SAE International World Congress to Feature Ride and Drive

WARRENDALE, Pa., March 19, 2013 - Attendees of the SAE International 2013 World Congress will be able to experience some of the latest vehicle technologies at the Ride and Drive event.

The Ride and Drive will feature vehicles provided by multiple OEMs and suppliers will showcase innovative technologies such as advanced propulsion, recent launches, and specialty vehicles. Vehicles may be test driven by attendees on a 10-minute course.

The Ride and Drive will be held April 16-18, from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., in Macomb Hall at Cobo Center.

OEMs and supplier participating as of March 19 include:


- Chrysler - featuring the Dodge Dart, Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel, Fiat 500L, Fiat BEV
Nissan-featuring the Nissan Sentra
2013 Nissan Sentra
Ford - featuring the 2013 Fusion, CMAX Energi, CMAX HEV, Focus BEV
Honda-featuring the 2013 Honda Accord EX, 2014 Honda Accord PHEV
2014 Honda Accord PHEV
Robert Bosch LLC - featuring 2012 VW Tiguan TDI and 2013 VW Beetle TDI
General Motors - featuring Cadillac ATS
Magna Powertrain - featuring 2013 Ford Focus Electric Vehicle (powertrain supplied by Magna)

(Vehicles subject to change)

The Ride and Drive is open to all registered media and attendees of SAE 2013 World Congress. Participants must be 18 years of age, sign a participation waiver and provide proof of a valid driver's license.

For more information on the Ride and Drive including an updated list of vehicles, visit  

For additional information on sessions, topics and speakers at the SAE 2013 World Congress, visit . To request press credentials, e-mail

SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 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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