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Have you ever wanted to test drive an electric vehicle? You can on campus on September 16, 2014, from noon-4 p.m. Come ride-and-drive in a variety of fun EV models such as Tesla Model S, Nissan LEAF, Chevy's Volt, Zero Motorcycle, etc. for FREE.

UCLA Transportation, Plug In America co-founders, Zan Dubin-Scott and Paul Scott, and UCLA’s Smart Grid Energy Research Center (SMERC) together are hosting a Drive an Electric Vehicle event as a part of National Drive Electric Week. You are invited to join the celebration at 365 Portola Plaza, North of Perloff Hall. Talk to industry experts, movers-and-shakers, learn about public charging options, powering an EV with solar energy, pricing from the Center for Sustainable Energy, state rebates, newest EV colors (Gun Metallic), and much more.

The event will feature guest speakers, including American actor and environmentalist, Ed Begley, Jr., who has been driving electric vehicles longer than virtually anyone. There will also be giveaways such as tickets to a Morgan Page concert and L.A. Derby Dolls, gift certificates from Real Food Daily, and National Drive Electric Week swag.

For more information on the National Drive Electric Week, visit Drive Electric Week.