Release 00-19      
August 15, 2000 


Jerry Martin
Gennet Osborn
(916) 322-2990
Media Advisory

100 Electric Vehicles to be Showcased at ZEVent

       Join the California Air Resources Board, Department of General Services and
ev Sacramento for Californiaís largest display of zero-emission vehicle technology at ZEVent:

Thursday, August 17
9 a.m. Ė 1 p.m.
Miller Park
2710 Ramp Way

        ARB motor vehicle rules require major auto manufacturers to offer 10 percent zero and near-zero emission vehicles beginning in 2003.  The ARB will hold a public meeting to review the regulation on September 7 and 8 in Sacramento.

        ZEVent is a demonstration of current electric vehicle technology, most of which is a result of the ARBís regulation.



DIRECTIONS TO MILLER PARK:   The park entrance is at the corner of Broadway and Front Street, Sacramento.  ZEVent will be held in the cul-de-sac area of the park.

       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.

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