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ACT Expo Comes to a Historic Conclusion
May 13, 2022 — At the end of the final day, ACT Expo 2022 surpassed the previous year’s event by more than 3,000 attendees with more than 8,500 industry stakeholders signing up for the event.
ACT Expo Breaks All Records, Opens Historic Expo Hall
May 12, 2022 — After setting an all-time attendance record at ACT Expo 2021, this year’s event has set another record, with close to 8,000 attendees flying, driving, and walking into Long Beach for the annual clean tech conference.
ACT Expo Day Two: More People, More Vehicles, More Announcements
May 12, 2022 — With attendance quickly surpassing the 8,000 mark and a trade show floor brimming with clean tech vehicles and solutions, ACT Expo 2022 rolled out another exciting day for everyone onsite.
Breakout Sessions Abound at ACT Expo 2022￼
May 12, 2022 — The third day of the record-breaking ACT Expo was filled with educational breakout sessions covering all the fascinating trends in and around the clean tech industry.
ACT Expo Agenda Highlights Accelerating Clean Tech Trends
April 28, 2022 — ACT Expo 2022 is building upon the excitement from last year’s record-breaking event to offer even more cutting-edge insight into the current and future trends surrounding the advanced clean tech industry.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: Navistar CEO and President to Emphasize Zero-Emission Tech’s Influence on Commercial Vehicles
April 6, 2022 — Carlbaum sat down with ACT News to discuss the zero-emission commercial vehicle landscape before his keynote address at this year’s ACT Expo.
North American Clean Commercial Transportation Leaders Set to Speak at ACT Expo
March 28, 2022 — Executives from leading commercial vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, infrastructure and fuel providers, and public and private fleets will gather to speak at ACT Expo, highlighting the key trends of the clean transportation revolution which is now fully underway.
Daimler Truck North America CEO to Provide Clean Truck Update during Keynote at 2022 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo
March 9, 2022 — Join John O’Leary, President and CEO of Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), at ACT Expo to explore the roadmap to a zero-emission freight transport future.
Cummins CEO Tom Linebarger Announced as Keynote Speaker for ACT Expo 2022
February 24, 2022 — Cummins is taking steps now to turn its sustainability pledge of carbon neutrality by 2050 into real-world products and is helping customers reduce their carbon footprint today as the industry transition accelerates globally.
Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo Announces Navistar President and CEO as 2022 Keynote
January 26, 2022 — President and CEO of Navistar, Inc. will share his perspectives on the rapid changes taking place across the fleet transportation sector.
Nominate Your Green Fleet, Partner for the 2022 ACT Expo Fleet Awards
January 7, 2022 — ACT Expo and its supporting partner, the Propane Education and Research Council, is once again opening nominations for the prestigious ACT Expo Fleet Awards.
ACT Expo 2022 Opens Registration
December 14, 2021 — After a record-setting attendance this past summer, ACT Expo will make another stop in Long Beach, California, in 2022, bringing with it North America’s largest advanced transportation technology and clean fleet event.
ACT Expo 2021: It’s a Wrap!
September 2, 2021 — The ACT Expo is already looking to expand next year’s show, so make sure to save the date for ACT Expo 2022, May 9-12, 2022.
ACT Expo 2021: Shell Starship 2.0 Exceeds Fuel Efficiency, Emissions Reduction Goals
September 1, 2021 — Shell’s Starship 2.0 demonstration truck made its way to the ACT Expo hall, along with the announcement that the program has exceeded fuel economy and efficiency results compared to its 2018 Starship program.
ACT Expo 2021: Hyliion Highlights the Hybrid eX
September 1, 2021 — Hyliion brought along an improved model of its hybrid system to ACT Expo 2021, giving attendees a first-hand look at the Hybrid eX.
ACT Expo 2021: CNGVP – Fleets Increasingly Turning to Natural Gas Vehicles
September 1, 2021 — According to the California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership (CNGVP), real-world fleets are increasingly turning to NZE NGVs and carbon-negative RNG.
