National Drive Electric Week

Drive Electric Event
North New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Electric Vehicle Show
Closter, NJ
Jul 15, 2023

Day: Saturday, July 15, 2023 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Location: Closter Commons Mall
570 Piermont Rd
Closter, NJ 07624
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2023.

Event Report

Event was held in the parking lot of a very busy local shopping mall.  No test rides were permitted due to insurance restriction.  It was in a very busy corner parking lot with thousands of cars having passed by during the event.  Many shoppers stopped by along with drive by people stopping to check out the event.
In addition to 10 owners registered displaying their vehicles we had local dealerships displaying 10 other EVs and scheduling test drives later after the event.  

VIP Attendees:
  • Congressman Gottheimer's staff.  They gave a Congressional Certificate to NJ EV Association
  • John Glidden, Mayor of Closter
  • Vicky Amitai and Alissa Latner, Closter City Council Members
  • Jared Lautz. Chief of Staff to Bergen County Commissioner James Tedesco
  • David Simon, Chair, North New Jersey Chamber of Commerce
  • Vince Vicari, Regional Director, Bergen County Small Business Administration
  • Paul Varin Closter Environmental Commission.

Event Description


Showcasing Electric Vehicles from local dealerships such as Volvo, Lincoln, Polestar, Lexus and others.  Learn about Bergen Community College's Electric Vehicle Tech program.  
If you are a current plug in Vehicle owner you're invited to register, come out and spend time with us.  Show your vehicle, meet prospective EV owners and talk about your experience going electric.  Everyone is invited to come with questions, leave with answers. 
Sponsored by New Jersey Electric Vehicle Association and North New Jersey Chamber of Commerce. 
Saturday, July 15, 10:00am to 2:00pm the weather prediction is good and we are having the event on the 15th. 

Registered Attendees

There are currently 24 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model Y 4
Chevrolet Bolt EUV 1
Ford Mustang Mach-E 1
Hyundai Ioniq 5 1
MINI Cooper SE Hardtop 2 Door 1
Rivian R1T 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Tesla Model 3 1
Volkswagen ID.4 1
Volvo C40 Recharge 1
10 Models 13

Registered attendees report 577,000 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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