Melbourne EV Expo 2023

Melbourne electric car show

EV Expo – With all the publicity surrounding electric cars, its no wonder the recent Melbourne EV Expo was well attended.

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Held over the weekend of 22-24 September, the EV Expo was an opportunity for interested buyers to have a close look at many vehicles at the one time.

Many of the key EV Brands were there including Audi, Peugeot, Kia, Lexus, Polestar, Cupra and more. Some were noticeable by their absence, such as BYD and Tesla, although there was an owners stand.

By all accounts it was a success with many manufacturers reporting a lot of interest. This is all part of the ongoing education of the buying public about EVs and their place in the automotive landscape.

Along with EV manufacturers the expo was well supported by businesses involved in charging outlets and energy .

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One interesting aspect was the number of stands showcasing electric scooters and motorbikes, as well as bicycles, skateboard and stand-up scooters. In all the discussions about electric cars, these viable alternatives are often overlooked.

Unfortunately, the yearly Motor Shows have died off in recent years, but they may be resurrected in this new format now.

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About Rob Fraser 2500 Articles
Rob Fraser – General dogsbody & Director Rob is the founder of the business. He constantly mutters something about way too many red wines one evening being to blame. Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive. He first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then. In addition to 4WD he is an avid motoring enthusiast and has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since his teens. He has owned way too many cars in his time as well. Having previously lived at the top of corporate life he retired in 2000 and hasn’t put a suit and tie on since. Cars are his passion so why not have a business doing what you love he figures. He has towed either a caravan or camper trailer to most parts of Australia, has run guided tours for camper trailers’ and instructed drivers in off road towing.