EcoRun to Begin Day 2 at BC Legislative Buildings in Victoria - 9:00am

AJAC 2015 Vancouver Island EcoRun

Bringing Fuel Efficient Technologies to Your Community

VANCOUVER, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - A fleet of vehicles showcasing the latest eco-friendly and fuel-efficient technologies will be assembled at the Parliament Building (BC Legislative Buildings) in Victoria this morning for a press conference, starting at 9:00am.

Thirteen manufacturers, 21 AJAC Journalists and 20 vehicles overall are participating in this year's two-day drive from Vancouver to Nanaimo, with a range of models, from subcompacts, compacts, family sedans and sport utility vehicles to sport coupes and pickups. The powertrains include pure electric, plug-in and conventional hybrid, diesel fuelled, high-efficiency gasoline and, new to the consumer market, hydrogen fuel cell.

Today's EcoRun Schedule:

9:00 a.m.

– Press conference begins outside of Parliament Buildings

– Speakers: Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines; Mary Polak, Minister of Environment

11:00 a.m.

– Departure to Sidney, BC for lunch

11:45 a.m. – 1:00pm

Lunch, Depart for BC Ferries Swartz Bay Terminal

3:00 p.m.

– Boarding ferry back to mainland Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal/Delta, BC

4:30 p.m.

– Land at Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal on route to Steveston Village

5:15 p.m.

– Steveston Village one-hour walking tour choice

  • Tour #1: A look into the history and culture of Japanese Canadians in Steveston. Stops at Gulf of Georgia Cannery and Garry Point Park.

  • Tour #2: A general historical look into Steveston with talks of films and TV in area. Ending with a look at the seedier side of town.

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.

SOURCE Automobile Journalists Association of Canada

For further information: For further information about the AJAC EcoRun, please contact David Miller or Clare Dear, EcoRun Committee Co-Chairs.


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