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Please enjoy archived issues of the Electric Vehicle Safety Training newsletter.

  • November 2012
    Hybrid shutdown; Plan A, Plan B, and even Plan C; Preview NFPA's Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Emergency Field Guide; Earn a Certificate and CEUs by taking EV Safety Training online; The extrication of a new Mitsubishi MiEV; NFPA launches a Law Enforcement version of their highly-successful EV Safety Training.
  • October 2012
    National Plug in Day electrified 65 cities across the nation; Join us in San Diego for IACP 2012 EV; Register for an upcoming EV Safety Training session; Can't make it to classroom training?; Emergency Field Guide available in both print and electronic formats; NFPA's Electric Vehicle team will be heading to the Big Easy
  • September 2012
    Fires in Vehicles (FIVE) 2012 being held September 27-28 in Chicago; America's most fuel efficient car: 2013 Honda Fit EV; Can I use water to put out an electric vehicle fire?; Chrysler and Dodge Emergency Response Guides now available online
  • August 2012
    NFPA's Electric Vehicle Safety Training is now available online; New project targets best practices for emergency response to EV hazards; Electric Vehicle Safety Standards Summit open for registration; Visit the EV team at Fire Rescue International in Denver
  • July 2012
    Apply today! Grant funds available for NFPA's Electric Vehicle Safety Training; Workshop Summary: Personal protective equipment for hybrid and electric vehicles; NFPA works with CODA Automotive to help keep responders safe; The Volkswagen Golf goes electric; Electric cars could soon be powering our homes during outages
  • May 2012
    Online EV training coming soon! Massachusetts announces specialty plates for electric cars; New Mazda Tribute emergency response guide; Electric Vehicle Safety Training overview at the NFPA Conference & Expo in Las Vegas; "Train-the-trainer" session at Fire-Rescue Med; EV Safety Training scheduled in two more states
  • April 2012
    All new emergency response guides; Nissan releases ERG for the 2012 Nissan Leaf; EV “train the trainer” sessions; Join us in Las Vegas for NFPA's Conference & Expo
  • March
    NHTSA interim guidance; Plug-In 2012; EV team is halfway point in national training tour; California announces new automotive emissions rules
  • February
    NHTSA releases interim guidance following Volt investigation; states offer "train the trainer" sessions in MS, RI, FL, DE, KY, WA, and VT, registration open for EV Symposium in Los Angeles
  • January
    New report looks at EV safety standards summit; NFPA seeks electric vehicle safety training instructor; emergency response guides for the fire service; Detroit Auto Show to feature brand-new EVs


  • December
    NHTSA announces additional electric vehicle safety information; emergency response guides for the fire service; states offer electric vehicle 'train the trainer' sessions
  • November
    New report focuses on EV charging and NFPA electrical safety codes and standards; EV Standards 101; National Plug-in Day spreads EV awareness; GM to produce all-electric Chevy Spark
  • October
    EV Safety tour stops in New Hampshire; AOL Energy lists top five electric vehicle partnerships; Solar-powered electric vehicles offer major savings; Hybrid trucks to surpass 100,000 annual sales by 2017
  • September
    Firefighters get hands-on electric vehicle safety training; Join us in Detroit for EV Safety Standards Summit; Toyota, Lexus resources now available online; Department of Energy continues investment in EV technology
  • August
    Electric Vehicle Safety Standards Summit; Rent an EV on your next road trip; Charging station at the next exit; NHTSA to require noise from quiet EVs
  • July
    Start the countdown: our train-the-trainer program is ready to launch; Help is on the way for stranded EV drivers; Safety Training highlighted at NFPA Conference & Expo; Watch for us at Firehouse Expo
  • June
    NFPA launches online, self-paced training for Chevy Volt; Charging stations popping up across the nation; Austin residents show their love for EVs…and help local firefighters along the way
  • April
    NFPA pilots Electric Vehicle Safety Training nationwide; Electric Vehicle Safety Training highlighted at CFSI; Talking up Electric Vehicle Safety at FDIC
  • March
    Taking Charge; ANSI Welcomes NFPA as Diamond Sponsor for Electric Vehicles Workshop; 2011 Nissan LEAF First Responder’s Guide; U.S. National Electric Vehicle Safety Standards Summit Summary Report