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WVU-based NAFTC conducts alternative fuel vehicles workshop in partnership with WV Division of Energy’s Clean State Program

Propane Autogas Class

The NAFTC recently showcased its Hybrid Electric Vehicle Training Educator at a workshop in Sanford, FL.  HEVTE is a fully-functional Toyota Prius which has been modified to run on propane autogas in addition to electricity and gasoline.  Technicians were especially interested in how the fueling system worked.

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CONTACT:  Bill Davis, National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium
304.293.7882 (office); 304.685.8049 (cell);

Who: The National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium, a program of West Virginia University, and alternative fuel vehicle experts and fleet managers

What: The ABCs of AFVs: Alternative Fuel Vehicles’ Role in Our Energy Future, a workshop; and a display of alternative fuel vehicles

When: Friday, May 19, 10 a.m. to noon (workshop); 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (vehicle display)

Where: Capitol Complex Building 7 (workshop); north circle of the Capitol Complex (vehicle display), Charleston

The event is funded by the West Virginia Division of Energy Clean State Program.

Unstable fuel prices, coupled with concerns for the environment and air quality, have led many Americans to seek information about alternatives to gasoline, diesel fuel, and other petroleum-based products. The National AFV Day Odyssey at the Capitol workshop and vehicle display will provide attendees with information about AFVs and local alternative fueling infrastructure.

Those interested in attending the workshop are encouraged to register at


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