Please Mark Your Calendars for 2013's
Eighth Annual AltWheels Fleet Day
Monday, Oct. 7th, 2013 — at the Four Points by Sheraton,
It's AltWheels's Tenth Anniversary!
AltWheels has come a long way from its start as a public festival on
alternative transportation and energy to today's focused day-long seminar
for fleet managers.
The brainchild of Alison Sander, AltWheels started in 2003 as a way to
increase awareness among the general public on ways to reduce costs,
emissions and our reliance on fossil fuels, and showcase new and upcoming
technologies such as hybrid vehicles, alternative fuels, and smart
Thanks to the efforts many dedicated people and organizations, our message
was heard and there was a growing desire by many to be part of AltWheels. It
wasn't very long before AltWheels outgrew its original home at the Larz
Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline and moved to a spectacular setting at
Boston City Hall Plaza. AltWheels attracted more than 50,000 visitors during
each of our two years at Boston City Hall Plaza and our success led us to
rethink our goals.
As hybrid, electric and alternative fueled vehicles became more common, and
the public became more aware of the country's energy and climate challenges,
the time was right for a more precise focus. It was felt that AltWheels
could have a greater impact by focusing on best practices in transportation
and engaging with early adopters. AltWheels's first Fleet Day was in 2005
and since then has brought together corporate, municipal and institutional
fleet managers to share best practices, and see new and upcoming innovative
We've come a long-way in ten years (see the
AltWheels Photo pages to see how
much has changed over the years!), and we look forward to another exciting
AltWheels Fleet Day on Mon. October 7th, 2012.
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