National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week 2020 - Playlist

View recorded webinar and presentations from National Drive Electric Week 2020. Electric Vehicle (EV) experts and everyday drivers will entertain you with their EV experiences during 48 events from National Drive Electric Week 2020. Choose your favorite event, one from each topic area, or make it an entire week of learning the latest in EVs. Categories include:

Topics, dates and times are subject to change.

Kick-Off

National Drive Electric Week Kickoff
Join the National Drive Electric Week national organizers, Plug In America, the Sierra Club, and the Electric Auto Association as we celebrate the 10th year of this national EV campaign. We'll feature exciting speakers, tools to help you drive electric, prize drawings, Q&A, and much more.
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Electric Vehicles - Evolution Revolution
This opens a series of multiple webinars tailored to meet your interests. Details are below. Others include Road Trips, Used EVs, and Vehicle Conversions. Registered attendees can log in and out of the webinar stream at any time, allowing you to pick and choose your sessions. Streams will be archived so that you can view them at your leisure. We also plan to have a link to post questions offline. Additional fun facts and short videos will stream between webinars.
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Location: Knoxville, TN
Panelists: Susan Goodwin and Eric Cardwell
Host: Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA) knoxev.org
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Choosing an EV

National Drive Electric Week in Hawaii - EV 101 - Buying & Owning EVs
This webinar - EV 101 - Buying & Owning EVs - will provide participants with information about electric vehicles – benefits, ownership tips, and details around the latest EVs that are available to Hawaii residents. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet local EV owners and experts who can address questions about electric cars.
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New EVs - First Look
Engineers from several OEMs share their insights on the new upcoming EV. Includes the Ford Mustang and VW ID.4.
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Host: Plug In America
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The Killer EVs of 2021
Alex Guberman, national “E for Electric” YouTuber presents the vehicles anticipated in 2021 and how they will change the electric vehicle market.
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Host: Alex Guberman
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Juice Up EV
Join us for our 3rd Annual electric car show! This year due to the pandemic, we will be holding a virtual car show that we are calling Juice Up EV. The event will combine streaming videos from electric car owners as well as the opportunity to go to individualized breakout rooms for each car where you can talk with a current owner and ask questions. There will be virtual EV ride and drives, vendor demos, local elected officials, and clean energy vendors.
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Location: Lowell, MA
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Sustainability

EV Battery Recycling/Reuse
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New Research Indicates Dramatically Lower CO2 Emissions of EVs
Hoekstra covers new findings in the CO2 emissions for EV manufacturing and driving and outlines mistakes often made in prior studies critical of EVs. Battery production emissions are dropping fast as production scales up and the grid is quickly getting greener. We'll also discuss why American emission estimates are superior to European ones.
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Panelists: Auke Hoekstra, Research and Senior Advisor Electric Mobility at Eindhoven Technical University and Founder of ZEnMo simulations Netherlands
Host: Electric Auto Association
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CA Truck Electrification
Join Plug In America and the California Air Resources Board as we discuss the new Advanced Clean Trucks rule. This rule requires truck makers to sell an increasing number of zero-emission trucks. Join us to hear about the environmental benefits of this new rule.
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Host: Plug In America
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EV Basics, Charging and Road Trips

