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128 1. Committee Meeting, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., February 2â5, 2001 Introductions Paul R. Portney, committee chair Expectations for study; how the current CAFE program operates Linda Lawson, U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Policy Noble Bowie, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration EPAâs role in CAFE; brief review of the case for reducing carbon emissions Chris Grundler and Jeff Alson, Environmental Protection Agency DOEâs advanced research, including PNGV; brief review of the case for reducing petroleum imports Ed Wall, Phil Patterson, and Barry McNutt, Department of Energy Automobile company programs and perspectives Josephine S. Cooper, CEO, Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Martin B. Zimmerman and Helen O. Petrauskas, Ford Motor Company Bernard Robertson, DaimlerChrysler Van Jolissaint, DaimlerChrysler Mustafa Mohatarem, General Motors Congressional expectations for this study The Honorable Dianne Feinstein, United States Senate Technologies and incentives for improved fuel economy John DeCicco, independent analyst Scenarios for a Clean Energy Future (five-lab study) Steve Plotkin, Argonne National Laboratory The PNGV Program U.S. Council for Automotive Research (USCAR) Ronald York, General Motors Steve Zimmer, DaimlerChrysler Mike Schwarz, Ford Motor Company GAO report Automobile Fuel Economy (2000) Bob White and David Lichtenfeld, General Accounting Office Voluntary fuel economy standards in Europe and Japan Steve Plotkin, Argonne National Laboratory The need for fuel economy standards Ann Mesnikoff, Sierra Club Consumer choice Diane Steed, Derek Crandall, Chris Wysocki, and Bryan Little, Coalition for Vehicle Choice MIT report On the Road in 2010 Malcolm Weiss, Energy Laboratory, MIT Vehicle safety Charles Kahane, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Safety implications of CAFE Sam Kazman, Competitive Enterprise Institute Fuel economy and safety issues Clarence Ditlow, Center for Auto Safety 2. Committee Subgroup Meeting, Massachusetts In- stitute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 15â16, 2001 C Presentations and Committee Activities
APPENDIX C 129 3. Committee Subgroup Site Visits to General Motors, Troy, Michigan; Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan; and DaimlerChrysler, Auburn Hills, Michigan, March 1â2, 2001 4. Committee Subgroup Meeting, Stanford, California, March 7â8, 2001 5. Committee Meeting, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., March 12â14, 2001 Automobile industry plans Timothy MacCarthy, President and CEO, Association of International Automobile Manufacturers John German, Manager, Environmental and Energy Analysis, Honda Motor Company New developments in vehicle technology Peter Peterson, Director of Marketing, U.S. Steel Richard Klimisch, Vice President, Automotive Aluminum Association Potential for high-economy vehicles David Friedman, Union of Concerned Scientists Roland Hwang, Natural Resources Defense Council Safety Leonard Evans, Science Serving Society Marc Ross, University of Michigan Ken Digges, George Washington University Perspectives on higher fuel economy Douglas Greenhaus, Director of Environment, Health & Safety, National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Ronald Blum, Economist, United Auto Workers (UAW) 6. Committee Subgroup Site Visits to Honda North America, Inc., Torrance, California, and Toyota Motor North America, Inc., Torrance, California, March 22â23, 2001 7. Site Visits to Panasonic EV Energy, Mitsubishi, and Nissan, Tokyo, Japan, March 25â31, 2001 8. Committee Subgroup Meeting, Association of Inter- national Automobile Manufacturers, Honda, and Subaru, Rosslyn, Virginia, March 29, 2001 9. Committee Subgroup Meeting, Alliance of Automo- bile Manufacturers, Washington, D.C., March 30, 2001 10. Site Visits to Volkswagen Audi (Ingolstadt), Daimler Chrysler (Stuttgart), Porsche (Weissach), and Siemens (Regensburg), Germany, April 3â7, 2001 11. Committee Meeting, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., April 16â17, 2001 Technology options for improving fuel economy John DeCicco, consultant 12. Committee Subgroup Meeting, Stanford, California, April 25, 2001 13. Committee Subgroup Meeting, Stanford, California, April 26, 2001 14. Committee Meeting, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., May 2â4, 2001 15. Committee Subgroup Meeting, FEV Engine Tech- nology, Inc. Auburn Hills, Michigan, May 11, 2001 16. Committee Meeting, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., May 29â30, 2001 17. Committee Meeting, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., June 14â15, 2001 18. Committee Meeting, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., July 17â18, 2001