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Seventh Annual AltWheels Fleet Day
—  Monday,  October 22nd, 2012  —
Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood MA

  • Registration • Sponsors • Agenda • Vehicles • Directions  

AltWheels Fleet Day is the largest corporate and municipal Fleet Managers on the East Coast. Come see and hear the latest in fleet transportation technologies, alternative fuels and fleet management practices.

The day consists of panels, exhibits, and vehicles offering a showcase of alternative transportation solutions — from concept vehicles, to vehicles that are available and affordable today. This year's Fleet Day will be hosted at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel and conference center on Route 1 in Norwood, MA in their state-of-the-art conference space with a large outdoor vehicle display.

WHY SPONSOR ALTWHEELS FLEET DAY: Sponsorship is a way to get in on the ground floor of growing regional and local support for sustainable technologies. Past Fleet Days have featured more than 300 participants including Fleet Managers from leading companies such as: Bose, Coca- Cola, Fidelity, GE, EMC, Federal Express, Gillette, Green Mountain Power, GTECH, Invensys, Johnson & Johnson, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Millipore, National Grid, New England Gas, NSTAR, Otis, Staples, Textron, Tyco, Wright Express, among others.

Fleet Day participants also include Fleet Managers from more than 30 cities and towns including towns in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Maine, Vermont, and Rhode Island, as well as leading agencies from these states - Mass Dept of Energy Resources, Mass Highway, Massport, Mass State Police among others.

Fleet Day also attracts University Fleet Managers, Hospital Fleet Managers and Federal Fleet Managers. This is a year when Fleet Managers are looking for solutions to volatile fuel prices. Come join us and be part of the solution.

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...Agenda at a Glance...
Plenary Sessions
⇒ Future Technologies Panel
⇒ Fleet Managers' Tools
⇒ Vehicle Ride and Drives
⇒ Keynote: Dr. Anirban Basu
⇒ Fleet Fuels Panel
Breakout Sessions
⇒ Natual Gas - CNG & LNG
⇒ Electric Vehicles 101
⇒ Propane as an Autogas
⇒ Hybrid Technologies
⇒ More Ride and Drives!



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⇒  2012 AltWheels Sponsors      (As of 15 Oct'12)

 
Premier:     AVSG LP
Clean Energy Fuels / BAF
Massachusetts Clean Cities Coalition


Gold:     American Power Group •  Dennis K. Burke • 
Ford Motor Co. •  Frito Lay •  Gulf Oil Limited Partnership •  Propane Gas Association of New England •  Staples


Silver:     American Honda •  Boston Truck & Van Outfitters • 
National Grid •  North American Equipment Upfitters • 
Tri-State Truck Center •  XL Hybrids


Bronze:     American Natural Gas •  Leggett & Platt • 
Massachusetts Port Authority •  NStar •  Stoneham Ford


Green:     ClipperCreek •  Dow Chemical •  eNow Energy •  General Motors • 
Energy Xtreme/Mach 5 Supply •  Massachusetts Hydrogen Coalition • 
Massachusetts State Police •  McLaughlin Chevrolet •  Minuteman Trucks • 
Northeast Gas Association •  Pete's Tire Barns •  Society of Automotive Engineers •  Toyota •  Trenergi •  US EPA of New England — SmartWay Transportation Partnership •  Westport-LD •  Voltrek



Co-Hosts:    

• American Public Works Association of New England
• Clean Cities - CT—Capitol Clean Cities
• Clean Cities - CT—Greater New Haven Clean Cities
• Clean Cities - MA—MA Clean Cities Coalition
• Clean Cities - NH—Granite State Clean Cities
• Clean Cities - NY—Hudson Valley
• Clean Cities - RI—Ocean State Clean Cities Coalition
• Environmental League of Massachusetts
• Massachusetts Motor Transportation Association



        Please consider being a 2012 Fleet Day Sponsor — Sponsor Prospectus


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⇒  2012 AltWheels Fleet Day Agenda
(As of 17 Oct'12 - Subject to Change)

8:00   Breakfast, Registration and Exhibits
 
8:30   Welcome
     Stephen Russell, Director—Mass Clean Cities Coalition (Fleet Day MC)
     Steve Woelfel, Director of Strategic Planning, Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation
     Alison Sander, Founder, AltWheels  
    
9:00   Future Technologies:
     What's Coming Next?

        •  Stephen Connors, MIT Energy Initiative (moderator)
        •  Jay Ferraro, General Motors
        •  Jon Coleman, Ford Motor Company
        •  Dan Dugan, Chrysler
 
9:45   Fleet Managers' Tools
     Ways to Reduce Your Fleet's Fuel Usage

        •  Mike Payette, Staples (moderator)
        •  Kumar Kumarasekaran, Dow Chemical Company
        •  Zip Walsh, Energy Xtreme/Mach 5 Supply
        •  Bob Natkin, American Power Group
 
10:30   Break — including Ride and Drives
 
11:15   Keynote Talk: — Transportation Fuel Cost Dynamics
     The expected supply, demand and cost of transportation fuels over
         the next 5-10 years in New England and beyond


     Dr. Anirban Basu, PhD, Chairman and CEO of the Sage Policy Group  
    
12:00   Fleet Fuels
     What is Coming Next?

