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Test-drive all-electric vehicles at Electrify Expo this weekend

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Test-drive all-electric vehicles at Electrify Expo this weekend

The founding father of the expo stated it is North America’s largest electrical automobile pageant.

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas will be the new house to Tesla, however this weekend, these automobiles might be removed from the one electrical vehicles on the town. Electrify Expo has arrange store at the Circuit of the Americas.

Very few folks love electrical “toys” greater than B.J. Birtwell, the founding father of Electrify Expo. 

“What a blast it has been. This is North America’s largest electrical automobile pageant. We’re right here in Austin at Circuit of the Americas. We’re prepared for like, the Super Bowl of all-electric automobile occasions is going on this weekend,” Birtwell stated.

Some electrical automobiles, just like the Porsche Taycan Turbo S, are virtually as quick as Formula 1 automobiles. But Birtwell stated there are such a lot of different advantages that include proudly owning an electrical automobile.

“Like by no means going to the fuel station,” he stated.

KVUE’s Rob Evans received a preview of the occasion, which displays automobiles from Porsche to Kia. Evans requested Birtwell why so many alternative automobile firms are going electrical.

“Well, it is the longer term,” Birtwell stated. “And one of the simplest ways for folks to essentially perceive the shift is to essentially expertise a automobile for the primary time, which is the entire motive why Electrify Expo exists as a result of we’re all right here to drive. They can drive automobiles, they will drive electrical bikes, electrical scooters, electrical skateboards.”

There are even automobiles at the expo that Birtwell has by no means seen earlier than. 

“This is the EQS 450 from Mercedes.  This is the primary time they have been to Texas. This goes to be the primary time anyone can expertise them in Texas,” Birtwell informed Evans. 

And the expo is not restricted to simply automobiles and vans.

“This is an electrical boat?” Evans requested, testing the $300,000 Super Air Nautique GS22E.

“Just think about being on Lake Travis,” Birtwell stated, “and realizing all you hear is the lapping water.” 

Electrify Expo is open Saturday and Sunday at the Circuit of the Americas. Learn more.

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