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Project Title: Assessment of Technologies and Approaches for Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles, Phase 2

PIN: DEPS-BEES-12-02         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Transportation Research Board

Sub Unit:
DEPS Board on Energy & Environmental Systems
Studies and Special Programs Division

RSO:
Offutt, Martin

Subject/Focus Area:
Energy and Energy Conservation; Engineering and Technology; Transportation and Infrastructure


Assessment of Technologies and Approaches for Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles, Phase 2
April 28, 2014 - April 29, 2014
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Jonathan Yanger
Email: jyanger@nas.edu
Phone:
Fax:


Agenda:

April 28, 2014

12:45pm
All of the Above – a Multipronged Approach to Fuel Efficiency
Randy Mullet, Vice President, Government Relations and Public Affairs, Con-way Inc.

1:45pm
Walmart Transportation Efficiency
Elizabeth Fretheim, Director, Business Strategy & Sustainability, Walmart

2:30pm
FedEx Fuel Economy and Sustainability Improvements
Tom Griffin, Chief Engineer Global Vehicles, FedEx Express

3:15pm
Break

3:30pm
Mike O'Connell, Sr. Director Fleet Supply Chain, Pepsico

4:15pm
Kenny Vieth, President, ACT Research Co., LLC

5:00pm
Adjourn Open Session

April 29, 2014

8:35am
NHTSA Fuel Efficiency Project Update
Thomas Reinhart, Southwest Research Institute

9:45am
Shorty Whittington, President, Grammer Industries—via audioconference

10:30am
Adjourn Open Session

2:00pm -- open session
Detailed Engine and Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Simulation Results
Thomas Reinhart, Southwest Research Institute

4:00pm
Adjourn Open Session



Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Andrew Brown (chair)
Rodica Baranescu
Thomas Cackette
Nigel Clark
Ron Graves
Daniel Hancock
W. Michael Hanemann
Winston Harrington
Gary Marchant
Paul Menig
David Merrion
Amelia Regan
Michael Roeth
Gary Rogers
Charles Salter
Christine Vujovich
John Woodrooffe
Martin Zimmerman (via teleconference)

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Review of the presentations on trucking fleets
Review of the study statement of work
Assignments given to committee members
Data-gathering needs
Plans for future meetings


The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
None

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: May 1, 2014