June 13, 2018
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Green Truck Association (GTA) offers vital resources to members on technologies to increase sustainability and efficiency.

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Freightliner unveils two more electric trucks, eCascadia and eM2
Freightliner Trucks, a division of Portland, Oregon-based Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA), introduced two fully electrified commercial vehicles, the Freightliner eCascadia heavy-duty truck and the Freightliner eM2 106 medium-duty truck. Full story
Lightning Systems wins California ZEV approval for its electric vans
Electric van developer Lightning Systems received California air regulators' approval for its Ford Transit 350 HD conversion in both 50- and 100-mile range versions. The company also said it has qualified the vans for inclusion in California's hybrid and electric vehicle incentive program - HVIP. Full story
Ryder orders 500 Chanje electric vans
Ryder System ordered 500 Chanje Energy battery-electric panel vans and will add the medium-duty vehicles to its ChoiceLease truck leasing program. The order will be executed as lease agreements, and Ryder will also offer its SelectCare maintenance product with the vehicles. Full story
NGV sector moves to defend CAFE standards
Natural gas vehicle (NGV) advocates are rallying around the need to continue federal Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for new vehicles operating in the United States. Full story
Canadian company tests system that converts CO2 into fuel
A Canadian startup is testing a system that sucks carbon dioxide from the air and converts it into fuel for cars and other vehicles. Carbon Engineering Ltd.'s technique combines several common manufacturing processes and eventually will be able to produce fuel for about $4 a gallon. Full story
Interested in speaking at the 2019 Green Truck Summit?
Next year's Green Truck Summit is scheduled March 5, 2019, in Indianapolis, Indiana. We're looking for presentations that demonstrate the advancement of alternative fuels and clean vehicle technology in relation to vocational trucks. For consideration, please submit your proposal by Friday, June 29, 2018.  Learn more