EDEN PRAIRIE, MN. - GE Capital Fleet Services will host an Electric Vehicles and the Smart Grid webinar on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, as part of its Environmental Performance webinar series. The third webinar in the series will examine the current state of electric vehicle technology and will address available business tax credits for the purchase of new electric vehicles.

The Electric Vehicles and the Smart Grid webinar will feature Luke Clemente, Business Operations Executive/Smart Grid, GE Energy and Mark Smith, Strategic Consulting Services Leader, GE Capital Fleet Services.

Topics to be discussed will include a review of current electric vehicle technology, along with important emerging trends in the industry. Speakers will discuss why the success of electric vehicles is directly tied to achieving a smarter energy grid, and will provide examples of solutions that GE is developing to accelerate this integration while optimizing consumer demand. In addition, the webinar will address the expected capabilities and practical applications of new electric vehicle models being introduced over the next three years.

Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET)
Cost: Free

Registration: Click here.

GE Capital Fleet Services' Environmental Performance webinar series was created to focus on "green" and what it means to companies with vehicles. Past and upcoming webinar dates and topics include: U.S. Environmental Legislation Outlook (Dec. 1); Medium & Heavy Truck Environmental Policy Update (Dec. 8) and Electric Vehicles and the Smart Grid (Jan. 12). Presentations from past webinars are available upon request.

Participants will be able to interact directly with speakers by submitting questions during the online seminar. For further information, email GE Capital Fleet Services at: fleetwebinar@ge.com.

As an environmental thought leader within the commercial car and truck fleet industry, GE Capital Fleets Services has published two guides on environmentally efficient fleet management and driver best practices. The complimentary guides are available for download at: gefleet.com/ecoguides.


Originally posted on Automotive Fleet