National Drive Electric Week

Drive Electric Event
2023 OEVA Electric Vehicle Test Drive and Information Expo
Portland, OR
Oct 08, 2023

Day: Sunday, October 8, 2023 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT
Location: Tesla Service Center
4330 S Macadam Ave
Portland, OR 97239
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2023.


Join us for Oregon Electric Vehicle Association’s (OEVA) FREE Drive Electric Event as part of 2023 National Drive Electric Week (NDEW)!

We are hosting this year's event at 4330 S Macadam Ave, with generous support from Portland General Electric (PGE) 

Please sign up to attend and test drive EVs (license and insurance required), to volunteer* to help with the event, or to display** your vehicle and answer questions. 

Vehicles confirmed by dealers to be available for Test Drives:

View special conversion EVs, journey through over 100 years of EV history

Talk to EV owners and have your questions answered 

Don't miss this event if you are looking for information about electric vehicles from long-time owners and EV enthusiasts. Learn about the vehicles, range, charging, and incentives, and insider tips on using an EV as a daily driver.

Test drivers, volunteers, and vehicle owners displaying their EVs throughout the event will receive an $8 voucher to the onsite Mad Greek Deli food cart. 

Be part of the solution & Build a better future – Join OEVA 

Please help us advertise the event

Parking map 

* Please indicate if you can help from 9:15am to 1:15pm, or from 12:45pm to 4:45pm
** Please make sure you can be present from 9:30am to 4:15pm as vehicles cannot be moved from the display area during the event to ensure pedestrian safety

Registered Attendees

There are currently 470 attendees registered.

Expected Display Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Bolt 3
EV Conversion 3
Ford F-150 Lightning 3
Kia Niro Electric 3
Tesla Model Y 3
Arcimoto FUV 1
Audi e-tron 1
BMW i3 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Ford Mustang Mach-E 1
Hyundai KONA Electric 1
Kia Soul EV 1
Polestar 2 1
Rivian R1T 1
Tesla Model 3 1
Tesla Model S 1
Tesla Model X 1
Tesla Roadster 1
Volkswagen ID.4 1
Volvo C40 Recharge 1
20 Models 30

Registered attendees report 4,230,441 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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