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Charge Enterprises Named Premiere Sponsor of Chicago Drives Electric

The Chicago Automobile Trade Association (CATA), the area’s new-car dealer association and producer of the Chicago Auto Show, is proud to name Charge Enterprises, Inc. as a premier sponsor of its upcoming Chicago Drives Electric event to be held Sept. 29 – Oct. 2, 2022.  

In alignment with National Drive Electric week, Chicago Drives Electric is aimed at educating media, new-car dealers, and consumers on the EV revolution. In addition to putting interested parties behind the wheel of some of the latest EVs, event organizers are bringing in a variety of experts to help explain and address EV questions and concerns. Charge Enterprises executives will share their expertise in panel discussions focused on consumer and dealer education regarding the intricacies and complexities of different EV charging solutions. 

“There are many questions around the upfront and ongoing costs of adapting dealerships to support EV charging.” said Mark LaNeve, president, Charge Enterprises. “We are a full service end-to-end solution provider for dealers as it pertains to EV charging infrastructure. Charge is excited to support Chicago Drives Electric as a unique event focused on assisting dealer operations.”  

“This next stage of EV adoption will mean getting everyday consumers into mass-market vehicles, and new-car dealerships will be critical to this process,” said Jennifer Morand, co-president, CATA, and co-general manager, Chicago Auto Show. “We’re thrilled to partner with leading industry experts such as Charge Enterprises to help set our dealer members up for future success.”   

For more information, visit: Chicago Drives Electric test drives are reserved exclusively for the public who pre-registered for the event. A waitlist has opened at

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