MEDIA ALERT: Press Conference at Universal Studios

Group Unveils Plan to Make CA Ready for 1 Million Plug-in Cars

Dec 13, 2010, 11:45 ET from Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Group to announce plan to accelerate readiness for plug-in hybrid and battery-powered cars in California by 2020, at the site where Back to the Future's electric car was first introduced 25 years ago.


Universal Studios Hollywood

100 Universal City Plaza

Universal City, CA 91608


9:45 AM PST / Monday, December 13, 2010


Ed Begley, Jr., Actor and Activist

Mary Nichols, Chairman, California Air Resources Board

Ted Craver, Chairman, President and CEO of Edison International

Bonnie Lowenthal, Assemblymember, California State Assembly

Tracy Woodard, Director, Nissan North America

Jonathan Reed, CEO, North America ECOtality

Diane Wittenberg, Executive Director and Chairman, Plug-in Electric Vehicle Collaborative

Trisha Murakawa, Board Member, American Lung Association in California


Immediately following the press conference, plug-in vehicles

and charging infrastructure will be available exclusively for credentialed media for ride/drive and photo opportunities.


Enter Universal Studios Blvd. off the 101 Freeway or Universal Hollywood


Drive off Lankershim Blvd. Proceed to Preferred Parking near the Universal Globe at theme park's main entrance.

About the California Plug-in Electric Vehicle Collaborative

The California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative endorses a systematic, customer-focused approach to creatively overcome challenges in this new California marketplace where consumers enthusiastically adopt clean, cutting-edge technologies. Go to for more information, and a full list of members.


BreAnda Northcutt

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SOURCE Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative