How Silicon Valley Can Drive Detroit Green

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Will electric vehicles gain traction within the mass market? Will consumers move past range anxiety and fears of being stranded on a highway with a piece of machinery that AAA can’t fix? Can connected cars provide more revenues for the saturated wireless market? At Green:Net 2011, we’ll be looking at multiple aspects of the electric vehicle market from the current players to the opportunities for innovation.

  • Electric vehicle disruptors, Diarmuid O’Connell of Tesla Motors and Chris Paulson of CODA Automotive, talk about how they are taking the electric car revolution into their own hands.
  • Cell phones and EVs enable remote battery management and reduced range anxiety. Edward Pleet of Ford Motor Company and Nick Pudar of General Motors speak about their latest innovations.
  • How can the social web connect like-minded consumers and support green business models? Meet Shelby Clark, Founder and CEO of RelayRides
  • 10 Big Ideas. We’re not revealing the lineup until March 24, but we can say that mobile apps related to EVs will certainly be represented.

Register today for Green:Net and find out what and who is driving the next wave of transportation. Purchase your Super Saver ticket ($100 savings) by Saturday, March 26.

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