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September 22-24, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, Senior VP, Bill Van Amburg, VP Fred Silver, Program Manager Steve Sokolsky and others will speak at the National Meeting of the High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum in Argonne, IL, near Chicago, on topics ranging from incentives for fleets to transition to alternative fuels, to the military's use of clean tech to save fuel. See the agenda and register now for early bird discounts.

September 30-October 2, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, will chair the Mobility Track at Energy Storage North America and will also present in a session on October 1st from 3:30 to 4:00pm: Electrification of Transportation in North America, Status, Drivers and Applications.

October 15-16, 2014
Senior VP, Bill Van Amburg, will give the luncheon keynote address on the topic of fleet metrics at the North American Green Fleet Forum on October 16, day two of the event in Sacramento, CA. Registration for the event is available online.

Recent past events:

September 4-5, 2014
Senior VP, Bill Van Amburg, spoke at the 2014 West Coast Collaborative Partners Meeting on the Clean Technologies Panel on September 4, and on a breakout session panel, Medium- and Heavy-Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicles (PEVs): Accelerating Deployment in the Western U.S. on September 4. 

July 23, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, presented at a half-day roundtable, Building a Regional Perspective: Goods Movement Opportunities and Issues in the Bay Area in an hour-long panel discussion, titled “Trends and Innovations in the Northern California Megaregion." Hosted by Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), the event was held in Oakland, CA.

June 25, 2014
Senior Project Manager, Steve Sokolsky, spoke at the Northern California Green Airports Workshop and Expo, co-hosted by CALSTART and East Bay Clean Cities. The event will be held at the Oakland International Airport Maintenance Center in Oakland, CA and included a vehicle expo and lunch. See presentations and photos from the event here

June 19, 2014
Tom Brotherton
, Regional Director, spoke at the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association's Thought Leaders Forum on Advanced Transportation on Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Infrastructure, and Consumer Behavior in Golden, Colorado. 

June 11, 2014
Michael Ippoliti, Consulting Services Group Director, presented on Zero Emission Truck Technology at the Gateway Council of Governments.  

May 21, 2014
Senior Project Manager, Steve Sokolsky, spoke on Workplace Charging at Code Green's "Experience Tesla" event held at The Presidio in San Fransciso, CA.

May 21, 2014
Regional Director Tom Brotherton spoke at Green Drive$ 2014 in Wheaton, IL. The event was organized by the Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition. He spoke on The Future of Medium-Duty Alternative Fuel Vehicles.

May 8, 2014
CALSTART President and CEO, John Boesel, spoke at BSR's event "Future of Fuels: Bringing Better Transportation Fuels to Scale" in Long Beach, CA.  

April 28-29, 2014
Northeast Lead Alycia Gilde chaired a session on “Commercial Vehicle Deployment" and presented on the NYT-VIP program at the 2014 Advanced Energy Conference in Albany, NY on April 29.  

April 16, 2014
Northeast Lead Alycia Gilde and Regional Director, Tom Brotherton, presented at the Northeast Regional HTUF Fleet Workshop and Ride and Drive, which was held at the Queens Theatre at Flushing Meadows Corona Park and the World’s Fair Marina Park. See the event agenda, check out the event sponsors and Ride and Drive vehicles

March 18, 2014
Northeast Lead Alycia Gilde spoke on Electric Vehicles, EV Workplace Charging and the New York Truck Voucher Incentive Program (NYT-VIP) at the Long Island Comm Real Estate Expo at the Long Island Hilton in Long Island, NY.

March 14, 2014
HTUF Lead Steve Sokolsky chaired a panel on fleet sustainability and previewed a best practices guide for fleets at Bay Area Alt Car Expo in Richmond, California. CALSTART was a proud supporter of this event.  

February 27, 2014
Northeast Lead Alycia Gilde presented on clean refuse truck technologies and incentives at the New York City Commercial Refuse Clean Truck Workshop. The NYC Commercial Refuse Clean Truck Workshop was organized in partnership with the New York City Business Integrity Commission (NYCBIC), New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY), New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and CALSTART. The event was held at Brooklyn Army Terminal Leasing in Brooklyn, New York.

February 28, 2014
Northeast Lead Alycia Gilde spoke at the Diesel Retrofit Boot Camp(SM) at Columbia University, New York, New York. Download the agenda here.



CALSTART Press Releases 2014

  • Leading EPA and NHTSA Officials to Deliver Keynotes on New Truck Efficiency Rules at High-Efficiency Truck Conference

    Two key executives representing the Federal agencies developing the next round of greenhouse gas standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles have been invited to address the High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum (HTUF) conference, planners announced today. David Friedman, Acting Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and Karl Simon, Director, Transportation and Climate Division, U.S. EPA Office of Transportation and Air Quality (OTAQ) are expected to speak at the HTUF 2014 National Meeting ( on Tuesday, September 23.
  • Bill to Accelerate Development, Deployment of Cleaner Trucks and Buses on Way to Governor’s Office
    Senate Bill (SB) 1204, jointly authored by Senators Ricardo Lara (D-Long Beach/Huntington Park) and Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills), was sent to Governor Jerry Brown’s office for his signature. The measure was supported by a diverse and broad coalition, including the California Trucking Association and the Coalition for Clean Air.
  • NAFA Press Release: NAFA Pioneering Fleet Sustainability Program
    NAFA, a not-for-profit association for professionals who manage fleets of vehicles, is developing a Sustainable Fleet Standard Program, which aims to increase efficiency, while reducing emissions and fuel use. Developed in conjunction with CALSTART, the NAFA Sustainable Fleet Standard Program is one of its kind. With its development, NAFA intends to pioneer a movement in the fleet community which emphasizes the economic and environmental benefits and overall importance of sustainability. 

CALSTART Press Releases 2013