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AeroVironment Added to S&P SmallCap 600 Index

January 14, 2009
AeroVironment will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Aerospace & Defense Sub-Industry index.   -> View More

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Nestle North America Implements AeroVironment's PosiCharge® Fast Charge Systems in Distribution and Manufacturing Facilities

January 12, 2009
CHICAGO, At ProMat, Jan. 12, 2009 - AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) (NASDAQ:AVAV) today announced that it has installed more than 200 of its PosiCharge fast charge systems at Nestle facilities throughout North America. These fast charge systems support electric material handling fleets in more than 14 Nestle facilities.   -> View More

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AeroVironment Unveils New PosiCharge® Fast Charge and Opportunity Charge Systems and Accessories

January 12, 2009
CHICAGO, at ProMat, Jan. 12, 2009 - AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) (NASDAQ: AVAV), the leading supplier of industrial fast charge systems in North America, today unveiled a series of new PosiCharge® fast charge systems, accessories and opportunity charge systems for industrial electric vehicles, including the LP Meter, a data collection device that eases the conversion of propane trucks to electric power.   -> View More

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ASU Salvages Old Building for New School of Sustanability

January 06, 2009
The renovation was led by the design team of Lord, Aeck & Sargent and Gould Evans Associates; they're anticipating LEED Silver certification and did it all with a $6 M budget. Now complete, it will be used for Arizona State University's Global Institute of Sustainability and a newly formed School of Sustainability. In terms of performance, the Institute is anticipated to save 18.7% on energy and 50.3% on water use compared with its baseline usage -- plus, it's been outfitted with six, hard-to-miss, state-of-the-art AeroVironment parapet turbines.   -> View More

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A Cleaner Way to Keep the City Running

January 02, 2009
For centuries, grist-grinders and sailors have exploited the wind. Now, New York developers, homeowners and city leaders might be coming around. A handful of buildings are already drawing electricity from wind turbines, which typically resemble table fans, or mounted airplane propellers. Unlike some of the skyscraping versions that dot rural hillsides, small turbines supply power directly to homes without first sending it through a utility company's lines.   -> View More

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Balqon Corporation Installs AeroVironment's PosiCharge® Fast Charge System at Port of Los Angeles to Power Electric Trucks

December 18, 2008
MONROVIA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2008 - AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced that Balqon Corporation (OTC:BLQN), a developer of heavy duty electric trucks, tractors and electric drive systems, has purchased a new high voltage version of AV's PosiCharge fast charge systems as part of a program to replace internal combustion yard tractors with electric propulsion vehicles at the Port of Los Angeles.   -> View More

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AeroVironment's Raven Small Unmanned Aircraft System Receives Military Aircraft Type-Classification Certificate from the Italian Ministry of Defense

December 15, 2008
MONROVIA, Calif., Dec. 15, 2008 - AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced that the General Directorate for Aircraft Weapon Systems (MoD - Italy) has issued a Military Aircraft Type-Classification Certificate for the Raven B unmanned aircraft system, the first such certificate issued in Italy in the Micro-Unmanned Aerial Vehicle category. This certificate permits Italian military personnel to fly Raven in Italy's national airspace.   -> View More

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AeroVironment Has Been Named A “Homeland Security Rising 10”

November 30, 2008
As the year draws to a close, it's time to revisit the 10 companies that HSToday named as up-and-comers in April. Although they did not make the list of the top 25 contractors with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), they were selected for their dynamism.   -> View More

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Carmakers Charge Ahead with Electrics

November 20, 2008

The future - or at least a future - may finally be in sight for the electric car. Nissan-Renault Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn announced plans at the L.A. Auto Show on Wednesday to begin selling a competitively priced electric car in Oregon in 2010. The vehicle would go "mass market" by 2012, Ghosn vowed.

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AeroVironment Featured on Mad Money with Host Jim Cramer

October 28, 2008
AVAV: Flying High Insight on AeroVironment, with Mad Money host Jim Cramer.   -> View More

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