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Company Name Description Website
ABB, Inc.
AC Transit
Achates Power Fromm: Dec 2015 Areas of Interest: Customer acqusition; delivering on customer contracts; and internal R&D Obstacles: Tougher CO2 and NOx standards for commercial vehicles & passenger vehicles will help and funding from ARB, CEC, AQMDs and/or DOE will help
ADOMANI Kanning: Areas of interest: Grant funding opportunities for med/heavy duty fleet vehicles. Large-scale demonstration projects to help reduce component costs. Developing banking relationships that will support EV fleet procurement. Obstacles: Identifying fleet owners and managers that are willing to place EV's into their operation. Cost of traction batteries.
Advanced Biofuels Canada Advanced Biofuels Canada (ABFC) is a national industry association established to: Promote the production and use of advanced biofuels in Canada, to collaborate broadly to decarbonize transportation, and collaborate with other stakeholders to expand market access for sustainable low-carbon biofuels in Canada.
AES Next
Alameda Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit)
Alexander Dennis, Inc
Allison Transmission Inc.
Altec Industries, Inc. Brougham: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: Finding ways to reduce the cost of components such as Lithium batteries and leveraging the EEI initiative of large fleets increasing spending on "Green" technologies
Alva Charge
Ampaire, Inc.
AMPLY Power, Inc
Anaheim Transportation Network Kotler: Dec 2015 Areas of Interest: ZEB; last/first mile commute options; and uberfication of transit technologies Obstacles: procurement options for specialized transit projects
Anteater Express, UC Irvine
Antelope Valley Transit Authority Engel: 12/2015 survey Area of Interest: Zero Emission Buses Barrier: Charging infrastructure SC Edison 11/14: Most challenging Issue: Funding new technology, specifically electric buses.
Arrival Automotive
Audi of America
Auto Research Center
Autocar Truck, LLC
AxleTech International Reason they say they became a member: AxleTech is passionate about innovative technology and has dedicated teams in place to grow in the clean transportation space. Our leadership feels that CALSTART is a leader in policy and looks forward to growing our relationship with your team. Our number one program is the zero emmisions bus and port programs.
Azevtec, Inc
BAE Systems, Inc
Ballard Power Systems, Inc
Bay Area Air Quality Management District Broadbent: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: Demonstrating Zero to Near Zero technologies for the medium and heavy duty sectors and policies to implement the above-mentioned technologies
Black & Veatch Corporation
Blue Bird Corporation We manufacture purpose built school buses. We offer various fuel types outside of diesel which include Gasoline, Propane, CNG and Electric.
BlueAir Cabin Air
BorgWarner, Inc.
Bravo Motor Company
BTCPower, Inc.
BYD Motors, Inc.
California Advanced Biofuels Alliance
California Energy Commission
California Hydrogen Business Council
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition (CNGVC)
California State University, Los Angeles Cal State L.A. is a university dedicated to engagement, service and the public good. Founded in 1947, the University is home to over 23,000 active students and 235,000 distinguished alumni, who are as diverse as the city we serve. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, Cal State L.A. has long been recognized as an engine of economic and social mobility. Led by an award-winning faculty, the University offers nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Faculty and students engage in innovative research and training in advanced transportation technologies, and the campus is home to the largest university-located hydrogen fueling facility in the nation. See for more information.
Capricorn Investment Group, LLC
Caterpillar, Inc. 11/14 Most challenging problem: Halloran -- The timing of the CEC solicitations. Wish they could get RFP's out in a more timely fashion. 12/2014 survey -- Halloran Areas of interest: Off-road machine efficiency improvements and communication of off-road efforts Barriers: People view hybrid and other fuel efficiency technologies as an on-road issue. Off-road is increasing playing in this space. 9/2014 survey Areas of interest: incentive funding, off-road advanced technology, and regulatory engagement Barrier: lack of understanding about what is happening in the off-road technology space
Cerritos College
Chanje Chanje manufactures and sells fully electric medium duty vehicles and their supporting services.
