Aug. 17, 2016 
Upcoming events
Explore state-of-the-art commercial chassis from 12 industry-leading OEMs at NTEA's Truck Product Conference, scheduled Sept. 13-15, 2016 at Edward Village Michigan (Dearborn, Michigan). Discounted room rates end Friday, Aug. 19, and registration prices increase after Aug. 26.

Gain insights into the economic, regulatory and business trends affecting work truck industry companies at NTEA's Executive Leadership Summit
. This annual event is scheduled Oct. 25-26, 2016 at the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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EPA and DOT Finalize GHG and fuel efficiency standards
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation's (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration jointly finalized standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that would improve fuel efficiency and cut carbon pollution to reduce the impacts of climate change, while bolstering energy security and spurring manufacturing innovation. Read more.
Ford receives $6 million fuel cell grant
Ford Motor Co. has received a $6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop fuel cell and hydrogen technologies, Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.) has announced. Read more.
XL Hybrids announces MPG improvement with XL3 hybrid electric system
XL Hybrids, Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts) announced vehicle testing results that validate a 26 percent improvement in miles per gallon on the EPA UDDS (Urban Dynamometer Driving Schedule) drive cycle for Ford Transit vans upfitted with XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive Systems. Read more.
Frito-Lay fleet reaches CNG milestone
Frito-Lay's fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG)-fueled trucks and vans have logged more than 100 million miles in the past five years. The delivery fleet began adding CNG vehicles in 2011 with the addition of 16 Class 8 trucks. Read more.
Ryder's NGV fleet surpasses 100 million miles
Ryder System announced its fleet of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) has surpassed 100 million miles of operations, making it the first commercial fleet outsourcing provider to reach this milestone. Read more.