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The Advanced Vehicle Research Center (AVRC) is focused on automotive, aerospace, energy research and development. AVRC is a private, for-profit corporation that promotes alternative fuel research and technology commercialization, working with the leading universities of the Southeast region to provide education and outreach activities. AVRC has been involved with hydrogen infrastructure, ethanol efficiency, and plug-in hybrid vehicle projects jointly with North Carolina State University for many years. They provide a modern automotive testing facility for use in the design, development, testing, and certification of advanced vehicle technologies, subsystems, and components. The facility provides a safe, secure, and private environment that helps companies reduce the time and cost of product development.
Auto Exposure specializes in producing, writing, and photographing broadcast-quality video projects for private and commercial clients. It also offer a wide range of specialized research and curator services to collectors of fine and classic automobiles all over the United States. Owner Dave Scrivener is an Emmy-award-winning TV producer with more than 20 years experience as an automotive journalist and historian covering new and classic vehicles for the TV Series MotorWeek. Auto Exposure’s unique insight into the car hobby stems from experience as well as an extensive network of contacts among car collectors, manufacturers, restorers, and marque experts.
The Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition, Inc. (GNHCCC) was designated in 1995 as a coalition of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Program. Its goal was and is today to improve air quality, support economic development, increase energy security, and reduce dependence on petroleum by promoting alternative transportation fuels and vehicles through a public/private partnership of stakeholders. The mission of the Clean Cities Program is to advance the nation’s economy, environment, and energy security by supporting local decisions to adopt practices and procedures that contribute to the reduction of petroleum consumption. Clean Cities carries out this mission through a network of volunteer coalitions, which develop public/private partnerships to promote alternative fuels and vehicles, fuel blends, fuel economy, hybrid vehicles, and idle reduction. The GNHCCC and coalitions across the country are made up of local and state government agencies, private companies, nonprofit organizations, and interested individuals who are dedicated to leading the way towards the use of alternative fuels/vehicles (AFVs), advanecd technology vehicles such as plug-in electric, plug-in hybrid, electric vehicles with range extension, parallel hybrids, fuel economy, and idle reduction technology.
MotorWeek is television’s long running and most respected automotive series. Now in its 30th season, MotorWeek delivers the latest car and truck reviews, do-it-yourself car care tips, and auto industry news. The Emmy award-winning program is produced by Maryland Public Television and airs on PBS, HD Theater and V-me Spanish language network. MotorWeek is also on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and iTunes.
The South Carolina Department of Education provides leadership and services to ensure a system of public education through which all students will become educated, responsible, and contributing citizens. The SDE believes that high standards for student achievement are the heart of education reform in South Carolina, driving the goals set for learning and directing every other aspect to support teaching and learning in classrooms.
The West Virginia Department of Education is committed to helping all West Virginia students exceed national educational standards and prepare for higher learning and the world of work through the programs, services, and offerings of West Virginia’s thorough, efficient, safe, and nurturing education system. The Career Technical Education plays a critical role in a state’s economy. West Virginia is fortunate to have a secondary career technical system that is currently producing high skilled students who will be the face of West Virginia’s highly trained workforce.