National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Naperville Press Preview
Naperville, IL
Sep 13, 2015

Day: Sunday, September 13, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Naperville Test Track
1720 West Jefferson Ave.
Naperville, IL 60540
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2015.

Event Report

Not a very exciting day. No politicians, small crowd, low number of vehicles, and 2 Leafs for test drives. But this Sunday, Sept. 20th will be huge. 150 registered people and 40 cars registered. We are going to have trouble fitting them all in. Report on that after the event.

photo by: Rich Hirschberg - Fox Valley Electric Auto Assoc.
Vehicles - red Ford Ranger conversion, (orange) Corbin Sparrow or Myers Motors NMG, (dark purple) electric Mazda Miata, (blue & black) 1930 Hupmobile hybrid - still has the V8, but has a motor in the driveline to assist the movement of the car. Person in the shot is NOT an owner of any of these cars. This was our Sept 13th event. We have another one this Sunday, the 20th.

Event Description


A special preview event for press and public. Please also join us for the main event on September 20th.

Dealerships bringing out electric vehicles for test drives.

EV owners on hand to answer questions, share their experience driving electric, and show their personal vehicles. Some private owners will be offering test rides.

Some home-built vehicles will also be on display.

There won't be food vendors on site, so bring snacks and spend the afternoon with us.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 47 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Volt 2
EV Conversion 2
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 2
BMW i3 REx 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 1
Tesla Model S 1
Think City 1
8 Models 11

Registered attendees report 190,300 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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