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2009 North American International Auto Show Automotive Education Day To Take Place Today at Cobo Center


Presented by State Farm Insurance, students of Motor City and surrounding area school groups grades 9 - 12 and college level will be visiting the fifth annual Automotive Education Day to explore the many different careers available in the automotive industry. Throughout the day students will attend lesson plans and have one-on-one discussions with various human resources representatives. Students are also able to participate in:

-- EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge
Seventeen universities across North America will be participating in the EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge, a three-year collegiate student engineering competition. The competition focuses on minimizing energy consumption and reducing greenhouse emissions in vehicles, while retaining performance and consumer appeal.

  WHERE:  Cobo Center
          1 Washington Blvd
          Detroit, MI 48226

  WHEN:   Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009
          7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  WHY:    This excellent event shows students interested in working in the
          automotive field the importance of a good education and will help
          them in determining their niche in this industry.