National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Bellingham, WA
Sep 11, 2016

Day: Sunday, September 11, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10am - 3pm
Location: Western Solar, Inc
4041 Home Rd Ste A
Bellingham, WA 98226
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2016.

Event Report

For the second year in a row, North Sound EVA put on an outstanding electric car show! At least 30 plug-in vehicles attended, and many members of the public attended to talk to owners and go on test rides/drives. We had a large variety in models this year, with 12 different models represented.

photo by: North Sound Electric Vehicle Association
Kia Soul EV, Nissan LEAF, Toyota Prius Plug-In, Tesla Model X, Tesla Model S, Chevy Volt, Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Event Description


North Sound Electric Vehicle Association (Logo)

92% of electric vehicle owners won't go back to gas1. Want to know why? Come find out for yourself, at this fantastic event presented by the North Sound Electric Vehicle Association.

There are over 12,000 electric vehicles in Washington2. Washington residents have access to buy a variety of EV models, incuding the Nissan LEAF, Kia Soul EV, Tesla Model S, BMW i3, Chevrolet Volt, Toyota Plug-In Prius, and Mitsubishi i-MiEV. You will find all of these models at this event!

Test drives and rides will be offered by owners of several electric cars! Experience the power of 100% torque from a stop, the silence of the motors, and the modern technology inside.

Discover the benefits of electric vehicles, by talking to real EV owners from our area. Low cost of ownership, quiet driving, quick acceleration, outstanding reliability, and easy refueling are just a few of the things you'll hear about.

Already drive an EV? We welcome you to attend this event and socialize with other EV owners! Please register using the button above. If you aren't from Bellingham, several charging options are available on the way to the event. There are also hotels in Bellingham with charging options available if you wish to stay a little longer.

Rough map of location

Learn about related movements and technologies from information booths for local companies and non-profits focused on sustainability.

Last year's event brought more than 20 electric vehicles and 12 different models, with over 350 attendees!

We wish to thank Western Solar for offering to host this event in their parking lot, which is located off Northwest Ave and Bakerview Rd in Bellingham, behind Mt. Baker Imaging.

North Sound Electric Vehicle Association is a chapter of the Electric Auto Association. In addition to hosting events like this one, we advocate for EVs in northwest Washington by keeping the public, local businesses, and local governments informed about the benefits of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure. We hold monthly meetings in Bellingham. Learn more at our website,

Please use the Register button above to let us know if you'll be coming! You can also volunteer to help out and contact us with questions.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 83 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 9
Kia Soul EV 6
Tesla Model S 4
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 2
Toyota Plug-in Prius 2
BMW i3 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Tesla Model X 1
Volkswagen e-Golf 1
10 Models 28

Registered attendees report 331,432 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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