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SAE International 2012 Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium Set for Feb. 23 in San Diego

WARRENDALE, Pa., Jan. 22, 2012 - SAE International will hold the 2012 Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium on Feb. 23 at the Town and Country Resort & Conference Center in San Diego. Infineon Technologies is serving as Premier Partner for the event.

The symposium will provide a forum for the delivery on the latest technical innovations with real-world data in electric drives, motors, energy storage and system engineering from the innovators and OEMs of electric vehicle technology.

Topics to be discussed include:

· Need for public charging infrastructure

· Fast charging developments

· Battery state of health

· Utility preparedness

· Secondary use, recycling and disposal

Keynote speaker for the event is Lord Paul Drayson, President of the Motorsport Industries Association, and Managing Partner of Drayson Racing Technologies. He will speak at 8:15 a.m. In addition, panel discussions will focus on “Global EV Charging Methods” and “Competing in the Automotive Market."

For more information about the SAE Electric Vehicle Technologies Symposium visit http://www.sae.org/events/training/symposia/evt/ .

To request press credentials for the event, e-mail pr@sae.org or call 1-724-772-8522.

SAE International is a global association of more than 134,000 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 Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.

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