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EPA to Release 2012 C02 Emissions & Fuel Economy Trend Report Dec. 5 in Ann Arbor, Mich.

WARRENDALE, Pa., Nov. 1, 2012 - SAE International, in partnership with U.S. EPA, announces that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will release the “2012 C02 Emissions & Fuel Economy Trends” report” on December 5, 2012.  The report highlights technologies being brought to market that improve fuel economy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In addition to the report, U.S. EPA will also conduct an open discussion regarding consumer acceptance of fuel economy technology.



1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EST:         Technology Displays


2:00 to 2:15 p.m. EST:         Break


2:15 to 2:20 p.m. EST:         Introduction by Chris Grundler, Office Director, OTAQ, US EPA


2:20 to 2:30 p.m. EST:         Trends Report Overview, Jeff Alson, Sr. Policy Advisor, OTAQ


2:30 to 3:10 p.m. EST:         Consumer Acceptance of Fuel Economy Technology Panel


- 5 to 6 panelists from industry, government & NGOs


- Discussion points:


- Past successes with fuel economy & technology introductions


- Promising future technology applications


- Strategies to leverage consumer interest in high fuel economy


3:10 to 4:00 p.m. EST: Moderated Q&A

When:   Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012


Where:              National Vehicle and Fuel Emissions Laboratory, 2565 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, Mich. 48105

Space is limited to approximately 100 attendees. Please RSVP or email questions to


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