Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicle Models: State-of-the-Art and Challenges

Aymeric Rousseau, Argonne National Laboratory

A Modular Approach to Fuel Efficiency

Stefan Larsson, European Auto Manufacturers

Japanese Fuel Efficiency Regulation

Akihiko Hoshi, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism

Simulation Method

Akihiko Hoshi, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport, and Tourism

Final Results Summary

Tom Reinhart, Southwest Research Institute

Cost Effectiveness of Heavy-Duty Vehicle Technologies

Bob Wilson, TIAX LLC

SmartWay-Certified Tractor and Trailers

Mitchell Greenberg, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency


APRIL 6-7, 2009

Fuel Consumption as a Metric

John Johnson, Michigan Technological University

International Council on Clean Transportation Research

Drew Kodjak, International Council on Clean Transportation Research

Modeling and Simulation Issues

Ron Graves, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Vehicle Classification and Mapping

John Woodrooffe, University of Michigan Transportation Institute

Technology Matrix

Dave Merrion, Detroit Diesel (retired)

Indirect Costs

James Winebrake, Rochester Institute of Technology

Industrial Perspectives of the 21st Century Truck Partnership

Vinod Duggal, Cummins, Inc.

Army Ground Vehicles

Paul Skalny, U.S. Army

EPA Hybrid Technology

John Kargul, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Report on Results

Michael Jackson, TIAX LLC


JUNE 18-19, 2009

LTL Carrier’s View of Past and Current Technologies

Duke Drinkard, Southeastern Freight Lines (retired)

Effective Practices and Programs for Improving FE

Dave Miller, Con-Way Freight, Inc.

Passenger Car and Light Truck CAFE Analysis and Tech Inputs

Ryan Harrington, NHTSA

EPA Vehicle Standards and GHG Reductions

Byron Bunker, EPA

Measuring and Modeling Traffic Congestion Impacts on Heavy-Duty Trucks

Matthew Barth, UC Riverside

Safety and Productivity Issues Long Combination Vehicles

John Woodrooffe, UMTRI

The Potential of Intermodalism for Meeting Energy and Environmental Goals

James Winebrake, Rochester Institute of Technology

Assessment of FE Technologies for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Joe Morris, NAS

ArvinMeritor’s Advanced Safety Technologies for Commercial Vehicles

Brad Hicks and Alan Korn, ArvinMeritor

Vehicle Integration Team, NRC

Ron Graves, Andrew Brown, Jr., Aymeric Rousseau, Garrick Hu, NRC

The Aluminum Advantage: Exploring Commercial Vehicle Applications

Randall Scheps, Alcoa

Truck Aerodynamics

Charles Salter, Consultant

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