Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

The use of hydrogen as a transportation energy source in the U.S. could help to address growing concerns of energy security, global climate change, and air quality.  Hydrogen is one of the cleanest fuels available for transportation. Hydrogen does not produce carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide (CO2), or hydrocarbon (HC) …

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Florida State College at Jacksonville

NAFTC National Training Center Profile Florida State College at Jacksonville is a state college in Jacksonville, Florida. It is part of the Florida College System and one of several institutions in that system designated a “state college” as it offers a greater number of four-year bachelor’s degrees than traditional two-year …

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Columbus State Community College

The Automotive Technology program prepares students for successful careers as service technicians in the rapidly growing automotive repair industry. By providing students with exposure and hands-on experience on a variety of domestic and import vehicles, this broad-based curriculum prepares graduates for a wide range of job opportunities in new car …

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Central Piedmont Community College

Our automotive training includes both classroom and lab experiences that will teach you how to repair, service, and maintain automobiles of all different makes and models. Class time is spent studying theory, the servicing and operation of brakes, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, steering/suspension, automatic transmission/transaxles, engine repair, climate control, and manual drive …

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NAFTC at the UNOH Instructor Update Seminar

For 35 years, the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) has hosted the Instructor Update Seminar. The annual event—held this year from July 17th through 20th—provides training for high school and community college automotive instructors. Event attendees are able to earn continuing education credits for the event. Attendees came from across …

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NAFTC Partners with Automotive Video Innovations

Over the last two years, the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) and Automotive Video Innovations (AVI) have developed a partnership to provide overview information about alternative fuel vehicle to new audiences. Using NAFTC materials, AVI will expand their video and online educational offerings to the automotive aftermarket. The first …

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New Year, New Courses

What better way to start a new year than with an announcement about four new alternative fuel-related courses? The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium is pleased to do just that. The four courses, developed through a U.S. Department of Energy grant, are: AFV/EV Collision Repair Training AFV/EV Fueling, Repair, Maintenance, …

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Where Does a Year Go?

By Micheal Smyth, Interim Director  As 2019 begins, I’d like to wish you and yours a terrific new year. The staff of the NAFTC and I are grateful for your support and hope 2019 brings many fine adventures your way! Speaking of 2019, here’s what the NAFTC is up to …

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