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SAE International to host School Bus Powertrain Symposium.

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November 29, 2011 - Scheduled for December 5, SAE International's 2011 School Bus Powertrain Innovation Symposium will address school bus propulsion systems. One-day event will help attendees make properly informed decisions about pros and cons of converting buses to hybrid electric, propane, or compressed natural gas technology. OEM, supplier, and peer-to-peer presentations and panel discussions, along with grant writing workshop and ride-along, are integral parts of program.

Society Of Automotive Engineers, Inc. (SAE) - Warrendale, PA

Original Press Release

SAE International to Host School Bus Powertrain Symposium, Dec. 5 in Raleigh, N.C.

Press release date: November 17, 2011

WARRENDALE, Pa., -- School bus propulsion systems will be on the agenda during SAE International's 2011 School Bus Powertrain Innovation Symposium, Dec. 5 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, N.C. This one-day event is designed to help attendees make properly informed decisions about the pros and cons of converting their buses to either hybrid electric, propane, or compressed natural gas technology. OEM, supplier and peer-to-peer presentations and panel discussions, along with a grant writing workshop and ride-along, are integral parts of this program. Keynote speaker for the symposium will be Mark S. Smith, Vehicle Technologies Deployment Manager, Department of Energy, Clean City Program. In his role, Smith's responsibilities include developing outreach strategies for implementing new national partnerships between industry and the DOE Clean Cities program to successfully deploy new vehicle technologies. For more information on the event, visit http://www.sae.org/events/sbpi/ . For media credentials, email pr@sae.org or call 1-724-772-8522. SAE International is a global association of more than 128,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In MotionĀ® and the Collegiate Design Series. Contact: Shawn Andreassi of SAE International, 1-724-772-8522 or pr@sae.org Web Site: http://www.sae.org

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