Release 08-56
June 20, 2008

    Dimitri Stanich

New era of clean, efficient vehicles on show at Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance

PALO ALTO, CALIF. - The California Air Resources Board and vehicle manufacturers will be available at the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance to showcase high-end, clean vehicles. Vehicle experts will be on hand to provide details about each vehicle's smog score, global warming impact and fuel economy, and describe incentives offered by the state, federal and local agencies.


CARB spokespeople and vehicle experts from Tesla Motors, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz and Honda


Sunday, June 22

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Concours Field at Stanford University

Sand Hill Road at Pasteur Drive

Palo Alto

Photo Opportunity:

The following vehicles will be on display ranging from sports cars to sedans:

  • 2008 battery electric Tesla Roadster;
  • 2008 hybrid-electric Lexus 600h L;
  • 2008 super-clean gasoline Mercedes-Benz E350; and,
  • 2008 compressed natural gas Honda Civic GX.

For ticket information and directions to the Concours d'Elegance visit .

For more information on the cleanest vehicles available today, visit .

The Air Resources Board is a department of the California Environmental Protection Agency. ARB's mission is to promote and protect public health, welfare, and ecological resources through effective reduction of air pollutants while recognizing and considering effects on the economy. The ARB oversees all air pollution control efforts in California to attain and maintain health based air quality standards.