National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Drive Electric Columbia
Columbia, SC
Sep 23, 2023

Day: Saturday, September 23, 2023 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
Location: Soda City Market
Main St
Columbia, SC 29201
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2023.

Event Report

Drive Electric Columbia, powered by McDaniels Porsche, Subaru and VW, held another well attended EV awareness event Saturday September 23rd from 9am to 1pm in the middle of Soda City Market.  Thousands of attendees were able to see over 50 EVs, e-bikes, motorcycles and a 1974 VW Beetle EV conversion.  Community and financial support was provided by Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition, Boss Energy, Classic Ford, Stivers Hyundai, Genesis of Columbia, Highline PPF, B106.7 FM, and Powers Insurance Experts.  We appreciate all our sponsors and supporters along with the continued support from the City of Columbia Police Department and the Soda City Market.  

photo by: Michael Criss
Danny Valasquez from McDaniels Porsche shows off a Porsche Taycan during the 2023 Drive Electric Columbia event.

Event Description


Join us for the 10th edition of the National Drive Electric Week event!  Soda City Market on Main St will be the host and McDaniels Porsche will be our presenting sponsor again this year on Saturday September 23rd from 9am - 1pm as part of the nationwide celebration to raise awareness of the many benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid cars, trucks, motorcycles and more.  Our event will feature a variety of electric vehicles from Tesla, Porsche, Ford, VW, Audi, Nissan, Rivian, Lucid, Kia, Hyundai, Volvo, Polestar, Genesis and more.  You'll have the opportunity to speak with local EV owners to learn about their experience driving electric, road trips and saving money on gas and maintenance.  

Registered Attendees

There are currently 102 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model Y 8
Tesla Model 3 4
Tesla Model X 4
Tesla Model S 3
Chevrolet Bolt EUV 2
Chevrolet Volt 2
E-Bike 2
BMW i3 1
BMW i4 1
Chevrolet Bolt 1
EV Conversion 1
Ford F-150 Lightning 1
Jaguar I-Pace 1
Jeep Wrangler 4xe 1
Kia EV6 1
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 1
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Toyota bZ4X 1
19 Models 37

Registered attendees report 1,034,625 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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