Batteries and Charging
This 30-minute webinar will cover battery basics; Level I, II, and DCFC Chargers; Charging Ports; Charging at Home; and Charging on the Road. The webinar will include time for questions and answers at the end. This webinar is one in an all-day session offered by the Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA). The other sessions are described below along with additional information about attending multiple sessions.
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Location: Knoxville, TN
Panelists: Jeff Shoffner and Gary Bulmer
Host: Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA) knoxev.org
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Road Trips
This webinar starts with recognition of KEVA member Mark Bishop who received the 2019 EAA Trip Ambassador Award. It then focuses on the planning, travel, and lessons learned on an 18-day EV trip from East Tennessee to Yellowstone National Park and back. The webinar will include time for Q&A. This webinar is one in an all-day session offered by the Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA). The others are described below along with additional information about attending multiple sessions.
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Location: Knoxville, TN
Panelists: Susan and Jack Goodwin
Host: Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA) knoxev.org
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Long Distance EV Challenge - Tijuana to Alaska
Guy Hall describes the first EV trip from the lower 48 to Alaska. He shares his fears and discoveries going from the Mexico border through the Canadian Yukon to Fairbanks, Alaska. Then he offers up the North Pole Challenge to any beating his time from U.S. Canadian border to Fairbanks Alaska.
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Panelists: Guy hall
Host: Sacramento Electric Vehicle Association
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Installing an EV Charging Station At Home
Join us as an electrician guides us through installing an electric vehicle charging station in your home. ClipperCreek will offer information on how to choose a charging station and Plug In America will share current purchase incentives to help you save time and money. There will be 15 minutes of Q&A at the end of the presentation.
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Duke Farms Online: EV 101 with Central Jersey Electric Auto Association
Please join us as we partner with Duke Farms for an online EV 101 talk . CJEAA President Stan Jaracz will discuss the benefits of driving electric, debunk the myths, share resources to look at plug-in vehicle models and to locate charge locations, along with discussing his EV, charging and road trips. Cathleen Lewis, Outreach Coordinator for NJ BPU, will join this event to review NJ incentives/rebates for EV purchase and leases, and to discuss NJ charging infrastructure.
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Location: Hillsborough, NJ
Host: Duke Farms
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Aprender Sobre Vehículos Eléctricos con ECOSS y Express Credit Union
Aprender Sobre Vehículos Eléctricos con ECOSS y Express Credit Union. Tener un vehículo eléctrico no es solo para ricos. Hay más vehículos eléctricos usados en el mercado ahora más que nunca. Venga a conocer lo que se necesita para tener un vehículo eléctrico. ¿Cuáles son los beneficios monetarios y para la salud? ¡Todo en español!
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Location: Seattle, WA
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Davis Drive Electric Week goes "Driving on Sunshine"
Are you “electric vehicle curious”? Would you like to learn how you can power your car with solar energy? Now is your chance to find out more from your neighbors! Chat with Davis residents on how they drive on sunshine!
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Location: Davis, CA
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National Drive Electric Week: Electric Cars in Colorado
Join us for this fun and engaging EV 101 workshop where we will learn about what makes electric cars a great option for drivers in Colorado! We will cover the EV line-up (specs included), EV charging, tax credits and other incentives and EV driver perspectives (ins and outs of driving electric).
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Location: Denver, CO
Host: Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition
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Choosing charging that works for you
Charging station basics, What to look for in a charging station, charging station safety. What are the primary considerations when locating a charging installation.
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Panelists: Will Barrett and Amanda Lance
Host: ClipperCreek
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Virtual Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive
Join Empire Clean Cities, a 501(c)(3) environmental nonprofit and local U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Coalition, for a virtual ride and drive featuring battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles currently available in the greater New York region!
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Location: New York, NY
Host: Empire Clean Cities
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EV 101 - Everything you need to know to drive electric
Our EV 101 webinar will cover everything you need to know to start driving electric. Find out how to stack incentives and purchase a new EV for the price of a Toyota Corolla, and used EVs for as little as $5,000. Learn how to Drive on Sunshine and save $50,000 on gas with an investment of $6,000 on solar panels. We will also discuss some of the 40 EV models available in California, charging, range and answer FAQs.
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Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Panelists: Michael Chiacos, Barry Rands
Host: Community Environmental Council
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National Drive Electric Week: Virtual EV Ride & Drive
Join us for this interactive online ride and drive as part of the National Drive Electric Week. Tune in to learn about EVs driven by people around Colorado and get your questions about what it’s like to drive an EV answered by real EV drivers. We will also be kicking off an EV scavenger hunt with cash prizes!
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Location: Denver, CO
Host: Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition
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How Plug-ins Shaped Our EV Future

Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
A 1st-ever reunion of EV pioneers from "Who Killed the Electric Car?" who will discuss "Birth of the EV Movement--And Where We Must Go Now." Included: Chris Paine, the film's director & Chelsea Sexton, its main figure. This session follows an EV 101 on how to get your first EV, plus driver-made videos, creation of a recycled plastic Tesla Cybertruck, a video made just for us by Chevy, a look at Texas' EV growth, an EV road rally & info on equity within EV adoption.
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Location: Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
Panelists: Chris Paine, Alexandra Paul, Paul Scott, Dave Raboy, Smitty Smith, Lori Clark, Buzz Smith, Marvin Campbell, Marc Geller, Jennifer Krill, Michael B Conklin, Amy Atchley, Dan Neil, Shelley Francis, Colette Divine, Jay Friedland, Chelsea Sexton, Sherry Boschert
Host: Dallas-Fort Worth electric car advocates
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The 100-year-old EV that started it all 1912 Model 31 Detroit Electric Program
Haakon MacCallum will describe many of the skills, techniques, and materials used 100 years ago when this EV was made - and were needed once again to bring this Detroit Electric back to original condition.
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Panelists: Haakon MacCallum, Vancouver Electric Vehicle Association.
Host: Canadian Electric Vehicle Society
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EVs For All

EV Customs and Conversions
This webinar features two KEVA members who have hands-on experience in customs and conversions. Mark converted a Honda Insight PHEV to full BEV. Gary changed a Bernardi kit car to an EV. The session will include a video from East Tennessee’s John McMillian about his EV startup company. There will be time for Q&A at the end. This webinar is one in an all-day session offered by the KEVA. The others are described below along with information about attending multiple sessions.
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Location: Knoxville, TN
Panelists: Mark Bishop and Gary Bulmer
Host: Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA) knoxev.org
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The Future of Electric Trucks with Will and Bill
In this session, the hosts will cover the latest information available on electric trucks coming to market in the near future. It will include expected capacity and performance data. The webinar will include time for Q&A at the end. This webinar is one in an all-day series offered by the Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA). The others are described below along with additional information about attending multiple sessions.
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Location: Knoxville, TN
Panelists: Will Schleter and Bill Williams
Host: Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA) knoxev.org
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Electric Motorcycles/Motor Scooters, eBikes, and eScooters
There are already more electric ways to travel than just automobiles. This session will feature information on electric motorcycles and motor scooters, electric bicycles (eBikes), and electric stand-up scooters (eScooters). There will be time for Q&A. This is one session in an all-day series offered by the Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA). The others are described below along with additional information about attending multiple sessions.
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Location: Knoxville, TN
Panelists: TBD
Host: Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA) knoxev.org
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Your Guide to Adopting Used EVs
Discover used electric vehicles, why to buy one, what’s out there, which is right for you, where to look, and what about battery degradation. This session will include a real-time, online search of websites offering used EVs. The webinar will include time for Q&A. This webinar is one in an all-day series offered by the Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA). The others are described below along with additional information about attending multiple sessions.
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Location: Knoxville, TN
Panelists: Marty Young and Russell Kennedy
Host: Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA) knoxev.org
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Ithaca, NY
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Location: Ithaca, NY
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EV Policy - USA / Global
EV Advocates from several countries share their EV adoption approach and policies.
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Host: Plug In America
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Virtual National Drive Electric Week 2020
Join an online panel discussion with electric vehicle owners from Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas during National Drive Electric Week on Tuesday, 9/29, at 10am. Plus, you'll learn EV basics, hear from a car dealership and see a virtual EV test drive!
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Location: Shreveport, LA
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Electric Vehicles in El Paso
Eco El Paso plants to host a variety of virtual events to educate the public on Electric Vehicles by local EV owners who drive them every day.
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Location: El Paso, TX
Host: Eco El Paso
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Electric Vehicles in Wichita & More
Our first virtual event! Featuring lots of video of EV cars, motorcycle and bicycles. We will see the new electric buses and talk to the Director of Transit in Wichita, Michael Tann. Stay online with us to watch the EV Drag Race! Check details to race! Join us!
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Location: Wichita, KS
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EVs and Equity
Join Plug In America and EVHybridNoire as we discuss the challenges to equitable EV adoption and the progress being made to support EV adoption in all communities.
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Host: Plug In America
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EV Incentives

