Conference & Vehicle Convoy in Bakersfield to focus on clean fuels in trucking, fleet, and transportation industries
The 2023 Trucking with Clean Fuels Conference and Zero Emission Convoy will be hosted in Bakersfield from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on February 23rd to showcase the latest in zero and low-emission commercial vehicles and provide the most up-to-date industry and regulatory information for trucking companies and vehicle fleet managers and owners.
The event, held at The Westchester at 2801 F St. and organized by the San Joaquin Clean Cities Coalition and Project Clean Air, will feature electric, hydrogen, and compressed natural gas vehicles on display throughout the day in the parking lot, a first-of-its-kind emissions-free vehicle convoy, and speakers inside the venue. No admission is required to view vehicles on display in the parking lot throughout the day and test drives will be available for CDL drivers. Tickets are required for the full event, which includes the conference, breakfast, and lunch, along with networking opportunities and access to all sessions.
The event starts at 8 a.m. with networking, vehicles on display, and exhibitor booths, but it officially kicks off at 9 a.m. with a convoy featuring the latest electric and hydrogen-fueled trucks along with electric vehicle enthusiasts and car dealers. From 9 to 10 a.m., the convoy will drive 17 miles to the Flying J Travel Center off Highway 99 north of Bakersfield. VIPs will be invited to participate by riding in the New Flyer Hydrogen GET bus. (Media covering the convoy should arrive by 8:30 a.m.)
Beginning at 10 a.m., speakers from the public and private sectors will discuss topics that are shaping the future of the alternative fuel transportation, infrastructure, and renewable energy industries in the San Joaquin Valley and California. The keynote speaker will be Bruce Tuter, a manager with the California Air Resources Board’s Mobile Source Control Division, who will be discussing the Advanced Clean Trucks rule. The conference portion of the event is designed to inform and assist fleet managers, owner-operators, transit authorities, school districts, and business owners with their future vehicle and infrastructure decisions. Speakers will talk on topics including:
● Vehicles, Infrastructure Solutions
● Energy Production
● Incentives (Vehicles and Infrastructure)
Tickets for the full event are $50, and $25 for fleets, and are available online at www.2023TCFC.com.
For more information, text or call Ollie Danner at (661) 565-7427 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.