MARCH 1-2, 2012, WASHINGTON, D.C.
Christopher Bonanti and James Tamm, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Motivation for the Study and NHTSA’s Objectives
Edward Nam, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Transportation and Air Quality: Presentation on EPA’s Light-duty Vehicle GHG Technical Activities
Michael Stanton, Association of Global Automakers: Presentation on Perspectives of the Association of Global Automakers on Future Vehicle Technologies in the 2020 to 2030 Time Frame
Doug Greenhaus and David Wagner, National Automobile Dealers Association: Presentation on Perspectives of the National Automobile Dealers Association
Neil DeKoker, Original Equipment Suppliers Association: Presentation on Perspectives of the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association
JUNE 20-21, 2012, WASHINGTON, D.C.
Trevor Jones, ElectroSonics Medical Inc., Phase One Committee Chair: Lessons Learned from NHTSA Phase One Study
Ryan Harrington, U.S. Department of Transportation, Volpe National Transportation Systems Center: CAFE Compliance and Effects Modeling System – Overview
Aymeric Rousseau, Argonne National Laboratory: Argonne National Laboratory Autonomie Full Vehicle Simulation Model
Edward Nam and Lee Byungho, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: EPA Full Vehicle Simulation Model Development
Nicholas Lutsey, University of California, Davis: Estimates of Technologies and Costs for Meeting New GHG Standards Used by the California Air Resources Board
SEPTEMBER 27-28, 2012, WASHINGTON, D.C.
Klaus Land, Regulation and Certification Division, Daimler Trucks North America: Daimler’s Technology Pathway to Meet New Fuel Economy/GHG Standards
Mitsuo Hitomi, Powertrain Development Division, Mazda: Mazda’s Technology Pathway to Meet New Fuel Economy/GHG Standards
Hugh Blaxill, Engineering Services NAFTA, Mahle Powertrain, LLC: Future Turbocharging and Downsizing Engine Technology Opportunities
Pete Maloney, MathWorks: Powertrain Optimization Topics Related to Fuel Economy Improvement; Automotive Engine Calibration/Controls
Ralph Brodd, Kentucky/Argonne Battery Manufacturing Research and Development Center
DECEMBER 3-6, 2012, DEARBORN, MICHIGAN
Nizar Trigui, Ford Motor Company: Ford’s Technology Roadmap/Fuel Economy Strategy to Meet the 2017-2025 CAFE Standards
Scott Miller, General Motors: General Motors Technology Roadmap to Meet 2017-2025 CAFE Standards
Toyota’s Technology Roadmap to Meet the 2017-2025 CAFE Standards
Gary Oshnock, Chrysler Group: Chrysler’s Technology Roadmap to Meet the 2017-2025 CAFE Standards
Joseph Colucci, Automotive Fuels Consulting, Inc.: Improving Auto Fuel Economy via Fuel Changes
Ben Ellies, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: EPA’s Lump Parameter Modeling Overview
John Kasab, Ricardo: Computer Simulation of Light Duty Vehicle Technologies for Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction in the 2020-2025 Timeframe
Don Kopinski and Ed Nam, EPA; Greg Kolwich, FEV; Javier Rodriguez, EDAG: FEV Inc.’s Cost Estimation for Gasoline HEVs, 8-speed Automatic Transmissions, and 8-Speed Dual-Clutch Transmissions
FEBRUARY 12-13, 2013, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN
Center for Automotive Research Lightweighting Workshop
Lixin Zhao, U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fuel Economy Rulemaking Division: Overview of NHTSA’s Mass Studies and Projects
Harry Singh, EDAG, Inc.: Presentation on NHTSA Mass Reduction Study
Nicholas Petouhoff and Thomas Gould, Johnson Controls Automotive Seating: Vehicle Interiors
Ronald P. Krupitzer, Steel Market Development Institute: Presentation on Steel’s Role in Vehicle Structure, Lightweighting, Safety and Life Cycle Emissions
Blake Zuidema, ArcelorMittal Global R&D: Presentation on the Role of Weight Reduction in Meeting the U.S. 2025 EPA/NHTSA Fuel Economy Standard
Randall Scheps, Michael Bull and Doug Richman, the Aluminum Association’s Transportation Group (ATG): Automotive Aluminum: Part of the Solution
Gina Oliver and Martin Christman, American Chemistry Council: Lightweighting Vehicles Using Advanced Plastics and Composites
Dave Mason, Altair: Computer-Based Simulation and Optimization for Vehicle Design
Jackie Rehkopf, Plasan Carbon Composites: Entering Mainstream Automotive Presentation
Matt Zaluzec, Ford Motor Company: U.S. Automotive Materials Partners Presentation
Gregg Peterson, Lotus Engineering: High Development Vehicle Project for Toyota Venza
FEBRUARY 27, 2013, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS
Volpe National Transportation Systems Center
Volpe Staff, Discussion of Volpe Model, NHTSA Cost Methodologies and Estimates
MARCH 27-28, 2013, WASHINGTON, D.C.
