September 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
By Tom Berg
Precise concrete placement is a traditional feature for this front-discharge mixer, but relatively new is natural gas power.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Oshkosh, Test Drive, Concrete Mixer Trucks, Vocational, Medium-Duty Trucks
January 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Dual-fuel glider kits are a relatively new alternative for fleets looking to tap into the benefits of natural gas but at less cost than buying a new, dedicated NG vehicle. A glider is a new truck without some powertrain components. Shops in the field add rebuilt or remanufactured engines, transmissions and rear axles.
Tags: Natural Gas, Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Natural Gas Vehicles, WheelTime Network, EcoDual, APG, Dual Fuel, Webasto, Ervin Equipment, Glider Kits, LNG
September 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
By Jim Park
Freightliner’s Cascadia 113 and the ISX12 G from Cummins Westport aren’t exactly strangers. About 100 of the trucks have been in customer hands for some months now. Equipment Editor Jim Park takes one for a spin.
Tags: Cummins, Natural Gas, Freightliner, Cascadia, Natural Gas Vehicles, Test Drive
September 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Monarch Beverage Co. of Indianapolis is spending $16.5 million to convert its truck fleet to natural gas.
Tags: Kenworth, Cummins, Freightliner, Natural Gas Vehicles, Monarch Beverage Company, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids
October 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Like most commercial truck sectors, sales of full-size cargo vans and walk-in vans are thriving and even booming - but there are casualties. The electric truck business, while still viable, is taking a hit, with two suppliers in financial straits
Tags: Light & Medium, Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, General Motors, Nissan, Nissan NV, Natural Gas Vehicles, Ford Transit Connect, Freightliner, Navistar, Smith Electric Vehicles, Walk-In Van
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