Kenworth Offers Trucks with CWI L9N Near Zero Natural Gas Engine

| USA: Kirkland WA
Cummins Westport L9N Engine

Cummins Westport L9N Engine

Kenworth has introduced the Cummins Westport L9N near zero NOx emissions natural gas engine to its options for the T680 on-highway truck and T880 and T880S work trucks. The L9N engine is certified to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) optional low NOx standard of 0.02 g/bhp-hr ‒ a 90 percent reduction from engines operating at the current Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) NOx limit of 0.2 g/bhp-hr. Read more »

Tests Verify Status of IVECO Stralis NP 460 as Top Performer

| Italy: Turin

IVECO Stralis NP with onboard agri-tractorRecent tests have removed any doubt that the IVECO Stralis NP 460 is a top ranker in the market. Over 3,000 Stralis NP are operating in the fleets of more than 400 logistics operators on the major European transport routes. It delivers the performance and Total Cost of Operation (TCO) that transport companies require for their businesses. Read more »

Volvo VNL 300 now with CWI “Near Zero” Natural Gas Engine

| USA: Greensboro NC

Volvo VNL300 (USA)In North America, the new Volvo VNL 300 daycab is now available with the latest version of the Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) ISX12N “Near Zero” natural gas engine, providing an alternative fuel solution for pick-up and delivery and regional-haul operations. The natural gas power plant can be operated on compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas, or renewable natural gas.  Read more »

Clean Energy Equalizes Natural Gas Truck Prices with ‘Zero Now Financing’

| USA: Newport Beach CA

Freightliner Trucks are optioned with the CWI ISX12N natural gas engine.

The major natural and renewable gas supplier for North American transportation, Clean Energy Fuels Corp., has introduced Zero Now Financing to level the playing field for purchasers of a new natural gas heavy-duty truck equipped with the cleanest engine in the world. Read more »

WinGD Chalks Up 100th X-DF Engine Sale

| Switzerland

WinGD vessel imageSales of WINGD’s low pressure X-DF engine has reached its first century, just five years after launch. The award-winning technology developed by WinGD has demonstrated, on tests and engines currently in operation, that it offers stable combustion, inherently low NOx and greenhouse gas emissions and high overall system efficiencies as well as reliable and safe gas operation. Read more »

Omnitek Engine Conversions and Natural Gas Engine Manufacturing Commence in China

| USA: Vista CA

Omnitek OM6NG1Omnitek Engineering Corp. says it has commenced shipments of the company’s natural gas engine components to its exclusive distributor in China, Omnitek Beijing. The Omnitek system components will be utilized to convert large marine engines, mining-trucks and power generators from diesel to natural gas. New natural gas engine production will prioritize engines for marine and on-road applications. Read more »

Agility Fuel Solutions Recognised as ‘NGV Innovator of the Year’

| USA: Costa Mesa CA

Agility BlueIQVector LogoThe California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition (CNGVC) recently gave recognition to Agility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, as its NGV Innovator of the Year. The award was presented by CNGVC President Thomas Lawson to Agility’s Chief Legal Officer and head of government relations, Seung Baik. Read more »

Freightliner Trucks Debuts New CNG Truck Models at 2018 ACT Expo

| USA: Portland OR

Freightliner New Cascadia CNG day cab for UPSTwo new Freightliner Cascadia® compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles will be showcased for the first time at the 2018 ACT Expo Conference (April 30 – May 3, 2018). The trucks – which will be on display in the Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) booth (#947) – further expands DTNA’s breadth of alternative fuel options. Read more »

WinGD Natural Gas Marine Technology Earns Emissions Reduction Award

| Switzerland: Winterthur

WinGD-wartsila dual-fuel engineWinGD took home the Marine Propulsion Emissions Reduction Award last week, in Amsterdam, during the Sulphur Cap 2020 Conference.  The Emissions Reduction Award is awarded for an innovation that can “demonstrate actual or potential reductions in emissions as a result of its implementation.” WinGD two-stroke 12-cylinder X92DF (dual-fuel) engines will power a series of nine 22,000 TEU containerships for CGA CGM. Read more »