..experts recognize the growth of the EV market and acceptance of the technology depends on drivers being confident in their electric vehicle experience..
Iowa City, IA, USA (PRWEB) September 21, 2010
Celadon Applications, (http://www.CeladonApps.com ), innovative creator of Road2™ for the electric vehicle market, is invited among a select group of 12 companies to present at the Auto Venture Forum, September 22nd at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi, MI. Following a national search, Celadon, along with the other 12 early stage companies, was selected based on the ability to open up new markets and bring new innovative technologies into the automotive industry.
Quick acceptance of electric and plug-in hybrid cars by the general market is essential to insure the ultimate success of these technologies for the auto industry. Providing confidence with precise and accurate information will improve the electric car driver's experience and acceptance. Road2 will help eliminate "range anxiety" by helping drivers better manage their long trip planning.
The Auto Venture Forum is a showcase designed to directly match selected entrepreneurial ventures with auto industry technology managers with the intent to create superior business opportunities for all: partnerships, investment opportunities, and/or customer relationships. Linking the innovative capacity of the small companies and entrepreneurs with the technology base, systems integration, manufacturing, and market channels of manufacturers and suppliers works to meet the competitive demands of the automotive industry. Auto Venture Forum is presented by ASME’s Office of Breakthrough Innovation and in partnership with Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research.
Representatives of leading auto manufacturers, suppliers, and their venture divisions, will be in attendance including companies as: Ford Motors, General Motors, Chrysler Group, BMW, Visteon, Delphi, Faurecia, Bosch, Intel and Hughes.
"We are honored to present our innovative application enhancing the electric car driver's satisfaction to these auto industry leaders," said Karen Pease, CEO of Celadon Applications. "Many experts recognize the growth of the EV market and acceptance of the technology depends on drivers being confident in their electric vehicle experience. Road2 provides that confidence with accurate information."
The Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (http://www.iowajpec.org/) at the University of Iowa as well as the Iowa Department of Economic Development have recognized Celadon Applications as a high potential company as a developer of applications for the blossoming electric car market (Nissan Leaf, GM Volt, Tesla, Toyota Prius and others)
Celadon Applications is a provider of products for the hybrid and electric vehicle industry headquartered in Iowa City, Iowa. Celadon created Road2(TM), a vehicle range calculator that enables drivers to determine how far they can drive on their remaining charge, taking into account terrain, weather forecasts, and numerous other factors. Drivers in the successful 2010 Renew America Roadtrip electric car drive across the US used Road2 this summer to help plan and manage the trip.
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2261 Crosspark Road
Coralville, IA 52241