AJAC EcoRun heads east to showcase latest 'green' vehicles

AJAC 2017 EcoRun:  OttawaMontrealQuebec City

The sixth annual AJAC EcoRun continues east for annual green vehicle drive

OTTAWA, June 14, 2017 /CNW/ - The EcoRun is an annual AJAC event that shows off a variety of eco-friendly vehicles, which include pure electrics, plug-in and conventional hybrids, hydrogen fuel cells, diesel-fuelled powertrains and highly-efficient gasoline options. The purpose of the EcoRun is to help inform consumers of these alternative options, as well as providing accurate road testing fuel economy numbers. There's no limit to the size of the vehicles showcased, as they range from subcompacts to pickup trucks. These new vehicles are driven on real-world road conditions in order to fully test for fuel efficiency and the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions.

Media Invite to the sixth edition of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada's EcoRun

Date: June 15, 2017

Time: 8:30am-9:00am

Location: On the grounds of Parliament Hill

Wellington St, Ottawa, ON K1A 0A4 

Purpose/Intent: Parliament Hill will be the location for the opening ceremonies of AJAC's EcoRun. For 2017, the EcoRun is showing off 19 new vehicles on a drive starting in Ottawa and ending in Quebec City. The drive aims to promote various fuel efficient vehicles in all vehicle segments including pure electrics, plug-in and conventional hybrids, hydrogen fuel cells, diesel-fuelled powertrains and highly-efficient gasoline options.

Attending: Kim Rudd, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources; Peter Boag, President and CEO, Canadian Fuels Association; Brookes Shean, General Manager, Ontario, FLO; and Frederic Ollendorff, Marketing Manager, Michelin North America..

The sixth edition of the AJAC EcoRun is made possible thanks to the help of our partners, Natural Resources Canada, the Canadian Fuels Association (CFA), Michelin North America (Canada) Inc., FLO, and Meo Electric.

EcoRun PRESS ROOM

A section on the AJAC EcoRun webpage has been set-up where you may peruse and view photos, video, quotes and testimonials, including recent press releases.  Please see heading MEDIA at www.ajac.ca/eco-run

For more information regarding the EcoRun program, please contact David Miller (davemiller1188@gmail.com) or Kevin Mio (kevinmio@hotmail.com) EcoRun Co-Chairs.

SOURCE Automobile Journalists Association of Canada

For further information: For more details or any questions, media can contact EcoRun co-chair David Miller at 416-471-7467 or Kevin Mio at 514-501-5673.

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