April 27, 2016 
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Peters-Alexander-Stabenow Vehicle Innovation Act passes Senate
The U.S. Senate approved the bipartisan Vehicle Innovation Act, authored by U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI), Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI). The bill was included as a provision in a broader bipartisan energy bill, which passed the Senate. Read more.

NTEA supports the Vehicle Innovation Act
NTEA - The Association for the Work Truck Industry commends the Senate on passage of this energy bill which includes Vehicle Innovation Act language. This will help meet the future needs of vocational truck users by positively formalizing partnerships between the government and industry-led stakeholder organizations, nonprofit organizations and trade associations with expertise in advanced automotive and commercial vehicle technologies. NTEA thanks Senators Peters, Alexander and Stabenow for recognizing the energy-saving and fuel efficiency progress generated by the work truck industry and increasing the support for those advances, which are critical to the nation's economy.
Fleets rank biodiesel as top option when going green
NTEA conducted its yearly December study and concluded the number one choice for the nation's top fleets to start greening their operations is biodiesel. "The evolution of alternative fuel technologies is still triggering change for vocational truck specifications," NTEA Managing Director Doyle Sumrall said. "However, general interest has dropped in recent years due to persistently low oil costs and will likely remain muted until prices rebound." Read more.
Mack touts innovation, new features for 2017 engine lineup
Mack Trucks revealed the next step in the evolution of its integrated powertrain. The company introduced its 2017 Mack MP series engines which bring significant improvements in fuel efficiency, power and productivity while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read more.
Diesel Emissions Reduction Act extension introduced
U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) has introduced a bill to extend the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act through 2021 to continue to provide grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce emissions from older diesel-powered trucks and equipment. Read more.
Indianapolis approves lease of 100 propane school buses
The Indianapolis Public School board has approved the lease of 100 propane-powered school buses that also add safety belts as standard features. The district has been saving its funding for several years in a move designed to increase safety and lower operating costs. Read more.