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EV truck manufacturers to give updates at Work Truck Week 2023 

NTEA has released more information about EV-related sessions.  

NTEA extends Work Truck Week 2023 exhibit hours, New Exhibitor Pavilion returns

Attendees will have more time to check out the latest commercial vehicles, equipment and technology from 500 companies at Work Truck Week 2023 thanks to extended Work Truck Show exhibit hours. The popular New Exhibitor Pavilion also returns with an earlier start. Registration for North America’s largest work truck event is now open. Work Truck Week

NTEA releases fall 2022 U.S. Commercial Vehicle Market Report

The fall 2022 U.S. Commercial Vehicle Market Report was released in conjunction with NTEA’s Executive Leadership Summit, in Baltimore, Md., during a session on trends within the commercial vehicle population led by representatives from Commercial Truck Trader, S&P Global Mobility and NTEA. “The commercial vehicle market is rapidly changing due to many factors, including the

NTEA offers second course in Truck Equipment Electrical Basics online educational series

NTEA, in collaboration with e-learning platform Electude, announced a new DC and AC Voltage online course as part of its Truck Equipment (TE) Electrical Basics series. “Helping companies develop and educate their workforce is a large part of why the Association exists,” said David Ehrlich, NTEA director of education. “The DC and AC Voltage course,

NTEA cancels 2021 Truck Product Conference

In a recent press statement, the NTEA—The Association for the Work Truck Industry and its board of directors announced it cancelling its 2021 Truck Product Conference given the significant constraints the commercial vehicle technical community is currently facing. “Truck Product Conference is purposefully designed to connect chassis OEMs with equipment manufacturers and distributors for important

NTEA calls on Congress to repeal the Federal Excise Tax

NTEA, The Association for the Work Truck Industry, commends U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-IN) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) for introducing S. 2435, the Modern, Clean, and Safe Trucks Act of 2021. This bipartisan bill would repeal the 12% Federal Excise Tax (FET) on heavy trucks and trailers. NTEA calls on Congress to repeal the FET

Chassis OEMs to present new model year updates at NTEA’s Truck Product Conference

Nine chassis manufacturers will share the latest commercial vehicle updates from a technical and engineering perspective at NTEA’s 2021 Truck Product Conference, the organization announced. This in-person event will be held Tuesday, Sept. 21 to Wednesday, Sept. 22 at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Sandusky, Ohio. Attendees can gain insights on upcoming changes to new

The secret’s out: You’ve used biodiesel

A recent survey from NTEA showed that biodiesel is the most widely used alternative fuel among work truck fleets.

REG: Industry experts confirm continued importance of biodiesel

I recently attended the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in Tampa and came away with a lot of information and ideas about where the transportation industry is heading. One major point the speakers reiterated was that, despite all the talk of electrification, the diesel engine will remain on top for years to come. John Eichberger,

The benefits of lightweighting are not just for heavy-duty trucks

Every pound of weight you can eliminate when specifying a truck is another pound of payload capacity. If you’re a delivery operation, that means the truck can legally carry more goods. If you run a vocational or service fleet, it can mean carrying more supplies, tools and equipment to job sites. In both cases, that adds up to improved productivity and efficiency.