49 episodes

The transportation-energy sector never slows down, and it’s hard to keep up with the most important news in each sector. Carpool Chats are the definition of a quick update delivered directly to you. The Fuels Institute team does the necessary research and delivers the industry’s brightest minds discussing the most important topics to you ensuring you stay up to date with this fast paced industry. Carpool Chats work perfectly with your schedule; delivering content that’s brief and in a manner that everyone will understand.

Carpool Chats Fuels Institute

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The transportation-energy sector never slows down, and it’s hard to keep up with the most important news in each sector. Carpool Chats are the definition of a quick update delivered directly to you. The Fuels Institute team does the necessary research and delivers the industry’s brightest minds discussing the most important topics to you ensuring you stay up to date with this fast paced industry. Carpool Chats work perfectly with your schedule; delivering content that’s brief and in a manner that everyone will understand.

    Consumer Perspective and It's Impact on Efforts to Decarbonize

    Consumer Perspective and It's Impact on Efforts to Decarbonize

    We will not be able to influence the environment through vehicle and energy options if consumers do not have access to them or decide not to purchase and use them. As part of his role at NACS, Jeff Lenard is responsible for overseeing consumer surveys that help explain what consumers want, and the critical elements that drive their decisions related to vehicle choice and driving patterns. Understanding the consumer's mindset is key to understanding what options might exist to guide consumers toward lower emission options.
    With special guest:
    Jeff Lenard, Vice President, Strategic Industry Initiatives, NACS
    Hosted by:
    John Eichberger, Executive Director, Fuels Institute

    • 20 min
    FUELS2022 Preview With Keynote Speaker, Stephen Hightower

    FUELS2022 Preview With Keynote Speaker, Stephen Hightower

    Stephen Hightower is the Chief Operating Officer of Hightowers Petroleum Company - a leading energy supplier in North America. Over their 40 years of existence, Hightowers has consistently navigated the changing conditions of the transportation energy industry to seek new opportunities for growth. Much can be learned from their progressive stance on things like Environment, Social, and Governance planning and performance and how their core values impact their ability to evolve.
    With special guest:
    Stephen Hightower, Chief Operating Officer, Hightowers Petroleum Company
    Hosted by:
    John Eichberger, Executive Director, Fuels Institute

    • 22 min
    Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Takes the Spotlight

    Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Takes the Spotlight

    Increasing demands from investors, consumers, and policymakers make ESG pursuits a timely and fiscally responsible consideration. Without adequate ESG planning, public and private companies risk the loss of access to capital as well as customer loyalties. Listen in as we discuss the ESG movement and why it matters to your business.
    With special guest:
    Jerry Soverinsky, Creative Writer and Author of Fuels Institute's ESG Report
    Hosted by:
    Jeff Hove, Vice President, Fuels Institute

    • 25 min
    Meeting the Transportation Needs of Rural Markets - A Conversation With Growmark

    Meeting the Transportation Needs of Rural Markets - A Conversation With Growmark

    How do we make sure that we are meeting the energy and transportation needs of rural or other communities that sometimes get missed in everything we do in regards to transportation and fuels? A discussion with the Fuels Institute's new Board member, Kirk McCullick with Growmark.
    With special guest:
    Kirk McCullick, Executive Director, Marketing & Business Development, Growmark
    Hosted by:
    Jeff Hove, VP, Fuels Institute
     

    • 20 min
    What's Going On With Fuel Prices?

    What's Going On With Fuel Prices?

    Elevated and volatile oil prices are gaining headlines throughout the world and imposing higher transportation costs on consumers. To provide insight into what is contributing to higher energy costs and to explore what options might be available to bring relief at the pump, Carpool Chats sat down with two of the nation’s leading oil market analysts and current Fuels Institute board members to get their experienced perspective.
    Hosted by:
    John Eichberger, Director, Fuels Institute

    • 33 min
    Advancements in Engine Technologies and Liquid Fuels

    Advancements in Engine Technologies and Liquid Fuels

    Electrification is coming, but internal combustion engines will remain a large portion of the ground transportation fleet for many years to come - whether as typical ICE vehicles or used in hybrid vehicles. With that in mind, continued research and development with respect to improving the emissions profile and efficiency of the ICE engine is paramount.
    Hosted by:
    Jeff Hove, Vice President, Fuels Institute

    • 17 min

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