Oct 31, 2005 (From the CalCars-News archive)
One of CalCars' main roles is giving you the tools to get the word out about plug-in hybrids, learn more yourself, and keep up with the news. Thanks in advance for doing your part--handing out flyers, writing letters to the editor, posting to blogs.
We have articles and flyers you can use in electronic or printed form.
At http://www.calcars.org/faq.html -- the CalCars FAQ -- see the
At http://www.calcars.org/kudos.html see links to many new print and
broadcast news clips.
We'll soon post a list of CalCars'/PRIUS+ appearances, including the Green
Festival in San Francisco next weekend, Seattle/Wenatchee mid-month, and
Here's what's newly available and free for you to point to, download and print, or text versions you can forward.
New version of "recommended mix"--24-page downloadable brochure of best magazine and newspaper articles and flyers (7MB PDF) http://www.calcars.org/calcars-24pages-27oct05.pdf At CalCars FAQ, we show •for those items included. We'll be revising this again within a week or two.
Revised version of CalCars Talking Points (now a 1-page PDF) at httpt://www.calcars.org/calcars-phevtalkingpoints.pdf Text version posted at http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/calcars-news/message/184
Updated version of PRIUS+ Fact Sheet, incorporating new Electro Energy information and EAA-PHEV "do-it-yourself group, updated information about CalCars http://www.calcars.org/priusplusfactsheet-v.1.11.pdf Text version posted posted at the PRIUS+ Conversion Group http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/priusplus/message/533
Text version of About CalCars (last page of PRIUS+ Fact Sheet document) at http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/calcars-news/message/185
Here's EDrive's first flyer for their Prius conversions; latest I hear is that ikely first availability of installations is at the end of the first quarter of 2006. http://www.calcars.org/edrive-ad-27oct05.pdf
You can hear an interview with Electro Energy's CEO, talking about their bi-polar battery technology that they're working with CalCars on at http://www.wallst.net/ do "audio search" for EEEI.