WAPA Members at an Electrify America Kiosk at the Washington Auto Show

April 22nd, 2020 – Second Annual WAPA EV DAY

WAPA Road Sign

This event will be held for the members of the Washington Automotive Press Association and other professional media. It is not open to the public.

For 2020 WAPA EV Day will be held at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton MD, an arboretum property. The event will feature educational sessions, as well as EV Drive opportunities.  To include as many electric powertrain vehicles, if the vehicle has a plug it is welcome to participate in WAPA EV Day 2020.

Sponsorship is now available, contact us for more information on how you can present your EV story to members of the media.


Second Annual WAPA EV Day

Brookside Gardens Main Building

The main building at Brookside Gardens, Wheaton MD

In 2019 WAPA held its first EV Day in conjunction with the Washington Auto Show.  For 2020WAPA Members 2019 WAPA EV Day at the Washington Auto Show we will have vehicles for media members to drive as well as display vehicles. Plenty of opportunity to network with industry professionals as well as learn about specific topics during presentations on EV technology, electric charging, infrastructure, and more.

Breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be provided for registered attendees.



Confirmed 2020 Presenters

  • Ford Motor Company
  • Kia Motors Corporation
  • FCA
  • Toyota
  • Hyundai
  • Honda


Founding Sponsors are Kia, Electrify America, Subaru, Audi, and the Washington Auto Show.

WAPA EV DAY Committee Members are:
William West Hopper, Bern Romulus, Kevin Joostema.