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The NAFTC Bids Farewell to Two Longtime Leaders

The NAFTC Bids Farewell to Two Longtime Leaders

At the National Odyssey kickoff event last month, Judy Moore and Bill Davis made an announcement. Both Judy and Bill are leaving the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium in the next couple of months.
Judy has accepted a position with West Virginia Hive, in order to be closer to her hometown. She will mentor and work with new and emerging businesses in WV.
Bill will retire at the beginning of June, but plans to continue to play a roll in the industry through consulting and other activities.

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Odyssey Updates

Get Involved with National AFV Day Odyssey

Get Involved with National AFV Day Odyssey

Join dozens of Odyssey event site hosts across the country, who are committed to achieving energy independence by promoting the use of cleaner transportation options. How? By hosting an Odyssey 2017 event this Earth Day, that’s how! What is Odyssey? National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey—we shorten it to Odyssey—is …

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On Scene

On Scene

On Scene

This year, On Scene will focus on case studies of incidents involving Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs). AFVs are just as safe as conventional vehicles, but they are different. Consequently, incidents involving alternative fuel vehicles require specialized procedures from first responders. This month’s case study is based on an incident involving …

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Members Spotlight

Member Spotlight – Copper Mountain College

The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) is delighted to welcome Copper Mountain College (CMC) as our newest national training center member. Located in Joshua Tree, CA, the college offers an associate in science degree in automotive technology. To supplement the associate degree, CMC students can earn several certificates of …

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Technical Articles

Let’s Clear the Air—Electric Drive Transportation Association

Let’s Clear the Air—Electric Drive Transportation Association During 2017, the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) will highlight resources from alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle industry organizations in the Let’s Clear the Air column. These resources provide fuel-specific information that may be useful to automotive technicians, automotive students, and …

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Industry News

March 2017 – Industry Headlines

BYD Expands California Facilities BYD is expanding its Lancaster, CA, facility in anticipation of increased demand for its electric trucks. The plant, a repurposed coach and bus factory, has been expanded by 40,000 square feet with another 200,000 square feet planned by year’s end. Already a major force in electric …

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