City and County of San Francisco
City of Chicago
City of Commerce
City of Fort Lauderdale
City of Long Beach Fleet Services Bureau
City of Montebello
City of Torrance Transit
City of Visalia Transit
Clean Fuels Michigan
Clean Fuels Ohio
CleanFuture, Inc
ClipperCreek, Inc.
Coaster Cycles Coaster is an eco-friendly mobility company that builds Bikes for Business. Coaster’s best-in-class three-wheeled vehicles are perfect for passenger transportation, product delivery, utility, advertising campaigns, and numerous specialty functions. Coaster helps clients reduce congestion, promote their business, reduce costs, access car-restricted areas, and alwaysmake an impression
Colorado Cleantech Industries Association
Comet Mobility
Complete Coach Works Shetterly: Dec 2015 survey Areas of Interest: Electric buses; funding for electric buses; and project management for electric buses Obstacle: Cost needs to come down
ConMet ConMet is a leading global manufacturer of wheel hub assemblies, structural plastics, and aluminum casting components for the commercial vehicle industry. Advancing a legacy of innovation, ConMet has supported industry partners for more than 50 years by designing, engineering, and manufacturing revolutionary technologies for the heavy-duty market. Continuing to build on that legacy, ConMet is committed to creating products and services that are on the forefront of the trends shaping the industry and that align with critical customer needs. The development of more efficient products, processes, and technology that transform the way customers run and maintain their vehicles is central to ConMet’s vision. ConMet is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A., with 15 additional locations throughout North America and China.
Cool Technologies, Inc
County of San Joaquin County government - law enforcement vehicles; pool vehicles; construction equipment; light, medium and heavy-duty trucks, solid waste handling, ferry boats, and movable bridges.
Creative Bus Sales
Cummins, Inc.
Dearman Engine Company Ltd
Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition Svitak: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: Engaging private sector fleets; new, commercially available technologies; and emissions info Barriers: Education and infrastructure availability
DHS Consulting, Inc
DTE Energy
East Bay Clean Cities
Eaton Corporation
Eberspaecher Controls North America
EBG Resistors EBG Resistors is a leading manufacturer of high voltage, high power, non-inductive, thick film resistors with standardized and custom designs available. We offer 4 terminal current shunts and unique package styles for the EV industry in the PRE CHARGE and DIS CHARGE applications in the Battery Management Units and the Power Distribution Units for EV’s , buses, light trucks, and mining/agriculture machines. We are currently supplying to this market segment, in high volumes to the Asia producers in the EV market. EBG wants to educate the North American industry of our technology and advantages in both the electrical and physical characteristics of our style of resistors. Please visit EBG at or call us at 717-737-9877 to discuss your needs.
Ebus, Incorporated
Effenco LaCroix: Dec 2015 survey Areas of Interest: Certification, compliance, verification by agency (e.g. CARB); pilot and demonstration funding; and policy Barriers: Certification, compliance, verification by agency (e.g. CARB) and funding for pilots LaCrois: 9/2014 survey Most challenging problem: Compliance/Policy (e.g. OBD regulations are a barrier to entry, limit access to funding and complicate warranty compliance with chassis and Engine OEMs) Areas of interest: voucher incentive programs, compliance to OBD, and duty cycle standard and vehicle segmentation Barriers: compliance to OBD and certification processes (mainly in California)
ElDorado National California, Inc. ElDorado National California designs and manufactures low floor and standard floor medium and heavy-duty buses for public transit/paratransit, airport, parking and university transportation markets.
Electriphi, Inc
Emerald Alternative Energy Solutions, Inc.
Employment Training Panel, State of California ETP provides funding to employers to assist in upgrading the skills of their workers through training that leads to good-paying, long-term jobs.
Ensida Energy
Envision Solar International, Inc. We manufacture two principal product lines; EV ARC - Transportable Solar EV Charging Station. Turnkey system, dropped in a parking space, turned on and ready to charge. Second product is the Solar Tree -- constructed solar canopy, which can grid-tied or islanded with battery storage.
Envoy There
ESW America Inc ESWA is an independent emissions testing service provider as a third party laboratory. ESWA provides testing services for R&D, compliance, in-use compliance testing and engineering projects from small-sized to large-sized automotive OEMs. ESWA has worked with emissions control technology, alternatives fuel/hybrid powered engine/vehicle manufacturers. ESWA like to understand the market and also be available to provide engineering and testing support to its members for potential new product development, certification, inuse complaince.
