EDMONTON, June 25, 2019 /CNW/ - The 8th annual EcoRun, hosted by The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) will be having its opening ceremonies at Louise McKinney Riverfront Park on the Shumka Stage (Millennium Plaza) on June 26, 2019.
The AJAC EcoRun is a fuel-efficient driving event showcasing the latest and greatest offerings from a broad spectrum of automakers. Over the course of two days, AJAC journalists from all over Canada will be piloting 20 eco-friendly vehicles ranging in size, which include pure electrics, plug-in and conventional hybrids, hydrogen fuel cells, diesel-fueled powertrains and highly-efficient gasoline options.
The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Natural Resources and Brian Aheard, Vice President, Western Region, Canadian Fuels Association will be in attendance to say a few words.
DATE: Wednesday, June 26, 2019
TIME: 7:40-8:10 a.m.
LOCATION: Shumka Stage (Millennium Plaza) in Louise McKinney Riverfront Park
ADDRESS: 9999 Grierson Hill NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 2A4
Once the opening ceremony concludes, the EcoRun will start its drive throughout Alberta. Other visits include Red Deer, Drumheller, Calgary, Longview, Canmore, Banff, eventually ending the journey once again in Calgary on Thursday, June 27.
The 2019 AJAC EcoRun is being supported by its main partners: Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Canadian Fuels Association (CFA), FLO, Michelin North America (Canada) Inc., ATCO and Petro-Canada.
EcoRun PRESS ROOM
A section on the AJAC EcoRun webpage has been set-up where you may obtain photos, fuel consumption summaries, video, quotes and testimonials. Please see heading MEDIA at www.ajac.ca/eco-run.
SOURCE Automobile Journalists Association of Canada