Public Policy2018-11-04T16:29:12+00:00

PUBLIC POLICY

WHAT WE DO

  • Work with industry stakeholders and partners in government to develop and implement public policies that advance the clean transportation technology industry.
  • Focus on industry wide and technology neutral policies that support strong vehicle efficiency standards, purchase incentives and RD&D funding.
  • Represent companies and organizations from a broad array of technologies and fuels.
  • Convene stakeholders across the clean transportation industry and policy space under a “big tent” to create or extend funding programs, incentives and standards.

“They are more than just an effective advocate for clean transportation policies and program – they are ground zero for the industry.

DAVID JOHNSON

PRESIDENT & CEO, ACHATES POWER

SAMPLE WORK

  • Performed a leadership role in advancing recognition and significant funding for high-efficiency powertrains and systems for vehicles at the national level in each of the last five federal transportation bills.
  • Provided technology, supplier and market data to assist policymakers in setting meaningful, industry-supported federal vehicle efficiency standards for cars and trucks.
  • Organized multiple industry efforts that have secured several billion dollars of advanced technology research, development and demonstration funding at the state and federal level, including co-sponsoring legislation that created a $150 million-per-year program to support California’s clean transportation technology industry and market, securing a guaranteed amount of $55 million in annual funding for the purchase of low and no emission funding from the FTA, and playing a leading role in securing significant California Greenhouse Gas Cap & Trade program revenues to fund low-carbon transportation.
  • Sponsored targeted legislation to knock down industry barriers, including providing a weight waiver to zero-emission and low NOx trucks and tax credits, to clean vehicle manufacturing equipment adoption.
  • Organized and led a coalition of users, manufacturers and utilities to establish market-growing infrastructure investment and charge rate structure recommendations and successfully supported public utility commission adoption of programs following these recommendations.

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