Media Advisory - 2018 AJAC EcoRun: Moncton-Saint John-Fredericton

MONCTON, NB, June 20, 2018 /CNW/ - The 7th annual EcoRun, hosted by The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) will be having its opening ceremonies at Moncton City Hall on June 21, 2018.

The AJAC EcoRun is a fuel-efficient driving event showcasing the latest and greatest offerings from a broad spectrum of automakers. Over the course of two days, 20 journalists will be piloting 20 eco-friendly vehicles ranging in size, which include pure electrics, plug-in and conventional hybrids, hydrogen fuel cells, diesel-fueled powertrains and highly-efficient gasoline options.

Moncton Mayor Dawn Arnold and the Honourable Cathy Rogers, New Brunswick Finance Minister will be in attendance to say a few words.

DATE: Thursday, June 21, 2018

TIME: 8:00-8:30 a.m.

LOCATION: front steps of Moncton City Hall

ADDRESS: 655 Main St, Moncton, NB E1C 1E8

Once the opening ceremony concludes, the EcoRun will test its vehicles throughout southern New Brunswick with stops in Sussex, Snider Mountain, Saint John, New River Beach and Saint Andrews, eventually ending the journey in Fredericton on Friday, June 22.

The 2018 AJAC EcoRun is being supported by its main partners: Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Canadian Fuels Association, CAA Atlantic Club, Michelin North America (Canada) Inc., NB Power and Tourism New Brunswick.

A section on the AJAC EcoRun webpage has been set-up where you may obtain photos, fuel consumption summaries, video, quotes and testimonials. Please see heading MEDIA at


The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC) is an association of professional journalists, writers, photographers, and corporate members whose focus is the automobile and the Canadian automotive industry. Collectively, our primary objectives are to promote, encourage, support, and facilitate professionalism in Canadian automotive journalism and to ensure factual and ethical reporting about the automobile and automotive issues to Canadian consumers. This is achieved through the work of our members and AJAC's annual vehicle testing and evaluation events, the Canadian Car of the Year Awards (CCOTY), Canadian Green Car of the Year Awards, Innovation Awards, and EcoRun.

SOURCE Automobile Journalists Association of Canada

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