San Diego Regional Clean Cities Coalition presented on alternative fuel and advanced vehicle technology to students at the MAAC Community Charter School in Chula Vista, CA. The Coalition provided an overview on the importance of reducing transportation petroleum consumption, detailed each alternative fuel, and discussed current policies and initiatives in place to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The presentation also included information on career options in the field. Following the presentation, students viewed a Nissan Leaf while SDRCCC discussed the vehicle’s design, battery technology, and vehicle charging options.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
8690 Balboa Ave
San Diego, CA
Join us for an informative workshop that explores the alternative fuel vehicles (AFV) entering the market today. Come to the workshop and learn more about:
The presentations will include an open discussion and time for questions. Lunch will be served outside with a chance to view alternative fuel vehicles and talk to industry experts
Sponsors/Partners: San Diego Gas and Electric Company, Chevrolet Ride-and-Drive Program, Nissan Electric Drive Tour, Green Fleets Conference, California Center for Sustainable Energy
Attendance: 2,010 consumers, fleet managers
Event Highlights: San Diego Clean Fuels Coalition hosted three Odyssey events, including the Nissan Electric Drive Tour, the Green Fleets Conference, and Chevy Volt Ride-and-Drive. Additionally, they worked with Pearson Fuels on an event at the Pearson fueling station in San Diego.
The San Diego region has been selected by Nissan as one of the key metropolitan areas in the United States for the introduction of its all-electric LEAF vehicle. Attracting more than 1,500 visitors, the Nissan Electric Drive Tour and Chevy Volt Ride-and-Drive both proved to be popular transportation activities. Recent electric vehicle infrastructure developments have been key to fostering the re-emergence of the electric vehicle in the San Diego region.
The San Diego Clean Fuels Coalition also hosted an exhibit booth at the Green Fleets Conference. Many vehicles were available at the conference for ride-and-drives. San Diego Clean Fuels passed out information about the Clean Cities Program, alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, and National AFV Day Odyssey.
Site: San Diego Miramar College/San Diego Regional Clean Fuels Coalition
Format: Conference/Panel Discussion/Exhibit
Audience: General Public, Fleet Operators/ Owners, and Students
Highlights: San Diego city and county fleets fuel efficiency presentations.