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2014 Sacramento Drive Electric Week

Sacramento National Plug In Day a Resounding Success


   •Test drives:                    170+ wristbands with over 300 rides

   •Test drive miles:             675+

   •Display cars:                  50+

   •People engaged:           1400


   •Plus hundreds of happy children (and adults reliving their childhood) drawing and writing all over Future Nissan of Folsom Art Car in all the colors of the rainbow.



   •First 3 PEV purchases after event received a Clipper Creek EVSE plus $250 credit for installation by Phil Haupt Electric

   •Drawing for 2 Amazon Kindles (SacEV) & 2 Nest Intelligent Thermostats (SMUD)


Media Coverage:

We were covered by local media before September 14 by all Sacramento region major television stations, the Sacramento Bee newspaper, local regional newspapers, Capital Public Radio, local radio stations, and regional newsletters and blogs. Some samples:


Check videos and recordings of promotional spots


Check our SacEV Favorite Videos at YouTube







Home locations of attendees at Sacramento Plug In Day who completed SMUD's Passport in order to enter the Amazon Kindle contest.

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Quotes after the test drives:


Nisssan LEAF: “This would be a great second car for us.” 


Smart EV: “Fun to drive.  I love the small turning radius.  Almost makes me want to move to the city.” 


Chevy Volt: “I like the idea of the gas engine as a back up.” 


Nissan Leaf: “Sounds like some good lease deals.” 


Toyota RAV4EV: “Thank you for being here.  It’s great to see so many different models” 

Other Supporting Groups, Companies,

& Organizations





Clean Cities Coalition

CA Fuel Cell Partnership

University of California, Davis

Sierra Club

Breathe California

Valley Solar

Hooked on Solar

SunPower Solar

American River College Auto Tech Program

Charged Magazine


Owner Displayed Vehicles


BMW ActiveE
Honda Fit EV
Ford Focus Electric,  C-MAX Energi
Mercedes B-Class Fuel Cell
UC Davis Formula EV
Chevrolet Spark EV,  Volt
Honda Plug-in Accord
Tesla Model S
Tesla Roadster
RAV-4 EV (original and current versions)
Coda Sedan
Smart Electric Drive
Nissan LEAF
Mitsubishi iMiEV
Toyota Plug-in Prius

EV4U Custom Conversions Karmann Ghia



Tesla of Rocklin

Folsom Lake Toyota

Folsom Chevrolet

Folsom Future Nissan

Smart Sacramento, Von Hausen Motors

Zero motorcycles from Norcal Mastercraft

Glide Cruiser Scooters of Rancho Cordova

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