November 19, 2010

8th Global Commercial Vehicle Industry Meeting Convened in Chicago

The 8th Global Commercial Vehicle Industry Meeting, bringing together the top executives of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy-duty vehicles and engines from Europe, Japan and the United States, was held on November 16 in Chicago. Following the proceedings, a joint statement was issued by meeting participants (see below for list of participants and text of joint statement).

Summary of the 8th Global Commercial Vehicle Industry Meeting

Date and Time:
November 16 (Tuesday), 2010, 14:00-17:00
Location and Venue:
Chicago, United States, Park Hyatt Chicago
See List of Participants.
Discussion Agenda:
(1) World-Wide Heavy-Duty Certification Procedure (WHDC)
(2) Global Fuel Regulation
(3) Emission Test Procedure for Heavy-Duty Hybrid Vehicles
(4) Fuel Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Joint Statement (see complete text by clicking below)
European, Japanese, and North American heavy-duty engine and vehicle manufacturers call for harmonized global approach and cooperation in efforts to improve fuel efficiency.