ACT Expo 2021: North America’s Largest Deployment of Class 8 Battery-Electric Trucks
August 31, 2021 — Project partners for JETSI announced an initiative to deploy 100 battery-electric regional haul & drayage trucks.
ACT Expo: CityFreighter Showcases CFI Electric Box Van
August 31, 2021 — CityFreighter unveiled a beta version of its CF1 electric box van, which combines the cargo benefits of a truck with the mobility of a van.
ACT Expo 2021: Navistar Launches eMV Electric Trucks, eMobility Mobile Educational Unit
August 31, 2021 — Navistar has announced the availability of its electric International eMV Series trucks, as well as the NEXTperience trailer, a mobile unit that will offer eMobility training sessions to dealers and customers at this year’s ACT Expo.
ACT Expo 2021: ZF Unveils Trio of Electrified Solutions
August 31, 2021 — ZF’s AxTrax electric axle and the CeTrax electric central drive, supports the industry greenhouse gas emission goals.
ACT Expo 2021: WattEV to Break Ground on First Electric Truck Stop
August 31, 2021 — WattEV Inc., which earlier this year revealed plans for the country’s first 25-megawatt, solar-powered, electric-only public truck stop, announced that not only have they secured funding for the site but the company is expected to break ground in late October.
ACT Expo 2021: Volvo Cuts Emissions at NRV Plant, Announces Largest Commercial Order for VNR Electric
August 31, 2021 — VTNA will be utilizing VNR Electrics on local logistics routes in Dublin, Virginia, by end the end of 2021.
ACT Expo 2021: Electrify America, NFI to Deploy Ultra-Fast DC Chargers for JETSI Project
August 31, 2021 — Two participants in the Joint Electric Truck Scaling Initiative (JETSI) project — Electrify America and NFI — announced that they will be working together to install the necessary charging infrastructure for the planned initiative. A total of 34 150 kW and 350 kW ultra-fast chargers will be deployed to support the NFI Industries (NFI) fleet at its Ontario, California, facility.
ACT Expo 2021: Volvo Trucks, Dependable Highway Express, SunPower Advance Sustainable Supply Chains
August 31, 2021 — A new sustainable freight initiative to transport solar photovoltaics (PV) products using solar-powered Volvo VNR Electric trucks was announced at ActExpo 2021
ACT Expo 2021: BYD Unveils Pair of Battery-Electric HD Trucks
August 31, 2021 — Truck and bus manufacturer BYD revealed two new battery-electric heavy-duty trucks to ACT Expo attendees today — the Gen3 8TT and 6F
ACT Expo: Dana Launches e-Axle Production for e-Axles for Class 7-8 Vehicles, Including FCCC Electric Delivery Vehicle
August 31, 2021 — Dana Inc. has expanded its Spicer Electrified e-Powertrain offerings to include single and tandem e-Axles designed for a wide variety of Class 7 and 8 applications, including the eS9000r e-Axle, which will support the launch of the Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation all-electric MT50e medium-duty delivery vehicle.
ACT Expo 2021: Hyzon Reveals Upcoming Delivery of New Fuel Cell Utility Truck to SoCal Gas
August 31, 2021 — Hyzon Motors Inc. announced an expansion into a new business sector with an upcoming order of a Class 3 commercial service body utility truck to natural gas distributor Southern California Gas Co. Delivery of the vehicle is scheduled for 2022, a marked turn from the company’s current lineup of heavy-duty Class 8 vehicles.
ACT Expo 2021: Day Two Kicks Off with a Milestone EV Project, Volvo Trucks’ Voorhoeve, Peterbilt’s Electrification Evolution, Expo Hall Opens Its Doors
August 31, 2021 — Even more attendees were on hand for the second day of this year’s ACT Expo, starting with an announcement of the Joint Electric Truck Scaling Initiative, a landmark initiative to deploy 100 battery-electric regional haul and drayage trucks across California.
ACT Expo 2021 Starts Off with Record-Setting Attendance, Industry-Wide Sustainability Efforts, Fleet Awards
August 30, 2021 — With masks everywhere and safety protocols in place, ACT Expo returned to Long Beach once again to highlight the excitement surrounding clean transportation and clean vehicle technology.
