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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:
Board on Energy & Environmental Systems DEPS

Offutt, Martin

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

Assessment of Technologies for Reducing the Fuel Consumption of Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles, Phase 2
July 31, 2013 - August 1, 2013
Hyatt Regency Sacramento; Golden State Room

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
Phone: 202-334-3344
Fax: 202-334-2019


JULY 31, 2013

Open session begins at 930am today:
9:30 CalHEAT Technology Roadmap
Fred Silver and Tom Brotherton, CalSTART
10:30 Dan Sperling, Member, California Air Resources Board; Professor of Civil Engineering and Environmental Science and Policy, UC Davis
11:30 Natural Gas-Fueled Engines
Tim Frazier, Director of Engineering, Cummins-Westport
12:30 Working lunch
1:00 Mark Allen, Director of Global Energy, Mass, and Aerodynamics, GM
Barbara Kiss, Manager, Vehicle Efficiency & Energy Policy, GM
2:00 Spencer Richley, Policy and Regulatory Associate, Clean Energy
3:00 Adjourn open session

AUGUST 1, 2013

8:45 "Transforming Transportation: the Air Quality Need for Zero Emission Technologies"; Matt Miyasato, Deputy Director, South Coast Air Quality Management District
9:30 "AB 118 program: alternative to diesel fuels; alternative fuels infrastructure"; Janea Scott, Commissioner, California Energy Commission
10:15 "Legislation in California: Past and Present"; Henry Stern, Principal Consultant, Senator Fran Pavley, Energy & Environmental Policy
11:00 Break
11:15 "Transmission perspectives for the Phase 2 GHG rule"; Mihai Dorobontu, Director, Technology planning and Government Affairs, Eaton Vehicle Group
12:00 "Regulatory options for trailers: a manufacturer’s perspective"; Jeff Bennett, Vice President, Engineering; Utility Trailer
12:45 "Trailer Technologies for Increased Heavy-Duty Vehicle Efficiency: Technical, Market, and Policy Considerations"; Ben Sharpe, Senior Researcher, ICCT
1:30 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
Ines Azevedo
Rodica Baranescu
Thomas Cackette
Nigel Clark
Dan Hancock
Michael Hanemann
Winston Harrington
Gary Marchant
Paul Menig
Dave Merrion
Amelia Regan
Michael Roeth
Gary Rogers
Chuck Salter
Christine Vujovich
Marty Zimmerman

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Additional data gathering needs.

Outline of the report.

Plans for future meetings.

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: August 30, 2013