L O C A L E V E N T
National Plug-In Day
Sunday September 23, 2012
WHAT: Electric vehicle (EV) drivers and enthusiasts will celebrate to highlight the fun, clean-air benefits,
and cost-savings of electric cars next Sunday, September 23rd as part of the second annual National
Plug In Day.
Plug-in vehicles by Nissan, GM, Toyota, Ford, Tesla and others will be available for ride-and-drives or
on display, and two of the City of Santa Barbara's new EV charging stations will also be on display.
Santa Barbara's event is one of more than 60 across the country where electric vehicle owners and
interested citizens from Maui to New York will participate in electric car parades, "tailpipe-free" tailgate
parties, awards to leaders promoting EV-readiness, launches of new public EV charging stations, and
For a complete list of Plug In Day events and event details, visit: http://www.pluginday.org
WHEN: Sunday, September, 23, 2012, from 11am-1pm. Ride-and-drives in the Nissan LEAF, Chevrolet
Volt, and Toyota Plug in Prius begin at 11 am, ribbon cutting ceremony at 12 pm, and EV parade starts
at 1 pm. Food will be available.
WHERE: At the Santa Barbara Harbor parking lot, near Los Banos Pool. For more event details, visit:
VISUALS: EV parade, ribbon cutting ceremony with dignitaries, Ride and Drives.
WHO: 23rd District Congresswoman Lois Capps, Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider, Santa Barbara
County Air Pollution Control District Executive Officer Dave Van Mullem, electric vehicle drivers and
The Community Environmental Council is organizing the Santa Barbara event. Plug In America, the
Sierra Club and the Electric Auto Association are national organizers.
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