Ohio State at the Columbus Auto Show

The Ohio State University’s EcoCAR 2 team recently partnered with Clean Fuels Ohio to create a display called “Green and Made in Ohio” for the 2012 Columbus Auto Show! The focus of the display was regional Ohio’s contributions to the alternative fuel transportation sector, including electric vehicle alternatives and electric vehicle charging installation displays.

Over the course of the four day show more than 10,000 attendees passed the display. The public’s reaction was a mix of surprise at how advanced Ohio’s automotive industry has become and positive reactions to the various vehicle technologies.

The display featured an AMP Electric Mercedes MLe, a Signature Controls Recharge Power Electric Vehicle Charge Station, a Honda Civic Natural Gas, IGS Energy’s FuelMaker CNG station, a Chevrolet Cruze Eco, The Ohio State University EcoCAR, The Ohio State University Buckeye Bullet  (World’s fastest electric vehicle) and the Columbus Electric Motorsports’ Electric Midget Sprint Car. Representatives from Clean Fuels Ohio and The Ohio State University EcoCAR 2 team staffed the display during the show.

Clean Fuels Ohio and The Ohio State EcoCAR 2 team would like to thank the following companies for their generous support and donation of display vehicles and materials!

Lindsey Honda

Byers Chevrolet

AMP Electric Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz of Cincinnati

The Ohio State University Buckeye Bullet Team

IGS Energy

Signature Controls

Columbus Electric Motorsports

And all the volunteers!