April 5, 2017

Clean Cities webinar on CNG safety assurance efforts
April 11, 2017
1-2 p.m. EDT
This webinar will cover all of the safety considerations surrounding compress natural gas (CNG) tanks and will include a question and answer session with technical experts.

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.

Alternative fuel options on display at The Work Truck Show
NTEA held its annual Work Truck Show at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana recently. The show was the largest in terms of space in its history as for 2017 it expanded and occupied all available space at the convention center. Full story
EPA certifies Landi Renzo's CNG medium-duty Ford trucks
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certified Landi Renzo's dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) versions of six medium-duty Ford trucks from the 2017 model year. Full story
Toyota to invest $35 million for advanced materials to power zero-emissions vehicles
Toyota Motor Corp is going to invest $35 million over the next four years in research that uses artificial intelligence to help accelerate the design and discovery of advanced materials. 
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CARB votes to maintain emissions standards, ZEV programs
Re-affirming its commitment to clean air, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has unanimously voted to continue the vehicle greenhouse-gas emission standards and zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) program for cars and light trucks sold in California through 2025. Full story
LA airport parking service converts to all-electric shuttle buses
Sixteen zero-emission utility shuttle buses will be used to service offsite parking at Los Angeles International Airport for shuttling service WallyPark, making it the first all-electric airport parking depot in the country. Full story
Ford unveils new eQVM program
Ford announced the expansion of its Advanced Fuel Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) program to include companies that develop and install electrified and hydraulic hybrid powertrains for Ford trucks and vans. The eQVM program kicks off with three developers - XL Hybrids, Motiv Power Systems and Lightning Hybrids. Full story
2017 Green Drive$ 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.
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.