April 30 – May 3, 2018
Long Beach, California

The 2018 ACT Expo, held in partnership with Fleet Owner magazine, spotlighted the accelerated development of advanced clean transportation technologies taking place across North America! The event drew 3,500+ registered attendees, 950+ fleet representatives, 250+ sponsors and exhibitors, 160+ expert speakers, and 20+ co-located events.

Throughout the four-day event, OEMs, fleets, and policymakers demonstrated their commitment to improving performance, fuel cost savings, and reducing emissions. Several vehicle unveilings and major announcements were made onsite about innovative zero and near-zero emission vehicle technologies, and efficiency-improvement solutions. Adding to the momentum, orders for hundreds of advanced vehicles were placed by fleet operators at the show!

ACT Expo 2018 sponsors included Daimler Trucks North America, Penske Truck Leasing, Kenworth Trucks, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Peterbilt Trucks, Agility Fuel Solutions, Bauer Compressors, BYD Motors, California Energy Commission, Dana, General Motors Fleet, American Honda, IC Bus, International Trucks, Lion Electric, Meritor, Mitsubishi Fuso, Momentum Fuel Technologies, Propane Education & Research Council, ROUSH CleanTech, Shell, Toyota, and Trillium.

Featured Speakers Included:

  • Keynote: Jay Craig, Chief Executive Officer & President, Meritor
  • Tamara Barker, Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of Environmental Affairs, UPS
  • Michael O’Connell, Vice President Supply Chain, Fleet Sustainability, Frito Lay
  • Darren Gosbee, Vice President Engineering, Navistar
  • Joshua Schank, Chief Innovation Officer, Office of Extraordinary Innovation, LA Metro
  • Bill Bliem, Senior Vice President Fleet Services, NFI Industries
  • Bill Combs, Director of Connected Fleet, Penske Truck Leasing
  • Andrew Cullen, Senior Vice President, Fuels & Facility Services, Penske Truck Leasing
  • Elizabeth Fretheim, Senior Director, Supply Chain Sustainability, Walmart
  • Julie Furber, Executive Director of Electrification, Cummins
  • Steve Gilligan, Vice President, Product and Vocational Marketing, North American Business Unit, Navistar
  • Bill Kahn, Principal Engineer, Peterbilt
  • Ali Kashani, Head of Postmates X, Postmates
  • Jason Krajewski, Director- Truck Connectivity, Daimler Trucks North America
  • Stella Li, President & Chief Executive Officer, BYD Motors
  • Kathleen Ligocki, Chief Executive Officer, Agility Fuel Solutions
  • Brian Lindgren, Manager – Research & Development, Kenworth
  • Dr. Joseph Lyou, Government’s Appointee/President and CEO, South Coast Air Quality Management District Governing Board/Coalition for Clean Air
  • Wayne Nastri, Executive Officer, South Coast Air Quality Management District



If you did not attend this event and would like access to speaker presentations, please contact events@gladstein.org.