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Plug-in Vehicles to be Featured at Multiple Events in Chicago Area for National Drive Electric Week

CHICAGO, Sept. 6, 2017 – A number of local events are being held in the Chicago area to celebrate National Drive Electric Week (Sept. 9-17) to help consumers learn about the clean-air benefits, cost savings, and fun of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles. National Drive Electric Week is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of

Chicago Coalition Hosts Clean Air Golf Outing and Clean Vehicle Seminar

CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2017 – The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition hosts its 17th annual Clean Air Golf Outing on Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Maple Meadows Golf Club, 272 S. Addison Road in Wood Dale. The day will kick off with a free Clean Vehicles Seminar, followed by an afternoon of golf and dinner. Highlights

‘It’s exciting’: Experts speak on electric and hybrid vehicles in River Forest

RIVER FOREST, Ill., July 28, 2017 – The Oak Leaves newspaper covered our 2017 Picnic in the Preserves EVent at the Thatcher Woods pavilion, hosted by the coalition and the Forest Preserves of Cook County. The program featured information from experts of electric and hybrid vehicles and charging stations.

Advantages of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Featured at Chicago Area Ride and Drive

RIVER FOREST, Ill., July 13, 2017 – Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition and the Forest Preserves of Cook County will host a Picnic in the Preserves – a Seminar on Electric/Hybrid Vehicles and Charging Stations – at the Thatcher Woods Pavilion in River Forest on July 27. The test drives are a part of Midwest EVOLVE

Chicago Area Clean Cities Fleets Saved 26.5 Million Gallons of Petroleum in 2016

NAPERVILLE, Ill., May 18, 2017 – The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition today announced that in 2016 its member fleets displaced nearly 26.5 million gasoline-gallon equivalents (GGEs) of petroleum and reduced greenhouse-gas emissions by 230,000 tons. This represents a six percent increase in fuel savings over 2015 and a two percent improvement in emissions. “Our

Chicago Science Fest Offers Electric Vehicle Ride and Drives at the Merchandise Mart on May 20

CHICAGO, May 11, 2017 – Through a new seven-state electric vehicle partnership, the Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition will give consumers a chance to test drive some of the newest electric vehicles (EVs) at the Chicago Science Fest on May 20 at the Merchandise Mart. The drives are a part of a new three-year partnership

Green Drives Conference to Feature All-new Chevrolet Bolt EV, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Workhorse W-15

CHICAGO, May 1, 2017 – The all-new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, and the all-new 2018 Workhorse W-15 electric pickup truck will be featured at the Lake Michigan Consortium’s Green Drives Conference & Expo on Thursday, May 18, in Naperville, Ill. Three dozen green vehicles – from electric passenger vehicles

Illinois Alternative Fuels Alliance to Host Alt-Fuel Vehicle, Tech Summit at Illinois State Capitol

SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 27, 2017 – The newly formed Illinois Alternative Fuels Alliance is hosting an alternative-fuel vehicle and technology information session and expo for legislative officials, State employees, and the general public on Wednesday, May 10, at the Illinois Capitol Building in Springfield. The Illinois Alternative Fuels Alliance will showcase various projects and businesses

Clean-vehicle Conference to Feature Speakers from MotorWeek, UPS, NTEA and Automakers

CHICAGO, March 1, 2017 – Three Clean Cities coalitions from the Midwest are teaming up to host a major green-technology conference in the Chicago area on May 18. The Lake Michigan Consortium – a partnership between Clean Cities coalitions from Chicago, Wisconsin and Northern Indiana – will host the 2017 Green Drives Conference and Expo

Chicago Area Clean Cities Joins 7-state Project to Get People Charged Up About Electric Vehicles

CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2017 – Chicago Area Clean Cities today announced it will work with the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest and seven other Clean Cities coalitions on a three-year project to promote electric vehicles throughout the Midwest. The Midwest EVOLVE (Electric Vehicle Opportunities: Learning, eVents, Experience) project will demonstrate the performance and

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