Flywheel—Cyrus Ashtiani, Don Bender

Hybrid Electric Vehicle Propulsion Programs—Brad Bates

Review of Active Third-Party Support to PNGV Program—Peter Rosenfeld

PNGV Infrastructure Issues—Bob Mull, Larry Johnson

PNGV Barriers

Major Barriers to Success in Terms of Technology, Vehicle Cost, Schedules, and Resources—Ron York

Identify Government Agencies with Minimal Support to PNGV Who Have More to Contribute—Rob Chapman

The committee also received a demonstration of the PNGV Home Page on the World Wide Web and was provided with written status reports by the PNGV on activities relating to Goals 1 and 2.

On August 27, 1995, selected members of the committee and NRC staff received an overview of the PNGV program from representatives of USCAR and the U.S. government.

A review of Ford Concept Vehicle activities was provided to the full committee by Chuck Risch of Ford Motor Company on August 29, 1995.

  1. Committee Meeting, October 30–November 2, 1995, Washington, D.C.

The following presentations from representatives of industry and the government, including the national laboratories, were made to the committee:

Update on FY 1996 Budget and Impact of Budget Changes on the PNGV Program—Rob Chapman and Pandit Patil, PNGV

Materials Technology

Update on PNGV Technical Roadmap—Materials and Structures, Andy Sherman, PNGV

Steel—Darryl Martin, American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI)

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