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Project: Updating Automotive Labs - Electric Vehicle (EV) & Hybrid Instruction


Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Lead: Larry McLaughlin,, Deputy Sector Navigator, Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energy
Number of colleges participating: 9
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain, Mt. San Jacinto, Palo Verde, Riverside City, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley

Sector: Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energy

  • Program TOPS Codes: Automotive Technology (094800)
  • Metrics: Enrollments, Students Who Earn a Degree or Certificate

Project Description: Provides vehicles, diagnostic equipment, manufacturer information, and faculty professional development needed to keep the region's automotive technology programs up-to-date with industry trends and its automotive students up-to-date with marketable skills.

Status Update

As of June 30, 2018

Total Funded: $991,000

As of December 31, 2017

Total Funded: $697,500

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Larry McLaughlin
College of the Desert