ACT Expo 2021: Fifth Annual Fleet Awards Honors Green, Sustainable Fleets
August 30, 2021 — At this year’s ACT Expo annual Fleet Awards event, fleet operators were recognized for extraordinary accomplishments.
Innovative ACT Expo Panel to Highlight Diversity Movement in Clean Tech Sector
August 18, 2021 — The aim to diversify perspectives, teammates, and project partners will be discussed during the Diversity in ACT session at ACT Expo 2021.
ACT Expo Announces Roster of Innovative Speakers
August 10, 2021 — Learn from 80+ of North America’s fleet and OEM leaders at the 10th annual ACT Expo, taking place August 30 – September 2.
Peterbilt GM to Examine Trucking’s Battery-Electric and Fuel Cell Future at ACT Expo
August 3, 2021 — Peterbilt GM, PACCAR VP Jason Skoog to deliver ACT Expo’s keynote address, sharing his perspective on zero and near-zero emission technologies.
Volvo Group Chief Technology Officer to Highlight Industry’s Sustainable Revolution During ACT Expo Keynote
July 15, 2021 — Volvo Group Chief Technology Officer Lars Stenqvist will be a keynote speaker at the tenth-annual ACT Expo.
ACT Expo’s Advanced Transportation Investor Summit to Highlight Incredible Industry Momentum
June 15, 2021 — ACT Expo’s Investor Summit offers attendees a full picture of the current state of the industry, as well as key trends and projections for the coming year.
ACT Expo Webinar Series Charts Sustainable, Connected Future
May 27, 2021 — ACT Expo and ACT News to co-host webinar series leading up to 10th Annual ACT Expo taking place from August 30 to September 2 in Long Beach.
2021 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo Agenda Announced, Early Bird Rates Ending
May 6, 2021 — The Agenda for ACT Expo 2021 is now available. Read more to learn about what speakers, programs, and events to expect during over four days.
ACT Expo Extends Early Bird Rate, Teases Upcoming Agenda
April 13, 2021 — Early bird registration has been extended for ACT Expo, returning to the Long Beach Convention Center from August 30 to September 2, 2021.
Nominations Open for 2021 ACT Expo Fleet Awards
March 1, 2021 — Fleet Awards to highlight ongoing sustainability efforts from fleets across the country and from every major on-road transportation sector.
ACT Expo Announces 2021 Live Event Return with Daimler, Penske and Shell as Presenting Sponsors
January 27, 2021 — This August 30 to September 2, the North America’s leading clean transportation event showcasing the technologies, fuels, policies and investments driving economic and environmental sustainability in fleet operations returns to Southern California.
It’s a Wrap for ACT Virtual 2020
December 2, 2020 — From August through November 2020, thousands of attendees came together digitally to learn about the latest trends, policies, and technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.
ACT Virtual “Ultra Clean HD Vehicle Summit” – Nov. 17 & 19
November 5, 2020 — ACT Virtual‘s Ultra Clean Heavy-Duty Vehicle Summit wraps up on November 17 and 19. The four-day summit has spotlighted headline grabbing zero-emission technologies, as well as the innovations in natural gas and propane that continue to drive the gaseous fuel industry forward.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: Genentech Powers Electric Bus Program with Innovation and Partnerships
November 4, 2020 — Read the interview with ACT Virtual speaker Lyndel Fusello, Transportation Program Manager, Bus Operations of Genentech, at ACT News.
Can’t Miss Fleet Education with ACT Virtual
October 2, 2020 — The ACT virtual event series was launched following the postponement of the annual ACT Expo – North America’s largest advanced transportation and clean fleet event.
ACT Virtual “EV Fleet Charging Workshop” –Two Upcoming Episodes
October 1, 2020 — Fleet adoption of EVs has grown tremendously over the past year, spurred by the increasing availability of vehicle models and incentive funds, as well as advancements in battery technology.
