Electrify Expo Electrifies Orlando FL with Rivian R2 Surprise, Debut of Amazon Recharge Zone, NBA Legend Appearance, Tesla Cybertruck, and More!
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Electrify Expo Electrifies Orlando FL with Rivian R2 Surprise, Debut of Amazon Recharge Zone, NBA Legend Appearance, Tesla Cybertruck, and More!

Electrify Expo is fun for all ages
  • Electrify Expo kicks off its 2024 season in Orlando, Florida, on March 16-17.
  • Attendees can expect a wide array of electric vehicles, including Rivian R2 SUV, Tesla Cybertruck, and models from Ford, Kia, and Volvo, with opportunities for test drives and demonstrations.
  • Kia hosts NBA legend Tony Battie, formerly of the Orlando Magic, for a meet and greet from noon to 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 17.
  • Florida ranks second in the US for registered EVs, making Orlando a fitting choice for the event’s kickoff and showcasing the state’s strong commitment to electric vehicle adoption

Orlando, Florida is set to welcome Electrify Expo, North America’s largest electric vehicle (EV) festival, launching its 2024 season kick-off at the Orange County Convention Center’s South Concourse Lot on March 16-17. With an expansive venue spanning over 1 million square feet, Electrify Expo promises an electrifying experience for attendees of all ages.


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The highlight of the event will be the opportunity for attendees to get up close and personal with the latest in EV technology. From the hottest EVs and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) as well as e-bikes, e-skateboards, e-scooters and more, Electrify Expo Orlando promises a showcase of the most cutting-edge EVs on the market.


Rivian R2 and Tesla Cybertruck Headline Electrify Expo Orlando

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Among the featured vehicles will be Rivian’s highly anticipated R2 midsize SUV, which promises to deliver a blend of performance, capability, and utility optimized for both adventure and everyday use. According to BJ Birtwell, CEO and founder of Electrify Expo, “With new and never before seen vehicles like Rivian R2 and the Tesla Cybertruck on display, along with ride and drives of some of the most highly anticipated vehicles on the market, Floridians will experience the biggest and best Electrify Expo to date.”

Speaking of the Tesla Cybertruck, attendees will have the rare opportunity to experience this futuristic and unconventional electric pickup truck firsthand. Not only will the Cybertruck be available for viewing, but it will also be part of the lineup for all festival stops throughout 2024.


Engaging Activities and Celebrity Encounters Await

In addition to the impressive display of vehicles, Electrify Expo Orlando will feature the Amazon Recharge Zone, a premier debut offering a full weekend of programming aimed at addressing common questions and misconceptions surrounding EV adoption. Industry experts will be on hand to provide insights and dispel myths about buying and owning electric vehicles.



Furthermore, attendees can look forward to engaging with NBA legend Tony Battie at the Kia booth, where he will be available for a meet and greet session. The Ford Thrill Zone will also be a major attraction, allowing attendees to take a hot lap in the Mustang Mach-E® GT with a professional driver.

For those car enthusiasts with an appetite for customization, the Electrify Showoff Driven by Yokohama will showcase the world’s most customized EVs, providing inspiration for attendees looking to personalize their own rides.


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The decision to launch the 2024 Electrify Expo season in Orlando is no coincidence. According to a 2022 report, Florida has emerged as a leader in EV adoption, ranking second in the nation for registered EVs, trailing only California. BJ Birtwell notes, “Florida’s embrace of EVs and hybrids cannot be denied, and the proof is in Florida being the second highest state in the US for EV adoption.Florida has been investing in electric vehicle infrastructure, including charging stations and cities like Orlando have implemented local policies and initiatives to drive EV adoption, so it’s a perfect spot to kick off our 2024 season.”


Explore the Extensive Range of Electric Vehicles and Micromobility Solutions

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Whether attendees are seeking a high-performance demo or a leisurely street cruise, Electrify Expo promises to be the one-stop shop for all things electric including:


  • Rivian: R1T, R1S, all-new R2
  • Tesla: Cybertruck, Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y
  • Ford:  Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning
  • Volvo: EX30, C40 Recharge, XC40 Recharge, EX90 
  • Toyota: Grand Highlander Hybrid, Prius Prime, RAV 4 Prime, bZ4X, SiriusXM (Sienna HV)
  • BMW: i4, i5, i7, iX, 330e, X5 50e, XM
  • Kia: EV9, Sorento, EV6, Carnival HEV, Niro EV Wave, Sportage PHEV
  • Lexus: 2024 RZ 450e, 2024 RX 450h+, 2024 NX 450h+, 2024 TX 550h+

Apart from auto manufacturers, Electrify Expo Orlando attendees will get to try out e-bikes, e-scooters, and other micromobility products from leading brands, such as:


  • Rad Power Bikes
  • SUPER 73
  • Amazon
  • JackRabbit
  • GoTrax Bikes + Scooters
  • Stacyc Stablity Bikes for Kids
  • Land Moto
  • Monday Motorbikes
  • Onewheel
  • and many more

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the official Electrify Expo website at www.electrifyexpo.com.


2024 Electrify Expo Schedule

March 16-17Orlando, FL
May 4-5Phoenix, AZ
May 31-June 2Long Beach, CA
July 13-14Denver, CO
August 24-25San Francisco, CA
September 14-15Seattle, WA
October 12-13New York, NY
November 9-10Austin, TX


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