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Kia America Introduces New Educational EV Initiatives

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  • The upcoming Electrify Expo 2023 will host Kia and other brands to showcase their efforts in building out more sustainable transportation options.
  • Expo attendees can drive the award-winning Kia EV6 and Niro EV, as well as take a look at the upcoming EV9.
  • Kia is creating new EV education efforts to help prospective buyers better understand what an electrified future could mean for drivers.

Kia is continuing to rev up its presence in the EV market with a series of expo events this year. The brand is returning to Electrify Expo, where attendees will be able to drive a variety of Kia electric vehicles and learn more about hot topics that are important to EV drivers and enthusiasts.


Kia Electric Vehicles You’ll See at Electrify Expo

Expo attendees will get the chance to drive the Kia EV6 – both the standard version and the GT version, both of which are recent award winners. People can also get behind the wheel of the Kia Niro EV and be able to see the all-new EV9, which will be Kia’s first dedicated three-row EV SUV.


Kia electric vehicles, an EV6 GT on an open desert road
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When Is Electrify Expo 2023?

Electrify Expo kicks off this year on Friday, May 19 in Long Beach, California. Here are the 2023 dates for all seven expo events:

May 19-21Long Beach, CALong Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
June 24-25San Francisco, CAAlameda Point
July 22-23Washington, DRFK Stadium
Aug. 12-13Long Island, NYNassau Coliseum
Sept. 9-10Seattle, WAMarymoor Park
Oct. 14-15Miami, FLMiami Dade Fairgrounds
Nov. 10-12Austin, TXCircuit of the Americas

Kia will be in attendance at the Long Beach, San Francisco, Long Island, Seattle, and Miami expos.

“Electrify Expo is the premiere gathering for top companies and executives in electrification to share knowledge and discuss how we’ll continue to work toward a seamless transition to all-electrified vehicles,” said Steven Center, COO & EVP, Kia America. “The 2022 Electrify Expo events were invaluable for our team to learn more about consumer attitudes toward electrification. We look forward to collaborating with our industry colleagues to help chart the best path forward and shape the future of the automotive industry.”


What Can People See at Electrify Expo 2023?

During the expo this year, industry leaders and attendees will tackle a wide range of topics that are supremely relevant to electrified mobility. Topics will include legislation affecting the EV industry, charging infrastructure, range anxiety, autonomous driving, and more.

Electrify Expo will also offer dedicated programming for the Auto and Micromobility sectors, giving attendees valuable insights and research on the challenges and trends driving the transition to an all-electric future.


Kia’s Educational Efforts

As part of its commitment to promoting EV education, Kia is also launching an EV Education 101 video series. The series will cover major aspects of EV ownership, from battery range and technology to charging infrastructure to battery life optimization. 

By offering educational resources like these, Kia hopes to provide clarity to potential EV owners and help them feel more prepared to join the electrified movement.


SOURCE | IMAGES: KIA

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JESSICA MCCORMICK

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