The Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute 13th Alternative Fuels & Vehicles National Conference + Expo is underway in Anaheim, California. More than 1250 fleet and industry professionals are there for four days of information and product previews.
Fleets were in the spotlight Sunday with workshops on how alternative fuels are being used in private fleets, airport shuttles, school buses, mass transit, and much more. Over the next few days, the conference will feature dozens of nationally recognized leaders in the fields of fuels, emissions, vehicles, policy, foreign relations and climate change. On Monday, Iconic oilman T. Boone Pickens is joined by federal level policymakers including foreign policy strategist and former CIA Chief James Woolsey; Neel Kashkari, Senior Advisor to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson; and fifteen year veteran of the U.S. Congress, Pete McCloskey. Star power will be provided on Tuesday by actors Larry Hagman and Ed Begley Jr. who will share their stories about lifestyle changes they’ve made to lessen their environmental footprints.