David Greene, Oak Ridge National Lab (Committee Member): Overview of Issues and Methods for Estimating the Costs of Increasing Light-duty Vehicle Fuel Economy
Greg Kolwich, FEV: Presentation on Issues in Estimating the Costs of Fuel Economy Improvements under Future CAFE Regulations - Teardown analysis: State of the Art and Potential for Improvements
K.G. Duleep, H-D Systems: Estimating Fuel Economy Technology Cost and Price
Kevin Gallagher, Argonne National Laboratory: Estimating Future Costs of Lithium-ion Batteries (The BatPaC Model)
Gloria Helfand and Todd Sherwood, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Presentation on Automobile Industry Retail Price Equivalent and Indirect Cost Multipliers (ICM) Studies
Larry Blincoe, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA): NHTSAs Application of Indirect Costs
Larry Burns, University of Michigan and General Motors (retired): Comments on the Allocation of Indirect Costs in the Automotive Industry
Stephen Zoepf and John Heywood, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan Automotive Laboratory: Characterizations of Deployment Rates in Automotive Technology
Steven D. Levitt, John A. List, and Chad Syverson, University of Chicago: Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant
Sonia Yeh, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California-Davis; and Edward S. Rubin, Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University: Presentation on Learning in Energy Technologies
Robert Van Buskirk, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Incorporating Experience Curves in Standards Analysis
Joshua Linn, Resources for the Future: Presentation on Technological Change, Vehicle Characteristics, and the Opportunity Costs of Fuel Economy Standards
Larry Burns, University of Michigan and General Motors (retired): The Challenges of Optimizing Product Plans in the Face of Regulatory Requirements, Consumer Desires, and Unknown Cost and Performance from New Technologies
Robert Lempert, RAND Pardee Center for Longer Range Global Policy and the Future Human Condition: Robust Policies under Uncertainty
JUNE 25-26, 2013, WASHINGTON, D.C.
Charles Kahane, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA): Relationships between Fatality Risk, Mass, and Footprint
Thomas Wenzel, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: An Analysis of the Relationship between Casualty Risk per Crash and Vehicle Mass and Footprint
Stephen Ridella, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: Using Simulation Modeling to Assess Safety of Future Light Weight Vehicles
Chuck Thomas, Honda R &D Americas, Inc.: Perspectives of Vehicle Manufacturers on Safety and Lighweighting
Chuck Nolan, Insurance Institute for Highway Safety: The Relative Safety of Large and Small Passenger Vehicles
OCTOBER 14-15, 2013, IRVINE, CALIFORNIA
Alberto Ayala, California Air Resources Board: Updates on California Air Resources Board’s Tailpipe and ZEV Regulations
Stephen Ellis, American Honda Motor Company: Status of Honda’s Fuel Cell Vehicle Technology
William Elrick, CA Fuel Cell Partnership: Deployment of a Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructure in California
Alexander Edwards, Strategic Vision: Results from New Car Buyer Surveys for Fuel Economy Technologies
February 13-14, 2014, Washington, D.C.
Terry Alger II, Southwest Research Institute: Presentation on BMEP Engines: Challenges and Potential Solutions
APRIL 3-4, 2014, WASHINGTON, D.C.
No public session presentations.
JUNE 24-25, 2014, WASHINGTON, D.C.
James Tamm and NHTSA Staff: Recent NHTSA Activities with Relevance to Committee
Michael Olechiw and EPA Staff: Recent EPA Activities with Relevance to Committee
JULY 31, 2014, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN
EPA Staff, MTE Technologies and Costs: 2022-2025 GHG Emissions Standards Briefing
SEPTEMBER 3-5, 2014, WASHINGTON, D.C.
Greg Kolwich, FEV, and EPA Staff: Presentation of EPA Lightweighting Studies
Lixin Zhao and NHTSA Staff: Presentation of NHTSA Lightweighting Studies
NOVEMBER 20-21, 2014, WASHINGTON, D.C.
No public session presentations.