As part of its Electric Vehicle Safety Training project, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is working with General Motors and Chevrolet to help prepare the nation's fire service and other first responders for the growing number of electric vehicles on the road.
Chevrolet is a global automotive brand, with annual sales of about 3.5 million vehicles in more than 130 countries. OnStar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Motors, is the leading provider of in-vehicle safety, security and communication services.
Online training now available:
NFPA, Chevrolet, and OnStar have launched online Electric Vehicle Safety Training for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, an extended-range electric vehicle that hit the roads last fall. The training features an inside look at the vehicle's technology and safety systems.nline safety training for the Chevy Volt.
Online training videos now available:
Its true; the application of advanced and high strength steels in automotive use is on the rise both in quantity and locations throughout the vehicle. As a first responder, what can be done to extricate with existing, maybe even older extrication tools sets and this new metal? In these extrication training videos, you will find familiar techniques that can be used to complete traditional maneuvers with the added influence of advanced or high strength steel in the vehicle. The information presented may be applied to a variety of vehicles that use advanced or high strength steels and including the Chevrolet Volt.
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