National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Cedar Rapids, IA
Sep 17, 2016

Day: Saturday, September 17, 2016 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 8am - 12pm
Location: NewBo City Market
1100 3rd Street SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
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Event Report

photo by: Christina Vander Zee
Name EV City Shuttle Kelly Hart Tesla Model S Ames Yes Keith Bornbach Tesla Model S Cedar Rapids Yes Dwight Schumm Tesla Model S Iowa City Yes Dwight Schumm BMW i3 Iowa City Yes Pat Higby Chevy Volt Cedar Falls (UNI) Yes Greg Barnett Chevy Volt Cedar Rapids Yes Mary Kirkpatrick Chevy Volt Iowa City Yes* Libby Slappey Nissan LEAF Cedar Rapids Yes Gary Scott Nissan LEAF Mount Vernon Yes* Marc Franke Nissan LEAF Ely (Cedar Rapids) Yes*

Event Description


All attendees and volunteers are required to wear face masks whenever they are within six feet of another person at all National Drive Electric Week 2022 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.

How would you like to take an electric vehicle for a spin? 

Alliant Energy, along with Iowa Clean Cities,, Linn County, the City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa Economic Development Associations and local dealerships, are bringing that experience to Cedar Rapids.

Meet us at NewBo City Market to test drive or ride in an electric vehicle. Feel the instant torque, the quiet and smooth ride and find out how much you can save by going gas-free. Join us to hear about the costs savings and environmental benefits of driving an electric vehicle, and the Alliant Energy electric car charger rebates and manufacturer discounts. 

Registered Attendees

There are currently 39 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 3
Chevrolet Volt 2
Tesla Model S 2
BMW i3 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
5 Models 9

Registered attendees report 238,120 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Auto Association
Sierra Club

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Community Partners

All NDEW 2022 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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