September 12, 2013 Leave a comment
LA MIRADA (WhittierDailyNews) >> Members of the La Mirada High School Energy Engineering and Technology Academy (EETA) turned on “the switch” Tuesday as part of the school’s Green Jobs Project.
Officials unveiled to sponsors and supporters of the academy a highway-ready electric vehicle, known as, “the switch,” and designed by Electric Auto Shop.
“The Chassis Lab is a step-by-step curriculum for teaching electric vehicle technology,” said Michael Mack, of the Forestville, Calif.-based company. “We provide a 16-week program for schools that bring alternative fuel transportation to classrooms.”
La Mirada is the ninth campus in California to enact this program, which allows the school’s students to work on the car and get it running. Continue Reading at Whittier Daily News