Drive Electric Earth Day

Drive Electric Earth Day
Shasta Boulevard Electric Vehicle Promenade
Mount Shasta, CA
Apr 30, 2022

Day: Saturday, April 30, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 12:00 - 3:00 pm PDT
Location: Farmers Market Area
N. Mount Shasta Blvd. between Alma & Castle Streets
Mount Shasta, CA 96067
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Event Report

James Stephens, President of the Shasta Electric Vehicle Association, spoke that the event.  He highlighted the dramatic rise of EV sales in the US and pointed out that EVs are not just electric cars.  Bicycles, boats, trucks, airplanes, golf carts, busses and trains are all heading to the future of Electric Vehicles and the sustainable energy future.  There was even a demonstration of solar energy being used to charge an EV, showing the future of electric vehicle integration with alternative energy storage technology.

 

The most popular vehicle, receiving numerous comments, was the Jeep 4Xe Plug-in Hybrid.  Typical comment was, “I didn’t even know that Jeep made a Plug-in!”  The local Jeep dealer agent who attended the event commented on the fact that the new 4Xe Jeep has the same horsepower and torque as their largest Dodge-Hemi gas-powered engine available in the Jeep.

 

For our EV Association this was the best Drive Electric Earth Day event yet!

Event Description

 

Join us to learn about electric vehicles and talk to local EV owners in the area.  We'll answer all of your questions about driving, charging and maintaining an Electric Vehicle.  We plan to have as many Electric Vehicles as possible in this show.

Anyone driving or using an EV, whether a full electric car, plug-in hybrid, boat, airplane, bicycle, scooter, bus, or any electric vehicle powered by electricity is welcome to attend and be part of this static display of EVs.  A full block on Mount Shasta Blvd. will be sectioned off from regular traffic, leaving the area available for pedestrians, bicycles, scooters, and wheelchairs to move freely.

There will also be a pre-event activity planned to anyone driving can meet our group in Ashland, Oregon at 8am on the day of the event.  We will meet at the Ashland EV Charging Station located on Lithia Way and Pioneer Street.  This location offers FREE Level-2 EV Charge at (10) stations and open to the public.  At 9am the "Caravan to Mount Shasta" will start out, proceeding on Siskiyou Blvd and then onto I-5 to the first exit in Mount Shasta.  Then process down Mount Shasta Blvd to the Alma Street entrance to the event.

For those unable to attend the event in-person, we will broadcast from the event location via Zoom and have a Large Screen TV onsite for everyone to interact at the main display booth.


Registered Attendees

There are currently 58 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Other Plug-In Vehicle 5
Tesla Model Y 4
Tesla Model 3 3
Tesla Model X 2
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Giant 1
Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid 1
Jeep Wrangler 4xe 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Toyota Plug-in Prius 1
Toyota RAV4 Prime 4WD 1
11 Models 21

Registered attendees report 427,008 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Vehicle Association
Sierra Club
EVHybridNoire

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