National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Phoenix Ride and Drive
Phoenix, AZ
Sep 30, 2023

Day: Saturday, September 30, 2023 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Location: North Phoenix Baptist Church
5757 North Central Avenue
(Southwest Corner Lot)
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2023.

Event Report

The City of Phoenix, Valley of the Sun Electric Vehicle Association and Valley of the Sun Clean Cities Coalition partnered together to bring to Phoenix its premier NDEW event!

A huge THANK YOU to our vendors who supported us and participated this year:
Legacy EV, Buzze, APS, Lectric Bikes, Lucid, Waymo, Distinct Detail, American Lung Association, Phoenix Library, Green Living Magazine, Juice Up My EV, Earth Gives, Maricopa County Clean Air, SRP, Gruber Motors, Polestar, Audi of Arrowhead, BMW of Arrowhead

Our Event featured a large Lucid display with 8 different Lucid vehicles, as well as some interesting conversions including a 1974 VW Beetle and 1976 Porsche 914 conversions. The KIA EV6 and Rivian R1T were the most popular "driveable" models, giving rides every 15 minutes for 4.5 hours straight.

The event was held in the same facility as a highly attended, established farmer's market which has thousands of visitors every Saturday.

photo by: Blake Aaron
Our Ride and Drive vehicles lined up and ready for test drives!

Event Description


The City of Phoenix Electric Vehicle Program, Scottsdale Electric Vehicle Association and Valley of the Sun Clean Cities Coalition are excited to bring you the Valley's premier National Drive Electric Week Event!

Join us on Saturday, September 30, 2023 from 8am to 12pm, and have your chance to get sit in, ride in, or even drive an electric vehicle!  Presented to you by vehicle owners, this is your opportunity to learn about everything an electric vehicle has to offer. In addition to the environmental benefits of driving electric, the experience of driving an EV is unlike any other: exhilarating and fun!

This is a family-friendly event, and free to the public to participate. 

There will be EV's on display, and a large variety available for ride and drives.
Register to drive:
Kia EV6
Tesla Model 3
Lucid Air
Nissan Ariya
Audi e-tron
Volkswagen ID.4
Tesla Model Y
BMW i4
Genesis Electrified G80
Rivian R1T
Hyundai Ioniq 5
Tesla Model S
Chevrolet Bolt
Jaguar I-Pace
Polestar 2
Chevrolet Bolt EUV
Tesla Model X
Ford F-150 Lightning
Rivian R1S
Nissan LEAF (1st Gen)

On display:
Cadillac Lyriq
Ford Mustang Mach-E
Genesis GV60
Hyundai Ioniq 6
Zero Motorcycle
1976 Porsche 914 EV Conversion
EV Conversion
Waymo Jaguar I-Pace
1974 VW Beetle EV Conversion
Switch EV

In addition to vehicle displays and ride and drives, there will be informational displays from event organizers and sponsors, including Scottsdale EVA, SRP, Sun Valley Solar Solutions, American Lung Assocation and others. This is a great way to become informed about what you can do as a consumer and resident to improve the quality of life for your family and in your community.

Sign-up below:
  • as a participant (vehicle owner) to display or drive 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 event sponsors collectively thank you for your interest and support. Please come on out and have a fun morning and try out an Electric Vehicle!

Registered Attendees

There are currently 170 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Lucid Air 8
Tesla Model 3 7
Chevrolet Bolt 5
Chevrolet Bolt EUV 5
Ford Mustang Mach-E 3
Tesla Model Y 3
EV Conversion 2
Fiat 500e 2
Ford F-150 Lightning 2
Rivian R1T 2
Tesla Model S 2
Zero Motorcycle 2
Arcimoto FUV 1
Audi Q4 e-tron 1
Audi e-tron 1
BMW i4 1
BMW iX 1
Cadillac LYRIQ 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Genesis Electrified G80 1
Genesis GV60 1
Hyundai Ioniq 5 1
Hyundai Ioniq 6 1
Jaguar I-Pace 1
Kia EV6 1
Nissan Ariya 1
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Polestar 2 1
Rivian R1S 1
Tesla Model X 1
Volkswagen ID.4 1
32 Models 63
Vehicle Registered

Registered attendees report 1,486,300 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America logo
Electric Vehicle Association logo
Sierra Club logo
EVHybridNoire logo
Drive Electric USA logo

Platinum Level Sponsors

Silver Level Sponsor

Bronze Level Sponsor

Green Level Sponsor

All NDEW 2024 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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