* Electric vehicle test drives
* Electric bike test rides
* Information on rebates, incentives, and more!
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 and more!
* Various electric bike models will also be available for test rides including the new City of Santa Cruz Bike Share ebikes.
* 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 about how to install home charging units and connect new or existing solar panels.
* 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)ecoact.org.