National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA)

Farmington Hills, MI 48331-3414


About National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA)


37400 Hills Tech Drive
Farmington Hills, MI 48331-3414
United States
248-489-7090 ext. 12

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Established in 1964, NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry represents more than 2,100 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories. Buyers of work trucks and the major commercial truck chassis manufacturers also belong to the Association. NTEA provides in-depth technical information, education, and member programs and services, and produces The Work Truck Show. The Association maintains its administrative headquarters in suburban Detroit and government relations offices in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario. NTEA staff are knowledgeable and experienced in a variety of areas related to the work truck industry. Visit to learn more or request an interview.

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NTEA cancels Work Truck Week 2021

Oct. 21, 2020
The association is exploring options to share education and connect businesses in the year ahead.
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Work Truck Week dates set for 2021, 2022

Aug. 27, 2020
NTEA announced the event plans return to Indianapolis in March 2021 and 2022.
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Registration open for NTEA’s 2020 Truck Product Conference

July 29, 2020
Major chassis manufacturers will share the latest commercial vehicle updates during this virtual, three-day event.
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Morgan Olson's Rich Tremmel, vice president of sales and marketing, and Mark Hope, vice president of engineering, receive The Work Truck Show 2020 Innovation Award, body concept category, for the company's Class 2 Storm step van, from NTEA President and CEO Steve Carey.
Industry News

Morgan Olson, Truck Safety USA, and Workhorse win Work Truck Show 2020 Innovation Awards

March 11, 2020
Morgan Olson’s Storm Class 2 step van prototype won in the Body Concept category, Truck Safety USA LLC’s Cab Brace won in the Safety category, and Workhorse’s C-Series lightweight...
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See, drive, and experience the latest vocational trucks and equipment at The Work Truck Show 2020

Feb. 13, 2020
The Work Truck Show Ride-and-Drive gives attendees the opportunity to meet key suppliers, see the industry’s latest advanced technologies and alternative fuel applications, and...
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Training and Resources

National Truck Equipment Association releases training module on powertrain systems

Jan. 7, 2020
The Truck Equipment 201 module is a series of online courses, designed for those with technical knowledge seeking deeper understanding of specific topics outlined in the introductory...
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NTEA announces discussion panels for Green Truck Summit 2020

Nov. 13, 2019
The Work Truck Week conference will examine electric truck deployment, the transition to alternative fuels, and industry progress toward zero emissions.
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Industry News

NTEA announces keynote speaker for The Work Truck Show 2020

Sept. 11, 2019
Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (2017–2019), to give keynote during the NTEA Annual Meeting.
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NTEA prepares for The Work Truck Show 2020

Aug. 15, 2019
The Work Truck Show 2020 marks its 20th anniversary.
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NTEA's Work Truck Show sees record attendance

March 14, 2019
A record 14,256 industry professionals from 28 countries attended The Work Truck Show 2019. The 2020 event will be held March 3 to 6 in Indianapolis.

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The 2016 NTEA Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit were held March 1-4 in Indianapolis.
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2016 NTEA Work Truck Show Media Gallery

March 11, 2016
The 2016 NTEA Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit were held March 1-4 in Indianapolis.
Check out these photos taken by NTEA from the 2015 Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit, which was held March 3-6 in Indianapolis.

2015 Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit photo gallery

March 9, 2015
Take a look at some of the events from the NTEA Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit in Indianapolis.
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Aug. 24, 2011
If you're like most fleet managers, you are constantly looking for ways to improve the quality and productivity of your work trucks, while at the same time reducing your maintenance...


