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Journalists Invited to Attend SAE International Symposium on Electric Vehicle Range Expansion

WARRENDALE, Pa., Oct. 17, 2016 - SAE International invites journalists and other credentialed members of the media to attend the SAE 2016 Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Symposium, which will be held Nov. 2-3 at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville, in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA.

Engineers and researchers attending the SAE 2016 Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Symposium will learn about the role of engines and novel prime movers on extending the range of electric vehicles. This unique event will focus on powertrain and fuel opportunities and challenges, policy and regulation driving designs, infrastructure and the advances in range extender technology.

Keynote speakers for the event will include:

  • Reuben Sarkar, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Transportation, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Dr. J. Gary Smyth Dr. J. Gary Smyth, Executive Director of Global Research and Development, General Motors Company
  • Ian Wright Ian Wright, Founder & CEO, Wrightspeed

To learn more about the SAE 2016 Range Extenders for Electric Vehicles Symposium, visit

To request media credentials, email or call 1-724-772-8522.

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