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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON INVITES TEST DRIVE OF FIRST ALL-ELECTRIC POWERED FLOAT

 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON INVITES TEST DRIVE
 OF FIRST ALL-ELECTRIC POWERED FLOAT
 You are invited to witness a test drive of the first all- electric powered float in the history of the Tournament of Roses Parade. Stately sphinxes, an animated solar system and an electric vehicle zooming into the future will be featured.
 WHAT: Southern California Edison Float
 WHEN: Sunday, Dec. 8,
 9 a.m.
 WHERE: Fiesta Parade Floats
 505 W. Foothill Blvd.
 Azusa
 818-969-6118
 WHO: Float designer Raul Rodriguez, Thomas Edison
 look-alike Drew Wilson, Tournament of Roses
 officials
 This is the first time a float and its animation, sound and intercom systems have been operated by electricity, making this float the first clean-fueled float since the turn of the century when the floats were horse-drawn.
 Although the battery pack that drives the motor will be concealed during the parade on New Year's Day, it will be available for inspection and photographs before and after the test drive.
 CONTACT: Melanie Savage of Southern California Edison, 818-302-6815 or 818-302-2255.
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