ACT Virtual Announces Steve Carlisle, General Motors Executive Vice President and North America President, as Virtual Main Stage Keynote Speaker
September 30, 2020 — The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: GM Envisions a Future with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion
September 29, 2020 — Read the interview with ACT Virtual keynote speaker Steve Carlisle, EVP & President, North America of General Motors, at ACT News.
ACT Virtual Wraps Module 3: Advanced Transportation Investor Summit
September 23, 2020 — The Advanced Transportation Investor Summit served up investment trends in the fleet market with an unmatched convening of experienced investors, entrepreneurs, and buyers on September 15 and 17.
ACT Virtual Launches the Advanced Transportation Investor Summit
September 9, 2020 — Kicking off the investment trends programming on September 15 and 17, ACT Virtual will launch the Advanced Transportation Investor Summit.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: The Electrification Coalition Promotes Policies and Actions to Accelerate Deployment of EVs on a Mass Scale
September 8, 2020 — Read an ACT Virtual Executive Interview with Natalia Swalnick to hear how the Electrification Coalition is implementing a broad set of strategies to advance electric mobility.
ACT Virtual Wraps Module 2 of Online Event Series
September 2, 2020 — ACT Virtual Module 2 brought together over 1,000 attendees, including leaders from top fleets throughout North America.
ACT Virtual Wraps Week 1 of New Online Event Series
August 21, 2020 — ACT Virtual online event series kicked off this week with two action-packed days of fleet-focused learning and networking.
ACT Virtual Kicking Off with Tech Demos, Press Events, Video Networking and More
August 14, 2020 — On Tuesday, August 18, the organizers of North America’s largest advanced transportation event, ACT Expo, are kicking off a brand-new online event experience to spotlight the trends, policies, and technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.
ACT Virtual Announces Volvo Trucks North America President Peter Voorhoeve as a Keynote Speaker
August 4, 2020 — The four-month virtual event will feature a dynamic lineup of more than 130 industry leaders presenting on the technologies driving the future of fleet transportation.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: EMUHSD is Introducing Zero-Emission Transportation Options to the School District
July 29, 2020 — Discover how El Monte Union High School District (EMUHSD) is updating its fleet with EV School buses.
“Staying Plugged In: ACT’s Annual EV Charging Workshop” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series
July 28, 2020 — Fleet adoption of EVs has grown tremendously over the past year, spurred by the increasing availability of vehicle models and incentive funds, as well as advancements in battery technology.
“Advanced Transportation Investor Summit” Announced as Part of ACT Virtual Series
July 21, 2020 — Investment is pouring into advanced transportation technology firms at an accelerated rate—from private capital to government funding.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: Dana is Focused on e-Propulsion and Reducing Their Environmental Impact
July 15, 2020 — Over the course of Dana’s history, the company has navigated through more than 115 years of vehicle evolution, persisted through industry turbulence, and has played a global role in transformative technological revolutions.
EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW: J.B. Hunt is on a Mission to Create the Most Efficient Transportation Network in North America
July 6, 2020 — J.B. Hunt is dedicated to creating a sustainable supply chain by advocating for a mode-agnostic approach to transportation, innovating fleet operations, exploring alternative vehicle and fuel solutions, leading conversations within the industry, and using data-driven insights to gain efficiency.
ACT Goes Virtual with Fleet Education
June 18, 2020 — As demands for transportation services continue to increase, fleet executives need timely access to products, services, and contacts that can help them achieve their economic and environmental sustainability goals.
Newly Launched ACT Virtual Connects Transportation Industry Digitally
June 18, 2020 — Registration is now open for ACT Virtual, a four-month education series that will spotlight the trends, policies, and technologies driving the future of fleet transportation
ACT Expo Save the Date: May 3-6, 2021
April 28, 2020 — Early bird registration is now open for ACT Expo 2021, North America’s largest advanced transportation technology and clean fleet event, featuring a packed expo hall, fleet-focused education, networking opportunities, and more.
ACT Expo Welcomes Volvo Group’s Lars Stenqvist as Morning Keynote Speaker
March 5, 2020 — The Volvo Group has shaped the landscape of transportation and infrastructure solutions since its founding in 1927.
