May 3, 2017

The Green Truck Association moves the industry forward
The Green Truck Association (GTA) offers 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 for more information.

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.

Cummins Westport introduces 2018 natural gas engines
Cummins Westport announced its model year 2018 lineup of renamed natural gas engines for regional haul, vocational, transit, bus, and refuse applications. Full story
Workhorse unveils plug-in electric W-15 pickup truck
Workhorse presented the W-15 for the first time at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, California. The vehicle they debuted was referred to as a "proof of concept" and while it was a working prototype, it's not likely to be completely representative of the production version, which is expected next year. Full story
Natural gas Class 8 retail sales off to healthy start: ACT Research
U.S. and Canadian natural gas heavy-duty retail sales had a good start to 2017, due to mostly refuse fleets, transit, and school bus operators, according to the most recent Natural Gas & Alternative Fuels Quarterly publication released by ACT Research. Full story
UPS to deploy hydrogen fuel cell truck in California
UPS will begin using a medium-duty delivery truck that uses gaseous hydrogen to power an electric battery and motor in Sacramento, California, with an eye toward expanding use of the alternative fuel after a successful test. Full story
Ryder signs to sell and service Workhorse electric trucks
Electric truck manufacturer Workhorse Group reached a deal to have fleet management company Ryder System Inc. sell and service its line of vehicles. 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.