Work Truck Show to Hit Indy

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The largest work truck event in North America is set for next week in Indianapolis. Organizers expect The Work Truck Show to attract more than 10,000 fleet managers, distributors, manufacturers and services providers. The event at the Indiana Convention Centers includes a Green Truck Summit and the 50th NTEA Convention. February 27, 2014

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FARMINGTON HILLS, MI (Feb. 27, 2014) — More than 10,000 work truck fleet managers, distributors, manufacturers and service providers will converge on Indianapolis next week for The Work Truck Show 2014. North America’s largest work truck event will feature more than 60 educational sessions and 500,000 square feet of the newest vocational trucks, vans and equipment.

Produced annually by NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry, The Work Truck Show runs March 5–7 at the Indiana Convention Center. Educational programming, including the Green Truck Summit, begins March 4. The event includes the 50th Annual NTEA Convention.

“Our 50th year is a milestone, but The Work Truck Show 2014 is all about the future,” says Mark Woody, NTEA 2014 Convention chairman and president of Palfinger North America (Niagara Falls, ON, Canada). “For the Show and beyond, there is a real focus on new technology, equipment and ways of thinking that are necessary for industry professionals to thrive.”

Work trucks are used every day by government agencies and private companies for construction, utility, delivery, landscaping and agricultural duties. The trucks, products and technology that will be used in these industries in coming years will debut at The Work Truck Show 2014, making it a can’t-miss event for anyone attempting to gain an edge on the competition. Major manufacturers including Ford Commercial Truck, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America and Ram Commercial will use the event to launch new products and partnerships.

Work Truck Show attendees can get behind the wheel of 22 sustainable technology vehicles during the Green Truck Ride-and-Drive. The environmentally sustainable trucks, shuttle buses and vans are available for test-drives on city streets and in a new closed-access course, allowing participants to try out a variety of alternative fuel and hybrid systems in one place.

For additional information, visit www.ntea.com or call 1-800-441-6832. Connect with the NTEA on Facebook at www.facebook.com/NTEA.TheAssociationForTheWorkTruckIndustry, and join the Work Truck Show conversation on Twitter at @WorkTruckShow and @nteanews with the official hashtag: #wts2014.

About NTEA

Established in 1964, NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, represents more than 1,600 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 a government relations office in Washington, DC.Source: NTEA