IRVINE, 9 August 2023: Kia America is taking center stage at the upcoming Electrify Expo New York event on August 12-13 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale. This engagement is part of Kia’s ongoing efforts to promote electric vehicle (EV) adoption, where attendees will have the chance to explore Kia’s acclaimed EV lineup. The event aims to provide insights into the benefits of EV ownership, offer hands-on EV experiences, and introduce Kia’s latest EV innovations, including the highly anticipated three-row EV9 SUV.
Featured EV Models for Test Drives
The showcase will feature the Kia EV6, honored with the prestigious 2023 North American Utility Vehicle of the Year™ award, along with its performance-oriented variant, the EV6 GT. Attendees will also have the opportunity to experience the acclaimed Niro EV model firsthand through test drives. Additionally, attendees will be among the first to catch a glimpse of Kia’s upcoming three-row EV SUV, the EV9.
Contributions to Sustainable Mobility
Kia America’s engagement at Electrify Expo underscores its dedication to sustainable mobility solutions. Kia’s commitment to EVs has been recognized by its inclusion on the 2023 TIME100 Most Influential Companies list. The brand’s focus on popularizing EVs and driving sustainable mobility aligns with its purpose-built vehicles, utilization of recyclable materials, and participation in Climate Group’s RE100 initiative.
Charging Network Collaboration
Kia’s participation in Electrify Expo New York follows its involvement in a collaborative effort with leading automotive manufacturers, including BMW Group, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz Group, and Stellantis NV. This partnership aims to establish a nationwide network of 30,000 charging stations, intensifying the transition to zero-emission driving.
Insights and Learning Opportunities
The event presents a platform for attendees to engage with industry leaders and experts. Discussions will cover topics such as legislative influences on the EV sector, battery materials, charging infrastructure, autonomy, and sustainability. These sessions provide valuable insights into the future of EVs and address common concerns like range anxiety and supply chain challenges.
Educational Resources for EV Enthusiasts
Kia has developed an educational video series titled “Kia EV Education 101 – An Introduction to Hybrids and EVs.” Available on the Kia America YouTube Channel, these videos offer valuable insights into EV ownership, clarifying terms, differences between hybrid and all-electric vehicles, charging options, cost savings, battery maintenance, and road trip planning.
Expanding the Electrify Expo Series
Kia’s participation in Electrify Expo is not limited to New York; the brand is set to make appearances in other cities, including Seattle and Miami. This proactive engagement demonstrates Kia’s commitment to fostering awareness about electric mobility across various regions.
Driving the Future of Electric Mobility
Kia’s involvement in Electrify Expo New York exemplifies the brand’s dedication to transforming the automotive landscape through sustainable and electrified solutions. As attendees explore Kia’s impressive EV lineup, the event serves as a platform for learning, interaction with industry thought leaders, and experiencing the driving excellence of electric vehicles.