LOS ANGELES – WestStart CALSTART’s 7th Annual Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicle Conference will be held Feb. 13-15, at the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City in California. The conference features a technology and vehicle exhibition with some of the newest products coming to market and latest vehicles in service. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Trends in advanced transportation technologies and fuels from the perspective of government regulators, engine and vehicle manufacturers, industry suppliers, and vehicle users.
  • What are the challenges for the industry to meet the U.S. EPA 2007 and 2010 diesel engine and emissions standards from the perspective of the manufacturers and users?
  • What clean fuels — fuels cells, hydrogen, hybrid-electric, clean diesel, synthetic fuels, natural gas — will play a significant role in cleaning up heavy-duty vehicles? Which are viable, economical, and can be brought to the mass market in the next decade?
  • What have been the experiences of users of advanced technologies and fuels in heavy-duty vehicles?
  • What exciting cutting-edge drivetrain, propulsion systems, and enabling technologies are out there as possible solutions to reducing emissions and increasing fuel economy in heavy-duty vehicles?

    Deadline for early conference registration is Jan. 12, after which registration fees increase. For a complete agenda, exhibitor application, or to register online, visit www.cleanheavyduty.org.

  • Originally posted on Fleet Financials