First Freightliner NZ Emission LNG M2 Road Tractors for Mountain Valley Express

| USA, Portland OR

Freightliner M2 112Freightliner Trucks has produced its first road tractors powered by the Cummins ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOX natural gas engine. The Freightliner M2 112 is one of the nine trucks ordered by Mountain Valley Express of Stockton, California. Read more »

Rented Textiles Delivered with CNG in Vancouver

| Canada, Toronto ON
CNG-powered Walk In Textile Rentals Van

CNG-powered Walk In Textile Rentals Van

Canadian Linen and Uniform Service, a North American textile rental services and supply company that also operates in the USA as Ameripride, has taken delivery of the first of 20 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) step vans at its Vancouver branch. The company’s new CNG vehicles are manufactured by Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC) and Morgan Olson (Michigan-based walk-in van body manufacturer) with the conversion completed by Green Alternative Systems. Read more »

Cincinnati’s First Public CNG Fueling Station Underway

| USA, Sharonville OH

TruStar Energy, a US developer of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, has kicked off the city of Cincinnati’s first public Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling station with a groundbreaking of Kentuckiana Cleanfuel’s new facility. Located in Sharonville which is just minutes from downtown Cincinnati, it is easily accessible from the I-75 and I-71 corridors. Read more »

Freightliner M2 CNG Comes to Trinidad & Tobago

| Trinidad, Port of Spain

Freightliner M2 112 CNG at launch Earlier this year, NGC CNG Company Limited (NGC CNG), a subsidiary of The National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Limited, invited companies in the heavy duty and extra heavy duty sector to respond to an Expression of Interest for funding of their conversion to Compressed Natural Gas. With the launch last week of the CNG Freightliner truck now available in the country, the company is confident it has made the switch over to CNG much more appealing. Read more »

Thomas Built CNG-Powered Saf-T-Liner Appeals to Schools

| USA, High Point NC

Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2North American school bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses, along with Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, have collaborated to officially launch the Saf-T-Liner® C2 CNG school bus, which utilizes the Cummins Westport ISB6.7 G 6-7 liter natural gas engine and an Allison 2000 series transmission. The new bus is CARB-certified and exceeds EPA 2013 emissions requirements. Read more »

Saddle Creek Logistics Reaches 50 Million CNG Miles

| USA, Lakeland FL

Saddle Creek CNG truck 2015Saddle Creek Logistics Services’ compressed natural gas (CNG) fleet will reach the 50-million-mile (80- million-km) mark this month as the company continues to expand its CNG operations and support its commitment to sustainability with a number of eco-friendly initiatives. Since its launch in 2012, Saddle Creek’s CNG fleet has grown from 40 tractors to 200 dedicated tractors to meet customer demand. Read more »

Agility and Freightliner Agree on 7-Year Fuel System Supply

| USA, Portland OR

Freightliner 114SD NG TruckCalifornia-based Agility Fuel Systems has entered into a seven-year agreement with Freightliner Trucks, a division of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, to be the truck manufacturer’s sole provider of natural gas fuel systems. Agility designs and produces natural gas fuel systems for heavy duty vehicles and under the agreement will provide custom designed products with the latest features and technological innovations. Read more »

US Freightliner Fleet Converter Chooses Luxfer CNG Cylinders

| USA, Elkhart IN

Green Alternative Systems (GAS), a North American fleet conversion company, is using Luxfer’s G-Stor® Pro Type 3 carbon composite cylinders to convert a fleet of Freightliner work trucks to run on clean-burning, environmentally friendly compressed natural gas (CNG). The vehicles will become part of the growing fleet of CNG-powered package delivery trucks deployed by a major transportation company. Read more »

Freightliner Adds 12 Litre Natural Gas Engine for 2015 Severe Duty Truck

| USA, Napa CA
Freightliner 114SD

The 114SD, built on Freightliner’s severe-duty platform, adds 12-liter natural gas power.

Freightliner Trucks is to offer the Freightliner 114SD severe duty truck model available in 2015 with a factory-installed Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty natural gas engine. The 114SD-ISX12 G combination will be ideal for the demanding jobs that the 114SD is designed for, such as mixer, crane, snow plow and sewer vacuum. Read more »

Hexagon Lincoln Type 4 CNG Cylinders Now Available Through Freightliner Dealership

| USA, Lincoln NE

Hexagon Lincoln Tuffshell(TM) cylindersHexagon Composites wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has responded to the increase in heavy duty alternative fuels market demand in the U.S. by making Truck Center Companies, one of America’s largest Freightliner dealers, a factory-authorized distributor of its Type 4 CNG tanks. The Nebraska-based dealership is located in eight cities in Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas, and will provide tanks, components, systems and value-added services with full warranty support. Read more »