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Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) and SacEV will hosted the eighth? annual Drive Electric at the Sacramento International Auto Show. This is an opportunity to see the latest plug-in electric vehicles and discover why they are right for everyone, without compromises.

The wildly successful Ride & Drive of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles saw over 1,600 drivers and passengers in 2018. Attendees were able to not only "see" these exciting clean vehicles, but drive them as well!

The Ride & Drive at the Sacramento International Auto Show is designed to replace smaller Ride & Drives during Drive Electric Weeks in September.



WHEN:                 Friday,      Oct. 14 from 10:00am - 9:00pm

                                Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10:00am - 8:00pm

                                Sunday,   Oct. 16, from 10:00am - 6:00pm


WHERE:              Cal Expo Pavilion TBA



Everyone is invited and tens of thousands will attend. Over 1,600 Ride & Drives at the 2018 Show!



General admission at door for adults $TBA per day, $TBA for ages 7-12, and kids 6 and under admitted free.



To showcase the latest electric vehicles on the market, speak with SMUD and SacEV representatives about the benefits of plug-in electric vehicle ownership, special electric rate options, and hear about the ownership experience from existing electric vehicle drivers, and get a chance to drive these exciting green vehicles.



Many of the latest plug-in electric cars were on display for everyone to see, ask questions about, and DRIVE! There were no sales at this event, so it was a relaxed, low pressure, and fun  environment. Attendees were able to come to learn and understand what all the interest in PEVs is truly about.





2022 Drive Electric
at the
Sacramento International Auto Show












SacEV - Volunteers and Interns

Thank you for volunteering at the International Auto Show, sharing your knowledge, time, and PEVs with our participants. Our ride and drive events are successful because we are connected to an amazing group of volunteers. We truly could not produce successful events without you. 





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