Saving Money with EVs in the California Bay Area!
Join this live presentation to learn more about how you can save money with Bay Area local, regional, state, and federal EV incentives. We will be focusing on how low-to-moderate income households can receive additional benefits and stack savings from multiple programs. This presentation will provide a breakdown of the process to help you maximize your savings when you purchase or lease your very own EV.
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Location: San Francisco, CA
Panelists: Julia Rivera, Equity Specialist
Host: Center For Sustainable Energy
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CA Inland Empire: EV Incentives
Let’s face it – electric vehicles (EVs) sounds and indeed can be expensive. But did you know there are a variety of different EV incentives that can make an EV so much more affordable? How does $4,500 towards a new EV sound? What about $9,500? Our presentation will provide a breakdown of the process to maximizing your savings when you purchase or lease your very own electric vehicle.
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Location: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Panelists: Jin Zhu, Manager Clean Transportation Equity
Host: Center For Sustainable Energy
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EV Incentives for the Central California Valley
Join this live presentation to learn more about EVs. Their advantages for the environment are much talked about, and sales are growing but you may still have questions on whether an EV is for you, or even if you can afford one. Join for a virtual presentation to learn about EV basics, available incentives and more!
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Location: Fresno, CA
Panelists: LaTisha Harris Equity Specialist
Host: Center For Sustainable Energy
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Other

Manteca, CA
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Location: Manteca, CA
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Virtual drive electric event Asheville
Several interesting sessions: "The Future of transportation video in NC ", Panel Discussion: Women and EV's , Video presentation of the history of EV's , EV owners forum, the pros and cons of driving electric - an open discussion.
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Location: Asheville, NC
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Austin, TX
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Location: Austin, TX
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Virtual Test Drive - Tesla Model 3
Join the fun when a person who has never ridden in an Electric Vehicle drives a Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor. This webinar is one in an all-day session offered by the Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA). The other sessions are described below along with additional information about attending multiple sessions.
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Location: Knoxville, TN
Panelists: Jack Goodwin
Host: Knoxville Electric Vehicle Association (KEVA) knoxev.org
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Wisconsin Statewide Event
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Portland, OR
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Raleigh, NC
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Location: Raleigh, NC
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Palm Springs, CA
Register and attend to win a ClipperCreek home charging station! "Our second year and we love the support we are receiving from our electric vehicle drivers, and stakeholders in the Coachella Valley Region!" Join us and watch a virtual ride-and -drive, hear what rebates and incentives are available, know best practices for installation of home charging stations and much more!
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Location: Palm Springs, CA
Host: Clean Cities Coachella Valley Region
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Ventura, CA
Are you considering going electric? Check out what events Ventura County Regional Energy Alliance and EV Advocates of Ventura County are hosting this week!!!
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Location: Ventura, CA
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Columbus, OH
We 4 hours of EVerything Electric Vehicle. Opening with an EV 101, learn about why some our members chose to go EV, & have an opportunity to have your questions about electric vehicles answered. The Ohio State University EcoCar team will present information about their current project. YouTuber Alex Sibila will join us to talk about his trip to Tesla HQ for Battery Day & Craig Hart will recap his time at Fully Charged Live in Austin. Take a virtual ride in a 2020 Leaf+ and so much more!
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Location: Columbus, OH
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Exeter, NH
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Location: Exeter, NH
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Richmond, VA
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Location: Richmond, VA
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