Industry and member news

 Penske Truck Leasing keeps electrifying with Fuso eCanter (3/19/2019) 
   Penske Truck Leasing is adding Fuso eCanter battery-electric work trucks to its logistics, leasing, and rental fleets. Penske is among the first fleet operators to take delivery of these limited-production medium-duty vehicles.
 Sustainable tires: reduce, reuse and recycle (3/19/2019) 
   Sustainability is no longer just an annoying buzzword. People really care about it now.
 Eaton to contribute efficient components to SuperTruck II Program (3/19/2019) 
   Eaton recently announced it is contributing several components to truck manufacturers participating in the U.S. Department of Energy’s SuperTruck II program.
 Freightliner discusses e-Mobility at WTS19 (3/8/2019) 
   The development of the all-new electric eCascadia and eM2 106 marks the beginning of real-world application of advanced electric power. Freightliner is developing world-class, all-electric commercial vehicles.
 Spartan Motors' Utilimaster brand unveils two new electric vehicle fleet concepts at WTS19 (3/8/2019) 
   Spartan Fleet Vehicles and Services, which goes to market under the Utilimaster, Spartan Upfit Services, and Strobes-R-Us go-to-market brands, introduced three new vehicle platforms.
 XL launches industry-first plug-in hybrid electric Ford F-250 Pickup at WTS19 (3/8/2019) 
   XL unveiled the first plug-in hybrid electric Ford Super Duty F-250 pickup truck. XL’s newest product expands its successful plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) product family.
 Alliance AutoGas looking to the future as record number of technologies released in 2018 (3/1/2019) 
   Alliance AutoGas (Swannonoa, North Carolina) released a record number of new technologies to the autogas industry in 2018. A showcase of this technology will be at WTS19.
 Detroit Custom Chassis to assemble Motiv's EPIC Chassis (3/1/2019) 
   Motiv Power Systems announced a commitment form Detroit Custom Chassis LLC to install Motiv’s all-electric EPIC chassis on the base Ford F-59 platform.
 Australian EV manufacturer sees opportunity in United States (2/28/2019) 
   Australian electric vehicle technology company SEA Electric plans to launch commercial vehicles in the United States.
 What to consider when going green (2/22/2019) 
   Safe, sustainable, and efficient. These are some of the driving forces behind integrating alternative energy/advanced technology into today’s work truck fleets.