KEYNOTE: John Davis of MotorWeek

The Third Annual Solar & Wind Expo Mid-Atlantic will begin with a fascinating look into the present and future of alternative fuel vehicles – from cars to bicycles – on opening day, Friday, May 11, at noon, with a keynote address by MotorWeek host John Davis.

John DavisMotorWeek was one of the first mainstream media outlets to provide regular coverage of advances in green motoring technologies and the use of alternative fuels. With uncertain fuel prices, MotorWeek continues to give viewers a front row seat as automakers seek to strike a balance between giving car buyers the performance they desire and the fuel economy they demand. It’s said, “They don’t build them like they used to,” and that’s never been more true than right now!

After his talk, Davis will be joined by a panel of experts to discuss all types of alternative fuel vehicles – from plug-in cars to electric bicycles.

As the Emmy® Award-winning host, executive producer and creator of MotorWeek, television's longest running automotive series, John Davis is seen by millions of viewers on PBS, Velocity and V-me Spanish-language network. One of the most trusted and recognized automotive journalists in the nation, Davis has been featured on CNN, Weekend Today, Live with Regis and Kelly, PARADE magazine and The Baltimore Sun, as well as local media throughout the country. He has also written regularly on automotive industry topics for The Washington Post and is a frequent radio guest on WBAL-AM and 98Rock in Baltimore.

More than three decades after its debut on public television in 1981, MotorWeek remains the leading source of unbiased information on automotive safety, fuel efficiency and in-depth car and truck reviews. Davis oversees all editorial content, and steers the series’ increasingly high profile efforts in covering green motoring technologies and the use of alternative fuels.