WestStart-CALSTART is dedicated to supporting and accelerating the growth of the advanced transportation technologies industry and its related markets, with the goals of:
• Cleaning the air;
• Improving energy efficiency; and
• Creating high-quality jobs.
WestStart-CALSTART is a non-profit organization that works with the public and private sectors to develop advanced transportation technologies and foster companies that will help clean the air, lessen our dependence on foreign oil, reduce global warming, and create jobs. It was founded in 1992 as CALSTART, but rapidly expanded to address national and broader Western needs. It now operates as WestStart with CALSTART as its California operating division.
WestStart-CALSTART serves as an industry catalyst to spur advanced transportation technologies, systems and the companies that make them via its four main activities:
Linking Partners & Technologies
WestStart-CALSTART serves as a highly effective strategic broker, working with an international industry network to quickly connect our participants with global partners and opportunities, more rapidly bringing clean transportation to the marketplace.
Development & Demonstration
Together with private industry and public agency partners, WestStart-CALSTART creates technology teams and develop funding opportunities for commercialization of programs in electric, hybrid electric, natural gas, fuel cell and clean mobility technologies.
Industry Information & Analysis
WestStart-CALSTART operates the industry's premier information web site and provide timely news and trends analysis of the latest international developments, giving participants early knowledge of opportunities, competitor activities and how new developments fit together in a broader picture.
Implementation & Commercialization Consulting
WestStart-CALSTART is an industry leader in providing creative clean mobility solutions, working with fleets to implement clean fuel vehicle solutions, with manufacturers to develop commercialization strategies, and with transit operators seeking new ideas to boost ridership.
» For more information about CARLSTART/WestStart please visit:
www.calstart.org or contact CARLSTART/WestStart at [email protected]