FPT Industrial Showcases NG Engines Including Cursor EVO Prototype

| Italy: Turin | Source: FPT Industrial
FPT Industrial Cursor NEF N60 NG

FPT Industrial Cursor NEF N60 NG

FPT Industrial, a brand of CNH Industrial, showcased its Cursor 13 NG EVO Prototype during its Tech Day 2018 event on November 23. In doing so, it confirmed its commitment to environmental sustainability, one of the most important challenges that the powertrain industry must tackle, by seeking air quality improvement and the reduction of heavy­ duty vehicles’ impact on climate change. Read more »

FPT Industrial Presents Cursor X Power Source Concept

| Italy: Turin | Source: FPT Industrial

FPT Industrial Cursor X Natural Gas Concept PowertrainFPT Industrial presented a Multi-power, Modular, Multi-application and Mindful 4.0 Power Source Concept at its Tech Day 2018 event held in Turin, Italy. Named Cursor X, it represents a symbol of how FPT Industrial conceives innovation and reflects FPT Industrial’s product strategy vision. The company describes it as the engine of the future, “designed for Planet Earth”. Read more »

ULEMCo’s 100% Hydrogen Zero Emission Engine Hits New Highs

| United Kingdom: UK | Source: ULEMCo

ULEMCo H2 truckULEMCo, a company pioneering the adoption of ultra-low emission hydrogen fuel in the UK, and their R&D partner Revolve Technologies, say their 100% hydrogen fuelled zero emission engine has achieved record breaking energy efficiency results. Read more »

Catalina Pacific CNG Mixer Fleet in US Top 25

| USA: Glendora CA | Source: CalPortland

Catalina Pacific CNG Mixer TruckCalifornia-based Catalina Pacific® has been selected by Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) as one of the nation’s “Top 25 Green Fleets for 2018”.  A CalPortland company, Catalina Pacific commissioned 118 new “Near-Zero Emission” CNG/RNG powered concrete mixer trucks that were placed into operation in the fourth quarter of 2017. Read more »

Rev Group Introduces LNG-powered Terminal Tractors

| USA: Milwaukee WS | Source: REV Group, Inc.

REV Group Capacity L9N CNG TruckREV Group, a U.S. manufacturer of specialty vehicle brands, has introduced the Cummins-Westport LN9 natural gas engine to its Capital range of terminal tractors, also referred to as yard jockey trucks. Certified to the CARB and EPA Optional Low NOx emissions standard of 0.02 g/bhp-hr, the engine has 90% fewer NOx emissions than the current North American EPA standard. Read more »

MAN Energy Incentivises Gas for Greek Shipping Decarbonisation

| Greece: Athens | Source: MAN Energy Solutions
Naftemporiki Shipping Conference - decarbonisation discussion

Wayne Jones (centre right): “turn to gas”

MAN Energy Solutions’ Chief Sales Officer and Member of the Executive Board, Wayne Jones OBE, addressed the 4th annual Naftemporiki Shipping Conference, held in Athens on October 3rd 2018 on the theme of Greek/European Shipping and the environment. His support of gaseous fuels as “the only way forward” was unequivocal. Read more »

Wärtsilä LNG Solutions Selected for Ponant’s Polar Cruiser

| Finland: Helsinki | Source: Wärtsilä Corporation
Ponant

Wärtsilä LNG solutions will power the pioneer icebreaker.

French cruise company Ponant in late 2017 commissioned VARD shipbuilding group of Norway to build a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)-fuelled luxury polar expedition cruise vessel, the first of it’s kind in the world. Now Finnish technology group Wärtsilä has revealed it’s 31DF dual-fuel engine has been selected to power the vessel. Read more »

Omnitek’s Euro VI 13-Liter Natural Gas Engine Ready to Go

| USA: Vista CA | Source: Omnitek Engineering

Omnitek Engineering Corp., developer of natural gas engines and conversion technology, has finalized the development of a 420 hp 13-liter heavy-duty natural gas engine for truck and bus applications. The project was commenced for a European customer in late 2016 and the end product exceeds the Euro VI emissions standard.  Read more »

CWI ISX12N Natural Gas Engine Performance Confirmed in New Study

| Canada: Vancouver BC | Source: Cummins Westport Inc.

HDV in USAAn independent third-party study on the Cummins Westport ISX12N 400 hp natural gas engine has demonstrated that the engine meets and exceeds California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) optional Low NOx standard of 0.02 g/bhp-hr. The study was carried out by The University of California, Riverside College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology. Read more »

KAMAZ-Weichai JV Sets up Russian Production of Large Natural Gas Engines

| China: Weifang and Russia: Naberezhnye Chelny
Weichai Power 12M26 Dual Fuel Engine

Weichai Power 12M26 Dual-Fuel Engine

Russian heavy duty vehicle manufacturer PJSC KAMAZ has signed an agreement with Weichai Power Co. Ltd. of China to establish a joint venture on a parity basis for the production of industrial engines in Russia. The joint venture KAMAZ VEYCHA LLC, which specializes in the production of industrial diesel and natural gas engines with a capacity of more than 17 liters, capacity from 520 to 2000 kW, is planned to be located in the free areas of the KAMAZ subsidiary in the Yaroslavl Region – PJSC Tutaevsky Motor Plant. Read more »