FedEx Express Musgrove: Dec 2015 survey Areas of interest: Parallel Hybrid medium-duty and EV heavy-duty Barrier: Dependable supply chain
Fedex Ground
First Priority GreenFleet Ltd. a total solutions provider to sustainable fleets that brings customers a full range of zero and low-emission vehicles
Foothill Transit
Ford Motor Company Viera: Dec 2015 survey Area of Interest: Continuing ZEV Rules (CPUC Consideration in Fall 2016), not having a large fee on EVs adopted (in lieu of gas tax) in California, PG&E taking over the competitive EV charging market (CPUC); interface between electric utilities and OEMs; and Government purchase of low emission vehicles Barriers: More enablers for customer demand for zero emission vehicles.
Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation
Frito-Lay Steve Hanson: 9/2014 survey Areas of interest: alternate fuel vehicle grant funding, alt fuel tax credits (for the fuel vs. the vehicle), and next generation technology (e.g. fuel cells) Barrier: acceleration of adoption of alt fuel vehicles to bring pricing down and help fund new R&D.
Gas Technology Institute Gas Technology Institute is a 501 3 (c) research and development organization that is focused on providing clean energy solutions for industrial, commercial, residential, and transportation applications. GTI has over 30 labs that address a variety of applications.
GE Power
General Motors Corporation Keros: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: MTR / Harmonization of NHTSA, EPA, ARB; Urban Mobility - Car sharing, Peer-to-peer, etc; and Market Development of Advanced Vehicle Technologies Barriers: Better understanding across industry, NGOs, regulators--transparency, good data & analytics--conversation that goes beyond traditional roles. Long-term plan to EV infrastructure development.
Greener By Design Greener by Design (GbD) is a boutique sustainability consultancy providing a variety of project development and implementation services in the clean energy & alternative fuels arena. Clients include major port facilities, NJ Transit NJ Clean Cities, utilities, and numerous other public & private entities.
GreenPower Motor Company, Inc. GreenPower Motor Company Inc. develops electric-powered vehicles for commercial markets. GreenPower offers a range of electric powered buses deploying electric drive and battery technologies with a lightweight chassis and low floor or high floor body. GreenPower’s bus is based on a flexible clean sheet design and utilizes a custom battery management system and a proprietary Flex Power system for the drive motors. GreenPower integrates global suppliers for key components such as Siemens for the two drive motors, Knorr for the brakes, ZF for the axles and Parker for the dash and control systems. This OEM platform allows GreenPower to meet the specifications of various operators while providing standard parts for ease of maintenance and accessibility for warranty requirements.
Harris Corporation Developed a new technology -- a hybrid pneumatic drive system that will be of significant interest to municipal refuse truck and commuter bus fleets.
Hino Trucks 11/14 Most challenging issue: Ellis -- As a growing company, we still do not have the full array of product options to offer our customers. In order to develop these options, you need engineering resources. Most of the engineering resources (people and money) these days are tied up supporting Worldwide emissions and efficiency R & D to meet future requirements. This makes it difficult to develop your product portfolio in a timely manner. 9/2014 survey results -- Ellis Areas of interest: Additional incentive programs for hybrid, broader fleet involvement/support, and longer range vision into the incentive programs Barriers: At times, the clean energy supporters feel this is an all (zero emissions) or nothing proposition. We will get there in time, but greater focus should be put on low emission vehicles that provide great environmental benefit at a viable cost.
Hollywood Trucks, LLC Hollywood Trucks is the world’s fastest growing, eco-friendly transportation company that has just released the first, patented, off-grid entertainment fleet called "Ecoluxe." The company currently operates in California, Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi, New York and will be expanding internationally in 2017. Hollywood Trucks believes this level of commitment is synergistic in our belief and implementation of clean energy vehicles throughout our fleet. We are currently embarking on our global expansion, which will include searching for the best manufacturing locations to build the new Ecoluxe fleet. We look forward to working with CALSTART's team of experts and professionals to learn best steps and programs that our company should be utilizing.
