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Electric vehicles show in Sarasota

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Electric Car AP photo

This product image provided by Detroit Electric shows its SP:01, a limited-edition electric sports car. (AP Photo/Detroit Electric)

Electric vehicles and other eco-friendly technologies will show their power at this free event dubbed “Electrify the Island” that’s part of National Plug In Day and taking place on the grounds of Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium on City Island.

Electrify the Island will feature a plug-in electric vehicle (EV) expo, ride-and-drive sessions that allow visitors to test EVs, including cars from Tesla, Ford, Chevrolet and Nissan. There will also be vendors focused on sustainability and energy efficiency, educational booths, food and a special discount at The Aquarium at Mote.

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29; Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, 1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota; 400-0548; pluginday.org.

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