April 08, 2011 10:16 ET Online Seminar to Feature Leading Experts Discussing a European Perspective on Electric Vehicles and Hybrids

TROY, MI--(Marketwire - Apr 8, 2011) -, a unique marketplace for intelligence and resources for doing business in international markets, today announced leading automotive industry experts Al Bedwell and Alex Woodrow will make guest presentations via a live online seminar on European perspectives of the electric vehicle and hybrid vehicle markets.

On April 21, Mr. Bedwell, from J.D. Power Automotive Forecasting, and Mr. Woodrow, from Knibb, Gormezano and Partners, will present "EVs and Hybrids: A European Perspective" at 9:00 am EDT - Detroit time / 15.00 hours Brussels time / 21.00 hrs. Shanghai time.

"Our guest presenters will discuss (1) the market -- where are we now after ten years of hybrid availability? (2) If we see growth in Europe, what will drive it? (3) Product in the pipeline -- what are the OEMs preparing? (4) How fast will the technology improve? (5) Development in the supply chain, and (6) Summarize their conclusions," states Ron Hesse, publisher of and host of the popular international Online Seminars. Adding, "Attendees worldwide will be able to view a one-hour presentation from the speakers direct from the U.K. via a live Internet webcast. After the presentation, attendees will be able to ask questions directly to each presenter."

The event is also offered as a recorded On-Demand Seminar for viewing at any time, from anywhere in the world.

A complete agenda, registration for this event, Speakers Bios, a complete list of upcoming Live Online Seminars, as well as access to all On-Demand Seminars, are available at Additional global business topics are continuously added to the schedule. The Company's past Online Seminars have been attended by executives from over 25 countries, thereby making these truly global events. events have received "excellent" or "very good" ratings from 94 percent of more than 6,000 executives who have attended its conferences, seminars and online seminars. Additionally, over 90 percent of attendees stated they would recommend these Online Seminars to others, as well as attend future ones.

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