Ride Forward is a research group that focuses on sustainable transportation through converting conventional vehicles to run on solar, electric or waste vegetable oil. The technical group looks at areas like energy storage and photovoltaic component design while the business group works on public relations, funding and marketing.
Ride Forward is overseen by faculty member Jim Durand firstname.lastname@example.org (434-243-2064)
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