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Why we make a difference

The NAFTC’s impact is tremendous and far-reaching. Hundreds of thousands have benefited from the alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle training and education the NAFTC offers. Millions more have been reached through outreach programs such as National AFV Day Odyssey. Developed and conducted by the NAFTC, Odyssey is the largest nationwide educational awareness event promoting the use of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles. Through its services of providing education and creating awareness about alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles, the NAFTC strives to make a difference in lessening U.S. dependence on foreign oil, strengthening national and energy security, and providing a cleaner environment for future generations.

NAFTC services impact millions nationwide


Technical Training

The NAFTC has delivered more than 2,000 courses and trained more than 38,000 pre- and in-service technicians, instructors, first responders, fleet managers, government officials, and business owners across the U.S. about alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles.

General Education and Outreach

The NAFTC has conducted more than 1,900 workshops and education/outreach events, with more than 1.3 million attendees, promoting the importance of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles. This includes more than 850,000 direct attendees of National AFV Day Odyssey events across the nation.

Media Reach

The NAFTC has strengthened the awareness of millions about the benefits of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles through media reach as a result of National AFV Day Odyssey events and other NAFTC activities. This includes substantial efforts on social media sites and media coverage of NAFTC successes.