Volkswagen’s Dieselution Tour Comes to RIT

Traveling Exhibit Seeks to Enhance Understanding of Alternative Fuel Technologies




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Volkswagen of America Inc. is bringing its Dieselution Tour, a traveling exhibit designed to educate the public on the importance of alternative fuels, to Rochester. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 8 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. October 9 on the campus of Rochester Institute of Technology. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Using interactive displays and exhibits, the Dieselution Tour will highlight current environmental issues and showcase advances in diesel engine technology, design and performance. The exhibit is on a four-month tour, making stops at events and locations around the United States, including environmental and alternative fuel festivals, auto shows and the 2008 Super Bowl.

WHAT: Volkswagen’s Dieselution Tour

WHO: Alternative fuel experts from Volkswagon and RIT

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 8, 2007; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 9, 2007

WHERE: RIT Campus, Parking Lot T, In front of Building 78