March 22, 2017

2017 Green Drive$ Conference and Expo
The Lake Michigan Consortium - a partnership between Clean Cities coalitions from Chicago, Wisconsin and Northern Indiana - will host the 2017 Green Drive$ Conference and Expo at Northern Illinois University Meeting and Conference Center in Naperville, Illinois, on May 18, 2017. The Conference will feature speakers from MotorWeek, UPS, NTEA and automakers. Learn more and register.
Objectives for adopting zero-emission vehicles
When it comes to the adoption of zero emission vehicles (ZEVs), many questions abound. Those questions were answered during a panel on government objectives for zero-emission transportation during last week's Green Truck Summit. Full story 
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Innovation in action at WTS17
NTEA Managing Director Doyle Sumrall shared opportunities at last week's Show to see innovation in action, including lightweighting, Ride-and-Drive, Green Truck Summit, and exhibitors featuring green products and technologies. View video.
Fuso launches new all-electric eCanter
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. (FUSO) announced it will bring limited-production line fully electric trucks to market before the end of 2017. The company also announced development of a new gasoline powertrain for its FE Series medium-duty cabover trucks. Full story
XL Hybrids recognized as first-ever Ford Electrification Qualified Vehicle Modifier
XL Hybrids Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts) announced the company has been awarded Electrification Qualified Vehicle Modifier (eQVM) status in the new Ford certification program. Full story
Allison Transmission announces FuelSense® 2.0 with DynActive™ Shifting
Allison Transmission announced FuelSense® 2.0 featuring DynActive™ Shifting, delivering up to 6 percent additional fuel savings beyond the company's original FuelSense software. Full story
Freightliner to offer CNG-equipped stripped chassis
Freightliner Custom Chassis, Clean Energy Fuels, and Green Alternative Systems have partnered to provide a compressed natural gas fuel system on FCCC's CNG MT-45/55 chassis. Full story
Isuzu 4HK1-TC Engine's B10 Durability Rating Increased to 375,000 Miles
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America announced the B10 durability rating of its 4HK1-TC diesel engine has been increased to 375,000 miles. Full story
Interested in The Work Truck Show® and Green Truck Summit in 2018?
The event is scheduled March 6-9 (educational sessions and Green Truck Summit begin March 6; exhibit hall open March 7-9). Sign up now to be notified when registration opens for next year's Show.