CNG

Love’s opens its first natural gas fueling pumps

The fast-fill CNG pumps are located at the Love’s Travel Stop on Interstate 40 at the Morgan Road exit west of downtown Oklahoma City.

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Reality bites: More from Navistar vocational boot camp

The embattled engine and truck maker is rolling up its sleeves to fix what's gone wrong -- watch for the low-cab-forward LoadStar to debut with a natural gas power plant next year, among other developments.

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Kenworth spotlights natural gas efforts

Kenworth will be one of the first truck manufacturers to receive the new Cummins ISX12G 12-liter natural gas engine early next year.

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Peterbilt to offer 12-liter gas engine in 2013

Peterbilt Motors Company announced it will offer the Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine starting next year. The engine will be rated up to 400 horsepower and 1,450 pounds of torque. It features spark ignition technology and a 3-way catalyst and can be configured with an LNG or CNG fuel system. Peterbilt currently offers two natural gas engine platforms for the market. The first engine is the Cummins Westport 8.9 liter ISL G with 320 horsepower at ...

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Are you a natural gas truck owner-operator?

Overdrive's brand-new June issue features our quarterly section devoted to the severe service niche that's heavy this time around on coverage of natural-gas-powered engine technology, leading with the story of a Chicago ready-mix concrete outfit that's put down big investments in natural gas Kenworth W900s. Check out the section in the digital magazine via this link, or read it in html here. As fleets try out the new natural gas powertrains, as our sister magazine CCJ ...

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Volvo Trucks plans 13-liter LNG engine for 2014

Volvo's new LNG engine will round out a complete range of natural gas-powered offerings.

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‘Pilot, drop in 150 gallons ULSD, over’ — On mobile NG filling stations

Ever fantasized about the potential for airborne diesel refuelers to fill the tanks in-transit? Given the widespread reach of truck stops in America, it's probably well unnecessary, but hey, anybody can dream, right? Though efforts are being made -- most notably by the partnership of Clean Energy, Pilot and Navistar, as well as Shell Lubricants' own effort -- to proliferate compressed/liquefied natural gas fueling stations along major highway lanes, the same can't be said of natural gas ...

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Natural gas + trucking = 6 stock tips

It's interesting to see investors and mainstream business media take note of how the boom in natural gas production is affecting the truck market.

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Could stocks lead natural gas power uptake?

Much has been made in recent times of the traction being gained by natural gas as an energy source to power truck freight transportation. Natural gas powertrains have made their most significant gains to date in vocational markets. Recall my post here in Overdrive Extra about the Ozinga Ready-Mix fleet in Chicago and 13 new natural gas Kenworth Class 8s they've had in service for going on a year now. Since Navistar's announcement of full-scale pursuit ...

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DOE pushing technologies to boost fuel efficiency

The Department of Energy is promoting development and use of alternative fuels and powertrain technologies.

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