The Future of Fleet is Here, at ACT Expo
November 20, 2019 — As we reach the end of 2019, it’s clear that this was a momentous year for clean transportation. Fleets across the nation continue to make major public commitments to procuring renewable fuels and deploying low- and zero-emission vehicles.
Clean Transportation Solutions from ACT Expo 2019
May 15, 2019 — There was a special buzz at ACT Expo 2019. The level of innovation and technological advancement taking place within the market was palpable, as is the significant increase in investment in advanced clean technologies and fuels for the commercial fleet sector.
2019 ACT Expo Event Recap
April 30, 2019 — ACT Expo combined the best education content in the industry with a cutting-edge trade show floor featuring the most innovative technologies on the market today.
2019 ACT Expo Fleet Award Winners
April 30, 2019 — The ACT Expo Fleet Awards are the ultimate recognition of fleets and individuals who have shown true leadership in transportation, having gone above and beyond what has been required to tirelessly pursue sustainability in their fleet operations.
ACT Expo Workshop Recap
April 25, 2019 — ACT Expo kicked off with a session tailored to alternative fuel vehicle newcomers, in the first ever “Clean Fuel Vehicle Bootcamp”.
See a Sneak Peek at Who Is Attending!
April 19, 2019 — With nearly 4,000 projected attendees, we’re gearing up for our largest ACT Expo yet. Take a look at some of the firms that are already registered to attend. Will your firm make the list this year?
ACT Expo – The Largest Clean Fleet Event Returns to Southern California
April 11, 2019 — Now in its ninth—and largest—year, the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo is convening stakeholders from across the transportation industry, April 22 through 26 in Southern California.
ACT Expo Announces Full Speaker Roster
April 2, 2019 — Organizers of ACT Expo announced the full speaker roster for the ninth annual show, April 23–26, 2019 at the Long Beach Convention Center.
New Workshop Explores Greening the Aviation Industry
March 29, 2019 — ACT Expo is adding a new workshop to its agenda this year exploring incentives, technologies, and policies that are spurring a ‘greening’ of the aviation industry.
PMSA Forum on the Future of Clean Cargo Handling Equipment
March 28, 2019 — PMSA will hold a forum at ACT Expo 2019 for port stakeholders to learn about the future of clean cargo handling equipment.
New Workshops & Co-Located Events
March 27, 2019 — ACT Expo 2019 will host a series of new co-located events and workshops hosted by partner organizations across the commercial transportation sector.
A New Workshop Helps Fleets Meet the Vehicle Maintenance Challenges Ahead
March 26, 2019 — A new ACT Expo workshop covers how to successfully recruit, train, and develop teams to support commercial transportation’s evolving workforce needs.
Natural Gas Vehicles, Engines, and Solution Providers to Convene at the 2019 ACT Expo
March 25, 2019 — This year’s ACT Expo is on track to be the largest event yet, bringing together over 4,000 attendees, including more than 1,000 fleet operators and buyers, over 150 expert speakers, and hundreds of C-suite level executives from leading OEMs and tier 1 suppliers.
Ride & Drive
March 15, 2019 — Attendees will have the opportunity to get behind the wheel and test drive dozens of advanced clean vehicles spanning all alternative fuels and vehicle applications.
Save the Date: ACT Expo, May 11-14, 2020 | Long Beach, CA
February 12, 2019 — Join hundreds of leading public and private fleet operators in Long Beach, California, May 11-14, 2020
Connected Vehicle Technology Workshop at ACT Expo
February 6, 2019 — The three-part workshop, taking place at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo on Tuesday, April 23, will focus on how today’s connected vehicle technology can help maximize performance while improving safety and compliance.
ACT Expo Announces CEO of Daimler Trucks North America as 2019 Keynote
November 7, 2018 | Santa Monica, CA
Daimler, Penske, and Meritor Join as 2019 Presenting Sponsors
July 26, 2018 — ACT Expo is proud to have the support of the alternative fuel and advanced transportation industry’s leading organizations.
