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Work Truck Week 2022 Updates

19 RIDE & DRIVE VEHICLES, CHEVROLET TO SHOWCASE 2024 SILVERADO EV

One month from the start of Work Truck Week 2022, NTEA amps up news around electrification and advanced technologies at the event—announcing 19 vehicles available in Ride & Drive, adding a Green Truck Summit session on electric vehicle upfitting, as well as sharing that General Motors and Chevrolet will showcase the first-ever 2024 Silverado EV all-electric pickup truck on the Work Truck Show exhibit floor.

Work Truck Week, North America’s largest work truck event takes place March 8–11 at Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Additionally, Green Truck Summit, a full-day program focused on clean energy trends for commercial vehicles, is March 8. Education sessions run March 8–10, and the Work Truck Show exhibit hall is open March 9–11.

RIDE & DRIVE

During the Work Truck Week Ride & Drive (March 9-10), attendees can experience 19 commercial vehicles with the latest advanced technologies, sustainability offerings, and alternative fuel applications. Participating companies include: sponsor Allison Transmission; BrightDro; Clean Fuels Alliance America; Eaton Cummins Automated Transmission Technologies; Electric Last Mile Solutions; Freightliner Custom Chassis; GreenPower Motor Company; International Truck; Kenworth Truck Company; Lightning eMotors; The Lion Electric Co.; Peterbilt Motors Company; SEA Electric LLC; Workhorse; and XL Fleet. Featured vehicles incorporate technology that helps reduce fuel use, greenhouse gas emissions, or particulate matter. The incorporated technology also includes a range of powertrains such as electric, biodiesel, and plug-in hybrid. Find full details about the vehicles and technology at www.worktruckweek.com/rideanddrivevehicles. Additionally, Ride & Drive is free to all registered attendees on a first-come, first-served basis. The event also includes opportunities to drive many of the vehicles on city streets.

UPFITTING ELECTRIC VEHICLES

A new general session, Upfitting Electric Vehicles: Work Truck Industry Challenges and Opportunities, has been added to Green Truck Summit. During the session—moderated by John Davis, creator, host and executive producer of MotorWeek—representatives from Adrian Steel Company, Altec Inc., and Freightliner Trucks will discuss how electric vehicles impact commercial vehicle chassis, body, and equipment development.

GM EV TRUCK DEBUT

Further, making its first appearance at a commercial truck industry trade show, the 2024 Silverado EV all-electric full size pickup truck is sure to draw a crowd to the Chevrolet Commercial Vehicles booth (#1829). General Motors designed the truck from the ground up on its Ultium Platform. Chevrolet is one of more than 20 electric vehicle manufacturers exhibiting at Work Truck Week alongside upfitters, modifiers, and component/equipment suppliers.

Registration is required to attend Green Truck Summit and access the Work Truck Show exhibit hall. Finally, advance registration discounts end February 8. Find out more and register, visit www.worktruckweek.com.

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