Apr 18, 2005 (From the CalCars-News archive)
This posting originally appeared at CalCars-News, our newsletter of breaking CalCars and plug-in hybrid news. View the original posting here.
We'll soon have more details about two major events:
- CalCars will be at the 11th Annual Clean Cities Conference, http://www.afvi.org/palmsprings/welcome.html sponsored by the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute and the US Department of Energy
May 1-4 in Palm Springs, CA. We also expect that the EnergyCS version of PRIUS+ will be on exhibit at the conference.
- CalCars also expects to have a presence at the Green Cities Expo, http://www.greencitiesexpo.org being held as part of the first time in 30 years that World Environment Day will be held in the U.S. June 1-5 in San Francisco, CA at Fort Mason's Festival Pavillion.
For your viewing pleasure, a TV clip and a PowerPoint show:
- April 6, 2005 PRIUS+ on KTVU (FOX) Mornings At 2 -- Bay Area's top AM TV show. Thanks to expert work by producer Stefanie Kelmar, anchor Ross McGowan, remote camera Sid, I feel I got to make every important point on this 4:16 clip -- though I was a bit too serious! Watch/download the (tiny screen) clip http://www.calcars.org/ktvu-calcars-6apr2005-2mb.mov (2MB Quicktime--to get audio, may require you to upgrade http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/standalone/ to version 6.5.2 or later). Thanks to David Hearst for converting the film clip.
- On April 16, 2005, Felix Kramer and Ron Gremban presented the first PRIUS+ at the Electric Auto Association Electric Auto Association Silicon Valley Chapter http://www.becketts.ws/eaa/ meeting. The audience stayed well beyond the expected end time to hear the inside story and technical details. Here's Ron's 33-slide presentation http://www.calcars.org/calcars-eaasv-16apr2005.pdf (3.3MB PDF)
For other recent clips, links to blogs, etc., see http://www.calcars.org/kudos.htmll and CalCars Newsletter Message Archive http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/calcars-news/messages