National Drive Electric Week
National Drive Steilacoom festival
Sep 10, 2022
|Day:||Saturday, September 10, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened.|
|Time:||11:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT|
1717 Lafayette Street
Steilacoom, WA 98388
Event ReportOverall it was a very nice informative event. As in previous years we closed off two square blocks of the town to regular road traffic and parked vehicles diagonally with their noses towards the street. Pierce Transit brought their large all electric transit bus. For the first time we had all electric trucks. Three trucks, 2 Rivian (R1Ts) and 1 Ford Lightning (thank you Titus Will Ford of Lakewood, WA for the loaner). A lot of public interest in battery operated trucks. We had Tacoma Power Utilities attending and a solar power sales company. We had a thirty minute video media interview of 9 year City Captain Dick Muri (now the town mayor) that went very well. We estimate 1,300 people attended based on spot counts each hour. This event was well publicized throughout the region. Every year the event gets better. We look forward to the 10th annual National Drive Electric Steilacoom festival in 2023 on the 9th of September.
photo by: Dick Muri
Mayor of the Town of Steilacoom Dick Muri, a 9 year NDEW Steilacoom City Captain with Ford F-150 Lightning truck on loan for three days from Titus Will Ford. Picture taken at Pioneer Park adjacent to the festival location.
This event will be Saturday, 10 September 2022 (not 23 September) from 11 AM to 3 PM.
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There are currently 206 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2018+)||7|
|Tesla Model S||6|
|Tesla Model Y||6|
|Tesla Model 3||5|
|Tesla Model X||4|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||3|
|Chevrolet Bolt EUV||2|
|Ford Mustang Mach-E||2|
|BMW X5 xDrive45e||1|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
|Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid||1|
|Ford F-150 Lightning||1|
|Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid||1|
|Kia Niro Electric||1|
|MINI Cooper SE Hardtop 2 Door||1|
|MINI Countryman Plug-In||1|
|Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid AWD||1|
|Volvo XC40 Recharge twin||1|
Registered attendees report 1,770,906 electric miles driven.