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    Hybridfest 2006 fast approaching

    Midwest Hybridfest 2006. Saturday July 22nd
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    Madison, Wisconsin
    Saturday, July 22, 2006
    9 am – 5 pm
    Part of the Dane County Fair at the Alliant Energy Center

    You are invited to join us for Midwest Hybridfest 2006 – A Hybrid Electric Car Show and More!
    For more information, or to register, visit www.hybridfest.com.

    BE a part of the Midwest’s largest event dedicated to the hybrid electric car.

    LEARN everything you wanted to know about hybrid cars and a whole lot more!

    SEE which hybrid cars and SUVs are on the market and take them for a test drive.

    MEET hybrid owners and “talk shop”.

    Yes, Hybridfest is about hybrid cars, but it is also a place for discussion of important issues such as climate change, air quality, and the need for sustainable transportation. Car dealers, environmental groups, vendors and others will be on hand to make Hybridfest a memorable experience.

    Your $25 registration fee per car includes:
    - Entry into the MPG competition (limit 60 entrants)
    - Access to indoor technical hybrid presentations
    - Hybrid car show entry
    - Awards
    - Discounted hotel rate
    - Free Hybridfest t-shirt
    - Free Hybridfest goodie bag
    - Special discounted price for Dane County Fair Tickets
    - Ice cream social for registrants who arrive Friday evening
    Register for Hybridfest by July 12th to gain access to all of these special activities and benefits available only to Registered Attendees.

    As a registered attendee you can also purchase a Boxed Lunch ($6 per person), and join us for the Awards Dinner ($15 per person, 6pm-8pm) with Keynote Speaker: David Morris, Vice President of the Institute for Local Self Reliance

    Our goal is to gather at least 100 hybrid cars on site to show that hybrid cars are everywhere and come in all shapes, sizes and colors. You can help us reach that goal, while having fun!

    Speakers will share their thoughts on topics ranging from "hypermiling" techniques to hacking into your hybrid. These sessions are more technical than the outdoor sessions and only available to Registered Attendees.

    Expect to see a few of the Prius “Marathon Men” there, as well as, Mike Dabrowski, and other hybrid notables. (see the Hybridfest web site for a detailed list of speakers.)

    Additional Hybridfest activities that are open to the general public at no charge include interactive exhibits, test drives, talking to other owners, vendor booths and music.

    View one-of-a-kind vehicles like:
    - The UW’s diesel hybrid electric Chevy Equinox (MOOlander)
    - A fully functional EV1
    - And maybe even a plug-in hybrid or two!

    People from around the country are coming to Hybridfest so consider organizing your own “hybrid caravan” to the event. So far, states 15 states are represented plus Toronto, Canada.States so far: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Missouri, Tennesee, Georgia, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Washington

    Whatever you do, do not miss Hybridfest!

    For more information visit www.hybridfest.com

    We would like to thank these generous sponsors for making Hybridfest possible:
    We would like to thank these generous sponsors for making Hybridfest possible:
    --- Zimbrick Honda of Madison --- Smart Toyota
    --- Gordie Boucher Lincoln Mercury --- General Motors
    --- Johnson Controls, Inc. ---Hybridcars.com
    --- Lexus of Madison --- Travelers Insurance
    --- Wisconsin Ford Dealers --- Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire
    --- International Crane Foundation --- Wisconsin Clean Cities
    --- 40mpg.org --- Gordie Boucher Lincoln Mercury
    --- hybricarstore.com --- Dark Side Ridez
    --- The Radio Doctor --- Community Car
    --- CosatalEtech.com --- Four Lakes Group Sierra Club
    --- Greenstar Homes

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    Hybridfest 2006 fast approaching

    This is going to be big!
    More than 18 states and Canada are represented.

    Among all the other attractions will have a fully working EV1 and diesel hybrid for you to mull over.

    Hope to see you there!

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