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Dec. 11, 2019
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GTA moves the industry forward
Green Truck Association (GTA) offers vital resources to members on technologies to increase sustainability and efficiency.
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The vocational work truck industry continues to grow in size and in complexity. Real-world data, specific to your fleet and your fleet’s operations, is a valuable tool. Learn more about GTA's Data Logger Drive and Duty Cycle Analysis program .
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 . 
Green Truck Summit highlights industry progress toward zero emissions
Hear strategies to help create more productive and innovative work trucks, discover ways to turn commercial vehicles into work systems and gain insight into electric work truck deployment at Green Truck Summit , held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2020 . The Summit provides current and long-range forecasts on the latest productivity options and alternative fuel and technology implementation. Read more in NTEA News .  
Sponsorship opportunities
If you're interested in sponsoring the 2020 Green Truck Summit, contact Kathy Swartzentrover at kathy@ntea.com .

Make your Green Truck Summit and Work Truck Week plans before the year ends. Register/upgrade and book your hotel today and save.
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Lightning Systems raises $41 million for production of electric CV powertrains
Lightning Systems announced it raised $41 million in equity, debt and working capital line funding from existing and new investors. The proceeds from the new funding will be used to ramp up production to fulfill new orders for electric powertrains for Ford Transits, Ford E-450s, Ford F-59 step vans, Chevrolet Low Cab Forward 6500XD trucks and Lightning Electric city buses. Full story

TIME Magazine recognizes XL’s Plug-In Hybrid System
XL says its XLP plug-in hybrid electric drive system has been featured in TIME magazine’s Best Inventions of 2019 in the transportation category. The XLP technology began shipping in volume to commercial, utility and municipal fleets throughout North America in 2019. Full story

Lion Electric invests in integrated vocational electric trucks
The Canadian-based Lion Electric Company is developing various types of fully electric specialized Class 8 urban trucks, in collaboration with six partners and with a contribution of $5.9 million from the government of Quebec – but expect to see these trucks offered in the U.S. as well. Full story

Forest Preserves of Cook County named Clean Fuels Champion by Clean Cities
The Forest Preserves of Cook County, one of the largest forest preserve systems in the nation, has been named the Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition’s 2019 Clean Fuels Champion for its efforts to improve the environment and air quality. Full story

New membrane technology to boost water purification and energy storage
Imperial College London scientists have created a new type of membrane that could improve water purification and battery energy storage efforts. The new approach to ion exchange membrane design uses low-cost plastic membranes with many tiny hydrophilic ('water attracting') pores. They improve on current technology that is more expensive and difficult to apply practically. Full story