Video Feed: Public Invited to 'Electric' Weekend in Long Beach Hosted by Electric Drive Transportation Association
Saturday, November 15th, 2003 Sunday, November 16th, 2003
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NEW YORK, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- EVS-20 Public Days is inviting the public to test drive more than 60 clean, cutting-edge electric drive products at the Public Days for EVS-20: Powering Sustainable Transportation hosted by the Electric Drive Transportation Association. Held at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center on Saturday, November 15 and Sunday, November 16, attendees will get the chance to win a year's free use of a Honda Civic Hybrid from Honda. They can also participate in the largest public "Ride 'n' Drive" ever assembled of fuel cell, hybrid electric and battery electric vehicles, plus electric bikes and scooters. Vehicles available for test drives are being provided by Honda, Toyota, General Motors, Ford, DaimlerChrysler, Nissan, Hyundai and many others. More than 100 exhibits from companies around the world will be showcased. Static displays in the "Ride 'n' Drive" area will feature vehicles from local colleges/universities, local utilities and businesses as well as along with a 1930 antique EV. Hydrogen refueling demonstrations will also take place. Saturday, November 15, the opening ceremony will feature actor and electric drive advocate Ed Begley, Jr., plus Long Beach Vice Mayor Frank Colonna and other officials. EVS-20 organizers presented the City of Long Beach with two zero-emission neighborhood electric vehicles. For more information about EVS-20 Public Days, visit www.evs20.org. INTERVIEWS: -- Kateri Callahan, EDTA -- Ed LaRocque, Toyota -- Ed Kjaer, Southern California Edison -- Stephen Ellis, Honda -- Frank Colonna, Long Beach (Vice Mayor) -- Ed Begley, Jr. -- MOS B-ROLL INCLUDES: ***Shots of electric cars***Demonstrations *** People test driving VIDEO PROVIDED BY: Electric Drive Transportation Association FOR TECHNICAL INFORMATION OR HARD COPY REQUESTS PLEASE CALL: MultiVu Media Relations, 1-800-653-5313 X3
SOURCE Electric Drive Transportation Association
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