Mark your calendar now for this year’s electric vehicle showcase! The Davis Electric Vehicle Association (DEVA), Cool Davis, SacEV, and the City of Davis invite you to participate in our local National Drive Electric Week event EVs@thePavilion Sunday, September 25, 2022, from 11am to 2pm at Davis Central Park Farmer’s Market Pavilion at 301 C Street in Davis! National Drive Electric Week (NDEW), or “endew” for short, is a nationwide celebration to raise awareness of the many benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more, spanning September 24 through October 2 this year. There are outdoor and virtual EVents planned across the country including in Davis!

  • EVs@thePavilion
  • Sunday, September 25, 2022
  • 11am to 2pm
  • Davis Central Park Farmer’s Market Pavilion
  • 301 C St. Davis CA

We have hosted wildly successful events in the past attracting hundreds of residents to owner Show & Tell and dealer Ride & Drive gatherings. This year’s event will include 20+ vehicles and 20+ owners and their electric cars, trucks, and motorcycles! We encourage our EV-curious neighbors to come out and discover the benefits of driving electric.

County guidelines regarding COVID-19 will be followed. Masks are welcome! Please practice safe-distancing to protect everyone.

For more information and updates, email

What’s new this year? Pick-up trucks and buses! The exciting new Ford F150 Lightning and Rivian R1Ts pick-up trucks and Ford E Transit cargo van will be on site, plus electric motorcycles, e-bikes, and tons more. Unitrans will pull in their new electric Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE® electric bus and we have invited several vehicle dealers to provide Ride & Drives for their vehicles. Jeff Flynn, Unitrans General Manager, told Cool Davis via email, “Unitrans is excited to introduce our first electric buses into service this month to help move our our campus and city communities to meet our shared environmental goals.”

Electric vehicle owners will Show & Tell the following vehicles (subject to change):

Trucks motorcycles cargo vans

  • Ford F-150 Lightning
  • Rivian R1Ts
  • Zero DSR
  • Ford e-Transit

Sportscars SUVs 

  • Ford Mustang Mach E
  • Hyundai KONA Electric
  • Kia Niro PHEV
  • Toyota RAV4 EV
  • VW ID.4
  • Hyundai Ioniq 5


  • Nissan Leaf
  • Chevy Volt
  • Tesla Model 3 Roadster Plaid Model S Model X

Transportation Fair partners on site

All of our closest partners are invited to be on site as well! Look for these organizations and businesses to help you with financing, incentives, and more:

  • Yolo Federal Credit Union
  • Valley Clean Energy
  • E-bike dealers
  • Many others!

Ask an Expert topics

We invite the Davis community to join our experts to learn about the newest EVs on the market, how far they go, and what they love most about their cars. Get your questions answered and more from our experts on the following topics:

  • Buying a Used Vehicle

  • Finding the Right EV for You

  • Charging around Town, Regionally, and Long Distances

  • EV/PV or the Advantages of Driving on Sunshine

  • All about Incentives

New electric truck charging at Sacramento Airport fast charging stations, super cheap and super fast! Photo courtesy Leslie Crenna.

Vehicle dealers on site

Cool Davis and DEVA are inviting all our dealer friends and partners to be on site with cars for a Ride & Drive.  Check back here for a list of those dealers and cars.

Other regional and national events

Check back here for updates!

Want to learn more?

Visit our Cool Davis Ride Electric campaign webpage

Watch this NDEW video from last year 2021:

Watch this test drive video:

Electric motorcycles and their owners at EVs@thePavilion event 2021. Photo credit: Johnathan Sakakibara.