SAE International 2012 Hybrid Vehicle Technologies Symposium Slated for Feb. 21-22 in San Diego

Jan 23, 2012, 10:03 ET from SAE International

WARRENDALE, Pa., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAE International will hold its annual Hybrid Vehicle Technologies Symposium on Feb. 21-22 at the Town and Country Resort & Conference Center in San Diego. Infineon Technologies is serving as Premier Partner for the event.

The symposium will provide first-hand knowledge of recent innovations from leaders in the industry through specialized panel discussions and presentations. Attendees can take advantage of networking opportunities with peers as well as leading companies involved in hybrid technology.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Long term technology
  • Market Projections
  • Energy storage system innovations
  • Challenges facing the market
  • Challenges facing energy storage systems
  • OEM innovations and technology perspectives
  • Supplier advances and innovations
  • Heavy-duty hybrid developments for commercial vehicle and military
  • Fuel economy and environmental aspects

OEMs that will be in attendance and providing technical information include Ford, GM, Toyota, Nissan, and Jaguar/Land Rover. The symposium will feature an Energy Storage panel discussion that asks the question, "Are Energy Storage Systems Ready for Prime Time?" In addition, representatives from Motor Trend and J.D.Power & Associates will make presentations.

For more information about the SAE 2012 Hybrid Vehicle Technologies Symposium, visit

To request press credentials for the event, e-mail or call 1-724-772-8522.

SAE International is a global association of more than 134,000 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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Contact: Shawn Andreassi of SAE International, 1-724-772-8522 or

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