Dr. Wilfried Achenbach, senior vice president of engineering and technology for Daimler Trucks North America has been announced as the keynote speaker at the Green Truck Summit for 2017. The 2017 Summit takes place March 14 – 16 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Dr. Achenbach’s keynote address will be March 14 at 8:45 a.m. and offer insights into the technology, energy and environmental issues that will shape the future of the work truck industry, based on his experience in truck mechatronics, a multidisciplinary field of engineering that combines systems, mechanical, electrical telecommunications, control and computer engineering. Achenbach is responsible for all product engineering and planning functions, including design, testing, styling, analysis and compliance. He earned a diploma in physics and a Ph.D. in nuclear physics at Johannes Gutenberg University in Maniz, Germany. The Green Truck Summit is an alternative fuels and advanced technology conference held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show. Produced by NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry, the show features the latest vocational trucks, vans, vehicle components and equipment on a trade show floor. The event also includes a robust educational conference with sessions on emerging national and global trends affecting the commercial truck industry, as well as strategies and technologies being developed in response. The Green Truck Summit will highlight deployable and emerging zero-emission and near zero-emission technologies and fuels for multi-stage commercial vehicles. To learn more visit worktruckshow.com or call 800-441-6832.