For Immediate Release: October 12, 2022

Kick the tires on an EV, score tickets to this Saturday’s Sacramento Republic FC match

Test drive EVs, learn about incentives and win tickets to Sac Republic FC!

This Saturday, SMUD is sponsoring free electric vehicle test drives and rides at Cal Expo and is also giving away tickets to Saturday’s Fan Appreciation Night, the final Sacramento Republic FC match.


SMUD Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive


MEDIA AVAILABILITY – 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
(or request another time this week)


Public Ride & Drive event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Cal Expo Main Entrance, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815

In addition to learning about EV incentives and SMUD’s EV electricity rate credit, participants will also get information about:

  • EV affordability and income-based assistance
  • EV range and charging
  • Affordable used EV options and EV support organizations

All participants 21 or older who drive or take a ride in an EV can enter drawings for four VIP tickets for Saturday’s match or two season ticket packages for 2023. A limited number of tickets to Saturday’s match will also be given to eligible Ride & Drive participants.

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