SoCal: Andy Frank, "Father of the Plug-in Hybrid"
Sep 30, 2020

Note: This is an online only event with no physical location due to Coronavirus issues.
Day: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 6pm-7pm, PDT
Organized In: Los Angeles, CA
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While initially cultivating hot rod roots as a high school student in Pasadena, Dr. Andrew Frank has long been known to many as the "father of the plug-in hybrid", based on his fifty years' of development of these vehicles both as a professor at U.C. Davis and as a principal owner of Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.

SAE SoCal's Delbert Boone, and EV advocate, Chelsea Sexton will discuss with Dr. Frank the highlights of his pioneering work, the technological advances that have unlocked progress along the way, and where the indefatigable Andy continues to push us all to go next.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 12 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Audi A3 e-tron 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Hyundai KONA Electric 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Tesla Model 3 1
Tesla Model S 1
Tesla Roadster 1
8 Models 9

Registered attendees report 238,056 electric miles driven.

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Platinum Level Sponsor

Nissan LEAF® is the exclusive automotive sponsor of National Drive Electric Week™

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Green Level Sponsors

Silver Level California Regional Sponsor

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