May 30, 2002

Energy-efficient vehicles highlighted at 2002 Future Car Congress

Arlington, Virginia – SAE International on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy and USCAR will present the 2002 Future Car Congress, June 3 – June 5 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, in Arlington, Virginia. This year’s theme is “On the Road to Energy Efficient Vehicles.”

The 2002 Future Car Congress brings together the brightest minds in advanced automotive technology development, and will showcase accomplishments in this area. The meeting will highlight the achievements of various government/industry partnerships and will serve as a forum to address future directions of research and development, environmental impacts from vehicles, and promote industry-university dialogue.

The event features three days of advanced vehicle technology exhibits, dynamic panel and technical sessions, a first time “Ride and Drive” program, plus a student competition. More information can be found at

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