Holman Parts Distribution
HummingBirdEV Medium and heavy duty electric vehicles
Hydrogenics USA
ITS California (Intelligent Transportation Systems)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Karma Automotive Karma Automotive is a high-tech incubator that designs, engineers, and markets luxury electric vehicles, all from its Southern California base of operations. Founded in 2014 and employing nearly 1,000 people worldwide, Karma draws on global relationships and tech partners to elevate and grow its luxury mobility experience. The 2020 Revero GT is a luxury EV that embodies Karma’s goals of offering leading automotive design, technology, customization and an outstanding VVIP customer experience. Every Revero GT is handcrafted at the Karma Innovation and Customization Center in Moreno Valley, Calif. Learn more about Karma and Revero GT at or the Karma Newsroom at for the latest press releases, videos and images.
Karsan USA
Letenda, Inc
Lightning Systems Inc. Trowbridge Dec 2015 Areas of interest: emissions reduction agenda; fleet sales; and funding Barriers: low fuel prices make alternative technologies a hard sell in the US 11/14 Most challenging problem: Trowbridge -- Customer acceptance and adoption
Linse Capital
Lion Electric Co. USA
Liox Power, Inc.
Los Angeles Department of Public Works (LADPW)
Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT) Ralph: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: New bus and fare technology; zero emission vehicles; and funding opportunities Barriers: Fare integration with regional and other municipal operators
Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP)
Malico Inc. Malico is a metal forming company which has vertical integration capability from raw material to material formation to coating all in-house. Our main products are heat sinks, base plates, cold plates and diverse metal forming products through forging, CNC, MIM, die casting and so on.
Manhattan Beer Distributors
MEMA (Municipal Equipment Maintenance Association) Condran: Dec 2015 survey Areas of Interest: Grant funding; Alternative fuel technologies (beyond CNG); and Automotive MFG's expanding Alt- Fuel vehicles Barriers: Expanded vehicle selections from the OEM; industry education regarding the various alternative vehicle technologies; and autonomous vehicle technology.
Meritor Incorporated Meritor is a global supplier of drivetrain, mobility, braking and aftermarket solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets.
MG Britt Consulting, Inc
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Mitsubishi Fuso offers medium-duty, cab-over work trucks perfect for landscapers. Hauling equipment is never easier with a class 3-5 work truck, offered in various lengths to fit most bodies.
Monterey-Salinas Transit
Morgan Olson, LLC
Motiv Power Systems 11/14 Most challenging problem: Nagrani -- There is a perception in the minds of potential customers that electric trucks are risky. This is incorrect and we should work on mitigating this perception.
Mountain Transit Mountain Transit (MT) operates 25 buses in the San Bernardino mountain communities, out of two operating bases located in Big Bear Lake and Crestline. Of the 25 buses, two minivans and two Transit vans for DAR service, two are 37' diesel freightliner buses for service from the mountains/to and from the City of San Bernardino, and 19 buses are 22' to 32.5' gasoline cutaways for local fixed route service. MT is in the process of creating a battery electric bus (BEB) implementation plan so as to meet the CARB Innovative Clean Transit (ICT) regulation. In addition, in the next three years we will be building new admin offices/maintenance facilities at both locations.
NAFA (National Association of Fleet Administrators)
National Grid
National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA)
Natural Gas Vehicles for America
Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Navistar, Inc
Neste US
New Flyer Industries
New Vision Aviation
NextEra Energy Resources LLC NextEra Energy Resources LLC is the development arm of NextEra Energy, operating outside of the regulated Florida Power & Light arm of the company to develop renewable energy infrastructure solutions across the country.
Nikola Motor Corporation
Northern Colorado Clean Cities Coalition
NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Oberon Fuels Hicks: Dec 2015 Areas of Interest: Government grant opportunities for alt fuels and vehicles; government policy for alt fuels production; and biofuels technology development Barriers: Financial and policy support to get test vehicles on the road
Odyne Systems, LLC Jarmuz: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: Increases sales of plug-in hybrid system; reducing cost of plug-in hybrid system; and CARB/EPA compliance Barriers: CARB certification process, EPA HDOBD Jarmuz: 12/2014 survey Most challenging problem: compliance with CARB Areas of interest: Incentive funding for plug-in hybrid trucks and compliance with CARB Barriers: Additional state incentives to reduce the incremental cost of plug-in hybrid systems and an easier path for CARB compliance
Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition The Ohio Fuel Cell Coalition is a united group of industry, academic, and government leaders working collectively to strengthen Ohio and the nation's fuel cell industry and to accelerate the transformation of the region to global leadership in fuel cell technology.
