July 12 , 2017
Real-world benefits of lightweighting
Lightweighting is a consideration when designing a work truck but often not a main focus area - and it's easy to understand why, as it isn't typically a visible attribute. However, it can pay dividends to the owner over every mile of the vehicle's operational life.  Read more in this month's issue of NTEA News .
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Kenworth offers ISL G natural gas engine on T680, T880
Kenworth's T680 on-highway flagship and T880 and T880S vocational trucks are now available for order with the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural-gas engine. Full story
Seven million plug-ins to hit the road by 2025
A new report from the Edison Electric Institute and the Institute for Electric Innovation projects more than seven million plug-in vehicles will be on U.S. roads by 2025, representing 7 percent of all vehicle sales and 3 percent of all registered cars and light-duty vehicles. Full story
France ending sales of gasoline, diesel vehicles by 2040
France will halt sales of gasoline and diesel vehicles by 2040 so it can meet its targets under the Paris climate agreement, its newly-elected president has announced. Full story
The future of alternative fuels in a changing political climate
The alternative fuels industry in the U.S. is facing many complex questions, but they can be distilled down to two main concerns: Is there still a place for low-carbon fuels in a nation that has withdrawn from the Paris climate agreement? And, would these fuels be relevant if there were fewer government incentives backing them and fewer emissions reduction goals driving the conversation forward? Full story
FPL forms fleet fueling partnership with train company
Brightline, a new express train service in Florida, has formed a partnership with Florida Power & Light Company (FPL), who will provide biodiesel for its trains. Full story
Interested in the latest OEM perspective on upfitting solutions?
NTEA welcomes you to join us at the Truck Product Conference to look, listen and explore vehicle changes from leading chassis manufacturers. Scheduled Tuesday, Sept. 26 through Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, this year's annual event will be held at a NEW LOCATION  - the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel in Novi, Michigan. Visit ntea.com/truckproductconference for complete registration, agenda and hotel information.