Ride & Drive - Charlotte Auto

Ride & Drive

See a car you want to drive while at the Charlotte Auto Show? 

You might not have to wait to take the make/model you want for a test drive!

Ford will be operating a test drive on College Street during the following times. Your chance to test drive a Bronco, Bronco Sport, and F-150!

Thursday, November 18th: 12pm-5:30pm

Friday, November 19th: 12pm-5:30pm

Saturday, November 20th: 10am-5:30pm

Sunday, November 21st: 10am-5:30pm

Chevrolet will be operating a test drive on College Street during the show. Your chance to test drive a Blazer Premier AWD, Camaro Convertible, Colorado ZR2 Dusk, Silverado 1500 High Country, Silverado 2500 HD LTZ Premier Diesel, Tahoe High Country, and Trailblazer RS!


Friday, November 19th: 12pm – 5:30pm

Saturday, November 20th: 10am – 5:30pm

Sunday, November 21st: 10am – 5:30pm


Experience the thrill of an EV by taking a test drive in several models at the Charlotte Auto Show including the Volvo XC40 Recharge, Polestar 2, Kia Niro and more.  Sign-up for a test drive in Electric Avenue and make sure you visit the Duke Energy EV-Garage to learn about the benefits of EV ownership and how to easily charge your EV at home.  You can even sign up for a chance to win a VIP experience with the Charlotte Knights!

The EV Ride & Drive will be operating on MLK Boulevard during the following times:

Thursday, November 18th: 12pm – 5pm

Friday, November 19th: 12pm – 5pm

Saturday, November 20th: 10am – 5pm

Sunday, November 21st: 10am-5pm

*This message is not paid for by the customers of Duke Energy                 **Vehicles are subject to change

Ride & Drive events including vehicles, locations and hours are subject to change without notice.  Drivers must be at least 18 years old, produce a valid driver’s license, provide follow up information, sign a waiver of liability and pass a breathalyzer test to participate in the program.  All participants will be accompanied by an in vehicle host who will answer product related questions and will assist in demonstrating the many features and benefits of these technologically advanced vehicles. 

Registration closes 60 minutes before the end of the event to ensure that all who register have a chance to drive.