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July 10, 2019
GTA moves the industry forward
Green Truck Association (GTA) offers vital resources to members on technologies to increase sustainability and efficiency.
Global electric truck market outlook for 2019-2024
The global electric truck market is expected to register a compound annual growth rate of ~16.38% during the forecast period (2019-2024). Some of the major factors driving the growth of the market are the enactment of stringent emission norms imposed on commercial vehicles, and reduction in fuel and maintenance cost. Full story
New Hampshire Governor vetoes green fleet bill
New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu has vetoed a bill that aimed to replace all of the state’s fleet vehicles with zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) to the extent feasible and practical by 2041. Full story

The race to fuel the buses of future is on
There’s no denying it: Oil, once the lifeblood of America’s buses and trucks, is no longer king of the fleets. Two decades ago, diesel and gasoline fueled virtually all of the country’s municipal buses. Now, they burn in less than 45%. Full story

Municipalities commit to purchasing 2,100 electric vehicles by 2020
Leaders from 127 cities and 15 counties from across 38 states have joined the Climate Mayors Electric Vehicle Purchasing Collaborative and committed to purchasing more than 2,100 electric vehicles by the end of 2020. Full story

Anxiety rises in U.S. and Europe over electric battery shortages
The scale of planned investments in electric lineups means both transportation OEMs and related industries in Europe and North America are focusing on how to secure future supplies of battery-grade nickel. Full story

Truck Stop Coffee Talk: The Truth about Biodiesel
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Greater Chicago I-55 Truck Plaza
510 S. Bolingbrook Drive,  Bolingbrook, IL 60440
The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition, the B20 Club (a partnership between the Illinois Soybean Association and the American Lung Association), and the Greater Chicago I-55 Truck Plaza, invite you to join them for Truck Stop Coffee Talk: The Truth about Biodiesel. This event is a one-day comprehensive biodiesel educational seminar. Anyone who consumes, markets, trades or distributes diesel fuel should not miss this opportunity to learn about the latest operational, environmental, and cost benefits of biodiesel. Topics covered will include: biodiesel fundamentals; fuel purchasing, quality and blending; and insights from local end-user fleets and a fuel blender/seller. For more information, contact Chris Lyon at  chris@ntea.com .
Registration open for two NTEA events
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Executive Leadership Summit
During this one-day event scheduled on Oct. 15, 2019, in Charlotte, North Carolina (NEW location), experts will uncover the marketplace dynamics influencing commercial vehicles and your company from their unique vantage points. View full event details and register at ntea.com/executivesummit .
Truck Product Conference
Twelve chassis OEMs will be represented at NTEA’s 2019 Truck Product Conference, scheduled Sept. 17–18, 2019, at Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. This conference provides exposure to upcoming vehicles and the chance to engage engineering experts on important upfitter conversions. View full event details and register at ntea.com/truckproductconference .
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 a list of current GTA members with MVP status . 
Work Truck Show 2020 special preview
We’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Work Truck Show® in 2020. This event is North America’s largest gathering of vocational trucks and equipment from Classes 1–8, including chassis, bodies, components and accessories. Full story