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Kenworth T680, T880 and T880S offer Cummins Westport natural gas engine

The Kenworth T680 on-highway and Kenworth T880 and T880S vocational trucks are now available with the Cummins Westport L9N near zero NOx emissions natural gas engine. The L9N engine is certified to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) optional low NOx standard of 0.02 g/bhp-hr ‒ a 90% reduction from engines operating at the current

The latest in OE natural gas offerings

Revised in the fall of 2014, the Heavy-duty Truck and Bus Natural Gas Vehicle Technology Roadmap by the California Hybrid, Efficient and Advanced Truck (CalHEAT) Research Center operated by CALSTART concludes that, “The recent increase in supply of natural gas in the United States along with a highly attractive price point, nearly half that of

MJF Materials is putting together a complete natural gas fleet operation

For Michael Forte, what started as a typical desire to spec more fuel-efficient trucks has led to an all encompassing move into CNG-powered vehicles and a dedicated fueling infrastructure. Today, just two and a half years later, he couldn’t be more pleased with the results. Forte’s company, MJF Materials of Lindenwold, N.J., operates 30 Class

Kenworth adds natural gas option to T880

Kenworth Truck Co. is adding a natural gas option for the Kenworth T880. The Kenworth T880 day cab and 52-in. mid-roof sleeper configurations now can be specified with the factory-installed Cummins Westport ISX12 G 400-HP natural gas engine with 1,450 lb.-ft. of torque. The ISX12 G is available with manual, automatic and Eaton UltraShift Plus transmission

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Freightliner Trucks adds to natural gas product options

Freightliner Trucks announced that the Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty natural gas engine will be available as a factory-installed option for the Freightliner 114SD severe-duty truck model in 2015. The 114SD-ISX12 G combination will be ideal for the demanding jobs that the 114SD is designed for, such as mixer, crane and sewer vac, said the

Peterbilt expands natural gas options for Class 8, vocational vehicles

Peterbilt Motors Co., in its 75th year, announced new powertrain options for several of its natural gas vehicles that provides customers with an automated transmission and 100% natural gas engine that can be powered by either compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquid natural gas (LNG). The Eaton UltraShift PLUS and Cummins Westport ISX12 G are

Peterbilt shows off new natural gas Models 579, 567

The newest additions to Peterbilt’s  lineup of natural gas-powered commercial vehicles – the aerodynamic, on-highway Model 579 and the all-purpose vocational Model 567 – will be on display in the company’s exhibit during the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif., May 5-8. Peterbilt announced the two new

CNG configurations of the Models 579 and 567 will be in production later this year.
Allison output retarder available for Freightliner M2 112 refuse trucks

Freightliner Trucks announced that the Allison Transmissions output retarder is now available as an option for M2 112 Natural Gas refuse trucks spec’d with Allison 3000 and 4000 series RDS transmissions. Integrated with the Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas engine and part of the transmission, the output retarder provides seamless secondary vehicle braking, ultimately reducing pad