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March 17, 2016
Jasna Tomic spoke about Grant funding/partnerships, Master Purchasing Program at the Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association (MEMA) meeting.

February 23, 2016
President and CEO John Boesel, Senior Vice President Bill Van Amburg, Policy Director Ryan Schuchard, and others will speak at the 4th Annual Clean, Low-Carbon Fuels Summit in Sacramento, CA. This is an invitation-only event. More details, including a preliminary agenda and information about how to register are available at

February 3, 2016
President and CEO John Boesel testified at the Joint Senate Environmental Quality Committee and The Select Committee on Climate Change and AB32 Implementation. Thinking globally, acting locally: the Paris climate accord and what it means for California’s climate investments.

January 28, 2016
President and CEO John Boesel spoke at The Utah Chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) 2016 Annual Seminar in Salt Lake City. The all-day event hosted 200 transportation professionals including public agencies (UDOT, UTA, MPOs and several municipalities), consultants, academia, students, and vendors. ITE is comprised of local transportation engineers, planners, and other professionals responsible for the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of Utah’s transportation system.

January 14, 2016
Alycia Gilde, Northeast Regional Director, presents on Northeast Clean Freight Corridors at the Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting in Washington D.C.. Her focus will be on on the Northeast Diesel Collaborative’s efforts to form an initiative to promote the development of clean freight corridors in the Northeast. Register online.



CALSTART Press Releases 2017

  • More Than 50Companies Urge Congress to Maintain Federal EV Tax Credit
    Pasadena, CA – More than 50 companies signed a letter today urging members of the congressional conference committee on the tax bill to maintain the federal electrical vehicle (EV) tax credit. The signatories believe that the federal tax credit continues to be vital for U.S. competitiveness and the growth of the domestic electric vehicle and component industry. 
  • Federal Car Efficiency Standards Encouraging Innovation and Job Growth
    Federal car standardsare driving innovation and job growth.
  • CA Senators Call for More Funding for Clean Trucks and Buses
    Sacramento, CA – Four leading Senators called today for significantly increased state funding to reduce emissions from trucks and buses. The legislators said such funding is needed to improve air quality and help reduce toxic emissions along freight corridors and near ports and schools. 
  • CA Cap-and-Trade Policy is a Job Creator Says Industry Group
    Pasadena, CA –  An industry group representing more than 175 clean transportation technology companies said the bipartisan vote by the legislature and today’s approval by the Governor to extend California’s greenhouse gas Cap-and-Trade program will be create jobs and promote sustainable economic development. 
  • CALSTART Welcome Eight New Members
    CALSTART is pleased to welcome the following eight new members working with us to change the way the world moves by removing the barriers to clean transportation. These companies represent the breadth of stakeholders accelerating change across the transportation industry. Please join us in welcoming the following new members.
  • Hybrid Wheel Loader Proves 50% Fuel Efficiency Improvement
    Volvo Hybrid Wheel Loader Demonstrates 50% Improvement in Fuel Efficiency 
  • Industry Supports California's Cap-and-Trade Program, Urges Reauthorization Now
    Pasadena, CA –  Nearly 70 leading clean transportation companies and business associations expressed their strong support for the extension of California’s Cap-and-Trade program and urged legislative leaders and the Governor to extend the program through 2030. The group of businesses said the program is working and leading to job growth in California. 
  • Nation’s Largest Deployment of Rural SolarPowered EV Chargers
    Fresno, CA – CALSTART in partnership with the Fresno County Rural TransitAgency (FCRTA) and the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District(SJVAPCD) unveiled a model program providing solar powered electric vehiclecharging stations in 13 rural incorporated cities in Fresno County. This is thelargest deployment of solar powered electric vehicle charging stations in theSan Joaquin Valley, and the first to link all the rural cities in one singlecounty

  • California Vehicle Fleet Operators, Vehicle Manufacturers, and Fuel Producers Continue to Support the Low Carbon Fuel Standard
    SACRAMENTO—As California policymakers consider options to extend the state’s landmark climate change laws to 2030 and beyond, today 155 businesses and industry groups said they strongly support the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) in a letter to Governor Jerry Brown, Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León, and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon.
  • CALSTART Names New Board Officers – Hamberg Assumes Chair Position
    Pasadena, CA – The CALSTART Board of Directors today announced new boardofficers. The new Chair will be Karen Hamberg, Vice President of Industry andGovernment Relations at Westport Fuel Systems. Ms. Hamberg replaced Mike Britt,Director of Advanced Engineering at UPS. Mr. Britt served as the Board Chairfor the past two years and will remain on the Board.
  • CALSTART Announces “Charge to Work”
    The market-transforming initiative partners with public agencies, industry and over 100 forward-thinking companies to deploy EV workplace chargers and spur a charging network in the Greater New York City area.

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