Rob Stevens has accepted a position with Roush CleanTech. As the new vice president of strategy, Stevens will spearhead future product and customer strategy. He brings expertise in engineering, product and business development, alternative fuel vehicles, and fleet operations to the company.

Formerly Stevens served as Ford’s chief engineer and directed strategic planning and product development for Ford commercial vehicles, including the new Transit Connect, E-Series vans, medium-duty and Super-Duty trucks, and commercial stripped chassis.

Stevens served as president and chief operating officer of Ford’s Tink Mobility. Stevens influenced government leaders to modify zero emission vehicle requirements to obtainable levels, and launched three alternative fuel vehicle product lines. Later, he initiated the reintroduction of alternative fuels in Ford commercial trucks, developing Ford’s qualified vehicle modifier program for gaseous prep engines. Roush CleanTech is Ford’s only QVM for propane autogas fuel systems.