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    Video: Learn hidden Tesla Model S safety facts from this first responder video

    We all know that crashes can happen in a Tesla Model S. What not all of us know is how to approach a smashed vehicle in such a situation. That's where a new video, Emergency Response To Electric Vehicles, with Brock Archer and Ron Moore from Boron Extrication comes in. The training video, put ...

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    Official: DOE helps launch first responder training program, app for alt-fuel vehicles

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and West Virginia University's National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC) launched a training program specializing in teaching first responders how to treat crashes involving hybrids, battery-electric vehicles and other advanced-powertrain ...

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    GM getting in to the guts of Chevy Volt safety with first responders [w/video]

    Chevy Volt First Responder Training – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Hope for the best, prepare for the worst, right? That's what General Motors is doing with a series of nationwide training sessions for emergency first responders to get them ready for the first private Chevrolet ...

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    Video: First responders discuss Chevrolet Volt safety training

    Firefighter cuts up a Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last week, General Motors announced that it would providing a series of special training sessions for emergency first responders later this year in preparation for the launch of the Chevrolet Volt. Firefighters and other ...

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    Chevrolet and OnStar to train emergency responders on electric vehicle technology

    Firefighter cutting open crash-tested Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf go on sale late this year, they will be just the first of a wave of new battery powered vehicles that will hit the streets over the next several years. Undoubtedly it ...

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    Hybrids dangerous for accident first responders?

    If you're the first responder to a traffic accident involving a hybrid, does the fact that there are batteries on-board make it more dangerous? Missouri seems to think so and will be putting nearly 1,800 first responders through essential training during the next two months so that they will know ...


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