Near-zero-emission natural gas trucks have been deemed feasible for drayage operations by the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. A May 2020 addendum to their Feasibility Assessment for Drayage Trucks upgraded currently available trucks to the highest technology readiness level.
May 29, 2020
Landi Renzo USA received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification on compressed natural gas (CNG) for the Ford 7.3L engine covering Class 4-7 vehicles.
March 27, 2020
Retail sales of U.S. and Canadian Class 8 Natural Gas trucks have increased in 2019, reversing the declining trend from the year before, according to ACT Research’s Alternative Fuels Quarterly.
July 29, 2019
Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation has added new powertrain options for its chassis lineup including new propane, compressed natural gas and traditional diesel engines.
March 6, 2019
The Kenworth T680 on-highway flagship truck and T880 and T880S vocational trucks are now available for order with the Cummins Westport ISX12N near zero NOx emissions natural gas engine.
August 23, 2018
Agility Fuel Solutions unveiled a new, compressed natural gas-powered, Morgan Olson walk-in step van, on a chassis manufactured by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp.
May 1, 2018
The sales of Class 8, natural gas-powered trucks were flat through August year-to-date in the U.S. and Canada, according to ACT Research.
October 27, 2017
Kenworth’s T680 on-highway flagship and T880 and T880S vocational trucks are now available for order with the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural-gas engine.
July 5, 2017
Despite the fall-off in interest in natural gas fuel with the return of cheaper diesel prices, Sacramento's Matheson Trucking remains committed to increasing the use of clean energy fuels.
June 7, 2017
Cummins Westport announced its model year 2018 lineup of renamed natural gas engines for regional haul, vocational, transit, bus and refuse applications.
May 1, 2017
Peterbilt is offering the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for its Model 567, 520, and 320 trucks.
August 30, 2016
Postal Fleet Services has signed a Ryder ChoiceLease Full Service agreement for 20 compressed natural gas heavy-duty trucks to support its mail-delivery operations in four states.
August 5, 2016
Alternative fuel truck and fuel system manufacturer Greenkraft is now offering fully automatic Allison Transmissions on its medium-duty trucks.
July 13, 2016
Alkane Truck Company will still pursue alternative fuels as its primary source of fuel, but has decided to add the gasoline option to both its line of Class 7 trucks as well as its off-road vehicle, the Dominator.
July 5, 2016
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, and Agility Fuel Systems have formed a strategic alliance to deliver a comprehensive natural gas solution for North American heavy-duty fleets.
June 6, 2016