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Plug-In Partners Launches Jan 24 in Washington, DC
Jan 17, 2006 (From the CalCars-News archive)
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Plug-in Partners National Campaign Press Conference

A national initiative to encourage automakers to produce flexible fuel plug-in hybrid vehicles

Tuesday, January 24 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. National Press Club Holeman Lounge 529 14th St. NW Washington, D.C.

  • Learn more about how America can dramatically reduce gas consumption and reduce dependence on foreign oil while significantly cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Find out why cities and counties, national policy organizations, electric utilities, national security experts, and environmental groups are uniting behind the push for flexible fuel plug-in hybrid vehicles (electric-gas vehicles that can be recharged by plugging them into standard sockets).
  • Hear how the Plug-in Partners campaign makes a compelling case for automakers to produce plug-ins.
  • Talk to some of the leading flexible fuel plug-in hybrid vehicle experts in the country to understand the development of the next-generation of hybrid vehicles.
  • Speakers include:

    • Austin Mayor Will Wynn;
    • Frank Gaffney, President, Center for Security Policy;
    • James Woolsey, Former CIA Director and currently with Booz Allen Hamilton;
    • Kateri Callahan, President, Alliance to Save Energy;
    • Alan Richardson, President & CEO, American Public Power Association;
    • Professor Andy Frank of the University of California - Davis, widely regarded as the inventor of plug-in hybrids, will be available to address technical questions.

    Contact: Daryl Slusher, Austin Energy (512) 322-6210; Daryl.slusher@... or Lisa Braithwaite, Austin Energy (512) 322-6511; Lisa.braithwaite@...

    Also, see James Woolsey on the Daily Show --scheduled for this Wednesday, Jan. 18

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