March 10, 2017
The Work Truck Show 2017 is next week
The event, scheduled March 14-17, 2017, at the Indiana Convention Center (Indianapolis, Indiana), is just days away. If you haven't yet, register today for North America's largest work truck event. On-site registration is also available.

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 goes through the Green Truck Summit
The 2017 Summit starts on Tuesday, March 14.
The Green Truck Summit 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.
Battery design offers flexible, safe option for commercial EVs
Korean technology company Kokam has introduced a new battery called Xpand that is designed to improve battery safety and performance for commercial electric vehicles (EVs). Full story
AmeriPride to add 20 more all-electric trucks to state fleet
After initially replacing 20 percent of its Vernon, California, fleet with electric delivery trucks, AmeriPride Services now plans to add 20 additional walk-in vans equipped with the Motiv Power Systems all-electric powertrain to the company's California fleet. Full story
XL Hybrids announces first XLP™ plug-in hybrid upfit to be installed on Ford F-150 pickup trucks
XL Hybrids Inc. announced its XLP™ plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) upfit solution will roll out on Ford F-150 pickup trucks beginning fourth quarter 2017. Ford, with its top-selling half-ton truck for any make and model, was chosen as the first OEM based on XL Hybrids' order commitments from major fleet customers. Full story
Workhorse receives 2,000-plus Letters of Intent
Workhorse Group Inc. announced it received Letters of Intent from fleets totaling 2,150 of the Workhorse W-15 electric pickup trucks, from such companies as Duke Energy, Portland General Electric, the City of Orlando, Southern California Public Power Authority, Clean Fuels Ohio, and one other utility. 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.