NTEA’s technical services department handles member questions on a variety of engineering and technical issues.
This month, NTEA addresses
FET on cranes
Hazardous material vehicle regulations
FMVSS 141: Minimum Sound Requirements for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles
3-part webinar series to review implications of vehicle certification labeling requirements
This webinar series discusses how to determine which label is required for the different stages of certification and how to properly complete each label.
Presenters: Bob Raybuck, Director of Technical Services, NTEA; and Steve Spata, Technical Assistance Director, NTEA
Part 1 Altered
This session focused on compliance considerations for alterations, such as pick up box removal and bins and racks installations along with the associated labeling requirements.
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Part 2 Final-stage
May 12, 2021, 11:15 a.m.-noon EDT
This session will focus on compliance considerations for common manufacturing operations of final stage manufacturers, along with the associated labeling requirements.
Part 3 Intermediate
June 9, 2021, 11:15 a.m.-noon EDT
The certification-related duties of intermediate stage manufacturers are unique and require special attention. This session will explore some of these unique considerations as they relate to axle installations and wheelbase changes.
Webinar: Work truck industry market activity - A mid-year update
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
11:15 a.m.–noon EDT
Presenter: Steve Latin-Kasper, Senior Director of Market Data and research, NTEA
Leading indicators predict industry, economic growth
The National Association for Business Economics (NABE) Outlook panel predicts the U.S. will grow almost 5% in 2021. Leading indicators that consistently predict turns in the work industry business cycle are all positive as of March. Availability of skilled labor is a macro issue that will continue affecting most U.S. companies. Read more from Steve Latin-Kasper, NTEA Senior Director of Market Data & Research.
North American Government News
Below are updates regarding regulatory and legislative actions impacting the work truck industry this month.
The April issue of the Association’s work truck industry publication, NTEA News, is available now.