National Drive Electric Week is presented by Plug In America Sierra Club Electric Auto Association
Nissan LEAF® is the exclusive automotive sponsor of National Drive Electric Week.
Silver Level Sponsor: CalETC
Bronze Level Sponsor: ClipperCreek

National Drive Electric Week - Media

Event Info

For information on events, please visit the map or peruse the event lists.

Media Contacts

  • Patrick Harbison: [press at driveelectricweek dot org] 916-747-9143
  • Lauren Lantry: [Lauren dot Lantry at sierraclub dot org>] 858-334-5634

Press Releases

2016

September 26, 2016 Record Number of Cities Celebrate Sixth Annual National Drive Electric Week
September 1, 2016 Electric Car Sales to Surpass a Half Million Vehicles
June 15, 2016 Sixth Annual National Drive Electric Week: September 10-18, 2016

2015

September 29, 2015 National Drive Electric Week 2015 Breaks Attendance Record for Second Consecutive Year
September 11, 2015 180+ Events Across The Country Will Highlight The Benefits Of Driving An Electric Car
September 2, 2015 2015 Record Number of Cities Take Part in Fifth Anniversary of National Drive Electric Week
August 19, 2015 Cross Country in an EV--Planting Trees Along the Way
July 31, 2015 Oil Field Worker Organizes for National Drive Electric Week
June 11, 2015 EV Sales Leader Nissan Extends Sponsorship of National Drive Electric Week through 2017
January 21, 2015 National Drive Electric Week 2015--Dates Set

2014

September 24, 2014 National Drive Electric Week 2014 Attendance Increases by More than 150 Percent Over Previous Year
September 20, 2014 Guinness World Record For Number Of EVs In A Parade Set During National Drive Electric Week In Cupertino
August 26, 2014 Record Number of Cities Observe 4th Annual National Drive Electric Week
June 27, 2014 This is bigger than Harley's Electric Motorcycle, Chris Paine Brings it Home For National Drive Electric Week
May 5, 2014 Save the Date: National Drive Electric Week


Photos & Videos

Oxnard, CA
Photo Credit: Mike Pace

Kent Bullard describes the features and operation of his 2015 Nissan Leaf to interested attendees at the National Drive Electric Week exhibition held at the Channel Islands Harbor near Oxnard, California on Sunday, September 11, 2016. The event had well over 25 cars represented by owners as well as many dealers.

Photos: 2016 2015 2014 2013 earlier years.

Videos: 2016 2015 2014


In the News

See a list of news stories about National Drive Electric Week both locally and nationally.


For Attendees

We'd like to see lots of support for National Drive Electric Week via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram. Attendees are encouraged to post about their experience at events using the hashtag #NDEW2017. See our social media guide for more tips and hints on how to best share your National Drive Electric Week experience.

 

For City Captains

Tips on getting media attention and templates for press advisories and press releases are available on the Resources page.


Past Events

2015 National Drive Electric Week: event map, event list, Instagram photographs.

2014 National Drive Electric Week: event map, event list, Instagram photographs.

2013 National Drive Electric Week: event map, event list, Instagram photographs.

2012 National Drive Electric Week photographs are on Flickr and Instagram.

2011 National Drive Electric Week photographs and information are here and here.


National Drive Electric Week is presented by Plug In America Sierra Club Electric Auto Association
Nissan LEAF® is the exclusive automotive sponsor of National Drive Electric Week.
Silver Level Sponsor: CalETC
Bronze Level Sponsor: ClipperCreek

Local events will vary; they are independently organized.

© 2011-2017 by Plug In America, Sierra Club and Electric Auto Association
The Drive Electric logo, the term "National Drive Electric Week" and the three organizational logos are protected by copyright and trademark.
Use is granted only for promoting National Drive Electric Week events and are subject to the terms of the event agreement.