AltWheels Fleet Day 2021

Fueling the Path Forward: The “New Normal”

Monday, October 4, 2021

The 2021 AltWheels Fleet Day was a great day with over 350 registrants and at least 150 attendees online throughout the day, 16 Sponsors, 18 Co-Hosts, 4 Panels and 3 Keynote Speakers.

We had a great lineup of industry leaders and experts who shared new info and up and coming trends in their sectors.  Highlights of the day include morning keynote by Tim Ingle, Group Vice President, Enterprise Strategy at Toyota who spoke on electrification and fuel cell in the industry; Dave Schaller, Industry Engagement Director at North American Council for Freight Efficiency and a keynote address on the utility role in transportation electrification by Carlos Nouel, VP of Business Development.

AltWheels Fleet Day 2021

2021 Fleet Day Agenda with Video Links

If you were unable to attend our 2021 event, links to videos of sessions are available below.

 

Welcome From Alison Sander, Event Founder

 

Electrification: What is coming our way?

Morning Keynote

Electrification and fuel cell in the industry – what was the past and what is coming in the future.

Tim Ingle, Group Vice President, Enterprise Strategy, Toyota

LIVE Q&A

 

OEM Panel – discussing infrastructure, vehicles coming down the pike and funding

Joel Torr, Head of Business Development - Ford Motor Company Pro Charging

Michael Sanders, Regional Fleet Manager, Toyota Motor North America

Peter Hanley, Senior Manager, Nissan Fleet & Commercial Sales

Moderated by Joy Gardner, Executive Director, Empire Clean Cities

LIVE Q&A

 

 

Zero Emission Electric Bus Panel

Jim Anderson, Vice President Sales, Anderson Blue Bird Bus Sales of New England

Albert Burleigh, Executive Director, Electric Vehicle Sales, Blue Bird Corporation

Moderated by Joy Gardner, Executive Director, Empire Clean Cities

LIVE Q&A

 

Run on Less – Electric demonstration of 13 different electric trucks including a DHL van in NYC

Dave Schaller, Industry Engagement Director, North American Council for Freight Efficiency

LIVE Q&A

 

Resiliency for an Uncertain World

 

Afternoon Keynote

A discussion of the utility role in transportation electrification

Carlos Nouel, VP of Business Development, National Grid

LIVE Q&A

 

What’s Next: The Future of Renewable Natural Gas/Green Hydrogen

Dave Edwards, Director and Advocate for Hydrogen Energy, Air Liquide

Marianne Mintz, Principal Transportation Systems Analyst, Argonne National

Moderated by Charlie Myers, President, Massachusetts Hydrogen Coalition

Dan Christianson replaces David Edwards for live Q&A

LIVE Q&A

 

Transportation Electrification: Key strategies leading the charge towards an equitable, electrified future

Steve Russell, EV Owner

Sarah McKearnan, Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management (NESCAUM)

Bill Roberts, California Air Resources Board (CARB)

Steve Lanou, Sustainability Project Manager, MIT

Ben Mandel - Northeast Regional Director, CALSTART

Moderated by Steve Russell, Event Co-Chair and Jessica Wilcox, Coordinator, Granite State Clean Cities Coalition

LIVE Q&A

 

Wrap up by Barry and Jessica

Comments from Organizing and Planning Committee members on highlights and takeaways

Networking and soundbites from VIPs and Attendees

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