March 17, 2015
Policy Director Jamie Hall testified before the California State Senate at an informational hearing, The Road to 2020 and Beyond: The Role of the Transportation Sector in Meeting California's Climate Goals, giving stakeholder perspective to a joint session of the Senate Transportation and Housing and Environmental Quality Committees.

April 14-16, 2015
Senior VP Bill Van Amburg and others from CALSTART will speak at multiple sessions at NAFA 2015 Institute & Expo. Tuesday April 14th 10:30 am – Noon – Van Amburg will be reporting on the state of the clean transportation industry, markets and technology. On Wednesday April 15th 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm – Van Amburg will present the Sustainable Fleet Standard Program briefing. And on Thursday April 16th 1:15 pm – 2:30 pm – Van Amburg will help lead the Sustainable Fleet Panel Discussion. The event is being held in Orlando, FL. 

April 6, 2015
Program Manager, Steve Sokolsky and others will present on fleet best practices at the Clean Fleet Transportation Efficiencies Forum, held in tandem with the Green California Summit & Expo. See the Forum's agenda.

May 21, 2015
Program Manager, Steve Sokolsky and others will speak at the Southern California Airports Green Fleet Workshop. More details will be posted about the event soon. Sponsorship and speaking opportunities are still available. Contact Steve Sokolsky to learn more at 626/744-5604 or

Recent past events:
March 12, 2015
President and CEO, John Boesel spoke at The Cars of Tomorrow Conference 2015 in Mebourne, Australia on California's technology innovation, market development and strong policies to grow the global clean transportation industry.

February 8-10, 2015

Fred Silver
, VP, moderated a session, Novel approaches for transferring power to stationary and moving vehicles through conductive methods, on Tuesday, February 10 at the Conference on Electric Roads and Vehicles event in Park City, UT.  

December 9, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, Senior VP Bill Van Amburg, and others from CALSTART were joined by industry and government leaders at CALSTART's Annual Meeting and Blue Sky Awards. Among the stellar speaker line up, attendees heard from Richard Corey, Executive Director, CARB, Chris Grundler, US Environmental Protection Agency, Dr. Cheryl Martin, US Department of Energy, Janea Scott, Commissioner, California Energy Commission, and many more thought-leaders. See the agenda here.

November 10-13, 2014
Program Manager Steve Sokolsky facilitated a track on hydrogen infrastructure, and presented on CALSTART's hydrogen infrastructure committee work at the Fuel Cell Seminar & Expo on Best Practices in Hydrogen Fueling for Fuel Cell Transit Buses. Project Manager Andrew Papson presented survey results on transit agencies and fuel cell buses on November 10, and gave a presentation on November 11. The event was held in Los Angeles, CA.

October 15-16, 2014
Senior VP, Bill Van Amburg, gave 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. 

October 6-7, 2014
CALSTART Program Director, Steve Sokolsky, spoke about military and heavy-duty electric transportation issues at EPRI’s Non-Road Electric Transportation Advisory Committee meeting in Savannah, GA.

September 30-October 2, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, chaired the Mobility Track at Energy Storage North America and presented in a session: Electrification of Transportation in North America, Status, Drivers and Applications.  

September 22-24, 2014
President and CEO, John Boesel, Senior VP Bill Van Amburg, Program Director Steve Sokolsky and others spoke at the High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum National Meeting at Argonne National Laboratory. Industry and military thought leaders gathered to identify and address the barriers to the adoption of high-efficiency truck and bus technologies. Read the press release. Visit the web site. See the agenda. Watch the recap slideshow.

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.


HTUF 2014 National Meeting

9/22/2014 8:00:00 AM - 9/24/2014 5:00:00 PM


Argonne, Illinois



September 22-24, 2014, Argonne IL
HTUF represents the process for making change happen in the high efficiency truck and bus arena. Taking part in the HTUF National Meeting means you are helping to shape future products, increase current demand, and address barriers holding back the production and use of more efficient commercial vehicles. The HTUF National Meeting is built around action, engagement, and collaboration on future needs and hands-on practicality with current products.

Register now.

Click here for information on sponsorship or Ride & Drive vehicle participation, or contact Susan Romeo at or 626.744.5686.


Susan Romeo

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