ALTCAR Conference, Expo & Ride & Drive

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Date(s) - 10/12/2018 - 10/13/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Santa Monica Civic Center


Free, Two-Day Event Offers Ride & Drive Experiences, Speakers, Panels, and Alternative Technology Fun for the Entire Family
About AltCarBoasting the largest collection of hydrogen, electric and hybrid vehicles in the region, the 13th Annual City of Santa Monica AltCar Expo will return to Santa Monica on October 12th-13th, 2018 with brand new vehicles, speakers, and exhibitors to showcase the newest innovations of the alternative technology industry. This two-day event is free to attend and brings together in one place a variety of brands, technologies, and manufacturers specializing in alternative technology.

An array of NEW vehicles will debut at the 2018 AltCar Expo including SOLO, Electra Mechannica’s new single-passenger EV. In addition to the company’s new dealership opening in Los Angeles with additional dealerships scheduled to debut in California and the Pacific Northwest in 2019, Electrica Meccanica will deliver U.S.’s first SOLO car to its purchaser at the AltCar Expo.

LA Parent’s and AltCars Expo’s “Vehicles of the Future” Competition

For the 13th Annual AltCar Expo, kids ages 5-12 will have the opportunity to let their creativity run wild with LA Parent’s and AltCar Expo’s “Vehicles of the Future” competition. Encourage your little ones to dig deep into their minds and create a design for the “car of the future” – something that embodies a message of alternative technology and sustainability. After review of submissions, the winner will be announced on October 13th at the AltCar Expo, showcased on social media, and receive a grand prize of (4) passes to Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier.

Submit your drawings by Wednesday, October 10th to Christine Dzilvelis at and include your first name, drawing, and a brief description of your future vehicle. The winning drawing will be announced on AltCar’s social media and acknowledges at the AltCar Expo event on Saturday, October 13th.
Event Details

The 13th Annual AltCar Expo
October 12th-13th
10am – 5pm
Santa Monica Civic Center

1855 Main Street

Friday parking is $14 per day at both indoor and outdoor Civic Center Lot. Saturday parking is $5 per day at both indoor and outdoor Civic Center Lot.

For additional information or to register for the conference visit or call 310-390-2930.