Tag Archives: Natural Gas

Freightliner Cascadia Sleeper Now Available with Factory-Installed Natural Gas Technology

Freightliner Trucks announced that its Freightliner Cascadia® natural gas-powered tractors will be available with a 48-inch sleeper cab. The natural gas-powered Cascadia will also be available with factory-installed compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanks. Equipped with the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty natural gas engine (with ratings up to 400hp […]

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Freightliner Trucks to Start Full Production of Cascadia Day Cab with Natural Gas Technology

Freightliner Trucks announced that in August 2013, it will begin full production on its Freightliner Cascadia® 113-inch BBC day cab with natural gas technology. Equipped with the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty natural gas engine as a factory-installed option, the Cascadia 113 natural gas day cab is ideal for regional haul, vocational and refuse […]

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Mack has provided industry leadership in the development of natural gas technology for more than two decades and has been offering natural gas-powered MACK® TerraPro™ models since 2009.

LNG-Powered MACK® Pinnacle™ Model Showcased at ACT Expo

Mack Trucks showcased its liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered MACK® Pinnacle™ model to the transportation community during the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo. The on-highway tractor displayed at the show was built for UPS (NYSE: UPS), a global leader in logistics that offers a broad range of solutions for the transportation of packages and freight. […]

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Mack Showcased Natural Gas-Powered MACK® Pinnacle™ Built for UPS at MATS

Mack Trucks unveiled its highly anticipated 12-liter natural gas-powered MACK® Pinnacle™ Axle Back model during the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show. The natural gas-powered Mack Pinnacle, offering a liquefied natural gas (LNG) solution for on-highway applications, was built for UPS (NYSE: UPS). The addition of the natural gas-powered Pinnacle expands Mack’s natural gas line-up to the […]

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The Volvo D13-LNG compression-ignition engine will utilize liquefied natural gas (LNG) to deliver increased range and significant fuel efficiency improvements compared with other natural gas-powered offerings.

Volvo Trucks and Shell Announce Global LNG Fuel Collaboration

Volvo Trucks and Shell announced a formal agreement to collaborate and coordinate activities supporting the wider use of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a fuel for heavy-duty commercial vehicles. “Customer interest in natural gas as a heavy-duty truck fuel will only continue to grow,” said Göran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North American Sales & […]

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Freightliner Trucks Launches Cascadia 113 Natural Gas Demonstrator Program

Today at the American Trucking Associations’ Summit on Natural Gas in Trucking, Freightliner Trucks announced that it is now offering a customer demonstrator program for its all new Freightliner Cascadia® 113 natural gas day cab. Five customer demonstrator tractors will be available in the United States and Canada to provide customers direct experience with Freightliner’s […]

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Natural Gas in Trucking Summit Registration Now Open

Registration for the Natural Gas in Trucking summit is now open to the public, according to the American Trucking Assns. president & CEO Bill Graves. This event will be a “watershed moment for the trucking industry as more and more fleets look to America’s most abundant and environmentally friendly transportation fuel to move the nation’s goods,” Graves said. The […]

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Kenworth Spotlights Natural Gas Efforts

At a press briefing at its corporate headquarters in Renton, WA, last week, Kenworth officials detailed their efforts to prepare for a major heavy-duty natural gas push beginning next year. The company’s natural gas offerings, which already spans three engine choices in six different vehicle platforms, will receive an additional boost when Kenworth is one […]

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Company to Construct CNG Stations Nationwide

Trillium CNG and AMP Americas have announced a joint venture, AMP Trillium, focused on building a network of CNG stations across the US. Initially, AMP Trillium will construct stations along the I-65 and I-75 trucking corridors and major routes in Texas, with the first station breaking ground by fall 2012. The stations will be open […]

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Allison Now the Standard Transmission for Freightliner Natural-Gas Vehicles

Allison Transmission will be the exclusive supplier of transmissions for Freightliner’s line of natural-gas vehicles, it announced. That includes the new Cascadia 113 natural gas day cab tractor equipped with a Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy duty engine. “Allison transmissions are the ideal option for alternative fuel vehicles because of their torque converter technology that […]

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Peterbilt to Offer 12-liter NG Engine

Peterbilt Motors Co. on Friday, June 22, announced that it will offer the natural gas Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine in 2013. The engine, which will be rated up to 400 hp and 1,450 pounds of torque, features spark ignition technology and a three-way catalyst and can be configured with an liquefied natural gas or […]

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Mack to Introduce Natural Gas Versions of Two Trucks in 2013

Mack Trucks has announced it will be offering natural gas-powered versions of its Pinnacle and Granite models in 2013. Both models will utilize the Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine. Customer testing is scheduled to begin this year. The addition of the 12-litre natural gas-powered models adds to Mack’s existing natural gas line-up, which includes the […]

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