National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Richmond, CA
Sep 16, 2016

Day: Friday, September 16, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 11am - 3pm
Location: Richmond Public Library
325 Civic Center Plaza
(parking lot across from Library)
Richmond, CA 94804
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2016.

Event Report

The City of Richmond planned this event in collaboration with the Ecology Center and the Cities of El Cerrito and Albany.

This year, Hanlees Hilltop, Albany Ford, Fiat of Concord all attended and showcased electric vehicles and offered test drives. Various electric vehicle models were present to include Fiat 500e, Chevy Spark, Ford C-MAX Energi, Ford Fusion Energi, Hyundai Sonata Plug-In, Volkswagen eGolf, and more.

Proterra, Inc. was present and showcased their 40-ft Catalyst zero emission, all electric bus. Attendees also had an opportunity to visit informational tables to learn about electric vehicles, charging and financial incentives. Tables were hosted by 511 Contra Costa, Sierra Club, Ecology Center, Community Housing Development Corporation, Center for Sustainable Energy, and Chargepoint.

This event provided an opportunity for the community to test drive and speak to electric vehicle owners about their ownership experience and learn ways to finance their next EV!

photo by: City of Richmond
Various dealerships, attendees, and informational tables.

Event Description


Richmond's National Drive Electric Week Celebration

Join us: Friday, September 16, 2016 from 11 am - 3 pm at 325 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond CA (in the parking lot across from library)

New to electric vehicles? This is the perfect event for you!

Already own an EV? Register to showcase your vehicle and share your vehicle ownership experience.

This is an opportunity to learn and test drive electric vehicles (EV). Learn how to reduce your driving cost while reducing your carbon footprint.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 79 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 7
Other Plug-In Vehicle 4
Chevrolet Volt 3
EV Conversion 2
Fiat 500e 2
Audi A3 e-tron 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Hyundai Sonata Plug-In 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Tesla Model S 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 1
13 Models 26

Registered attendees report 200,322 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.

Back to top