Missouri S&T EcoCAR Team – Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla
Sponsors/Partners: Rolla Chamber of Commerce; Rolla Downtown Business Owner’s Consortium; Rolla Public Works; Wal-Mart Distribution Center – St. James, Missouri; General Motors; Missouri S&T Student Union Board; Missouri S&T Development Office; Fairgound Auto Plaza; USA Tours; Country Mart
Attendance: 550 students, faculty, staff, local business leaders, consumers
Event Highlights: The Missouri S&T EcoCAR team invited students, faculty, enterprise, and local businesses to its Odyssey event, which was held at the EcoCAR garage on the Missouri University of Science and Technology campus. The event brought people together to learn about the economic and environmental benefits of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs). Guests saw Missouri’s only hydrogen fueling station, the state’s only licensed hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, a Mazda 3 converted to run on electricity, Fairground Auto Plaza’s display of high efficiency vehicles, and more.
As another outreach for Odyssey Day, Missouri S&T gathered AFV materials for display at the Show Me Sustainability Conference. The team joined Missouri college students and businesses to share experiences on sustainability projects and initiatives.