Fitzgerald Auto Malls in Bethesda, MD, hosted an exclusive Alternative Fuel Vehicle Expo that showcased more than 20 of the latest and upcoming alternative fuel vehicles.
Vehicles showcasing latest alternative-fuel technologies included Toyota, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Hyundai, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Subaru and Volkswagen models.
Hybrid, alternative fuel, fuel cell, hydrogen, electric and E85 vehicles were on display, along with a new, five-passenger 150-mpg (1.57L/100 km) conversion car.
Manufacturer representatives and auto industry experts were on-site to discuss new fuel saving technologies. According to The Auto Alliance, there are over 70 models of alternative fuel vehicles on America's roads today, accounting for 12 million vehicles.
Show sponsors included the Maryland Automobile Dealers Assn. and Washington Area New Automobile Dealers Assn., National Auto Dealer Assn. and American International Auto Dealer Assn.
“These alternative fuel vehicles give consumers the attributes they demand at an affordable price,” says Charles Territo of the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers. “They are the future of the automobile industry.”
Jack Fitzgerald's Fitzgerald Auto Malls represent more than 20 brands at 12 locations in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Florida.