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Industry News

Former FEMA administrator to give keynote address at NTEA's Fleet Technical Congress

Feb. 15, 2019
The 2019 Fleet Technical Congress will focus on disaster management challenges and strategies, which makes Chris Fugate’s more than 15 years in state and federal emergency management...
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Training and Resources

Green Truck Summit 2019 highlights drive toward zero-emission work trucks

Nov. 20, 2018
The summit will be held with Fleet Technical Congress and The Work Truck Show, which will run March 5 to 8 in Indianapolis, Ind.
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Registration opens for The Work Truck Show 2019 in Indianapolis

Oct. 9, 2018
The show has added another conference and Indiana-specific programming to the Work Truck Week lineup.
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Training and Resources

NTEA’s Work Truck Week expands to include new Manufacturer and Distributor Innovation Conference

Sept. 21, 2018
The Work Truck Show runs March 5 to 8, 2019 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
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Training and Resources

The Work Truck Show expands education opportunities

Aug. 7, 2018
Green Truck Summit and Fleet Technical Congress include access to concurrent sessions on topics such as fleet productivity, risk mitigation and OEM chassis updates.
Industry News

NTEA updates online axle weight calculator

May 8, 2018
The interactive tool provides vehicle specification and weight information.
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Four OEMs to reveal new commercial vehicles at Work Truck Show

Jan. 11, 2018
Chevrolet, Ford, Hino and International are all attending with new offerings.
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Work truck and equipment sales see second quarter increase, NTEA data finds

Oct. 25, 2017
After registering a growth rate of only 1.2 percent in the first quarter, the economy jumped to a rate of 3.0 percent in the second.
Industry News

Advances in work truck efficiency, productivity on display at The Work Truck Show 2017

March 22, 2017
More than 500 exhibiting companies highlighted a wide range of new products and technology designed to make work trucks more efficient and productive on the job.

NTEA survey: Biodiesel ranks first among fleets for alternative fuel use

March 23, 2016
Survey data shows 18 percent of fleets use biodiesel now – up from 15 percent in 2015. And in terms of future alternative fuel interest, biodiesel also takes top honors.

Work Truck Show educational slate means to cover all aspects of industry

Nov. 12, 2015
The Work Truck Show 2016 will feature a unified educational schedule allowing Work Truck Show and Green Truck Summit attendees to learn about a wider range of topics affecting...
Training and Resources

Work Truck Show 2016 sessions to inform fleet managers on leveraging data to improve productivity

Oct. 20, 2015
There are plenty of processes a fleet manager can measure, but properly leveraging the resulting data to improve productivity is not always easy.

Jay Leno to give keynote address at The Work Truck Show 2016

Sept. 9, 2015
Jay Leno, comedian, car builder and longtime host of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” will serve as keynote speaker at The Work Truck Show 2016. His address will take place Thursday...

NTEA report explores advanced vehicle technologies

July 27, 2015
The 2015 Work Truck Electrification and Idle Management Study showcases directional industry trends on commercial vehicle efficiency, system electrification and idle reduction...
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NTEA welcomes new director of fleet relations

July 15, 2015
The Association for the Work Truck Industry recently appointed Christopher Lyon as director of fleet relations. He will replace Bob Johnson, who officially retires Oct. 9, 2015...

Chelsea Products wins The Work Truck Show 2015 Innovation Award

March 12, 2015
Chelsea’s 249V Series PTO prevailed over more than 100 other new products to win the Innovation Award.

The Work Truck Show 2015 Green Award goes to Miller Electric Mfg. Co.

March 12, 2015
The Work Truck Show 2015 Green Award was presented to Miller Electric Mfg. Co. of Appleton, Wis., for the company’s EnPak power system. Miller received the award at The Work Truck...

Navy Capt. Alex Stites named new 2015 Green Truck Summit keynote speaker

Feb. 10, 2015
Held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2015, the Green Truck Summit focuses on the latest alternative fuel, advanced technology and regulatory trends. It is held March 3...
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Online video series documents fleet success with propane autogas

Each week, one new video interview from the five participating organizations will be posted on PERC’s Straight Talk site leading up to the NTEA Green Truck Summit and Work Truck...

