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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, January 30, 2013

TOMORROW: Secretary Chu to Deliver Keynote on EV Everywhere Grand Challenge at Washington Auto Show

WASHINGTON – (Virtual Press Office) -- Tomorrow, Thursday, January 31, 2013, Secretary Chu will deliver the government keynote address at the Washington Auto Show's Public Policy Day.  His remarks will focus on the Energy Department's EV Everywhere Grand Challenge, including progress to date and a new initiative to strengthen American leadership in this rapidly growing global industry.

Launched by President Obama in March 2012, EV-Everywhere is the second in a series of Energy Department "Clean Energy Grand Challenges" aimed at addressing the most pressing energy challenges of our time.  The EV Everywhere Challenge is bringing together America's best and brightest scientists, engineers, and businesses to work collaboratively to make electric vehicles more affordable and convenient to own and drive than today's gasoline-powered vehicles within the next 10 years.

WHAT

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu to deliver government keynote address at the Washington Auto Show

WHERE

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC

WHEN

Thursday, January 31, 2013
1:30 PM EST

RSVP

Media wishing to attend should contact the Washington Auto Show. Media contacts and credentialing information can be found HERE.

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