05/01/24 ID: 22071

Attendees can experience the all-new 2024 Kia EV9 – the first mass market three-row EV SUV in the U.S. – and drive award-winning hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery electric models

IRVINE, Calif., May 1, 2024 – With one of the broadest selections of electrified utility vehicles in America, Kia America’s efforts to inform and inspire consumers about the ease and advantages of hybrid and EV ownership continue at this week’s Electrify Expo Phoenix at State Farm Stadium. The flagship Kia EV9 – which recently achieved a remarkable dual victory at the 2024 World Car Awards by being named both World Car of the Year and World Electric Vehicle – will be on hand as will a full array of Kia’s hybrid and all-electric models, including: the all-electric Niro CUV, the 576-horsepower EV6 GT, plug-in hybrid variants of the popular the Sportage and Sorento SUVs, and the all-new upcoming Carnival hybrid which made its North American debut last month. 

"Electrify Expo is the best place to learn about the benefits of hybrid and electric vehicles and see the stunning results of Kia’s commitment to sustainable mobility leadership,” said Steven Center, COO & EVP, Kia America. “Our Electrify Expo Phoenix lineup includes the pioneering EV9 three-row EV SUV, the EV6 GT – the most powerful Kia production vehicle ever – and a collection of crossover, SUV and multi-purpose vehicles that demonstrate how Kia is making electrified vehicle ownership easier and more accessible than ever before.”

Attendees and industry leaders will discuss legislation affecting the EV industry, range anxiety, battery materials and sustainability, charging infrastructure and the future of autonomous driving applications. A full list of sessions and presenters can be found by visiting

Kia’s 2024 Electrify Expo Schedule

May 4-5        Phoenix   State Farm Arena 
May 31-June 2   Long Beach/Los Angeles    Long Beach Convention Center
August 24-25     San Francisco  Alameda Point

Kia America – about us

Headquartered in Irvine, California, Kia America continues to top automotive quality surveys. Kia is recognized as one of the TIME100 Most Influential Companies of 2023. Kia serves as the "Official Automotive Partner" of the NBA and offers a range of gasoline, hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles sold through a network of over 775 dealers in the U.S., including several cars and SUVs proudly assembled in America*.

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About Electrify Expo

Electrify Expo is North America's largest outdoor electric vehicle (EV) festival showcasing the latest technology and products in electrification including startup and legacy EVs, electric motorcycles, bikes, scooters, skateboards, boats, surfboards and more. The festival addresses one of the most challenging barriers to mass adoption of electric vehicles - first-hand experience with the product - with meaningful demonstrations and test rides. Top brands from around the world exhibit and attend Electrify Expo’s events to meet consumers at all stages on their path to electrification. 2024 events will take place in Orlando, Phoenix, Long Beach/Los Angeles, Denver, San Francisco, Seattle, New York and Austin, Texas. To stay up to date on the latest news and announcements from Electrify Expo, visit and follow on TwitterFacebook and Instagram.


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