Work Truck Show 2014 hosts first dedicated propane autogas ride and drive

Jan. 13, 2014
Fleet professionals can test drive the show’s largest lineup of propane autogas vehicles at the PERC-sponsored ride and drive

Work Truck Show 2014 Green Truck Ride-and-Drive to provide a more tailored test drive experience

Dec. 18, 2013
To keep pace with the evolving advanced truck technologies and alternative fuels vehicle market, the Green Truck Ride-and-Drive will include a closed-access driving area in addition...

Green Truck Summit 2014 covers latest fuel trends and features exclusive mayor's panel

Nov. 20, 2013
Clean vehicle conference held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2014

The Work Truck Show 2014 offers modern solutions for truck fleet managers

Oct. 18, 2013
Registration open for North America's largest work truck event
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Condoleezza Rice to present keynote address at the Work Truck Show 2014

Sept. 30, 2013
Her address is part of the President's Breakfast & NTEA Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 6.
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Court rules against work truck certification challenge

April 3, 2013
The Sixth Circuit Court disagreed with the NTEA's appeal to a recent rulemaking by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on new roof crush standards.
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Shawn Jacobs installed as 49th President of the NTEA

March 8, 2013
Shawn Jacobs, president and CEO of STS Trailer and Truck Equipment (Syracuse, NY), was installed as the 49th president of the NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry...
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Brougham and Stevens named to GTA Board of Directors

March 5, 2013
Each will serve a three-year term.
Industry News

NTEA announces new and re-qualified MVP companies

Jan. 7, 2013
The MVP recognizes companies for their commitment to excellence by their effective use of safety and quality standards.
Training and Resources

2013 Work Truck Show to feature educational sessions

Dec. 17, 2012
Educational sessions kick off March 5 with two Special Sessions, 11 concurrent sessions and the Fleet Management Symposium.

Jeff Foxworthy named keynote speaker for The Work Truck Show 2013

Oct. 9, 2012
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Training and Resources

NTEA announces MVP companies for quarter ending June 2012

July 20, 2012
Member Verification Program (MVP) currently includes 254 member companies.
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NTEA announces Work Truck Show dates in Indianapolis through 2016

April 17, 2012
NTEA decision based on excellent experiences over the last two years and positive feedback from members, exhibitors and attendees.
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NTEA's Green Truck Association announces technology councils

April 2, 2012
Three technology councils will better represent specific segments within the green truck industry.
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The Work Truck Show 2013

The Work Truck Show 2013 returns to the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis March 6-8, 2013. Educational programming, including the Green Truck Summit, starts March 5. Online...

NTEA Work Truck Show 2012 sets new records

March 21, 2012
Expanded show to return to Indianapolis in 2013.
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VIA Motors and Verizon to develop innovative electric vehicles for Verizon's fleet

March 14, 2012
Companies will collaborate to develop and demonstrate plug-in electric work vehicles using VIA's proprietary eREV technology.

Frank Livas installed as 48th president of NTEA

March 8, 2012
Livas, president of Brake & Clutch Inc. was installed at this year's President's Breakfast and NTEA Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2012.
Industry News

FCCC launches S2G liquid propane fueled chassis for medium duty market

Only factory-installed liquid propane gas engine available to the medium duty truck market, introduced at the 2012 NTEA Work Truck Show.

Propane Council to demonstrate propane autogas refueling at Work Truck Show

Feb. 9, 2012
Panel discussion to explore adding cost-effective fleet vehicles fueled by propane autogas.

U.S. Secretary of Energy to keynote Green Truck Summit

Jan. 4, 2012
Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu will give the keynote address at The Work Truck Show 2012 Green Truck Summit.
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Work Truck Show 2012 to again host Green Truck Ride-and-Drive

Dec. 20, 2011
The show will provide show attendees access to 21 environmentally friendly vehicles for demonstration and test drives.
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President George W. Bush named keynote speaker for The Work Truck Show 2012

Oct. 14, 2011
President Bush will speak at the President’s Breakfast & NTEA Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 7.