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Clean Vehicle Tech to be Featured at Green Drives Conference on May 16

CHICAGO, March 4, 2019 – Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition invites commercial and government fleets, community leaders, and the public to attend its eighth annual Green Drives Conference and Expo on Thursday, May 16, at the Northern Illinois University Conference Center in Naperville, Illinois. “Green Drives is one of

Pace Named Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2019 – Pace Suburban Bus has been named Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC), a nonprofit coalition dedicated to promoting clean-vehicles and clean-air solutions for transportation in the Chicago area impacting nearly nine million people. Pace provides public transit services to the residents of 284 municipalities in Cook, Will,

Chicago Area Clean Cities Recognizes Top Green Fleets

CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2019 – The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition today announced its Green Fleet Leadership Award winners, recognizing companies and government agencies that are leading in the adoption of alternative fuels and clean-vehicle technologies for their fleets. This year’s winners include: ComEd, Chicago Park District, Chicago Transit Authority, City of Chicago, Village of

Electric Vehicle Test Drives Offered at 2019 Chicago Auto Show

CHICAGO, Feb. 5, 2019 – Consumers attending the 2019 Chicago Auto Show, Feb. 9-18, will get a chance to test-drive electric and hybrid-electric plug-in vehicles, including the 2019 Nissan LEAF and 2019 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid. The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition, a nonprofit coalition focused on clean-transportation solutions for the six-county Chicago area, is hosting

Electric Vehicle Project Charges Ahead in Midwest, Gives Consumers a Chance to Test Drive EVs

SAINT PAUL, Minn., Jan. 31, 2019 – More than 90,000 people have participated in the American Lung Association’s Midwest EVOLVE project, a seven-state program launched two years ago to promote the performance and clean-air advantages of electric vehicles. Midwest EVOLVE and its partners have held or participated in more than 190 events across the Midwest

Chicago Area Clean Cities Elects Leaders in Clean Air, Clean Vehicles to its Board

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 22, 2019 – Chicago Area Clean Cities (CACC) today announced the election of representatives from the American Lung Association, Nissan, Cummins, Inc., Exelon Corporation, and the Forest Preserves of Cook County to its executive board. New CACC board members include: Angela Tin, national senior director, Clean Air Initiatives, American Lung Association Cynthia

Chicago Area Clean Cities and West Chicago Fire Protection District Provide Alternative Fuels Training for First Responders

WEST CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 9, 2018 – Chicago Area Clean Cities and the West Chicago Fire Protection District teamed up today to provide training for first responders to learn how to handle incidents involving alternative-fuel vehicles. The hands-on training allowed participants to learn how to respond to emergency events via simulated emergencies, using alt-fuel vehicles provided by

Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive Featured at Cook County Green Fair

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill., Sept. 17, 2018 – As a part of the American Lung Association’s 7-state Midwest EVOLVE program, electric vehicles will be offered to the public for test drives at the Cook County Green Fair on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Green Fair, hosted by the Cook County Department of Environment and Sustainability, offers

Dozens of Ride & Drives Hosted in Midwest during National Drive Electric Week, Sept. 8-16

CHICAGO, Aug. 30, 2018 – The American Lung Association’s seven-state Midwest EVOLVE project is serving as a catalyst to get people behind the wheel of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles during National Drive Electric Week, Sept. 8-16. The program, called Midwest EVOLVE, emphasizes the clean-air benefits, cost savings, and fun of plug-in electric cars. The

Clean Cities Hosts Clean Air Golf Outing, Clean Vehicle Seminar Highlighting Telematics

CHICAGO, Aug. 22, 2018 – The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition hosts its 18th annual Clean Air Golf Outing on Thursday, Sept. 6, at the Maple Meadows Golf Club, 272 S. Addison Road in Wood Dale. The day will kick off with a free Clean Vehicles Seminar on how to “Reduce Vehicle Emissions via Telematics and

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