Industry and member news

 Sean Waters of Daimler Trucks to keynote Green Truck Summit 2020 (1/23/2020) 
   Sean Waters, vice president of product compliance and regulatory affairs for Daimler Trucks North America, will give the keynote address at Green Truck Summit 2020 on Tuesday, March 3.
 Lightning Systems selected by ABC Companies for Diesel-to-Electric Coach Repower Program (1/22/2020) 
   Lightning Systems (Loveland, Colorado) announced they finalized an agreement with ABC Companies. Under the new partnership, the two companies will launch their first joint project: an electric powertrain repower of Van Hool models.
 EPA Offers $44M in Clean Diesel Grants (1/13/2020) 
   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering up to $44 million in grant funding under its Diesel Emissions Reductions Act (DERA) grant program.
 Peterbilt and Dana announce collaboration on electric truck powertrain development (1/8/2020) 
   Peterbilt Motors Company (Denton, Texas) and Dana Incorporated (Maumee, Ohio) announced their collaboration on electric powertrain development for Peterbilt Model 220EV battery electric vehicles.
 Kenworth announces collaboration with Dana on electric truck powertrain development (1/8/2020) 
   Kenworth (Kirkland, Washington) and Dana Incorporated (Maumee, Ohio) announced their collaboration on electric powertrain development for medium-duty Kenworth battery electric vehicles.
 California DMV OKs light-duty autonomous delivery vehicles (1/3/2020) 
   California has authorized the testing and commercial use of light-duty autonomous delivery vehicles on public roads.
 Florida-based public microtransit operator Freebee deploys Lightning Systems all-electric vehicles (12/18/2019) 
   Lightning Systems (Loveland, Colorado) delivered the first two units on an initial order of six Lightning Electric Ford Transit 350HD wheel-chair accessible passenger vans to Freebee, an operator of on-demand public transportation.
 First 100% electric delivery truck for IKEA's all-electric goal (12/12/2019) 
   After a three-year project in conjunction with SEA Electric, fleet service provider All Purpose Transport is set to deploy Queensland’s first 100% electric delivery truck for IKEA’s planned zero emissions truck fleet by 2025.
 Forest Preserves of Cook County named Clean Fuels Champion by Clean Cities (12/6/2019) 
   The Forest Preserves of Cook County (Maywood, Illinois) has been named the Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition’s 2019 Clean Fuels Champion for its efforts to improve the environment and air quality.
 Lightning Systems raises $41M for production ramp up of electric powertrains for commercial vehicles (12/3/2019) 
   Lightning Systems announced that it has raised $41 million in equity, debt, and working capital line funding from existing and new investors.