National Drive Electric Week
National Drive Electric Day
Oct 01, 2022
|Saturday, October 1, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
|10:00 am - 2:00 pm MST
|Route 66 EV Museum
120 W. Andy Devine Ave
Historic Route 66
Kingman, AZ 86401
Event ReportKingman's Mayor Ken Watkins had been confirmed as a speaker, but other last minute duties prevented him from attending.
photo by: Jeff Finn
Kingman, AZ 2022 NDEW participants discussing the pros and cons for rural U.A. of the Ford F150 Lightning all electric pick-up behind them.
Come join us!
Kingman’s FREE to attend National Drive Electric Week event will
feature the most diverse range of electric vehicles on display at any of the
Drive Electric events being planned nation-wide. In addition to meeting and
talking with real-world drivers who advocate adopting EV technology, attendees
will be given FREE admission to the Route 66 EV Museum.
At 10:30 a.m., Kingman's Mayor Watkins is scheduled to present a proclamation declaring the City's support for National Drive Electric Week.
The Museum’s EV display of about 25 EVs is only 1/4 of the Historic EV
Foundation’s world’s largest collection of historically significant EVs. In addition to the EVs listed below under Expected
Display Vehicles, attendees will be able to view up close and
personal these EVs in HEVF's collection:
- rare 2008 Tesla Roadster (# 480: Tesla sold only ~2,450 of these pioneering EVs worldwide),
- 1930 Detroit Electric,
- rare 2002 Toyota RAV4 EV,
- a record setting EV racer,
- Willie Nelson’s Rolls styled golf cart
- and more.
The Foundation is also planning a brief event closing program for 1:45 p.m. in the Museum during which the latest information will be presented about the Foundation's new experiential EV exposition planned to be located in the City of Kingman’s renovated facility on E. Beale Street.
- as a participant to display your electric vehicle,
- as a volunteer to help with event logistics or
- as an attendee who is interested in learning more about from drivers who will be sharing their first-hand, uncensored knowledge about their EV experiences.
The Historic Electric
Vehicle Foundation, Kingman Office of Tourism, and the Route 66 Electric
Vehicle Association Chapter have partnered to organize this opportunity
for electric vehicle consumers and potential EV buyers from Kingman, Phoenix,
Tucson, Los Vegas and all areas of Arizona to celebrate the benefits of
electrified transportation at the Route 66 EV Museum.
There are currently 72 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model S
|Tesla Model 3
|Ford Mustang Mach-E
|Hyundai Ioniq 5
Registered attendees report 611,682 electric miles driven.