National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Goleta, CA
Sep 18, 2016

Day: Sunday, September 18, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Camino Real Marketplace
7004 Market Place Dr
Goleta, CA 93117
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2016.

Event Report

Community Environmental Council organized an electric car show near the Sunday Farmer’s Market at Camino Real Marketplace in Goleta. The car show ran from 10 am to 2 pm. A total of 19 EVs were on display. Three of these vehicles were brought to the event by dealerships and the rest were brought by EV drivers. Owners stayed with their vehicles during the event and spoke with shoppers about driving electric.Based on our event tracking, we estimate that there attendance was 4 times higher than last year's event. Staff from California Assemblymember Das William's office attended. The Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District partnered with us for the event and did a great job of getting local media outlets to provide coverage. EVMatch, a local start-up offering an Air BnB-style sharing service for EV chargers, also tabled at the event.

photo by: Molly Pearson, Santa Barbara County APCD
The Santa Barbara County APCD's Chevrolet Volt, parked next to the EVMatch team and Community Environmental Council's EV education booth.

Event Description


The Community Environmental Council (CEC) and Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District (SBCAPCD) present the Goodland Drive Electric Car Show, a free public event showcasing the latest electric vehicles on Sunday, September 18 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. next to the farmer’s market at Camino Real Marketplace in Goleta. 

A celebration of this year’s National Drive Electric Week, the Goodland Drive Electric Car Show is a resource for anyone wanting unbiased information about owning and driving a plug-in electric vehicle. Local electric vehicle (EV) owners will also be on hand throughout the event to share their experience and insights into driving electric. Local dealerships will also display the latest EVs, including models from Tesla, Ford, and several other manufacturers.

Please join us as we celebrated the growing number of electric vehicles on our roads and share the fun of driving electric with our community!

Registered Attendees

There are currently 63 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 4
Tesla Model S 3
Ford Focus Electric 2
BMW i3 REx 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
EV Conversion 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Tesla Model X 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 1
Volkswagen e-Golf 1
11 Models 17

Registered attendees report 202,917 electric miles driven.

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