O'Melveny & Myers
Orange EV Mathisen: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: Heavy duty Truck incentives and regulation of emissions Barriers: There are distinctions in incentive programs between on-road and off-road vehicles which disqualify our company from incentives. Removing the requirement for deploying an on-road vehicle to qualify would lead to better emission reduction. Similarly, programs which only allow new (vs repower) EV options are unnecessarily exclusive.
Pace Suburban Bus Service Bolton: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: electric vehicles; connected vehicles; and hybrid vehicles Barriers: reliable vehicles
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Paired Power, Inc
Pasadena Water and Power
Phoenix Motorcars Joined CALSTART for Access to grant writing and increased exposure levels. Founded in 2003, Phoenix MC, Inc. is a privately held Delaware corporation headquartered in Ontario, California. Phoenix is an Electric Vehicle Manufacturer with a primary focus on the Fleet Market for Class 3 & 4 vehicles; Shuttle Bus, Flatbed Truck and Work Truck.
Pitt Ohio Express Inc
Plug Power
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey The Port Authority of NY & NJ builds, operates, and maintains critical transportation and trade assets. Its network of aviation, rail, surface transportation and seaport facilities annually moves millions of people and transports vital cargo throughout the New York/New Jersey region. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, home to the iconic One World Trade Center.
Port of Long Beach
Port of Oakland Susan Fizzell: 9/2014 survey Areas of interest: guidance on which clean fuels to invest vehicles and infrastructure in (including EV infrastrucure), providing forum for networking between airports, and funding opportunities
Prelude Ventures
Prestolite Electric, Inc.
Propulsion Québec
Purolator Inc. Viola: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: EV technology for in-city pick up and delivery vehicles; subsidies and incentives of EV vehicles; and sustainability initiatives for the fleets Barriers: More choices of vehicles and reliable suppliers Viola: 11/14 Most challenging issue: Finding a suitable alternative fuel/Electrical option for the Pick-up and delivery fleet that is reliable and cost effective, considering there is no government funding available at this time. Reducing GHG emissions/footprint is a high priority of us. Viola: 9/2014 survey Areas of interest: new vehicle hybrid technology, new vehicle plug-in EV technology, and government subsidies to support these initiatives Barrier: subsidies/assistance
Real Power / Contour Hardening, Inc
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REGI)
Rev Group REV Group, Inc. is a leading American manufacturer of specialty vehicles, including buses, fire trucks, ambulances, and recreational vehicles. It operates through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial, and Recreation.
ROUSH CleanTech
Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition
Sacramento Metropolitan AQMD The Sacramento Metropolitan AQMD’s overall mission is to achieve clean air goals by leading the region in protecting public health and the environment through innovative and effective programs, dedicated staff, community involvement, and public education.
Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Fratis: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: Implement renewable fuel program; implement renewable fuel program; and continue increase in fleet electrification Barriers: Limited access to renewable fuels in public locations, although trend is improving
Sacramento Regional Transit District
Sage Renewable Energy Consulting, Inc. Sage Energy provides the energy planning and project management necessary to transition to electric buses and other fleet vehicles. Sage facilitates the switch to electric by assisting public agencies and private entities with accessing grants, procuring financing, planning the timing of new vehicle purchase, implementing vehicle charging infrastructure, optimizing utility tariffs, and exploring renewable energy and storage to help offset the load and cost of going electric.
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDGE) San Diego Gas & Electricity is the utility that provides gas and electricity to San Diego County and South Orange County. SDG&E recently launched the Power Your Drive Program, which allows the utility to install 3,500 electric vehicle charging stations in apartments and businesses.
