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Electric Vehicle Training

Campus News | Monday, May 21, 2018

On May 14 and 15, the Automotive Technology Department partnered with Clean Fuels Ohio, the City of Columbus, NAPA Auto Parts, Ford Motor Company, and Nissan Group of America to host training for local fleet technicians.

The morning of May 14 featured a training session on general safety and maintenance concerns for hybrid/electric vehicles and an electric vehicle ride-and-drive showcase. On May 15, Ford Motor Company provided in-depth technical training on the Ford Energi. Technicians from the City of Columbus, City of Upper Arlington, City of Dublin, City of Hilliard, City of Worthington, Franklin County, Ohio State University, Columbus Regional Airport Authority, and Columbus Yellow Cab attended.

An additional training, focusing on the Nissan Leaf, is scheduled for Wednesday, May 23. This training series is part of the Pathways for Alternative Automotive Technicians NSF-ATE (No. 1600689) grant initiative.

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