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  • News Equipment

    Natural gas truck sales spiked in February: ACT

    May 1, 2019 7:35AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Natural gas retail truck sales surged in February, up 44% from January, but were still down 12% year-to-date through the first two months of 2019. ACT Research reported year-to-date sales are down 24%. “Bucking the early decline

  • Natural gas truck sales down in 2018

    January 28, 2019 12:15PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – U.S. and Canadian natural gas Class 8 retail sales rose 13% in 2017, but slid 23% year-to-date through November 2018, according to a quarterly report from ACT Research. Year-to-date sales in November 2017 were up 9%. “On

  • CNG filling stations opened along Hwy. 401

    December 14, 2018 2:39PM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. – Three trucks tops along Hwy. 401 in Ontario now have compressed natural gas (CNG) filling stations for heavy trucks. The stations were installed by Union Energy Solutions Limited Partnership and Clean Energy Fuels. They’re located at Windsor

  • Natural gas truck sales down

    October 22, 2018 8:21AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Natural gas truck sales in the U.S. and Canada have declined 28% this year through August, according to a new report from ACT Research. They were up 13% in 2017. “On a nominal basis, natural gas retail

  • Product Uncategorized

    Kenworth offers near-zero NOx engine

    August 22, 2018 4:54PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth continues to expand the offerings that will run on natural gas, with T680, T880 and T880S trucks now available with Cummins Westport ISX12N near-zero-NOx emissions natural gas engines. The ISX12N meets the California Air Resources Board’s optional low-NOx standard

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    Kenworth makes natural decision

    August 10, 2018 2:43PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Kenworth T680, T880 and T880S trucks are now available with Cummins Westport L9N natural gas engines. The engines can generate “near zero” levels of NOx, emitting just 0.02 g/bhp-hr ‒ 90% less than the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) NOx limit

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    Volvo brings natural gas to the VNL 300 daycab

    July 24, 2018 5:30PM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Regional haulers aiming to leave less of an environmental footprint can now get the new Volvo VNL 300 daycab with a “near zero” natural gas engine. Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) announced the truck is available to

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    Oil extends drains for natural gas engines

    June 25, 2018 3:08PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Valvoline’s Premium Blue One Solution, unveiled in March, is now the first engine oil approved to meet the Cummins CES 20092 spec’ that allows for extended drains in natural gas engines.

  • No silver bullet solution

    March 6, 2018 1:52PM by Truck West

    Green Truck Summit keynote addresses how carriers benefit from green technologies

  • News Equipment

    Natural gas-fueled truck sales rise

    January 26, 2018 12:45PM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Demand for natural gas-fueled trucks in the U.S. and Canada rose 9% year-to-date through November, according to the most recent data from ACT Research. “Despite the uncertainty spurred by the current climate of changing environmental winds and

  • News Equipment

    Oxford County adds CNG plows

    December 13, 2017 8:00AM by Truck News

    WOODSTOCK, Ont. – Oxford County has added two compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered snowplows to its fleet. It believes it’s the first Canadian municipality to deploy CNG-powered snowplows, which were delivered on time for this winter’s plow season. “Anytime you can

  • Leaving nothing behind

    August 29, 2017 5:33PM by Derek Clouthier

    Cummins unveils electric tractor while maintaining focus on delivering diverse product solutions

  • Cummins unveils improvements to its mid-range lineup of engines

    March 14, 2017 5:19PM by Truck West

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Cummins announced further improvements to its mid-range engine lineup, including the diesel V5.0, B6.7 and L9, as well as the Cummins Westport natural gas ISB6.7 G and ISL G Near Zero engines. “Innovation is not only related

  • Natural gas transition needs funding plan, OTA report outlines

    December 20, 2016 4:03PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has released a report – Natural Gas as an Alternative Fuel for Canadian Truck Fleets: A Roadmap Toward Implementation – to assist the provincial government in the design of a heavy truck

  • Express Mondor to buy 50 CNG trucks, build public filling station

    November 1, 2016 9:30AM by Truck News

    LANORAIE, Que. – Express Mondor has announced it will construct a compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station for its fleet of 50 new CNG-fueled trucks. The company is working with US Venture GAIN Clean Fuel Canada and Gaz Metro to