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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
Studies and Special Programs Division

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
November 21, 2013 - November 22, 2013
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center
100 Academy Dr.
Irvine, California

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


November 21, 2013

2:15 "Test Methods for Truck Tire Rolling Resistance & Reducing Fuel Consumption of M-D and H-D Vehicles" [via WebEx]; Stan Lew, Industry Standards & Government Regulations, Michelin North America, Inc.

3:00 "Demonstrated Efficiency of the Achates Power OP2S Engine"
David M. Johnson, President and CEO, achatesPOWER

3:45 "Transmission Technology and Fuel Consumption"
Michael Howenstein; Executive Director: Strategic Controls; and
Deborah Gordon, Executive Director: Business Planning and Program Management; Allison Transmission, Inc.

4:30 Presentation; Jay Spears, Director, Standards and Regulation; and Curtis Decker, Continental Tire

5:15 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
Rodica Baranescu
Thomas Cackette
Nigel Clark
Ron Graves
Dan Hancock
Michael Hanemann
Winston Harrington
Gary Marchant (via teleconference)
Paul Menig
Dave Merrion
Amelia Regan
Michael Roeth
Gary Rogers (via teleconference)
Chuck Salter
Christine Vujovich
John Woodrooffe
Marty Zimmerman

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Findings and recommendations in the report
Committee comments on the draft report
Future meetings

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

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: December 2, 2013