March 3, 2021

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What is Green Hour
As part of the WTW21 educational lineup, Green Hour sessions (March 9-11, 11 a.m. EST) will highlight new technology and efforts to move to a zero-emission environment. See who’s presenting at the Advanced Chassis Update sessions.

Paul Rosa, SVP procurement & fleet planning for Penske, will discuss the company’s current and near-term advanced fuel and emission reduction programs.
Leading manufacturers share research and strategies to help improve fuel costs and economy using existing propulsion systems. Examples such as vocational-specific shift points and adjustments to non-combustible fluids will be discussed.  
Industry organizations will overview the alternative fuel landscape, new technologies and energy-saving strategies.

NOTE: If you're registered for WTW21, create a WTW21 Planner before March 5. (required to access all WTW21 sessions during the event).
Advanced Chassis Updates from GTA members
As part of the WTW21 educational lineup, these 9 battery electric vehicle manufacturers will provide updates. All of the OEMs presenting WTW21 Advanced Chassis Update Sessions are proud GTA members.
The Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s leadership discusses its sustainable transportation strategy, including the important role played by commercial vehicles and upcoming plans and programs to further support the work truck industry.
Member news
Terex Utilities introduces hybrid for Hi-Ranger aerial devices, commander digger derricks
Terex Utilities has announced the newest addition of its HyPower hybrid solutions – the Viatec SmartPTO. This product reduces idling, increases fuel savings, and minimizes noise and air pollution by utilizing stored plug in electric power to operate the equipment. 
Kenworth T680E battery-electric now HVIP-approved
The new Kenworth T680E battery-electric vehicle is now available and qualifies for a $120,000 voucher incentive available to qualifying California purchasers from the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The financial incentive is offered through the 2021 CARB Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP).
Lordstown Motors Corp. entered into a set of agreements with Holman Enterprises, a global automotive services organization, including a co-marketing agreement and vehicle procurement agreement with ARI, Holman’s industry-leading leasing and fleet management services division, and an upfit services agreement with Auto Truck Group, Holman Enterprises’ vehicle fabrication and upfitting division.
Daimler Truck, Volvo Group launch joint fuel-cell company
Daimler Truck AG and Volvo Group have completed the transaction of the joint fuel-cell project and have formed a new company entitled cellcentric with a combined goal to step towards climate-neutral and sustainable transportation by 2050.