Expected Improvements in Work Truck Efficiency Through Connectivity and Automation

Wednesday, March 7, 9:30–10:45 a.m.

Gain insights from government, industry and academic leaders of research and development, and deployment efforts. Building on the Energy Efficient Mobility Systems program from the U.S. Department of Energy, this session will explore how connected and automated vehicle technologies, multimodal systems and system optimization may change the medium- and heavy-duty vocational truck market.

Moderated by: Kevin Walkowicz, Sr. Project Leader – Vehicle Testing and Evaluation, National Renewable Energy Lab

Presented by: John Petras, Director of Business Development, Principle Investigator, Odyne Systems, LLC; and Gregory Shaver, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University