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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 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

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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