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Electric Car Press Conference at Universal Studios references Back to the Future ride

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., USA — Group to announce plan today to accelerate readiness for plug-in hybrid and battery-powered cars in California by 2020, at the site where Back to the Future’s electric car was first introduced 25 years ago.

Universal Studios Hollywood
100 Universal City Plaza
Universal City, CA 91608
9:45 AM PST / Monday, December 13, 2010
Ed Begley, Jr., Actor and Activist
Mary Nichols, Chairman, California Air Resources Board
Ted Craver, Chairman, President and CEO of Edison International
Bonnie Lowenthal, Assemblymember, California State Assembly
Tracy Woodard, Director, Nissan North America
Jonathan Reed, CEO, North America ECOtality
Diane Wittenberg, Executive Director and Chairman, Plug-in Electric Vehicle Collaborative
Trisha Murakawa, Board Member, American Lung Association in California
Immediately following the press conference, plug-in vehicles
and charging infrastructure will be available exclusively for credentialed media for ride/drive and photo opportunities.
Enter Universal Studios Blvd. off the 101 Freeway or Universal Hollywood
Drive off Lankershim Blvd. Proceed to Preferred Parking near the Universal Globe at theme park’s main entrance.

About the California Plug-in Electric Vehicle Collaborative

The California Plug-In Electric Vehicle Collaborative endorses a systematic, customer-focused approach to creatively overcome challenges in this new California marketplace where consumers enthusiastically adopt clean, cutting-edge technologies. Go to for more information, and a full list of members.

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Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She reports on design and technical design, production and project management, industry trends and company culture. From 2005-2020 she ran communications and publications for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA and publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association, and has contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a BFA from Pratt Institute. She has lived in Detroit, New York, Oakland, and now Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts community.

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