May 17 , 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.

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Truck and van news: alternative fuels and 2018 models
The Advanced Clean Transportation Expo took place in Long Beach, California, last week, with several OEMs making major announcements concernting alternative fuels. Full story
Natural gas vehicle sales in U.S. sag but prospects still good
The market for natural gas vehicles in the U.S. took a small hit last year, as a result of low oil prices. Nevertheless, sales of CNG- and LNG-powered vehicles continue to be significant, and the number of filling stations continues to grow. Full story
Hydrogen and CNG prototypes for Kenworth
Kenworth announced the development of a Class 8 hydrogen-powered truck with zero emissions, expected to be ready for on-road testing at the end of the year. The company is also developing a hybrid-electric T680 powered by a Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx engine, also to debut in the fourth quarter.  Full story
MitFuso opens truck power charging station in Japan
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and bus Corporation inaugurated the first public power charging station dedicated to trucks in Japan, directly outside its Kawasaki manufacturing facility in the presence of media guests from the Japanese government and local Kawasaki administration. Full story
Roush touts propane for medium trucks
"Propane has traditionally been viewed as a light duty fuel for light duty vehicles," said VP Todd Mouw. "We're dispelling that myth." Full story
Long Beach debuts near-zero emission refuse truck 
The city of Long Beach, California, unveiled a new municipal refuse truck at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo earlier this month, the first in the country to employ Cummins' near-zero emissions natural gas engine. Full story