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Arizona Senator John McCain Scheduled to Keynote Clean Cities Congress and Expo 2006

January 18, 2006

LAS VEGAS – Arizona Senator John McCain will kick off The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute (AFVI) international alternative fuels and advanced vehicle congress. The four-day event, which runs from May 7-10 at the Phoenix Convention Center, will feature more than 100 speakers with expertise in the fuels, vehicles, and technologies that offer alternatives to imported petroleum.Other activities scheduled for the convention include:

  • Sessions focusing on the business case for biodiesel, ethanol, compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, hybrids, and propane.
  • Experts addressing the financial incentives in the 2005 energy bill for purchasing vehicles and fuel, and infrastructure development.
  • An in-depth fleet tutorial for private and public fleet professionals requiring an introduction to the market.
  • More than 100 exhibitors providing a one-stop shopping marketplace for alternative fuels and vehicles.
  • A ride-n-drive featuring the latest vehicles, as well as stationery displays of new tech-nologies such as idle reduction and hybrid systems.

    The cost of the four-day congress per attendee is $549 through Mar. 24, 2006. Fleet professionals are offered a discounted rate of $399 (U.S.) per attendee. Rates are good for online registration and go up after Mar. 24. For complete information on registration, pricing and session details, go to www.afvi.org/PhoenixCongress2006.

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