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The Washington Auto Show’s Industry Media Day will be held January 29, 2021.
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2020 Industry Media Day Schedule
|8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.||Washington Auto Show Media Breakfast, Sponsored by Toyota and the Washington Automotive Press Association|
|8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.||The Washington Auto Show’s Annual Government Keynote Address by Mark W. Menezes, Under Secretary of Energy, United States Department of Energy|
|9:05 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.||
“What’s Coming Next in Mobility” Panel
This panel discussion offered up perspectives from startups in the mobility space on how they approach getting their technologies in front of OEMs and other major players, while continuing to develop and mature their solutions to remain on the cutting edge.
|9:35 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.||
5GAA Presentation feat. Ford Motor Company
As mobility eco-systems – vehicles, public transit, scooters, bikes, infrastructure, and ultimately AV’s – become increasingly connected, Ujkachevic discussed some of the best technologies to get us to an inter-connected, seamless, and more efficient transportation system in the future.
|9:50 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.||
Panel Presented by Advanced Energy Economy
Companies have begun to realize the benefits that come along with transitioning high mileage fleets to all-electric vehicles, including lower maintenance and fueling costs. Recently, major companies have announced efforts to electrify fleets from local delivery fleets to ride-hailing services, and cities from Los Angeles to New York City have begun transitioning their transit bus fleets. This panel offered insight from key players in the fleet electrification space on key trends, challenges, and motivating factors for fleets to electrify.
|10:20 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.||
Panel Presented by CTIA
|10:50 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.||Toyota Press Announcement|
|11:15 a.m. – 11:35 a.m||Ford Motor Company Press Announcement|
|11:45 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.||Honda and Acura Press Announcement
|12:10 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.||Maserati Press Announcement|
|12:30 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.||Lunch Sponsored by U.S. News & World Report|
|12:45 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.||Keynote Address by Eric Meyhofer, Head of Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), Uber|
|1:20 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.||Address and Q&A from FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly|
|1:50 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.||U.S. News Best Cars for the Money Awards Presentation|
|2:25 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.||
Luxury Green Car of the Year
Green Car Technology of the Year
|2:55 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.||
DriveSafe DC Award Presented by the National Road Safety Foundation
3:45 p.m. –
SAE Government & Industry Meeting Plenary Session
5:00 p.m. –
Washington Auto Show 2020 Sneak Peek Preview Reception Sponsored by Hargrove, NADA & U.S. News & World Report