National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Steilacoom, WA
Sep 09, 2017

Day: Saturday, September 9, 2017 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 11 AM to 3 PM
Location: Downtown Steilacoom
1700 Lafayette Street
Steilacoom, WA 98388
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2017.

Event Report

Our annual NDEW Steilacoom event grows every year, which indicates growth in EV ownership and interest. Having the 4 hour event in our small historic town with all it's amenities helps draw visitors. Some attendees just happened to be visiting the town. Support from the Town of Steilacoom and the local Chamber of Commerce was outstanding. Vehicle numbers this year was 80 which beats the last 3 years numbers of 19, 25 and 40. The Pierce County Transit Protera EcoRide BE 35 all electric bus presence and the hourly bus ride around town was an extra special winner! Weather was perfect (mostly overcast in high 60s!). We have pictures and comments being posted at our Facebook site. Feel free to join our group. We had ten elected officials attend. Plan is to continue to grow NDEW Steilacoom number 5 in 2018 with some minor modifications and lessons learned.

photo by: Becky Morris
View looking down on about one third of the NDEW Steilacoom, Washington 2017 site

More photos from this event.

Event Description


Welcome to NDEW Steilacoom IV! Venue will be slightly different than last year. Event will be downtown Steilacoom, centered at the Tennis Courts with parking spots for the Electric Vehicles to be determined. Event will start at 11 AM and finish at 3 PM.  We plan on setting up some Electric Vehicle themed vendor booths.
There is a coffee shop (Steilacoom Coffee Cabin), three restaurants (Bair Drug, Topside and De la Terre) and the brand new Steilacoom Tap Room right at the site. Rides will be offered and cars will be displayed.

Any questions, please feel free to call or text me at 253-439-9797 or email at Dick (at) DickMuri (dot) com

Registered Attendees

There are currently 285 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 27
Chevrolet Volt 9
Tesla Model S 9
Chevrolet Bolt 8
Kia Soul EV 7
Ford C-MAX Energi 3
Fiat 500e 2
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 2
Toyota Prius Prime 2
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 2
BMW i3 1
BMW i3 REx 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
EV Conversion 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Hyundai Sonata Plug-In 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Proterra EcoRide BE35 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Tesla Model X 1
Tesla Roadster 1
Toyota Plug-in Prius 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
23 Models 84

Registered attendees report 1,668,400 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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