Saturday, Mar 8, 2014
Electric Vehicles: View the Future Now - Sierra Club Meeting
Date(s) & Time(s)::
March 14, 2013 at 7:00 PM
Location: Carbondale Township Hall, 217 East Main Street, Carbondale, IL
Presenter Ralph F. Tate is an Associate Professor with the Department of Automotive Technology, Southern Illinois University. Three years ago he decided to convert his 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser to a fully electric commuter vehicle. He is also managing a grant-funded project at SIU to convert on-campus vehicles to plugin electric vehicles; giving students hand-on experience with electric vehicle technology and providing zero-emission vehicles to the campus community.Return to event list.
His presentation will describe the advantages of electric vehicles and the advantages/cost savings of converting an existing vehicle to electric propulsion. He will also have the car available for a demonstration after the presentation.
FREE and open to the public. Parking and entrance are at the rear, off Monroe and Marion.
Wind: 8 MPH
Humidity: 81 %