Free WVU online courses help towing and salvage operators learn how to safely handle alternative fuel vehicles

September 21, 2020 |

The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium at West Virginia University is offering two online trainings targeting towing and salvage operators about how to safely handle alternative fuel vehicles, or AFVs. As the number of AFVs—especially electric vehicles, or EVs—increases on today’s roadways, so does the chance that they will require …

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Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

December 11, 2019 |

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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Methods to Identify Alternative Fuel Vehicles

October 9, 2019 |

A first responder has the important responsibility of identifying whether the vehicle(s) at the scene of an incident is an alternative fuel vehicle. This task may be difficult if the vehicle has experienced extensive body damage or has major panels blocked by obstructions, as this could make it difficult to …

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