Green Truck Association Announces Three Technology Councils
March 26, 2012
The Green Truck Association
, an affiliate division of the National Truck Equipment Association
, has formed three technology councils to better represent specific segments within the green truck industry.
The Sustainable Integration Technology Council
advances the integration of, and resolves the technical communications for, upfitters of green technologies within the work truck industry.
The Lightweight Materials Technology Council
brings together work truck professionals, technical experts and government representatives to compile information about the development and usage of lightweight materials in the manufacture, specification and operation of truck equipment and related accessories for fuel efficiency; vehicle "right sizing"; carbon reduction; operational longevity; recycling; general mass-compounding; and increased payload.
The Vehicle Electrification Technology Council
explores potential efficiency and performance benefits of vehicle electrification and provides a mechanism for identifying and promoting useful electrification technologies within the work truck market. To help facilitate increased adoption of work truck electrification technologies, the VETC facilitates education, works to remove road blocks and resolves identified issues.