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National Renewable Energy Laboratory to Host Demonstration of Ford's Electric Ranger Pickup Truck


For more information contact:
George Douglas (303) 275-4096
e:mail: george_douglas@nrel.gov

Golden, Colo., Sept. 26, 1997 -- Representatives from Ford Motor Company will explain to area fleet managers how the Ford electric pickup truck can be integrated into vehicle fleets. Electric vehicles have the potential to reduce operation and fuel costs, cut pollution and help fleet managers meet alternative fuel vehicle requirements. Demonstrations and test drives will be offered.

Media are invited to cover Ford's demonstration of the Electric Ranger at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL scientists and engineers are actively involved in developing ways to assist industry in the development of alternative fuel vehicles, including system design and overall vehicle assessment.

When: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Tuesday, Sept. 30

Where: NREL's Solar Energy Research Facility, 14975 Denver West Parkway. (Map attached)

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