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ISSUES FOR HYBRID COMMERCIAL VEHICLES WEBCAST SCHEDULED

Warrendale, PA, July 6, 2005 - The Society of Automotive Engineers in affiliation with ABI Research will present “Business and Technological Issues for Hybrid Commercial Vehicles” in a live, interactive telephone/webcast format.

DATE: Thursday, July 28, 2005

TIME: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. EDT

MODERATOR: Dan Benjamin
Senior Analyst, ABI Research

ADDITIONAL
FEATURED SPEAKERS: Jeffrey L. Carpenter
Senior Chief Engineer – Controls, Eaton Corp.
Ricardo Espinosa
Vice President – Engineering, Azure Dynamics Corp.

FEATURED TOPICS: - Discussion focusing on issues in the ongoing development of hybrid technology for Commercial Vehicles
- Benefits/limitations of hybrid technology in buyer’s business model
- Cost vs. capability of hybrid development
- Overview of existing design choices
- Analysis of ABI Research’s report “Commercial Hybrid Electrical Vehicles.”

Additional information is available by visiting www.sae.org/tele-webcasts.

Regulators, legislators, fleet managers, educators, researchers and students as well as engineers focusing on powertrain design, development, testing and alternative energy sources are encouraged to join this broadcast. Fee is $345. (Fee will be waived for reporters who receive accreditation; please email your request to pr@sae.org .)