ACT Expo to Recognize Sustainable Transportation Leaders
May 8, 2018 — The Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo Fleet Awards are the ultimate recognition of fleet operators who show true leadership in clean transportation
ACT Expo Announces 2018 Fleet Award Winners
May 3, 2018 | Long Beach, Calif. — Annual ACT Expo Fleet Awards recognize fleet operators who demonstrate leadership in operating in sustainable transportation
ACT Expo Announces 2018 Speaker Line Up
April 5, 2018 — More than 3,500 clean transportation stakeholders will convene in Long Beach at ACT Expo to gain insight into the mega trends driving the future of commercial transportation, including connected technologies, vehicle efficiency, electrification, low carbon fuels, corporate sustainability, and much more.
California Energy Commission and National Renewable Energy Laboratory to Host Zero-Emission Infrastructure Technology Manufacturing Workshop
April 3, 2018 | Santa Monica, CA — Workshop to explore ways California can accelerate zero-emission vehicle infrastructure growth and generate ideas to align funding incentives
ACT Expo: Electrifying the Commercial Transportation Sector (+ Keynote Announced!)
March 28, 2018 — The Commercial Electric Vehicle Summit, co-located with the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, allows attendees to gain insight into the latest advancements in battery and fuel cell electric vehicle technologies for the medium- and heavy-duty market
Keynote Speaker Announced
March 28, 2018 — Jay Craig, the CEO and President of Meritor to Keynote ACT Expo
Join us in Long Beach!
March 22, 2018 — ACT Expo is proud to have the support of the alternative fuel and advanced transportation industry’s leading organizations.
2018 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo Agenda Announced
January 10, 2018 | SANTA MONICA, Calif. — 2018 ACT Expo conference agenda to focus on connected vehicle technologies, fuel efficiency strategies, drivetrain electrification and the increased use of alternative fuels.
2018 Fleet Awards — Nominations Open
January 3, 2018 — The ACT Expo Fleet Awards are the ultimate recognition of fleet operators who show true leadership in clean transportation—having gone above and beyond to achieve sustainability in their transportation operations.
Daimler Trucks North America and Penske Truck Leasing Return as 2018 Presenting Sponsors
October 4, 2017 — ACT Expo is proud to have the support of the alternative fuel and advanced transportation industry’s leading organizations.
New Commercial Electric Vehicle Summit, Set to be Co-Located with 2018 ACT Expo
September 7, 2017 | Santa Monica, CA — Organizers of the ACT Expo announced that they are launching a new event that will highlight advancements in the commercial electric drive vehicle market.
Secure Your Booth for the 2018 ACT Expo Returning to the Long Beach Convention Center April 30
July 7, 2017 — ACT Expo is proud to have the support of the alternative fuel and clean transportation industry’s leading organizations.
Download the 2017 Event Summary to See All of the Exciting Product Debuts and Other Event Highlights
May 10, 2017 — The 2017 ACT Expo brought together thousands of advanced transportation stakeholders for a week of fleet-to-fleet learning, dynamic discussions, real-world tours, and a slew of exciting product debuts.
ACT Expo 2017 in Review
May 5, 2017 — Last month’s Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Southern California demonstrated the continued momentum taking place across the transportation industry.
ACT Expo Sets 2017 Program
May 1, 2017 — The stage is set for the 2017 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s largest clean fleet event.
ACT Expo, Penton Trucking Announce Partnership, DTNA Signs on as Presenting Sponsor
December 14, 2016 | Santa Monica, CA — ACT Expo set to expand show to encompass all aspects of technology advancements for the commercial vehicle market through partnership with Fleet Owner.
ACT Expo 2021: Chart Industries Introduces On-Board Liquid Hydrogen System
— At ACT Expo Chart Industries announced the availability of a new onboard liquid hydrogen fuel system line of products for heavy-duty trucks — HLH2.
ACT Expo 2021: NACFE Boasts Trucking Industry’s Lead in Charge to Electrify Commercial Vehicles
— With more than a dozen electric trucks and big-name fleets such as Frito-Lay, Anheuser Busch, and DHL, NACFE and RMI kicked off this year’s Run on Less – Electric demonstration at ACT Expo 2021.