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Register now for Work Truck Week 2021 (WTW21), a new online event March 8–12, 2021. WTW21 connects the commercial vehicle industry, offering access to product news, market trends and operational insights to help your company prepare for the year ahead.
  • Exclusive product updates from work truck OEMs and battery electric vehicle manufacturers
  • Green Hour sessions highlighting new technology and emissions reduction strategies 
  • Industry education
  • Opportunities to connect with manufacturers and suppliers
  • Exhibitor listings with the latest work trucks, equipment and other new products
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While economic growth is predicted, fourth-quarter 2020 and first-quarter 2021 forecasts are being revised downward. The construction sector’s residential segment should remain a source of opportunity for work truck industry companies in the foreseeable future. Total Class 3–8 chassis sales are expected to remain below 2019 levels until sometime after 2024. Read more from Steve Latin-Kasper, NTEA senior director of market data and research.


NTEA’s Board of Directors adopted a climate change policy that commits the Association to continue facilitating productive use of alternative fuels and advanced technologies for work trucks. The policy explains the work truck industry represents a positive force in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.


NTEA announced the newly formed Fleet Advisory Council, composed of forward-thinking fleet leaders who will provide perspective and guidance on Association resources for the work truck community.

NTEA offers members and nonmember opportunity to participate in webinars on targeted industry topics.

Reducing the carbon footprint on your legacy fleet
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
11:15 a.m.–noon EST
Members FREE; nonmembers $39 (ntea.com login required)
Presenters: Chris Lyon, Director of Fleet Relations, NTEA; and Mike Visser, CEO, Aeroz-America LLC

Many fleets still rely on conventional fueled vehicles and in today’s age, reducing the impact on the environment continues to be on the forefront for many organizations. There are also many challenges with conventional fuels. Learn more and register.
NTEA would like to thank the advertisers in this issue of NTEA Insider: ASA ElectronicsEberspaecher North AmericaFontaine Modification, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, IncNew digital ad space available.