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Freightliner Freightliner Cascadia 113 is equipped with a Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty natural gas engine—rated up to 400 HP/1,450 lb.-ft. torque and available with a 48-in. sleeper cab and factory-installed CNG fuel tanks with up to 190 diesel gal. equivalent (DGE) capacity. Factory-installed LNG tanks are also available in configurations allowing up to 300

Peterbilt 579 CNG-6303
Fueling the future: Alternative fuels are becoming mainstream

If you’re a regular reader of this heavy-duty column, you’re likely starting to see an emerging theme: There is no one-size-fits-all, magic bullet solution to improving your fleet’s efficiency. It’s a collection of equipment integration, maintenance best practices and technology, working in concert to save money and boost the bottom line. Alternative fuels continue to

Kenworth Natural Gas Heavy Duty Truck
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

Mack Trucks previews new LR Refuse Series trucks

Mack Trucks previewed the new Mack LR series of low-entry cabover refuse trucks designed with the driver, customer and demands of the rigorous job in mind. Initially available in three-axle 6×4 configurations and powered either by diesel or natural gas, the Mack LR series will be available in 2015. Mack captured customer input during the

The new cab will be configured to improve driver comfort and productivity.
Freightliner Trucks debuts new sales collateral

Freightliner Trucks has revised its entire catalog of on-highway sales collateral. The updated collateral library includes multi-page product brochures and individual sell sheets that highlight benefits and specifications for distinct applications including flatbed, bulk, truckload/LTL, regional haul, temperature controlled, natural gas and more. “With stunning photography and detailed technical information, we’ve created a robust selection of

Freightliner Trucks
Alternate energy source scorecard

The alternate energy world can be confusing. To help us all better get our minds around recent developments, I created a simplistic tabulation for first and second generation sources with which I am familiar. Algae Pros: It removes CO2 from atmosphere, no sulfur, less CO, CO2 and HC, 80% of energy of crude oil, 10

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