Electric Car Guest Drive held throughout California


An Electric Car Guest Drive event hosted by three Southern California utilities will be held at the  Pasadena's Brookside Park Parking Lot I on April 8, 2017 from 10am to 4pm. The Ride & Drive and EV enthusiast meet-up will feature a wide variety of electric cars including the new Chevrolet Bolt and Volt, and electric cars manufactured by Tesla, BMW, Ford, Nissan, VW, Audi, FCA (Fiat Chrysler), Hyundai Sonata, Mercedes, Smart and others.  

People who would like to drive these electric cars may register to receive an invitation and confirm drive time availability.  

The event sponsors are: Pasadena Water & Power, Glendale Water & Power and Burbank Water & Power.


Previous Electric Car Guest Drive events have been held in 12 cities from San Diego to the San Francisco Bay Area. Participants have driven the Tesla Model S, Fiat 500e, Ford Focus Electric, Honda Fit EV, Toyota RAV4 EV, Chevrolet Volt and Spark at the meet-ups. 

Static displays of the Tesla Roadster, BMW ActiveE, Cadillac ELR, Ford C-Max Energi, Prius Plug-in, Smart ED, Ford Ranger EV and Coda sedan have been available at previous events, and the collection will be even broader in 2017. 

Displays and educational demonstrations of the most popular Electric Vehicle charging stations will be available for hands-on viewing at the event. Educational representatives will be on hand to discuss methods of fueling EVs using domestic and renewable sources of energy.

All Drive positions at the April 8 Pasadena event are full. More visitors to view the static display cars and exhibits are welcome.  Fill out form to receive notifications about future Electric Car Guest Drives in Pasadena, Glendale, Burbank and other Southern California locations.

To reserve your spot behind the wheel at the next Electric Car Guest Drive event: 

Electric Car Guest Drive registration form 



Electric Car Guest Drive participants include:

Electric Car Insider magazine

Karma Automotive

Tesla Motors








QuickCharge Power


EV Match


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