Drive Electric Day: Downtown SC Employees

May 3, 2018 - May 3, 2018,
11:00 am - 2:00 pm,
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street, Santa Cruz


The City of Santa Cruz, in partnership with Ecology Action and the Monterey Bay Electric Vehicle Alliance, will be hosting a Drive Electric Event on Thursday May 3rd from 11am-2pm for all downtown Santa Cruz employees. The event will be hosted at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium at 307 Church Street and is FREE. Test drive sign-ups will be first-come, first-serve on event day. Event highlights include:

  • Test drive the most popular electric vehicles on the market today including the new Chevy Bolt, the 2018 Nissan Leaf, Tesla Model S and X, Honda Clarity, Volkswagen e-golf and more!
  • Various electric bike models will also be available for test rides. Remember to bring your helmet!
  • Talk with EV owners and experts about their experiences with driving electric.
  • Talk with local dealerships about their current lease options and purchase deals.
  • Talk with local solar experts from Sandbar Solar about home charging units and solar installation. Also talk with Monterey Bay Community Power regarding EV Solar Energy rates.
  • Learn about the benefits, incentives, savings and trends of e-mobility including federal, state and local rebates.

Head on over on your lunch break, bring a friend and coworker, and check out the many affordable alternatives to gas guzzling vehicles. For more information, please contact Emily Gomez, Ecology Action, (831) 515-1328 or egomez(at)