        •  Fred Davies, Town of Framingham MA/Society of Automotive Engineers (moderator)
        •  Dr. Anirban Basu, Sage Policy Group
        •  Charlie Myers, Massachusetts Hydrogen Coalition
        •  Greg Scott, Gulf Oil Limited Partnership
        •  Craig Emerson, T.H. Malloy & Sons (Biodiesel)
 
12:45   Lunch including Exhibits and Ride and Drive Opportunities
    
2:00   Breakout Sessions
     Natural Gas - CNG and LNG [ Tiffany Ballroom A ]
       Sponsored by Tri-State Truck Center, Shrewsbury MA
       Find out the latest in natural gas technology

        •  Mike Manning, AVSG and the Mass Clean Cities Coalition (Moderator)
        •  Brian Beaulieu, Cummins Northeast
        •  Barry Carr, BAF Technologies and North American Equipment Upfitters
        •  Gerry Noble, Clean Energy
        •  Barbara Brentano, American Honda Motor Co.
 

     Electric Vehicles 101 [ Tiffany Ballroom B ]
       Hear about how Electric Vehicles, Electric Vehicle Supply Stations and
       vehicles available on the market.

        •  Andrew Shubel, Ocean State Clean Cities Coalition (Moderator)
        •  Joe Trapoldi, Purchase College (NY)
        •  Michelle Broussard, Voltrek
        •  Watson Collins, Northeast Utilities
 

     Propane as an Autogas [ Lenox Room ]
       Learn about inexpensive aftermarket technologies
       that are available to ad to your fleet now!

        •  Dolores Rebolledo, Granite State Clean Cities (Moderator)
        •  Joe Rose, Propane Gas Association of New England
        •  Gregg Krise, Ferrellgas
 

     Hybrid Technology [ Essex Room ]
       Light, Medium and Heavy Duty Hybrid Technology — does it really save fuel?

        •  Stephen B. Russell, Massachusetts Clean Cities Coalition (Moderator)
        •  Justin Ashton, XL Hybrids
        •  Jon Coleman, Ford Motor Company
 
3:00   Ride and Drive Opportunities
 
4:00   Adjourn — Unless you're having too much fun.
 
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⇒  2012 AltWheels Ride and Drive & Display Vehicles
(As of 17 Oct'12 - Subject to Change)


     Ride and Drive Vehicles
American Power Group:
•  Sprinter Dual-Fuel CNG Cargo Van
BAF Technologies:
•  CNG E-series Cargo Van
•  Bi-fuel CNG Pick-up truck
Boston Truck and Van Outfitters:
•  Stay tuned!

    
Dennis K. Burke:
•  Chevrolet Volt
MA Clean Cities Coaition:
•  Hybrid Pick-up truck
XL Hybrids:
•  Hybrid Chevrolet Express Cargo Van

     Display Vehicles
American Natural Gas:
•  CNG vehicle TBD
American Honda:
•  Honda CNG sedan
AVSG:
•  Honda CNG sedan
Boston Truck and Van Outfitters:
•  Stay tuned - 2 Vehicles
eNow:
•  17' Electric Box Van
Town of Framingham:
•  Hybrid Diesel-Electric Camera Truck
Frito Lay:
•  CNG tractor
•  EV Large Box Van (by Smith Electric Vehicles)
General Motors:
•  CNG Chevrolet Express Van
•  Bi-fuel CNG Chevrolet Silverado Pick-up truck
Gulf Oil Limited Partnership:
•  Peterbuilt LNG Tractor
Leggett & Platt:
•  Ford Van (CNG compatible)

    
Massachusetts Port Authority:
•  40' CNG Bus
•  60' Diesel Electric Hybrid Bus
MA State Police:
•  Hybrid SUV
McLaughlin Chevrolet:
•  Chevrolet Volt sedan
Minuteman Trucks:
•  Commercial Straight Chassis Truck
National Grid:
•  Chevrolet Volt sedan
•  CNG Cargo Van
Stoneham Ford:
•  C-Max Hybrid Sedan
Toyota:
•  Prius Plug-in Hybrid sedan
Tri-State Truck Center:
•  Freightliner tractor (CNG)
Westport LD:
•  Ford CNG Bi-fuel Pick-up truck
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⇒  Fleet Day Venue — Four Points by Sheraton, Norwood Mass

  • 1125 Boston-Providence Turnpike, Route 1 (18 miles south of Boston), Norwood, MA 02062 //
        url: www.fourpointsnorwood.com // tel: 781.769.7900 //
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