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Momentum Fuel Technologies Expands Offerings to Include 150-Gallon Back-Of-Cab System and New Pressure Regulator

Momentum Fuel Technologies is pleased to introduce a 150 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) back-of-cab system to its line of compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solutions for Class 6 to Class 8 trucks. “We continue to expand our Momentum compressed natural gas fuel system product line in support of fleets who prefer to operate CNG-powered […]

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Indian River Transport Adds Freightliner Natural Gas Trucks to Fleet

Indian River Transport Co. has added five Freightliner Cascadia® 113 compressed natural gas (CNG) day cabs to its fleet. The new trucks are the first alternative fuel vehicles in the 600-tractor fleet. Based in Winter Haven, Fla., Indian River Transport is one of the largest food grade tank carriers in the United States. The new […]

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Kenworth T880 Adds Natural Gas Option

Kenworth Truck Company is adding a natural gas option for the Kenworth T880, the company’s flagship vocational truck. The Kenworth T880 day cab and 52-inch mid-roof sleeper configurations now can be specified with the factory-installed Cummins Westport ISX12 G 400-hp natural gas engine with 1,450 lb-ft of torque. The ISX12 G is available with manual, […]

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New Natural Gas Models 579, 567 to be Featured in Peterbilt’s ACT Expo Exhibit

The newest additions to Peterbilt’s extensive lineup of natural gas powered commercial vehicles – the aerodynamic, on-highway Model 579 and the all-purpose vocational Model 567 – will be on display in the company’s exhibit during the ACT (Alternative Clean Transportation) Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif., May 5-8. Peterbilt announced […]

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Volvo Trucks to Showcase Natural Gas and DME-powered Trucks at ACT Expo 2014

Volvo Trucks will showcase a compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Volvo VNL daycab and a prototype dimethyl ether (DME)-powered VNL daycab in booth No. 1633 at next week’s Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s largest alternative fuel and clean vehicle technology conference. The CNG and DME-powered vehicles are a sampling of Volvo Trucks’ “Blue Power” […]

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Freightliner has Started Production of Cascadia Natural Gas Sleepers

Freightliner Trucks has started production of additional features for the Freightliner Cascadia® natural gas-powered tractor. The Meritor WABCO OnGuard™ Collision Safety System is now available on Cascadia natural gas-powered tractors spec’d with a manual transmission.  The Cascadia natural gas tractor is now also available with a 48-inch sleeper cab, and factory-installed compressed natural gas (CNG) […]

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 Volvo recently announced plans to begin producing DME-powered trucks in 2015 for the North American market. The fuel mirrors the exceptional performance qualities and energy efficiency of diesel and burns clean without producing any soot.

Volvo Trucks Spotlights the Present and Future of North American Alternative Fuel Technology

Volvo trucks powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and dimtethyl ether (DME) will be on display this week at the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s largest alternative fuel and clean vehicle technology conference. The vehicles highlight Volvo Trucks’ leadership in alternative fuel and driveline development. The CNG- and DME-powered Volvo VNL models at […]

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Gemini Transport Purchases 50 New Freightliner Cascadia 113 Natural Gas Day Cabs for Fuel Delivery to Love’s Travel Stops

Freightliner Trucks announced that Gemini Motor Transport LLC has purchased up to 50 new Freightliner Cascadia 113 natural gas day cab units to provide fuel distribution to the over 300 Love’s Travel Stops throughout the USA. Gemini will purchase and take delivery of the vehicles in the 4th Quarter of 2013. Gemini has been testing […]

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T440 CNG

Kenworth To Showcase Vocational Product Offering, Host Chassis Update at The Work Truck Show

T440 CNG Tractor To Participate in Green Truck Ride-and-Drive Sessions Kenworth Truck Company will offer the latest information on its quality work trucks and participate in green truck ride-and-drive sessions during The Work Truck Show March 6-8 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. The annual show is sponsored by the National Truck Equipment Association […]

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Monarch Beverage T440 CNG

Monarch Beverage Commits To CNG Kenworth T440s

As Fred Dufour looks out at Monarch Beverage’s fueling station, he knows that in only a couple of  years, this will nearly be all gone. “The need for diesel, that is,” Dufour said.  “Every year, our fleet of trucks consumes nearly 1 million gallons of diesel, but in 2015, we’ll be using less than 100,000 […]

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Freightliner 114SD

Freightliner Trucks Showcases First CNG Concrete Mixer at World of Concrete

Freightliner Trucks showcases its first 114SD concrete mixer with compressed natural gas (CNG) technology at the 2013 World of Concrete. The 114SD CNG concrete mixer will be on display among a diverse complement of severe duty mixer chassis at the Freightliner Trucks booth (#C6527). The 114SD CNG concrete mixer is equipped with the Cummins Westport […]

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Kenworth to Offer Ride-and-Drives of CNG Tractor at HTUF

Kenworth will have a T440 compressed natural gas (CNG) tractor for visitors to test drive during the 12th annual High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum (HTUF) Sept. 18-20 at the Charlotte Convention Center in Charlotte, NC. HTUF is a national forum that brings together fleets, suppliers and manufacturers to examine the latest in hybrid technology for the […]

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