Live Webcast: 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

Published: 24-Jan-2006

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.


-- 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: (9:30 a.m. EST)

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