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HCREMC Energize & Electrify EV Car Show
New Castle, IN
Apr 20, 2024

Day: Saturday, April 20, 2024 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Location: Henry County REMC
3400 S State Rd 3
New Castle, IN 47362
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2024.

Event Report

Henry County REMC hosted the"Energize & Electrify" Electric Vehicle Car Show on April 20, 2024. The event had 62 attendees and showcased 20 EVs from various manufacturers like Tesla, Ford, Chevy, and others. Several partners and sponsors supported the event, including local businesses like Clancy's Car Wash, Big O Tires, Primo, Broad Street Blends, Flynn's Guttering, Jackson's Good Wood, The Press, Weenie World, Advance Auto, Auto Zone, O'Riley Auto Parts, and Dennis Equipment. Indiana's Electric Cooperatives out of Indianapolis was also a sponsor. 

In addition to the EV showcase, the event featured two presentations. The first was on whole-home electrification by John Vann, PhD. The second was a general information presentation about EVs by Linda Margison of Hoosier Energy. There were baked goods for sale from the Boujie Baker and bucket truck rides from Henry County REMC. It was promoted through newspapers, social media, flyers, and employee communications.

Feedback from EV owners who participated was overall positive. They appreciated the opportunity to share their EV experiences and promote EVs in a friendly atmosphere. Attendees enjoyed seeing the variety of EVs, the educational content, and activities like bucket truck rides. Strong interest was expressed in similar future events.

The event allowed Henry County REMC to directly engage with the local EV community, understand their needs, and pave the way for cooperative utility-EV owner relationships as EV adoption grows.

photo by: Chris Johnson- Hoosier Energy
Aerial view of the Henry County REMC Headquarters with the Energize & Electrify EV Car Show taking place in the front parking lot.

Event Description


EV Car Show "Energize & Electrify" at Henry County REMC  

Henry County REMC Hosts Electric Vehicle Showcase

New Castle, IN - Henry County REMC is revving up for its EV Car Show "Energize & Electrify" on April 20th, 2024, from 10AM to 2PM. The event, hosted at the REMC's West parking lot (3400 S State Road 3, New Castle), aims to bring together electric vehicle enthusiasts, and the local community for a day of celebration and education around sustainable transportation.

Both hybrid and fully electric vehicles will be showcased at "Energize & Electrify," with owners invited to register their vehicles online at Those who register will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win exciting prizes, including smart home and auto supplies, auto cleaning buckets, gift cards to local businesses like Big O Tires, Primo, and Clancy's Car Wash, a double camping chair with a cooler and umbrella, a solar charger power bank, and more.

In addition to the vehicle showcase, the event promises a range of activities and attractions for attendees of all ages. The REMC Community Room will transform into an "EV Info Hub," where visitors can learn about electric vehicles, attend presentations by experts, and gather valuable information about electric vehicles.

Families can enjoy food for purchase from 11AM to 1PM, and complimentary coffee and donuts will be available while supplies last.  

The EV Car Show "Energize & Electrify" has garnered support from numerous sponsors, including Flynn's Guttering, Big O Tires, Clancy's Car Wash, Primo, Weenie World, Broad Street Blends, Indiana's Electric Cooperatives, Hoosier Energy, Advanced Auto Parts, Auto Zone, and O'Riley Auto Parts. Their contributions have made it possible to host this exciting event.

All EV owners in attendance will receive a complimentary prize package courtesy of Henry County REMC, which contains a smart energy kit, a lunch tote, and several other items.

In case of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled for Saturday, April 27th, 2024. To follow the most recent updates on this exciting event, see our website, , our Facebook page, , or the Facebook “Energize & Electrify” event page,

Registered Attendees

There are currently 2 attendees registered.

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