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May 4, 2012 at 7:22 PM EDT

AeroVironment's EVS26 Booth to Feature Historic GM EV1

AeroVironment exhibiting and participating in Ride, Drive & Charge at the largest conference and exhibit for the electric vehicles industry


EV1 - Courtesy of the Nethercutt Collection

EV1 - Courtesy of the Nethercutt Collection



Visit AeroVironment's booth during EVS26 and learn about the company's rich history and its decades of electric vehicle innovation. Experts, chargers and the groundbreaking General Motors EV1 car will be present to illustrate AeroVironment's historical and current innovations.



AeroVironment is a technology solutions provider that designs, develops, produces, operates and supports an advanced portfolio of electric transportation solutions. AeroVironment's comprehensive EV charging solutions include EV home charging, public charging, fast charging, data collection, grid-integrated communications and complete installation, training and support services for consumers, automakers, utilities, government agencies and businesses.


Sunday, May 6Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Sunday — Exposition and Ride, Drive & Charge: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday — Exposition and Ride, Drive & Charge: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday — Exposition and Ride, Drive & Charge: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Wednesday — Conference: 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.



Booth #1515

Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street


Los Angeles, CA 90015


AeroVironment special guest at the booth: the General Motors EV1, the first commercially available electric car that resulted from the company's co-development of the GM Impact with General Motors in 1989. Additionally, AeroVironment is supporting the Ride, Drive & Charge by providing a Level-3 DC fast charger, which can fully charge an EV in as little as 20 minutes, as well as six Level-2 chargers. Participants will have the opportunity to test drive and charge an EV, including the Nissan LEAF or the Mitsubishi i-Miev, among others. Lastly, a quiz reflecting AeroVironment's history and decades of innovation will be released on May 4. AeroVironment will select 10 winners, who will receive $100 to pay for his/her electricity bill, take the quiz here, EV Innovator Quiz.

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Fleishman-Hillard for AeroVironment
Lauren Karasek
(310) 484-4276

Source: AeroVironment

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