Southern California Clean Vehicle Technology Expo, Ontario, CA

Host Site Coordinator: Southern California Clean Vehicle Technology Expo, Ontario, CA

Event Type: Exhibit / Seminars / Informational Displays

Attendees: 550 Fleet Operators, Industry Experts, and Funding Agencies

Participating Sponsors / Partners: South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD), Boshart Engineering, Clean Energy, Haaker Equipment Company, Hythane Company, LLC., Prometheus Energy, Southern California Gas Co., Pacific Gas & Electric Co., Waste Management Inc., Shell Hydrogen LLC., Air Products & Chemicals, and American LaFrance

Event Highlights: Southern California’s public and private fleet vehicle operators received the latest clean vehicle technology and funding information to help them more expeditiously and economically convert their fleets over to cleaner, alternative-fueled vehicles. The Expo is part of the South Coast AQMD’s overall program to reduce emissions from mobile sources, which now are the source of over 75 percent of the southland’s air pollution. A keynote address was presented by Dr. Alan Lloyd, and panels featuring experts discussing the latest technology and vehicles available for light-duty, medium heavy-duty, and heavy heavy-duty operation were held. A ride and drive featuring a range of vehicles from transit buses to school buses to street sweepers and many light-duty vehicles operating on hydrogen, natural gas, propane, and electricity was available.