San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District
San Joaquin Valley Regional Transit District Lorente Dec 2015 Areas of Interest: Funding of Clean Tech; product knowledge and options; and policy Barriers: Funding is a currently a challenge to reach our desired service levels. Identifying additional operating or capital funding can help.
Sandia National Laboratories Miles: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: New emissions regulations, incl. CO2; State of California funding opportunities/initiatives; and renewable fuel incentives Barriers: A predictable, sustainable federal budget
Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District (SBMTD)
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority Wilhelm: Dec 2015 survey Areas of Interest: Finding funding for electric bus introductory project; getting facility improvements for electric buses; and getting CARB to give firm direction on ZEB regulations Barriers: Multi-year FTA funding must be determined to allow rational fleet planning
SEA Electric LLC
Siemens Industry, Inc. Tom Orberger: 12/2014 survey Areas of interest: Electric transit bus and truck market Barriers: CAPEX for larger fleet deployment -Stronger demand
solutionLAB, Inc
South Coast Air Quality Management District
South Shore Clean Cities Lisek: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: Emission reduction; petroleum reduction; and working with the CALSTART team Barriers: We need the price of fuel to increase
Southern California Edison Oduyemi: Dec 2015 survey Areas of Interest: SB 350 implementation; Low Carbon Transportation Funding Allocation; and SB 32 to include utility role in TE infrastructure Barriers: Mass education about benefits of electric vehicles, systems and equipment
Southern California Gas Company Reed: Dec 2015 survey Areas of Interest: Renewable Natural Gas and Ultra-low NOx technology Barriers: Electric bias
Southern Company
SRECTrade, Inc. SRECTrade is a management and transaction platform for a variety of environmental commodities. Specifically in the context of CALSTART and California, we are a manager and transaction agent for the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) program. We help EV charging infrastructure owners, EV fleet operators, OEMs, and others manage and monetize their LCFS credits.
Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) Kirt Conrad 12/2015 Areas of interest: fuel cells, hydrogen, transit Barriers: more infastructure
Stratio Automotive, Inc
SunLine Transit Agency Skiver: Dec 2015 survey Areas of Interest: Grant funding opportunities; proven technology data: and potential State regulation and providing industry comment Barriers: Increased awareness of transit benefits and better marketing of clean technology in transit
Tecogen The original designer of packaged combined heat and power (“CHP” or “cogeneration”) equipment, for over three decades Tecogen has pioneered the development of efficient, reliable and clean technologies for on-site energy production. With over 2,400 units shipped, the company has an industry-leading reputation for delivering quality, technically superior products that reduce energy costs, cut greenhouse gas emissions and alleviate congestion on the national power grid.
Terzo Power Systems, LLC
The Mobility House, LLC
Thermo King Corporation
Thomas Built Buses
Total New Energies Ventures USA, Inc
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
TransPower, Inc. Rebecca should receive invoices. Mike Simon: 9/2014 survey Areas of interest: electric vehicles, stationary energy storage, and components Barrier: Lack of funding
Traxen Inc.
Tula Technology Yuille: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: Reduced CO2 emissions and growing out technology globally Barriers: Automotive development lead times for OEM's 11/14 Most challenging problem: Funding Ram Subramanian: 12/2014 survey Areas of Interest: Accelerating customer programs for Tula's DSF Technology and proving DSF technology on multiple engine types Barriers: Industry mindset to accept breakthrough technologies coming from small companies and technical support from specific OEMs after being convinced of the technology merits. 9/2014 survey Areas of interest: technology, funding and growth Barriers: reduced sources of funding for transportation technology start-ups like Tula, that are not in infotainment or connected cars space and development costs associated with getting the technology to the market (resources, software licenses, etc.)
U.S. Gain
UCLA Department of Transportation Services
Unicell Truck Bodies and Equipment
Union of Concerned Scientists
Unique Technical Services Ambrosio: Dec 2015 Area of Interest: Energy storage; power electronics; and demonstration funding Obstacles: Lower battery cost Unique Technical Services LLC (UTS) is an engineering services company. Its principals have a long product development and service history in the automotive industry. UTS’s team members have been in the electric and hybrid electric vehicle market for nearly 20 years and have served at companies such as Odyne Corporation and ElectroMotive Designs LLC. We provide development and prototyping services for the transportation market for vehicles ranging in size from 6,000 to 80,000 Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). UTS was formed to focus only on advanced and renewable technology service in the transportation and the power generation industry.
