FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Director of Communications & Public Relations
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (Aug. 4, 2020) — Green Truck Association (GTA), an NTEA affiliate division, is commemorating its 10th anniversary this year. Since its establishment in 2010, GTA has made significant strides in improving work truck efficiency and productivity through the development and deployment of strategies to reduce diesel and gasoline consumption.
“Many NTEA members have a commitment to sustainability, shown through 10 years of support for Green Truck Association,” said Doyle Sumrall, NTEA managing director. “GTA has led the industry on fuel use reduction, expanded awareness of alternative fuels and technologies, and educated and worked with government rulemakers and agencies.”
GTA is a voice for companies creating vocational trucks and products to help maximize fuel efficiency and mitigate environmental impacts.
“It’s amazing to see how much GTA has accomplished over the past 10 years. As far as we have come, there is no interest in letting up. We’re excited to continue our efforts toward leading the shift to a zero-emission work truck landscape for the next 10 years,” said Kevin Koester, NTEA senior director and Green Truck Association liaison.
GTA provides information critical to building and implementing alternative fuels and truck-based technologies at the forefront of the sustainability movement. In addition, it actively engages members in collecting drive and duty cycle data to support technology selection and deployment.
GTA monitors legislative and regulatory issues affecting design, manufacture and sale of productive and efficient vocational trucks and equipment. Through established relationships with U.S. and Canadian leaders, GTA provides insights into governmental activities and identifies funding opportunities that apply to advanced vehicle technologies and alternative fuel use.
GTA offers resources to raise awareness of
- OEM and industry supplier contacts and technical information
- Publications and white papers
- Green truck technologies and development
- Market data and industry statistics
- Legislative and regulatory updates
Finding efficiency partners
Connecting with peers and solution providers is one of GTA’s most valued benefits. GTA members engage industry colleagues and learn from those who’ve succeeded. The Association’s online member directory highlights product descriptions and contact information.
Specific technology councils operate under GTA’s umbrella to build awareness and increase knowledge of
- Lightweight materials
- Sustainable integration
- Vehicle electrification
Green Truck Association was established in 2010 in recognition of the growing interest and demand for green products within the work truck industry. It helps fleets, manufacturers, upfitters, government agencies and other industry stakeholders stay up-to-date with relevant regulatory and industry developments, while also working to expand and improve the market for green truck applications. Find more information at greentruckassociation.com.
Established in 1964, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry represents more than 2,200 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks and the major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to the Association. NTEA provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and produces The Work Truck Show®. The Association maintains its administrative headquarters in suburban Detroit and government relations offices in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario. NTEA staff are knowledgeable and experienced in a variety of areas related to the work truck industry. Visit ntea.com/meetourexperts to learn more or request an interview.