2008 ZEV Review

This page last reviewed August 6, 2009

At the 2003 Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Regulation hearings, the Air Resources Board directed staff to conduct a review of Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) technologies and advise the Board. To accomplish this, ARB has convened an Expert Review Panel to summarize technology status through site visits with automakers and suppliers as well as conducting a 2006 ZEV Technology Symposium in September 2006.

April 17, 2009

Fact Sheets

March 27, 2008

November 9, 2007

Meeting Notices


Comments on Panel Report
Responses to comments

Appendix B
Hydrogen Highway 2006 Year End Report

ZEV Expert Review Panel

Michael P. Walsh

As the first recipient of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Lifetime Individual Achievement Award, Michael Walsh demonstrated leadership, and a lasting commitment to promoting clean air. He is a mechanical engineer who has spent his entire career working on motor vehicle pollution control issues at the local, national and international level.

Dr. Fritz R. Kalhammer

After more than 20 years in positions of increasing responsibility at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), Dr. Kalhammer retired in 1995 and is now an independent consultant in energy and process technology, with focus on battery and fuel cell technology for electric and hybrid electric vehicles.

Bruce M. Kopf

Bruce Kopf is a retired senior management member of Ford's electric vehicle product development team. Kopf began as a member, and subsequently became a leader, of several Ford teams that conducted in-depth engineering/business feasibility studies of purpose built battery electric vehicle alternatives.

Vernon P. Roan, Jr.

Vernon Roan is a retired Professor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida. Over his long distinguished career, Roan consulted for over 20 organizations, mostly in the areas of electric and hybrid vehicles, fuel cell systems, and fuels.

David H. Swan

David Swan has seventeen years of professional research and development experience in energy conversion and storage systems. He specializes in the design and application of battery, fuel cell and hydrogen technology for automotive and aerospace.


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