May 13, 2020

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Green Truck Association (GTA) offers vital resources to members on technologies to increase sustainability and efficiency.
Freightliner Custom Chassis debuts production of all-electric chassis
Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) is partnering with Proterra, a California-based manufacturer of high-performance systems for heavy-duty platforms, to develop an enhanced, production-ready version of its all-electric MT50e truck chassis for 2020. The company says the MT50e will feature an efficient and powerful battery system from Proterra. Full story
National Biodiesel Board presents webinar on Fuel Transitions and Fleet Decision Making
National Biodiesel Board invites the fleet community to register for their webinar, "Fuel Transitions and Fleet Decision Making," on May 14 at 1 p.m. CST. Learn more and register

Lightning Systems unveils the Lightning Mobile fast charger
Lightning Systems unveiled Lightning Mobile, a mobile direct current fast charger for electric vehicles. Equipped with 192 kWh of high-energy-density, liquid-cooled DC battery storage in a package designed to be installed in a vehicle or trailer for mobile deployment, Lightning Mobile can be rapidly deployed to provide fast roadside charging to support the operation of electric fleet vehicles. Full story

Karma launches electric vehicle utility van platform
Karma Automotive announced its E-Flex utility van platform with extended range electric vehicle (EREV) architecture. Designed for commercial fleets, it offers an all-electric range of 200 miles. Full story

CARB updates proposal to speed California’s transition to zero-emission vehicles
California environmental regulators have issued an accelerated plan to mandate that truck manufacturers transition a portion of their sales from heavy diesel trucks to electric zero-emission vehicles beginning in 2024. Full story

Bollinger Motors gets flexible with all-electric AWD chassis cab
After revealing its electric B1 utility vehicle and B2 pickup truck, Bollinger Motors is moving toward the commercial side of the market with a Class 3 chassis cab. Full story

NTEA electricification resources
In recent years, the intense focus on developing more efficient and sustainable vocational truck fleets has yielded some of the most innovative green technologies and industry practices.   Learn more
GTA members achieving MVP status
NTEA's Member Verification Program (MVP) recognizes eligible companies in the work truck industry for outstanding business practices and successful implementation of quality standards.  View current GTA members with MVP status .