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2006-08-23 - Chevrolet and MTV to Unveil First-Ever Fleet of Customized E85 Chevrolet Vehicles and “Pimped-Out” Chevy Tahoe Concept; Announce Unique Partnership

Chevrolet and MTV look to announce a partnership that will bring a bit of “green” and “bling” to the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards to be held August 31 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Media are invited to get a sneak peek at the first-ever customized fleet of E85 compatible Chevrolet vehicles tailored to an Awards show. The fleet collaboration for the 2006 VMAs is designed to help educate viewers on E85 ethanol technology in an effort to raise awareness about reducing greenhouse gas emissions and curbing dependence on fossil fuels.

Joining the fleet of “MTV Video Music Awards Chevy E85” vehicles in transporting talent to the Awards telecast will be a brand new, one-of-a-kind Chevy Tahoe Concept SUV designed by award-winning automotive designer Chip Foose and Unique Performance Concepts.

The Chevy Tahoe Concept and two of the lightly-customized E85 vehicles will be unveiled with the help of a costumed Apollo astronaut character paying homage to the award statues presented annually at the MTV Video Music Awards. At the press event, details of the unique partnership between Chevrolet and the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards will be revealed as well as news on E85 refueling of the Fleet in New York.


Thursday, August 24, 2006

10:00 a.m. - Media check-in; Continental breakfast available
10:30 a.m. - Ceremony begins with Chevrolet and MTV spokespersons
10:45 a.m. - Spokespersons and costumed Apollo space man unveil vehicles
10:50 a.m. - Vehicles available to explore; Interviews available
11:15 a.m. - Event ends


Tavern On The Green (Rafters Garden/Room)
Central Park at West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023
Media should advise if parking is needed at the venue as a limited number of complimentary parking spaces are available.


- Chevrolet spokesperson
- MTV spokesperson
- Costumed Apollo space man



Christine Chase
(646) 554-8986 cell

Christie Conti
(818) 292-3500 cell

Julia Blietz
(818) 257-0468 cell


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