Jan 23, 2006 (From the CalCars-News archive)
Here's the Business Wire announcement with an updated participant list; you can watch it tomorrow at http://www.pluginpartners.com
BUSINESS WIRE: January 23, 2006 09:00 AM US Eastern Timezone Launch of National Campaign for Plug-In Hybrids; Learn How America Can Dramatically Reduce Its Gas Consumption, Dependence on Foreign Oil, and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Plug-in Partners Coalition:
WHAT: Media briefing hosted by Plug-in Partners Coalition
-- Find out why local governments, national policy organizations, utilities, and environmentalists are uniting behind the push for plug-in hybrid vehicles (electric-flex-fuel vehicles that can be recharged by plugging into electrical sockets);
-- Hear how the Plug-in Partners campaign plans to create a compelling case for automakers to produce plug-in hybrid vehicles;
-- Learn from some of the country's leading experts on national security, energy efficiency and plug-in hybrids about the merits of developing this next generation of hybrid vehicles.
WHEN: Tuesday, January 24 @ 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. EST
WHERE: National Press Club, Holeman Room 529 14th St. NW; Washington, D.C. WHO:
-- Austin, Texas, Mayor Will Wynn -- Charles Fox, Deputy Secretary for New York Governor George Pataki for Energy and Environment -- James Woolsey, Former CIA Director and Founder, Set America Free -- Frank Gaffney, President, Center for National Security Policy -- Kateri Callahan, President, Alliance to Save Energy -- Alan Richardson, President & CEO, American Public Power Association -- Dr. Joseph Romm, Founder & Executive Director, Center for Energy and Climate Solutions -- Dr. Andy Frank, University of California-Davis, Expert on Plug-in Hybrids
LIVE WEBCAST: www.PlugInPartners.org (9:30 a.m. EST)
VIDEO: Available for broadcast outlets
CONTACTS: For Media Event: Frank Walter, 202-299-0300 Mobile 202-271-7727 fwalter@... Ed Clark, Plug-in Partners Coalition 512-322-6514 Pager 512-802-2000 For Program Information: Roger Duncan, 512-322-6157 roger.duncan@...