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NTEA Work Truck Show 2016

Mitsubishi Fuso Shows an All-Electric

March 7, 2016 in Electric Drive, EVs, New Products by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Canter FE-Series Demonstrates 64% Operating Costs Savings

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America showed a 100% battery electric version of its Fuso Canter FE-Series medium-duty cabover at the NTEA Work Truck Show last week. The manufacturer says that a year of potential customer testing in Europe has shown that the vehicle can generate a 64% savings in operating costs compared to an equivalent diesel-powered vehicle.
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Alliance AutoGas Conversion at NTEA

March 7, 2016 in event, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

F-150 Converted ‘Live’ at the Work Truck Show
Is Set to Embark on a National Promotional Tour

Alliance AutoGas is talking up its conversion of a Ford F-150 with 3.5-liter V-6 engine to propane-gasoline bi-fuel operation at its NTEA Work Truck Show booth – in approximately an hour and a half. Conversion technicians Stephen Holland and Stacey Snyder did the job “almost 30 minutes faster than the predicted two-hour window,” the organization says.
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Propane Autogas at the Work Truck Show

March 1, 2016 in Conference/Meeting, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Westport Weighs in with a Dedicated Propane Ford F-150,
Alliance AutoGas to Convert One to Bi-Fuel Operation On-Site

Proponents of propane autogas as a vehicle fuel are going all out at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis this week. Westport, known best for compressed natural gas, is showing a dedicated-propane Ford F-150. Alliance AutoGas will convert a Ford F-150 to propane-gasoline bi-fuel operation at the show this Thursday morning, March 3.
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Green Truck Summit in March with NTEA

November 30, 2015 in Conference/Meeting, event by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Registration Is Open for Event with the NTEA Work Truck Show

The Green Truck Association – an affiliate division of NTEA – is stepping up promotion of the Green Truck Summit, with takes place in conjunction with the NTEA Work Truck Show this coming March at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

The Green Truck Summit runs March 1-3 while the Work Truck Show itself takes place March 2-4.

The Green Truck Summit runs March 1-3 in conjunction with the NTEA Work Truck Show March 2-4 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

The Green Truck Summit runs March 1-3 in conjunction with the NTEA Work Truck Show March 2-4 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.

“The upcoming Green Truck Summit is set to deliver the latest on clean energy innovations for commercial vehicles,” NTEA managing director Doyle Sumrall says in a the association’s recent registration announcement. “It’s a pivotal time in the work truck industry as we advance technology and government regulations gain momentum.”

New for 2016, he notes, is an expanded curriculum uniting Green Truck Summit and Work Truck Show concurrent sessions, with topics including

  • latest developments on Phase Two greenhouse gas regulations;
  • information on economic benefits of commercial vehicle lightweighting;
  • data security tips when collecting critical information via telematics; and
  • driver behavior and its influence on fuel management.


NTEA managing director Doyle Sumrall

NTEA managing director Doyle Sumrall

Sessions will include real-world experiences from fleet managers on the proper selection and deployment of new truck technologies.

Freightliner is the Presenting Sponsor of Green Truck Summit 2016.

The Work Truck Show ride-and-drive, sponsored by Hino Trucks, takes place on the afternoons of Wednesday, March 2 and Thursday, March 3.

Jay Leno is the breakfast keynote speaker at the Work Truck Show on March 2.

Registrations are discounted until February 12.

NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, is also known as the National Truck Equipment Association.


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Source: NTEA/Green Truck Association with Fleets & Fuels follow-up



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