March 23rd – Fleet Innovation

February 25, 2011

On March 23rd, 2011 Virginia Clean Cities hosted a comprehensive workshop on fleet innovation, addressing the subject of EcoDriving, Electric Vehicles, and Hydrogen.  This workshop was held in Fairfax Virginia at the Fairfax County Government Center.

Participants learned About:

  • Update on Virginia Clean Cities efforts and stakeholders
  • Fuel Economy- with hands-on experience with driving methods to save fuel and money
  • Electric transportation basics, including current and future vehicle models, safety and first responder information
  • Ride and Drive Electric and advanced technology vehicles
  • Hydrogen Fuel Cell information

Attendees received a complementary lunch, sponsored by Beltway Companies, and had an opportunity to drive demonstration vehicles as well as experiment with equipment.  Event agenda (PDF)

Special thanks to the U.S. Department of Energy and to the Clean Energy Transportation Project for supporting this event.

Ecodriving  Instructions: Ecodriving Instructions PDF