Nov 29 , 2017
GTA moves the industry forward
The Green Truck Association (GTA) offers vital resources to members on technologies to increase sustainability and efficiency.

Not a member? Join today. If you're a member, 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.
Sponsor the 2018 Green Truck Summit
Green Truck Summit, held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show, offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities to help your business market its products and services to the industry. View sponsorship opportunities.

Questions? Contact NTEA Director of Event Sales Kathy Swartzentrover at or 248-479-8908.

NTEA's Truck Equipment 101
As part of an ongoing effort to support workforce development in the industry, NTEA has produced Truck Equipment 101, a training program covering all aspects of work trucks and the industry - from chassis and powertrains to bodies and cab styles. This introductory course, made up of 15 video-based modules, provides an industry overview, insight into systems that make up a truck, and basic regulatory requirements applicable to U.S. and Canadian markets. Learn more and order at (free for NTEA members). Special non-NTEA member promotion price of $99 ends Dec. 1, 2017 ($199 after).

Insights on how to make an immediate impact on fuel use reduction
Held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show® and Fleet Technical CongressGreen Truck Summit  shares expert perspectives on how the work truck industry can make an immediate impact on greenhouse gas and criteria pollutant reduction. Hear from fleet managers, commercial vehicle manufacturers and federal agencies including U.S. Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory and National Institute of Standards and Technology.
General sessions: March 6
All concurrent sessions: March 6-8
Customized green truck sessions: March 7-8

Complete event information available at .

Ready to register? View pricing and registration options at .
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