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The tours will run during the lunch break between the morning and afternoon Masterclass sessions. Transport will be provided and lunch will be available for Masterclass attendees. Spaces are limited and open to all, but with preference to Masterclass attendees.*

Places must be booked in advance - email Alison Lewis: a.lewis@idtechex.com?subject=EVU12 Tours / Test Drives


Monday March 26
KleenSpeed Technologies

KleenSpeed Technologies Inc. located inside the NASA Ames Research facility was established in 2007 with the idea of building an all-electric race car. "We did not know we would build the world's fastest electric race car!" the KleenSpeed President says. For the third year in a row, the KleenSpeed EV-X11 capable of reaching speeds in excess of 160 mph has taken home the top prize at The ReFuel EV Challenge, and also managed to set a new lap record for EVs at the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. KleenSpeed's technical resources are committed to develop a consumer road car with the launch of the prototype and vehicle testing commencing in spring 2012.

Attendees will be able to see the flagship EV-X11 race car, along with KleenSpeed's other creations as well as an opportunity to speak with the company's CEO Timothy Collins and CTO Dante Zeviar



Monday March 26
Plasma Ruggedized Solutions

Plasma Ruggedized Solutions is a protective coating company headquartered in Silicon Valley. Find out how products are protected from the environment - also visit their testing and laboratory facilities.



Thursday March 29

The SunPods solar powered electric vehicle charging station (EV Plug-N-Go™) is factory built, pre-tested, pre-wired ready to power-up on delivery. The SunPods EV solar charging system installs quickly on corporate campuses and parking lots, at schools, shopping centers, military bases and at private and government fleet service centers.

Attendees will have the opportunity to see where the SunPods are being built and will be able to see a car charging station with Electric Car in action.



Thursday March 29

Founded by Tesla co-founder, Ian Wright, Wrightspeed makes powertrains that are driving the future of propulsion. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Wrightspeed's engineering team has particular strengths in control systems, high-reliability software, and high-power analog electronics. Wrightspeed is currently building disruptive electric powertrain technology for two high-power markets: medium duty fleet trucks and ultra-performance supercars. Unlimited Range. Optimal Performance. Exceptional Efficiency. Wrightspeed: switch.


* All tours are hosted by the company being visited, who have right to decline someone from attending. This is beyond the control of IDTechEx and if this is the case you will be informed as quickly as possible.