Feb. 23, 2017
The Work Truck Show 2017 is just weeks away
The event, scheduled March 14-17, 2017, at the Indiana Convention Center (Indianapolis, Indiana), is fast approaching. If you haven't yet, register today for North America's largest work truck event. 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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Ride-and-Drive

The industry's latest advanced technologies and alternative fuel applications will be showcased during The Work Truck Show Ride-and-Drive. Meet key suppliers, learn about innovative clean vehicle solutions and test-drive or ride in the newest trucks. Participation is free and available on a first-come, first-served basis to all WTS attendees. The Work Truck Show Ride-and-Drive is sponsored by Hino Trucks (Booth 4139).

NACFE workshop

The North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) is hosting a fuel efficiency workshop for line and regional haul fleets on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, from 1-5 p.m. in Rooms 237-238 at the Indiana Convention Center. Learn more.
The path to zero emissions for the industry
Only 20 days until the 2017 Green Truck Summit
The Green Truck Summit, held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show, is scheduled Tuesday, March 14. The event is the industry's premier conference on clean energy innovations for commercial vehicles. If you're interested in creating an efficient path to zero-emission commercial vehicles, the Summit is for you.

Dr. Wilfried Achenbach
Dr. Wilfried Achenbach, senior vice president of engineering and technology for Daimler Trucks North America, will serve as keynote speaker at the Summit. His address, which takes place Tuesday, March 14, will offer insights into the technology, energy and environmental issues that will shape the future of the work truck industry. Read more.

In addition to attending general sessions on Tuesday, March 14, Green Truck Summit registrants have the opportunity to choose from Green Truck Summit and Work Truck Show concurrent sessions on March 15-16.
Expanded choices: Fleets are set to take advantage of alternative powertrains
More and more suppliers of medium-duty vehicles are adding options for alternative powertrains. For example, Dana recently introduced Spicer Electrified motor, control and e-drive technologies for electric vehicle propulsion systems. Full story
Workhorse electric delivery trucks reaching 30 MPGe
Workhorse Group Inc. announced its electric delivery truck models are achieving 30+ mpg equivalent during stop-and-go parcel, bakery, and uniform delivery routes. This is up to six times more fuel efficient than the typical 5-8 miles per gallon achieved by gasoline- or diesel-powered medium-duty trucks. Full story
Natural gas, the other alternative fuel for transportation sector
There's been a lot of talk lately about shifting away from petroleum as the fuel powering the transportation sector, but not nearly as much about tapping natural gas as an alternative. Full story
Government and private fleets have largest share in alternative fuel vehicles market
Conventionally-fueled vehicles predominate globally. Apart from being expensive, traditional fuels are a major cause of environmental hazards. Some countries, such as the United States and Italy, are focusing on alternative fuel. The primary reason behind this shift is an interest in reducing the economic burden of depending on the import of fuels from foreign countries. Full story
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.