SAE Detroit Section to Showcase All-New 2018 Nissan LEAF Vehicle Event

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SAE Detroit Section will host the All-New 2018 Nissan LEAF Vehicle Event on Wednesday, March 7 at the Burton Manor, 27777 Schoolcraft Rd., Livonia, MI.

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As the halo advanced-technology vehicle in our lineup, the 2018 Nissan LEAF includes the latest suite of Nissan Intelligent Mobility safety and driver-focused convenience features. - Chris Reed, Vice President of R&D and Overseas Chief Vehicle Engineer Nissan Technical Center North America

SAE Detroit Section will host the All-New 2018 Nissan LEAF Vehicle Event on Wednesday, March 7 at the Burton Manor, 27777 Schoolcraft Rd., Livonia, MI.

The program begins with a social hour hosted by Panasonic Automotive Systems Company of America at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. and program at 7:30 p.m. Presenters will include Jonathon Ratliff, Senior Manager, Zero Emission Vehicle Engineering Nissan Technical Center North America, Nissan North America, Inc., Chris Reed, Vice President of R&D and Overseas Chief Vehicle Engineer Nissan Technical Center North America, Nissan North America, Inc., Ryan Rumberger, Senior Manager, Autonomous Drive Marketability Nissan Technical Center North America, Nissan North America, Inc., Owen Thunes, Manager, ePowertrain Testing & Technical Affairs
Nissan Technical Center North America, Nissan North America, Inc.

“As the halo advanced-technology vehicle in our lineup, the 2018 Nissan LEAF includes the latest suite of Nissan Intelligent Mobility safety and driver-focused convenience features,” said Chris Reed, Vice President of R&D and Overseas Chief Vehicle Engineer Nissan Technical Center North America, Nissan North America, Inc. “We’re honored to be featured by SAE and look forward to sharing some details that have helped to make the Nissan LEAF the world’s best-selling all electric car.”

Tickets are $45 for SAE members, $65 for non-members and $20 for SAE student members. To register or for more information, visit http://www.sae-detroit.org or call (248) 324-4445 ext.1. Table sponsorship is available for $650, which includes a table of 10. Registration will close on Monday, March 5 at 4:00 p.m. There will be no onsite ticket sales.

ABOUT SAE Detroit Section
SAE International was founded by a small group of mobility-industry pioneers in 1905. SAE Detroit Section was established in 1911 and is one of SAE International’s largest Sections with 8,000 members from Southeastern Michigan and Northwestern Ohio, including metropolitan Detroit, Ann Arbor, Jackson, and Toledo. The fundamental purpose of SAE Detroit Section is to generate local activities that extend SAE International’s benefits to members in this geographical area. To achieve this, various vehicle meetings are presented each year, as well as technical meetings, tours and social events. To promote awareness for future members, the Section provides support to SAE International’s student organizations at eight local universities. Additionally, individual members are active participants in educational programs for K-12 students such as A World In Motion (AWIM). For more information about the SAE Detroit Section of SAE International visit http://www.sae-detroit.org. For more information about SAE International, please visit http://www.sae.org.    

About SAE International
SAE International is a global association committed to being the ultimate knowledge source for the engineering profession. By uniting more than 127,000 engineers and technical experts, we drive knowledge and expertise across a broad spectrum of industries. We act on two priorities: encouraging a lifetime of learning for mobility engineering professionals and setting the standards for industry engineering. We strive for a better world through the work of our philanthropic SAE Foundation, including programs like A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

Editor’s Note: Representatives of the media are welcome to attend this event free of charge, however, pre-event registration is required.

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