Feb. 21, 2018


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.

All GTA member companies must be NTEA members. Learn more about NTEA membership below.

Less than two weeks until the 2018 Green Truck Summit
Held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show and Fleet Technical Congress, Green Truck Summit offers expert insights on how the work truck industry can make an immediate impact on greenhouse gas and criteria pollutant reduction. This alternative fuels and advanced technology conference features presentations from regulatory agencies, fleet managers, commercial vehicle manufacturers, and stakeholders from industry trade associations and professional societies. Learn more at worktruckshow.com/greentrucksummit .
The Green Truck Summit is presented by Freightliner.

General sessions: March 6
All concurrent sessions: March 6-8
Customized green truck sessions: March 7-8
Complete event information available at worktruckshow.com .

Register today.  View pricing and registration options at worktruckshow.com/waystoregister .
XL Hybrids announces ship-thru codes for Chevrolet and GMC commercial vehicles
XL Hybrids Inc. announced new ship-thru codes are available for its XLH hybrid-electric system on the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans and cutaways. As part of the strategic agreement, fleet managers can seamlessly order and take delivery of XLH-upfitted Chevrolet and GMC vans starting with 6.0-liter models, and 4.3-liter models will be added in the third quarter. Full story
Meetings of interest scheduled during The Work Truck Show ® 2018
Three representatives from South Shore Clean Cities will discuss the Michigan to Montana (M2M) I-94 Clean Fuel Corridor project on Thursday, March 8 from 1-2 p.m.  Register to attend

Later that afternoon (2:30-3:30 p.m.), a representative from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management will share details on the $41 million Indiana is poised to receive from Volkswagen settlement funds. Contact Shawn Seals ( sseals@idem.in.gov or 317-233-0425) if you would like to attend.

Although these meetings are held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show, they are not official NTEA events.
California city's climate plan focuses on vehicle electrification
The City of San Jose, California, released Climate Smart San Jose, which outlines a path to achieving the Paris Agreement's greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. Among the plan's goals are to expand fleet electrification as quickly as possible and further research the implications of autonomous vehicles on the fleet. Full story
Electric Ford Transit approved for New York incentive program
The battery-electric Ford Transit 350HD from Lightning Systems now qualifies for a state incentive program in New York. The vehicle is now eligible under the New York Truck-Voucher Incentive Program, a partnership between the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, state Department of Transportation, New York City Department of Transportation, and CALSTART. Full story