October 30, 2011 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - What:

Chrysler Group LLC will distribute four Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) Ram 1500 pickup trucks to CenterPoint Energy’s electric utility as part of a national demonstration program for evaluation and testing of the trucks for three years.


Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Press conference to start promptly at 10:00 a.m. followed by limited vehicle ride and drive of the PHEV pickup trucks. The program will conclude at 11 a.m. Subject matter experts from Chrysler and CenterPoint Energy will be on hand to answer questions.

CenterPoint Energy Bellaire Service Center
4300 Bissonnet
(Please enter through the secured gate to the loading dock)


Abdullah Bazzi, senior manager of Chrysler’s advanced hybrid vehicle project; Joseph Roos, Chief Engineer of Electrified Vehicles for Chrysler; Debbie Korenek, vice president of Marketing and Sales for CenterPoint Energy

Contact: Vince Muniga
Product Communications/Chrysler
248-736-8450 cell

Leticia Lowe
CenterPoint Energy Public Relations
713.207.7702 office
713.515.0904 cell