Los Angeles’ National Drive Electric Week Event “Charge Up LA!, an Electric Vehicle Event

The electric vehicle community comes together to inspire, educate, and connect sustainable consumers for “Charge Up LA!, an Electric Vehicle event.

Los Angeles, CA, August 27, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Attention: News/Assignment/Photo Editors

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Los Angeles’ National Drive Electric Week Event “Charge Up LA!, an Electric Vehicle event”

When: Saturday, September 8, 2018 10 AM - 3 PM

Where: Los Angeles Department of Water & Power (LADWP) Headquarters: 111 N. Hope St., LA, CA 90012

Lead sponsor: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

National Drive Electric Week National presenters: Plug In America, Sierra Club, Electric Auto Association, Nissan LEAF and Clipper Creek.

Additional sponsors: Southern California Edison, Greenlots, Audi, BMW i, Chrysler, Honda, MINI and Toyota.

What: Charge Up LA!, an Electric Vehicle event is part of a week-long nationwide celebration, National Drive Electric Week, to heighten awareness of today’s availability of electric vehicles (EV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) and to highlight their benefits, such as helping the environment, lowering fuel costs and reducing dependence on petroleum.

Speaker program starting at approximately 10:30 AM (speakers subject to change):

Nancy Sutley, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Chief Sustainability Officer

Special Guest, Southern California Edison

Joel Levin, Plug In America Executive Director

Lauren Faber O'Connor, City of Los Angeles Chief Sustainability

Exhibitors: More than a dozen exhibitors including utilities, charging station providers and networks; solar power provider network, EV buying service, and nonprofit organizations will present related EV and alternative energy products and services.

Displays feature: Audi’s 2018 A3 e-tron, BMW’s new i8 Roadster; electric motorcycle C-Evolution Electric Scooter and 530e with new Wireless Charging Ground Pad Module

Learn about Charger and Used EV Auto Rebates: Information on LADWP’s "Charge Up L.A." EV Charger Rebate for residential chargers and Used EV Rebate programs.

Test drive - or ride along - in the latest EV and PHEV models available (subject to change):

BMW i3, 530e and X5 40e
Chrysler Pacifica - Only plug-in mini van
Honda Clarity PHEV - A first for Honda
MINI Cooper Countryman
Nissan LEAF - New single “e-Pedal” for both accelerating and braking Toyota Prius Prime - Toyota’s re-entry into the PHEV market

An EV Tailgate Community
Over 60 EV owners - who already have made the switch - will attend with their vehicles including:
BMW i3 Rex, i3, X5 Performance Chevrolet Bolt and Volt
FIAT 500e
Ford Focus Electric
Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Fit EV Hyundai Ioniq Electric
Nissan Leaf
Tesla Models 3, X, S
Toyota Prime, Plug-in Prius and RAV4 EV VW e-Golf

Kids’ activities, food trucks, vendors and more.

Refreshments will be available for media. For more information on Charge Up LA!, visit www.ChargeUpLA.org.

For more information: Contact Agave Social, Emily Hope, emily@agave.social, 213-220-8294
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