Helping accelerate the development of electric drive vehicles.


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Electric Drive Vehicle Technician Training
Focuses on the fundamentals, system design, diagnostic considerations and special service topics of hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery electric and fuel cell electric vehicles. Learn more >
Interactive Demo
Click on the hybrid parts of a Toyota Prius to learn about how the vehicle operates and how the parts help the vehicle run more efficiently. View the demo >
Electric Drive Vehicle Curriculum for High Schools
The NAFTC is on a mission to properly introduce electric drive vehicles to the nation’s high schools. Learn more >
Electric Drive Vehicle Options for Fleet Managers
A thorough guide for Fleet Managers considering electric drive vehicles. View the guide >

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:

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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Learn the fundamentals, system design, diagnostic, and service topics of hybrids, battery electric, plug-in hybrids, and fuel cell electric vehicles.

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Learn about electric drive first responder safety training
First Responder Safety Training provides important information about how to respond to accidents involving advanced technology vehicles.

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check out the toolkit to learn more about electric drive vehicles
The Toolkit features a variety of educational information for professionals wanting to learn more about electric drive vehicles.

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A consumer guide to help you make an informed decision when considering an electric drive vehicle.
The Consumer Information section gives you the info you need to make an educated decision when purchasing electric drive vehicles.

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