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A blue glowing light encircles the charging port of a Tesla electric car. An electric vehicle expo in Bloomington will let locals test-drive various electric cars.

An electric vehicle expo on Saturday, Sept. 14, will allow locals to test drive various models of electric cars, according to a news release from the event.

The expo is sponsored by the American Lung Association and will run from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Oak Grove Presbyterian Church, 2200 Old Shakopee Road, in Bloomington. Cars as well as electric bikes, scooters and mowers will be on view.

The free event will include test drives from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and education about charging, electric rates and tax rebates, the release says. Electric vehicle owners and experts will be available to answer questions. Funds from refreshments and car wash sales will go toward youth mission trips, the release says.

Eden Teller is the multimedia reporter for Eden Prairie News. She's passionate about fostering productive conversations and empowering communities. When she's not reporting, she can be found reading a book, on a hike or tackling home improvement projects.

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