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Please join Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) and Edmunds.com for a webinar about current trends in consumer behavior and public policy related to electric cars in the Midwest and nationally.
Plug-in electric cars have arrived, and the Chicago Metro area can be one of the leading markets for these new vehicles. ELPC recently launched www.PlugInChicagoMetro.org
, a tool to help educate consumers about electric cars available in the Chicago area in 2012. Electric cars help reduce our dependence on foreign oil, produce less pollution than conventional cars, can help save consumers money in an era of volatile gas prices, and can create the jobs for the future in the Midwest economy.
This free webinar will last approximately 30 minutes and speakers will include:
ELPC Executive Director Howard Learner, who will give an overview of ELPC’s electric cars public policy and education strategies and discuss why the Chicago area has the potential to be a leader in the electric car market.
Edmunds.com Senior Editor for Green Cars and Fuel Efficiency John O’Dell, who will detail current trends in electric car buying. His discussion will include information on which cars are 'hot,' new electric car technologies that are about to enter the marketplace, and opportunities and challenges to engaging electric car consumers.
ELPC Senior Policy Advocate Madeleine Weil, who will discuss current public policy initiatives for electric cars in the Midwest and introduce ELPC’s new website, www.PlugInChicagoMetro.org