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Chinese Gliders Are Platforms for New American Class 7-8 Trucks
Chinese Gliders Are Platforms for New American Class 7-8 Trucks

August 5, 2014
Alkane Truck Co. will install domestic propane and natural gas engines and fuel systems, and automatic or automated manual transmissions in Daimler Foton...

New Models Selling Well, Natural Gas ‘Happening,’ KW Reps Say
New Models Selling Well, Natural Gas ‘Happening,’ KW Reps Say

June 20, 2014
Revival in construction activity is driving healthy sales of vocational trucks, a recently launched highway tractor has become a “home run,” and interest in...

Westport Debuts WiNG Ford F-150 in California
Westport Debuts WiNG Ford F-150 in California

May 6, 2014
Westport Innovations is debuting its WiNG natural gas power system for the Ford F-150 at a trade show in California this week, while noting that it is...

Work ‘Paused’ on Cummins Natural Gas Engine

January 15, 2014
Cummins says it has “paused” work on its 14.9-liter natural gas engine because of “uncertainty” of the demand for such power plants amid the expense of...

KW Exec: Natural Gas Gaining Popularity but Diesel Will Still Dominate
KW Exec: Natural Gas Gaining Popularity but Diesel Will Still Dominate

July 15, 2013
CORRECTED -- Kenworth Truck Co. sees a lot of promise in natural gas-powered vehicles, so it featured them last week at gatherings for dealers, customers...

Big UPS Order for NG Tractors Follows 300 Million Successful ‘Green’ Miles
Big UPS Order for NG Tractors Follows 300 Million Successful ‘Green’ Miles

June 26, 2013
United Parcel Service is so committed to using low-emissions fuels that all of the 700 Class 8 vehicles it has ordered for delivery late this year and into...

ACT Expo Panel Discusses Slow Adoption for Alternative Fuels

June 25, 2013
Despite all the publicity and development of new products from truck and equipment manufacturers, especially for natural gas, trucks that run on gases and...

Volvo Thinks the Fuel of the Future is DME – and It’s Almost Here
Volvo Thinks the Fuel of the Future is DME – and It’s Almost Here

June 7, 2013
Think “alternative fuel” and what comes to mind – natural gas, or maybe propane? Volvo Trucks North America believes it has one better: dimethyl ether, or...

Suppliers Outline Natural Gas Product Plans
Suppliers Outline Natural Gas Product Plans

December 12, 2012
The engine products of the joint venture between Cummins Inc. and Westport Innovations now dominate the existing, albeit small, market for natural gas...

ATA Summit: Plenty of Natural Gas to go Around, but Few Users So Far
ATA Summit: Plenty of Natural Gas to go Around, but Few Users So Far

November 29, 2012
There are only about 167,000 natural gas-fueled vehicles in the United States, according the head of a group that promotes natural gas as a vehicle fuel,...

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