United Parcel Service Britt: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: Cost effective technologies; emissions reductions- being good corporate citizens; and improve infrastructure for EV's, hydrogen, LPG & Nat gas Barriers: battery cost, hydrogen infrastructure
United States Postal Service (USPS) Dinh: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: Funding for vehicle buy and new technologies for alternate vehicles Barrier: Lack of industry conferences on new vehicle technologies
University of Virginia Facilities Management
UQM Technologies
US Hybrid Corporation US Hybrid provides electric and hybrid traction drive systems for medium- and heeavy-duty commercial trucks, municipality vehicles, and fuel cell transit buses for the global transportation market. Key products are: Electric, Hybrid and Fuel CellPower Trains, DC-DC converters, Motors and Generators, Auxiliaries Drives, and Export Power. Goodarzi: 12/2015 survey Areas of Interest: Zero emission cargo transport; Zero emission public transport; and off-road & construction emission reduction and fuel saving Barriers: 1- Lack of consistent and uniform specification to cover multiple customer or industry. 2- Lack of sufficient demonstration unit to make sense of true product production cost and price margins. 3- Uniform service and maintenance policy to determine the warranty exposures. Goodarzi: 11/12 Most challenging problem: Goodarzi -- consistent policy Goodarzi: 9/2014 Areas of interest: zero emission cargo transport, zero emission public transit, and off-road & construction emission reduction and fuel saving Barriers: Lack of consistent and uniform specification to cover multiple customer or industry, lack of sufficient demonstration unit to make sense of true product production cost and price margins, and uniform service and maintenance policy to determine the warranty exposures.
Utah Transit Authority
Valley Pacific Petroleum Services, Inc.
Via Transportation, Inc.
Viatec Inc. hydraulic hybrid class 5-8 trucks
Victor Valley Transit Authority Transit agency serving the high desert area of San Bernardino County
Viriciti LLC Viriciti provides a monitoring system for commercial electric vehicles, including buses and trucks. Using a proprietary hardware solution, we can read and send the data from the vehicle into the cloud, where we can analyze the data. We provide the operator and OEM with detailed information concerning their electric vehicle and entire fleet.
Volvo Group Fenton: 12/2015 Areas of Interest: California project funding; Regulatory issues - i.e. ultra low NOx; and CA Mobile Source Strategy Industry barriers: No industry barriers to be broken down. We need to help CARB understand limitations to the voluntary ultra low NOx standard.
Washtenaw County Government
WAVE (Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification, Inc.) 11/14 Most challenging problem: Unpredictability of both government funding for grant programs (we have been waiting over 11 months on the FTA to respond to proposals) and transit agencies to respond to proposals. Zach Kahn: 9/2014 survey Areas of interest: product development, funding and ZBus mandate Barrier: more data on electric buses, including actual numbers for range, consumption, maintenance and operational cost savings, etc.
Wells Fargo Bank
Westport Fuel Systems
Winnebago Industries, Inc
Wisconsin Clean Cities
Workhorse Group Daniel Zito: 9/2014 survey Areas of interest: Funding and better battery technology Barriers: break down the reluctance to buy all electric vehicles
XL Fleet Electrification 11/14 Most challenging problem: Lovelace -- CARB approval for Alt Fuel Vehicles
Xos Trucks Joined to engage with industry constituents, politicians, and related groups on policy matters and partnerships. Joined as a Full Member because they would like to be able to engage fleets, suppliers, utilities, and other industry constituencies to understand our product offering.
Zeem Solutions, Inc
Zenith Motors Smith: 12/2015 Survey Areas of Interest: Funding: Information on Federal Funding opportunities we may take advantage of and new states participating in voucher programs Barriers: 1) Too many Alt fuel manufacturers have declared bankruptcy and closed their doors leaving those customers without service. As a result leaving companies not longer interested in trying new technology. 2) Price differential between ICE & EV vehicles
Zero Emission Systems, LLC