Bay Area AltCar Expo This Saturday in Richmond, California – It’s FREE!!! Sign Up Here
AltCar Expo—the nation’s leading forum for green car ride and drives, public education and demonstration of the latest green technology vehicles—is expanding to the San Francisco Bay Area this year. The event will take place on Friday and Saturday, March 14 – 15, 2014, from 10 am to 5 pm, at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond, CA.
The Expo will present the most extensive array of green vehicles in one place, including: electric, hybrid electric, natural gas and hydrogen vehicles. Most are available to test drive and many may even be purchased during the Expo. The event will feature a number of North American vehicle debuts, lectures and demonstration opportunities.
The Friday conference portion begins at 8:30 am and is directed primarily to elected officials, private and public fleet owners, municipalities and industry. The Saturday program will begin at 9 am, and will feature local plug-in vehicle owners hosted by the San Francisco BayLEAFs with support from Nissan North America and eVgo. Refreshments will be served courtesy of Whole Foods Market Berkeley. The vehicle and booth display areas will be open on both days, from 10 am – 5 pm
*Couple of notes regarding EV charging at the venue: there are six ChargePoint stations, which will be available to attendees. Nissan LEAF drivers should be able to quick charge at the venue or at a commercial CHAdeMO station nearby.
Hanlees Nissan at 3277 Auto Plaza in Richmond is 9 miles north of the venue. The dealership has agreed to allow attendees to charge up. The eVgo station at 5959 Shellmound in Emeryville will be unlocked on Saturday all day, and will provide LEAF drivers a free quick charge without an RFID card. This CHAdeMO station is 9 miles south of the venue.
The AltCar Conference is sponsored by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the Association of Bay Area Governments, San Francisco Clean Cities, East Bay Clean Cities, Clean Cities Silicon Valley and other partners.
For further information, visit http://altcarexponorcal.com or call (310) 390-2930.