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Largest North American Alternative Fuel Vehicles Showcase Kicks Off at 2013 Alternative Clean Transportation Expo

 Largest North American Alternative Fuel Vehicles Showcase Kicks Off at 2013
                    Alternative Clean Transportation Expo

2013 Expo will host leading companies, executives, policy makers and other
thought-leaders at North America's largest alternative fuel and clean vehicles
conference

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2013 Alternative Clean
Transportation (ACT) Expo makes its East Coast debut today at the Walter E.
Convention Center, convening the largest gathering of alternative fuel and
clean vehicle stakeholders in North America this year. Partnering with the
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), ACT Expo 2013 will commemorate the 20th
anniversary of the DOE's innovative Clean Cities program, which has played a
significant role in developing the market for alternative fuel and clean
vehicle technologies.

More than 3,000 stakeholders are expected to gather for the 2013 ACT Expo June
25 – 27 to examine challenges currently facing the clean transportation
industry and how they can be overcome via exciting advancements and new
investments in vehicle and fuel technologies. The conference will also host
some of the biggest adopters of alternative fuels like UPS, Proctor & Gamble,
Frito-Lay, GE, and FedEx to showcase real-word success stories of clean
vehicles powered by electric, hybrid, hydrogen, natural gas, propane and
renewable fuel technologies deployed across the continent.

With energy and transportation issues at the forefront of domestic policy
discussion, ACT Expo is set to attract government, commercial and private
decision-makers interested in transitioning to clean vehicles and exploring
advanced technology options to allow an alternatively-fueled future to become
a reality.

On June 26, ACT Expo will host Nancy Sutley, chair of the White House Council
on Environmental Quality; and Dan Utech, deputy director for energy and
climate change, domestic policy council at the White House; Byron Dorgan,
senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center and former Senator of North
Dakota; and Chris Grundler, director of the EPA's Office of Transportation and
Air Quality for a policy roundtable discussion to discuss how federal policies
can help advance the market for alternative fuel vehicle technologies. Rep.
Fred Upton, chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, will give
closing remarks for the roundtable.

Companies participating in ACT Expo 2013 that are helping pave the way to
alternative fuel future include America's Natural Gas Alliance, Propane
Education and Research Council, Ryder System, Inc., Shell Oil Company, Volvo,
Peterbilt, Kenworth, Freightliner, and many others representing all fuel types
and vehicle classes.

Additional ACT Expo 2013 highlights will include:

  oKeynote Addresses: the ACT Expo conference sessions will commence on June
    25 with a keynote address from Tom O'Brien, president and CEO of
    TravelCenters of America on Tuesday June 25  followed by a keynote address
    from David Abney, COO of UPS, on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.
  oExpo Hall: A sold-out expo hall with 100,000 sq. ft. of space dedicated to
    providing attendees with tangible access to more than 70 advanced, clean
    vehicles of the future kicks off with a grand opening evening reception on
    Tuesday.
  oConference Sessions: In total, 35 different conference sessions during the
    three-day event will host 140 dynamic expert speakers who will provide
    insights and highlight best practices for successful clean vehicle
    deployments.

A detailed list of ACT Expo 2013 sponsors, exhibitors, speakers, training
sessions, vehicles and more information is available at www.actexpo.com.

About Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA)

With headquarters in Santa Monica, California, and in New York, New York, GNA
is the nation's leading environmental consulting firm for the market
development for clean, alternative fuel and efficient vehicle technologies.
GNA provides strategic technical consulting services to the nation's largest
commercial fleet operators; works on behalf of leading industry participants
to provide marketing, policy, and public affairs support; and spearheads the
organization of several cutting-edge conferences and expositions focused on
these topics. www.gladstein.org

FOR INFORMATION:
Kristen Rockwell Weiss
Gladstein, Neandross and Associates
(310) 573-8555 office
Kristen.Weiss@gladstein.org

SOURCE Gladstein, Neandross & Associates

Website: http://www.gladstein.org
Website: http://www.actexpo.com
 
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