Hexagon Agility receives orders for Class 8 Cummins X15N CNG trucks

Hexagon Agility receives orders for Class 8 Cummins X15N CNG trucks

The CNG/RNG fuel solutions company says orders paired with Cummins X15N engines are coming in, and expected to ramp up.

Hexagon Agility, a provider of renewable natural gas (RNG) fuels systems, confirms that it has received new orders for CNG/RNG fuel systems on trucks powered by Cummins’ new X15N natural gas engine—which is currently available on new-order Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks, and will be available to order in Freightliner trucks in 2025, according to Cummins. Hexagon Agility says these incoming orders are in addition to existing pilot trucks already using Hexagon Agility fuel systems.

“The launch of the Cummins X15N engine will triple the addressable market for heavy-duty natural gas trucks over the next few years,” says Eric Bippus, executive vice president of sales and systems at Hexagon Agility. “This is a game-changer for our niche industry, enabling a powerhouse solution for Class 8 fleets traveling locally and cross country. The 15-liter delivers enhanced fuel efficiency and maximum uptime.”

According to ACT Research, approximately 330,000 heavy duty trucks are sold annually in the North American market. Hexagon Agility says 100,000 of these trucks currently make up the market for RNG/CNG solutions in vocational and day cab regional haul applications, where the Cummins 9- and 12-liter natural gas engines are a good match. The company says the introduction of the Cummins X15 will unlock the remaining 230,000 trucks in the long-haul market segment for CNG/RNG, which require high horsepower, and demand a range of up to 1,300 miles. Due to this substantial increase in expected viability, Hexagon is expanding operations to meet estimated demand for Class 8 CNG/RNG fuel storage systems.

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