GM's Jim Campbell to Deliver Keynote Followed by Green Performance Panel With Neil Young

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Kick off the 2010 SEMA Show by attending the inaugural SEMA Vehicle Technology Keynote presented by Jim Campbell, General Motors’ vice president of performance vehicles and motorsports. Campbell is responsible for integrating engineering and marketing of performance versions of current production models and all motorsports activities. He will open up the Driving Green Performance SuperSession on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, at 9:00 a.m. in booth #30239 in the Upper South Hall.

During Campbell’s keynote address, SEMA Show attendees will learn how GM’s recent transformation, starting with the Chevy Volt, is leading the reinvention of the automobile and how advanced vehicle technologies are impacting the performance industry today and creating new business opportunities for SEMA-member companies.

Following Campbell’s presentation, rock icon and automotive performance enthusiast Neil Young will be joining industry leaders, including Peter Diamandis from the X PRIZE Foundation, Scott Atherton from the American Le Mans Series, Azhar Hussain from TTXGP eGrandPrix, Imtiaz Haque from Clemson University CU-ICAR, Patrick Reininger from R. L. Polk and Bryan Krulikowski from Morpace for an exciting discussion on green performance.

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Neil Young's Lincvolt is the world's first Micro-Turbine-powered Bio-Electro-Cruiser. (Photo Credit: Ralph Notaro/Seminole Hard Rock.)
Neil Young will introduce the audience to Lincvolt, his visionary Electro-Turbine Series-Hybrid. Lincvolt is the world's first Micro-Turbine-powered Bio-Electro-Cruiser. The timeless, beautiful and spacious stock ’59 Lincoln Continental Mark IV convertible, designed to make long-distance trips and local commutes in style and grace, now draws its power from a biodiesel-fueled Capstone Micro-Turbine generator, a UQM 150KW prime mover and super-safe lithium iron phosphate batteries.

Free tickets are available to all SEMA Show attendees, however space is limited. Click here for reserved seating, available on a first-come, first-served basis.