The Advanced Electric Drive Vehicle Education (AEDVE) Program is a program of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) at West Virginia University and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The AEDVE program provides information, educational opportunities, and outreach activities for multiple audiences to educate America on next generation vehicles. These audiences include: automotive technicians, consumers, first responders, secondary school educators and students, charging infrastructure engineers and installers, and fleet operators.
The AEDVE Program includes:
- Specialized curricula and training, including animations, videos, and a vehicle simulation and demonstration tool, on the following subjects:
- Consumer-friendly educational materials, including the Electric Drive Toolkit.
- Support of National Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) Day Odyssey, where the general public can receive an up-close and personal view of electric drive vehicles.
- Many education and outreach events including trade shows, exhibits, and other opportunities addressing electric drive vehicles.
To register for training, or to see what training is available at this time, visit the NAFTC training schedule. For more information about the Advanced Electric Drive Vehicle Education Program, please Contact Us.
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