APPENDIX D
Committee Meetings and Other Activities

1.

Committee Meeting, October 13–16, 1997, Southfield, Michigan

 

The following presentations were made to the committee:

Fuel Cell Vehicle Development

Neil Otto, Ballard Power Systems

Ultralight Advanced Composite Hybrids and PNGV

Amory Lovins, Director, Rocky Mountain Institute

Ford P2000 Proprietary Session (for Committee and NRC Staff Only) at Ford Location

Opening Remarks

Trevor Jones, Committee Chair

Ken Baker, Vice President, Research and Development, GM, for USCAR

George Joy (U.S. Department of Commerce), Chair, PNGV Government Technology Team

Discussion of the Committee's Phase 3 Report

George Joy (U.S. Department of Commerce), Chair, PNGV Government Technology Team

Peter Rosenfeld (Chrysler)

Ross Witschonke (Ford)

Ron York (GM)



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APPENDIX D Committee Meetings and Other Activities 1. Committee Meeting, October 13–16, 1997, Southfield, Michigan   The following presentations were made to the committee: Fuel Cell Vehicle Development Neil Otto, Ballard Power Systems Ultralight Advanced Composite Hybrids and PNGV Amory Lovins, Director, Rocky Mountain Institute Ford P2000 Proprietary Session (for Committee and NRC Staff Only) at Ford Location Opening Remarks Trevor Jones, Committee Chair Ken Baker, Vice President, Research and Development, GM, for USCAR George Joy (U.S. Department of Commerce), Chair, PNGV Government Technology Team Discussion of the Committee's Phase 3 Report George Joy (U.S. Department of Commerce), Chair, PNGV Government Technology Team Peter Rosenfeld (Chrysler) Ross Witschonke (Ford) Ron York (GM)

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  Technology Selection Status Peter Rosenfeld (Chrysler) Ross Witschonke (Ford) Ron York (GM) Linda Lance, Office of the Vice President of the United States Pandit Patil (U.S. Department of Energy), Vice Chair, PNGV Government Technology Team Review of Significant Progress and Major Barriers Compared to PNGV Milestones and Future Plans: Systems Analysis and Engineering Mutasim Salman (GM), PNGV-USCAR Systems Analysis Technical Team Body-in-White/Vehicle Weight Reduction Andy Sherman (Ford), PNGV-USCAR Materials Technology Team Bill Stuef (Ford) PNGV-USCAR Vehicle Engineering Technical Team Four Stroke Direct Injection Engines Rich Belaire (Ford), PNGV-USCAR Four Stroke Direct Injection Technical Team Flywheels Tom Kiser (Chrysler), PNGV-USCAR Flywheel Technical Team 2. Committee Subgroup Visit to the Chrysler Liberty and Technical Affairs Facility for briefing on proprietary concept vehicle technology, November 10 and 14, 1997, Auburn Hills, Michigan   Discussions and presentations on the Chrysler Prowler, CCV, HEV, fuel cells, and technology integration. Attendees from Chrysler included: C.N. Ashtiani, C.E. Burroni-Bird, R.L. Davis, S. Dinda, R.C. Fielding, G.M. Heidecker, T.S. Moore, P.M. Rosenfeld, L.E. Rybacki, and S.T. Speth. 3. Committee Meeting, December 3–5, 1997, The Savoy Suites, Washington, D.C.   The following presentations were made to the committee: Role of the Government after the Technology Selection Process Gary Bachula, Acting Under Secretary for Technology Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce George Joy, Chair PNGV Government Technology Team, U.S. Department of Commerce

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  Interface of the PNGV with Other Government R&D Programs George Joy, Chair, PNGV Government Technology Team Fuel Economy Potential of Direct-Injection Stratified-Charge Engines Hiromitsu Ando, Mitsubishi Motors Fuel Cells Alfred P. Meyer, Manager, Transportation Business, International Fuel Cells Update on Government Infrastructure Study Chris Sloane, PNGV Technical Manager, General Motors Peter Rosefeld, PNGV Director-Chrysler Rose Witschonke, PNGV Director-Ford 4. Committee Subgroup Visit to the Ford World Headquarters for briefing on proprietary cost estimates, December 18, 1997, Dearborn, Michigan 5. Trevor Jones and Craig Marks attended the joint meeting of the PNGV Technical Teams on January 28, 1998, Detroit, Michigan