Nov. 11, 2020
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Fleet Purchasing Outlook Survey
NTEA is conducting its ninth annual Fleet Purchasing Outlook Survey to provide a better understanding of industry-wide fleet acquisition and composition plans for 2021. The Association asks fleets to set aside about 10 minutes to complete a questionnaire. If you have questions, contact us at info@ntea.com.
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Volvo VNR electric truck to hit the market Dec. 3
Volvo Trucks North America announced it will begin selling the Volvo VNR Electric truck model on Dec. 3. It will start producing the VNR Electric at its New River Valley manufacturing plant in Dublin, Virginia, in early 2021.
Workhorse hit with COVID-19, revises volume targets
In reporting its third quarter financial results, Workhorse Group Inc., makers of drone-integrated electric vehicles to the last-mile delivery sector, has lowered its production volume targets for 2020 and set a target for 2021 of 1,800 vehicles.
All-electric Peterbilt 579EV available for customer orders
Peterbilt’s battery-electric Model 579EV is now available for customer orders with the OEM’s SmartSpec dealership sales tool. With the production of the electric truck slated to begin by Q2 2021, Peterbilt also announced that it will be eligible for the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP) program by the California Air Resources Board. 
GM hiring new employees to speed up electric vehicle development
From now through the first quarter of 2021, General Motors will hire 3,000 new employees across engineering, design and IT to help transform the future of product development and software as a service. GM will offer more remote opportunities than ever before as the development of autonomous and electric vehicles and advanced platforms like the Ultium battery system continue at a fast pace.
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.