National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Ames EV Display
Ames, IA
Oct 01, 2022

Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
Location: Zions Ag Finance Parking Lot
526 5th St
Ames, IA 50010
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2022.

Event Report

Rivian and Polestar

photo by: Mark Steffen
A Rivian R1T and F-150 Lightning flank the entrance to the parking lot where the EV display for National Drive Electric Week was held across from the Ames Eco Fair.

Event Description


Due to high demand and limited supply many people are purchasing electric vehicles sight unseen. This is an opportunity to see or enable non-EV people to see many of the leading EV’s from GM, Ford, Tesla, Audi, Rivian, Polestar, BMW, Volkswagen, Hyundai. (All scheduled to be on display, by their owners/event volunteers, EV’s at the display may vary) please let Mark Steffen know if you can bring your EV. If you have some other EV made by a company not listed, please contact Mark Steffen about being in the display. If you have one of the EV’s makes scheduled to be on display, please bring yours in case the person scheduled to bring theirs can’t make it. Plus, you can help the person who brought the same car you have answer questions about the ownership experience.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 27 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Hyundai Ioniq 5 2
Tesla Model Y 2
Audi e-tron 1
Chevrolet Bolt EUV 1
Ford F-150 Lightning 1
Ford Mustang Mach-E 1
Kia EV6 1
Polestar 2 1
Rivian R1T 1
Tesla Model 3 1
Volkswagen ID.4 1
11 Models 13

Registered attendees report 161,769 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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