Thank you to everyone who joined DFWCC at the 2021 North Texas National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) event on Sunday, October 3, 2021. DFWCC is proud to announce that 771 attendees and 229 vehicles registered, a new record for our local NDEW event, and the largest registration of any in-person event nationwide in 2021! Attendees had the chance to visit with EV owners and vendors, ride and drive electric vehicles, and enjoy an outdoor movie screening of “Revenge of the Electric Car”.
Thank You To Our 2021 Sponsors
Oncor 3rd Annual Electric Vehicle Road Rally (September 25 - October 3)
This year, Oncor hosted their 3rd Annual Electric Vehicle Road Rally in conjunction with NDEW. This event challenges EV owners to get on the road and explore participating cities. EV owners in six different cities competed in a photo scavenger hunt, and the winners were announced at the NDEW main event on Sunday, October 3.
Recording Available | Fleet Electrification: Electric Work Truck Webinar (September 29)
In this virtual webinar, attendees heard directly from electric truck manufacturers. Ford, Peterbilt, Lion Electric, Lonestar Specialty Vehicles, and Xos presented on their available electric trucks and DFWCC covered the benefits of EVs and funding opportunities to assist in fleet electrification.
Recording Available | Leveraging EV Charging Infrastructure to Make your Community a Destination Webinar (September 30)
In this virtual webinar, economic development professionals in region learned about the basics of EV charging equipment, opportunities to attract EV travelers to your community, and the upcoming funding opportunities to support new EV infrastructure projects. Presenters included: Bethany Ross from the NCTCOG/DFWCC, Buzz Smith the EV-Angelist, Nate Hickman with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), and Stephen Costa with U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Volpe Center.
Recording Available | Benefits of Workplace Electric Vehicle
Charging Webinar (October 1)
This webinar educated attendees on the benefits of EV charging at workplaces and provided important information on helping plan and implement charging stations on a property. Presenters included: Bailey Muller from the NCTCOG, Pharr Andrews from the City of Dallas, and Laura Morrison from the Texas Electric Transportation Resources Alliance (TxETRA) Education Fund.
October 1: Peterbilt Facility Tour | In person event
This in-person event featured presentations from DFWCC and Peterbilt, a tour of the assembly line at Peterbilt’s Denton facility, and a ride and drive in the Peterbilt’s all-electric 579EV truck. Peterbilt also had the 520EV and 220EV present for attendees to view.
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Previous Years Materials
National Drive Electric Week 2020 - Using Clean Cities Tools to Implement Electric Vehicle and EV Infrastructure Goals
National Drive Electric Week 2020 - Livestream Event with Panelists and Cast/Crew of 'Who Killed the Electric Car'