National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Santa Monica, CA
Sep 19, 2015

Day: Saturday, September 19, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 8:00 am to 10:00 am
Location: Civic Auditorium Parking Lot @ the Solar Port EV Chargers
1855 Main St
30 minutes free parking, $1 hr, $5 max
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2015.

Event Report

We had RSVPs for 80, but only about 20 trickled through. It was expected to be a low turnout, given the last minute decision to have one. We'll plan ahead and improve on it for next year.

Event Description


Join us at the electric vehicle charging stations under the solar port in the Civic Auditorium parking lot. (just North of the Main St. entrance)   Coffee and bagels will be provided.  Parking is free for 30 minutes, $1/hr after that and $5 max.

This is meant to be a gathering of plug-in owners and enthusiasts to share their experiences and interests.  For permitting and other reasons, please do NOT provide test rides in the parking lot during this social event.  Please schedule rides/drives in personal vehicles off-site &/or after the gathering.

Test drives of OEM vehicles will be available at the AltCar Expo at the Civic Auditorium from 10am to 5pm, Friday 09/18 & Saturday 09/19 .  The 10th Annual Alternative Energy and Transportation Exhibition, AltCar Expo offers free test drives from many manufacturers, as well as educational sessions and transportation energy related exhibitors.  Please see for more information.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 84 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
BMW i3 REx 2
Chevrolet Volt 2
Ford C-MAX Energi 2
Other Plug-In Vehicle 2
CODA Sedan 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 1
Tesla Model S 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
10 Models 14

Registered attendees report 119,562 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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