Oct. 12, 2016 

Upcoming events 
Executive Leadership Summit on Oct. 25-26, 2016
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 at the Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. Learn more and register.

Registration and housing open for The Work Truck Show 2017 and Green Truck Summit

The event is scheduled March 14-17, 2017 at the Indiana Convention Center (Indianapolis, Indiana). Educational sessions and the Green Truck Summit begin March 14, and the exhibit hall is open March 15-17. Learn more at worktruckshow.com.

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U.S. Army to test new fuel cell GM vehicle
GM revealed its latest fuel cell demo, the Chevrolet Colorado ZH2, at the Association of the U.S. Army annual meeting and exhibition in Washington, D.C. The Army will test the off-road midsize pickup in extreme conditions next year. Full story
Updated F-150 3.5L, new 10-speed improves fuel economy
Ford's F-150 is now being offered with a new 3.5-L EcoBoost V-6 engine mated with a 10-speed automatic transmission for MY-16 and MY-17 models that offers improved fuel economy over the previous generation engine. Full story
EPA accepting applications from bus fleets for diesel emissions reduction rebates
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of approximately $7 million in rebates to public school bus fleet owners to help them replace or retrofit older school buses. Upgrading buses with older engines reduces diesel emissions and improves air quality. Full story
New "green" buses save MTA money
Flint Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) in Flint, Michigan, received a shipment of 16 environmentally and economically friendly buses in early August. An additional order of 13 buses, also fueled by propane, have been ordered by Flint MTA since then. The buses will cut nitrogen oxide emissions by 800 pounds each annually. Full story
DC Water uses biodiesel to fuel its fleet
DC Water in Washington, D.C., now uses biodiesel fuel to fuel all 230 of its diesel vehicles, including sewer trucks, utility and dump trucks, crane trucks, and crew cabs. The agency uses a B-20 blend of 20% biodiesel and 80% petroleum diesel. Full story
Help us move
GTA is moving the industry forward by offering vital resources to members on technologies to increase sustainability and efficiency. We encourage you to recommend GTA membership to other organizations committed to the green truck industry.

Contact us at 800-441-6832 or 
gtainfo@ntea.com for more information.