Industry and member news

 Modernizing the nation’s truck fleet should be a key component of any green recovery (5/20/2020) 
   As policymakers debate future economic stimulus packages as part of a COVID-19 recovery plan, suspending the federal excise tax (FET) through 2021 for new heavy-duty commercial truck purchases will deliver immediate results.
 National Biodiesel Board presents webinar on fuel transitions and fleet decision making (5/8/2020) 
   National Biodiesel Board (Jefferson City, Missouri) invites the fleet community to register for their webinar, "Fuel Transitions and Fleet Decision Making," on May 14 at 1 p.m. CST.
 Lightning Systems introduces electric vehicle charger for trucks, vans and buses (5/5/2020) 
   Lightning Systems (Loveland, Colorado) announced Lightning Mobile, a mobile direct current fast charger (DCFC) for electric vehicles.
 Freightliner Custom Chassis debuts production of all-electric chassis (5/4/2020) 
   FCCC is partnering with Proterra, a California-based manufacturer of high-performance systems for heavy-duty platforms, to develop an enhanced, production-ready version of its all-electric MT50e truck chassis for 2020.
 Bollinger Motors unveils Class 3 electric truck (5/1/2020) 
   Bollinger Motors plans to produce and sell the all-electric B2 Chassis Cab. The Bollinger B2CC is the world's first and only Class 3 all-electric chassis-cab truck platform.
 Mickey, ROUSH build alternative-fuel mail delivery truck (4/14/2020) 
   McAbee Trucking recently purchased eight emission-reducing Ford F-750s with 26-foot Mickey van bodies that will be the first propane autogas trucks used for contracted parcel delivery between USPS locations in North and South Carolina.
 California department of state hospitals orders a dozen electric cargo vans from Lightning Systems (4/7/2020) 
   Lightning Systems (Loveland, Colorado) announced an order from the California Department of State Hospitals for 12 zero-emission, all-electric Ford Transit 350HD models.
 The Safer Affordable Fuel Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Final Rule for model years 2021-2026 (4/1/2020) 
   The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the EPA finalize updated Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and greenhouse gas emissions standards for passenger cars and light trucks.
 EPA issues waiver to avert potential summer fuel shortage (3/31/2020) 
   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a waiver intended to avert a potential fuel shortage this summer by providing additional flexibility to the marketplace to transition from winter-grade to summer-grade blends.
 Landi Renzo receives CNG certification for Ford 7.3L engine (3/31/2020) 
   Landi Renzo USA received EPA certification on compressed natural gas (CNG) for the Ford 7.3L engine covering Class 4-7 vehicles.