Electric Vehicles Powered By U.S. Battery Finish A Cross-Country Trip To Raise Money For Veterans

U.S. Battery Manufacturing joins Drive for Veterans in celebrating the end of a successful cross-country trip that raised money for wounded veterans. Drive for Veterans consisted of volunteers that took turns driving four Columbia ParCar electric vehicles across the United States, all powered by U.S. Battery products. “We were very happy to provide Drive for Veterans with batteries that allowed them to maintain a constant speed and level of reliability in conditions that most electric vehicles will never experience,” says Don Wallace, U.S. Battery CMO/Executive Vice President. “Each of the low-speed electric vehicles made the entire trip using a single set of our batteries.” Three of the vehicles were equipped with U.S. Battery US2200 6-volt deep-cycle batteries, while one was outfitted with U.S. Battery AGM2224 batteries.

The Drive for Veterans began October 19, 2013 in San Diego, California and ended December 2, 2013 at the American Legion Post 347 in Lady Lake, Florida. Participants stopped at various cities and events across the country, in an effort to raise a total of $500,000 for the Fisher House Foundation and Semper Fi Fund. Although the cross-country trip is over, Drive for Veterans will still accept donations thru December 31st.

One of the vehicles used in the fund raiser will also be on display in U.S. Battery’s booth during the PGA Trade Show in Orlando, Florida, January 22-24th booth #2525, and at the GIS Trade Show also in Orlando, February 5-6th booth #1353. For more information on Drive For Veterans, visit www.driveforveterans.com. For additional information on U.S. Battery products, contact U.S. Battery 1675 Sampson Ave. Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945. Or visit them online at www.USBattery.com.