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With a mission to educate the nation about alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles, a West Virginia University expert notes that electric cars are safe and have lower maintenance costs. Micheal Smyth, interim director of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium, will “demystify electric vehicle systems” this weekend on PBS’ “Motorweek.” Next month, NAFTC will host EXP III, including a tour of the Center for Alternative Fuel Engines and Emissions and WVU’s Personal Rapid Transit System.
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“It’s so important that people understand that electric vehicles are just as safe as traditional vehicles but have different maintenance requirements. In many cases maintenance is much easier and maintenance costs are substantially lower for electric vehicles.” — Micheal Smyth, interim director of NAFTC
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