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Mike Bushnell, Communications Manager

Office: 202-237-7200, Mobile: 301-221-4135

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160 Dump Trucks Will Create the Largest Indoor Driving Experience and Test Track at The Washington Auto Show Tuesday and Wednesday Morning

WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

What: 160 heavy-duty dump trucks will drop 3.3 million pounds of dirt inside the Walter E. Washington Convention Center as they create the largest indoor U.S. auto show test track and ride experience ever built by a manufacturer.  Experts will sculpt the dirt into an off-road track for Land Rover E—PACE, Velar and other of the brand's vehicles in 100,000 square feet of space.

The space will also be used to create a driving experience track for the Jaguar E-PACE.

When:  Media are invited to view the creation of the track at one of two times, either the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 23, or the morning of Wed., Jan 24, from 6:30 to 8 a.m.

Who:  Attendance is limited to accredited media, Television and radio broadcast, print and digital media.

A representative of the Washington Auto Show will be in attendance to explain the installation.

Where:  Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW, Washington, DC.  Please enter through the main entrance on Mt. Vernon Place.  To make arrangements for media trucks please see contact below.

Contact:  To attend please notify The Washington Auto Show Public Relations Manager Mike Bushnell at [email protected] mobile phone:  301-221-4135.

More Info: For more media information, please visit https://www.washingtonautoshow.com/media/.

Please have media credentials displayed while in the Convention Center.

For more media information, please visit was.vporoom.com/

ABOUT THE WASHINGTON AUTO SHOW

The annual Washington Auto Show will take place from January 26 to February 4, 2018. It is one of the five top auto shows in the United States and is the largest indoor consumer event in the District of Columbia. It is preceded by two show-sponsored industry events, Public Policy and Press Days and the MobilityTalks International Conference, with both taking place January 23-25, 2018. During these three days, industry leaders, global public policy makers and members of Congress will discuss proposed and existing rules and laws governing the automotive industry, this year focusing on autonomous vehicles.

The show takes place in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center where more than 35 automakers will display over 650 vehicles.

For more information on The Washington Auto Show, please visit: www.washingtonautoshow.com

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