Daimler VP to Keynote Green Truck Summit 2020

Daimler's Sean Waters will discuss the future of trucks powered by electricity, diesel fuel and hydrogen fuel cells.

The Class 8 battery electric Freightliner eCascadia.
The Class 8 battery electric Freightliner eCascadia.
Daimler Trucks North America

Sean Waters, Vice President of Product Compliance and Regulatory Affairs for Daimler Trucks North America, will give the keynote address at Green Truck Summit 2020 on Tuesday, March 3. Waters will discuss the future of trucks powered by electricity, diesel fuel and hydrogen fuel cells.  Gts20 Keynote Sean Waters

Waters works with regulatory agency leadership on standard-setting initiatives for commercial vehicles, including medium- and heavy-duty engine emission certification, vehicle greenhouse gas regulations and safety compliance. He also oversees compliance and regulations related to Daimler Trucks North America’s export products.

He serves as chair of the Truck and Engine Manufacturers Association (EMA), where he provides advice, counsel, and recommendations on the scientific and technical aspects of programs related to commercial truck emissions control strategies and safety technologies.

“Waters’ deep knowledge of vehicle emissions and greenhouse gas standards makes him an ideal keynote speaker for the Green Truck Summit,” says Doyle Sumrall, NTEA Managing Director. “We look forward to learning more about how regulatory standards affect what strategies and technologies companies are using on the path toward zero emissions.”

Waters was recently promoted after serving 8 years as director of compliance and regulatory affairs. Prior to that, he was general corporate counsel for 6 years. Waters earned a bachelor’s degree in science from Willamette University and a law degree from University of Oregon.

Green Truck Summit is held in conjunction with The Work Truck Show 2020, and provides a look into the latest productivity options, alternative fuel and technology solutions for vocational trucks. 


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