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  • 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

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    Kenworth offers near-zero NOx engine

    August 22, 2018 4:54PM by

    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

    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

    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

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    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

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    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

  • Demand for natural gas-fueled trucks continues to slow

    November 1, 2016 6:24AM by Truck News

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Natural gas truck sales in the US and Canada are down 29% year-to-date, according to the latest data from ACT Research. The industry forecaster says, however, that the slowdown could reflect the broader truck market, which has

  • Ryder surpasses 100 million miles with natural gas

    August 10, 2016 10:33AM by Truck News

    MIAMI, Fla. — Ryder System says it has become the first commercial fleet provider to surpass 100 million miles with natural gas-fueled vehicles. “This latest milestone reinforces Ryder’s ongoing commitment to assist companies, across multiple industries reduce fuel costs, lower

  • Green Truck Summit focuses on transportation sector’s environmental impact

    March 1, 2016 7:59PM by Derek Clouthier

    Alternative fuels and electric vehicles brought to the forefront