Plug-in to hybrid and electric transportation technologies


San Jose, CA, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — June 7, 2010 – All critical areas of plug-in vehicles including batteries, vehicles and infrastructure will come under the spotlight at Plug-In 2010, and discussions will be structured around technology aspects, market research, policy initiatives, and commercialization.

The event, taking place in San Jose, CA, from July 26-29, is positioned on the cutting edge of current and future plug-in hybrid and electric transportation technologies, and will offer an interactive international gathering of automotive manufacturers, component suppliers, electric utilities, government agencies, the environmental community and academia.

On the first day the event begins with two pre-conference workshops on battery, vehicle costs and production, and plug-in readiness for communities. The second day features the opening plenary and then a series of 21 breakout sessions follow, under the themes of “Drive,” “Connect,” and “Launch,” leading up to a session panel and closing remarks in the morning of the last day.

“Drive” will look at the electric drive technologies for PHEV and all electric vehicles, “Connect” will look at the infrastructure to support electric drive, and “Launch” will look at programs and policies for electric drive market development.
Alongside the conference, an exposition will show the latest innovations associated with plug-in and electric transportation technology. Among the more than 20 confirmed exhibitors so far are Nissan North America, displaying the all-electric LEAF, and General Motors, showing its extended range electric vehicle the Chevrolet Volt.

Plug-In 2010 – the third event in the series – is organized by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the Silicon Valley Leadership Group.

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