AUTOMOTIVE FUEL ECONOMY TECHNOLOGY. Mr. K.G. Expert has over ten years of experience in evaluating and identifying new technologies that can be utilized to improve fuel economy. This work has been used for examining future fuel economy potential and manufacturer strategic planning for new technology.
AUTOMOTIVE EMISSION CONTROL; AUTOMOTIVE EMISSION CONTROL TECHNOLOGY. In both his current and previous positions, Expert has been involved in the development of emission controls for cars and light trucks. His expertise is principally in fuel systems and electronic control, as well as overall system design and cost estimation.
ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES; COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS. Expert currently directs a variety of projects that monitor world-wide developments in methane-fueled, compressed natural gas (CNG), and electric vehicles. He has access to a wide variety of data on vehicle performance, emissions, and efficiency under test conditions.
MOBILE SOURCE AIR POLLUTION CONTROL REGULATION. Expert's group supports many regulatory agencies, including the EPA for the State of California, in developing new emission control strategies and evaluating new test methods and technologies to meet standards. He also assists automotive manufacturers in emissions and regulatory compliance issues.
OXYGENATED AND REFORMULATED GASOLINE AND DIESEL FUEL. Expert has extensively studied the effects of fuel properties and additives on exhaust and evaporation emissions. He provides assistance to fuel suppliers on gasoline reformulation issues, as well as to regulatory agencies on fuels and emissions relationships.
HEAVY-DUTY ENGINE EMISSIONS. Expert has conducted a wide variety of studies on heavy-duty engine emission controls and emission test procedures. His expertise includes both on-highway and off-highway engines, and he is currently involved in off-highway emission regulations.
MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAM. Expert serves as the main contractor to the EPA, California, and some foreign countries in program design and evaluation.
OFF-HIGHWAY MOBILE SOURCE EMISSIONS. Expert is the lead technical member in the development of new regulatory strategies to control emissions from off-highway vehicles.
Automotive Technology Forecasting: Expert and his group monitor product plans of the world's eight largest manufacturers and have
assembled detail profiles of new product and new technology introduction over the next 5 years. This information has been organized to provide a detailed technology forecast and fuel economy forecast at the vehicle nameplate level for all light vehicles sold in the US.
Corporate Average Fuel Economy Statute: Expert is widely regarded as one of the leading experts on CAFE. He has assisted both the EPA and the CARB on developing CAFE and greenhouse gas emission standards, and assists auto-manufacturers in product planning for CAFE compliance. He served as the lead expert witness for defending the California standards against challenge in the US District Court and the judge ruled in his favor in every area of challenge.