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Virtual Truck Product Conference on-demand
NTEA’s 2020 Virtual Truck Product Conference featured the latest commercial vehicle updates and changes from seven leading chassis manufacturers. On-demand content, including recorded presentations and OEM exhibitor and sponsor resources, is available through Dec. 31, 2020 (registration required).
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Thyssenkrupp Elevator joins Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance
Thyssenkrupp Elevator has joined the Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance (CEVA) and is planning to cut its greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2040, with two-thirds of the carbon reductions coming from its vehicle fleet, as it transitions its North America fleet to battery or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.
FirstEnergy commits to electrifying aerial, light-duty fleet
FirstEnergy Corp., an electric utility, says 100% of its new fleet purchases of aerial and light-duty trucks will be electric or hybrid vehicles beginning in 2021. Transitioning its vehicle fleet to these cleaner-powered options is part of FirstEnergy’s larger efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions company-wide and support transportation electrification efforts in its six-state service area.
XL Fleet is going public: What does it mean for fleets?
On Sept. 18, XL Fleet announced a merger with Pivotal Investment Corporation II, a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). The combined company will be named XL Fleet and is expected to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “XL.” The anticipated value of the company is about $1 billion, with the transaction expected to be completed in the fourth quarter.
House advances diesel-reduction program
Legislation that would authorize a federal emissions reduction program and fund research and development for technologies across the environmental sector recently passed in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Sustainable technologies for work trucks
GTA's sustainable technologies for work trucks section is evolving with the goal of becoming your comprehensive source of information on green products and technologies for the work truck industry. 
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Oct. 7, 2020, 11 a.m.-noon EST