natural gas engines

Caterpillar partners with nautral gas engine developer

Natural gas engine developer Westport Innovations has signed agreements with Caterpillar to co-develop natural gas technology for off-road equipment.

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Does natural gas ‘have legs’ in trucking?

Greg Burns, CEO of PLS Logistics Services in Pittsburgh, set out to find somewhat of an answer to this question by polling 100 fleets about their thoughts on the future of trucking fuel.

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Freightliner makes cross-country natural gas haul

A CNG-powered Cascadia 113 with a Cummins ISX12G natural gas engine will carry a load of paper from LA to DC.

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Lucky 13: Natural gas engines performing well in ready-mix

Chicago-based Ozinga Ready Mix drivers report plenty of power and responsive shifting from 13 Cummins-Westport natural gas-powered Kenworth mixer trucks now in operation, moving from its Chinatown Plant near downtown. “Since city officials are trying to reduce emissions from trucks that operate in downtown Chicago,” says Tim Ozinga, company communications director, “we thought placing all of our new CNG trucks in operation there would have the greatest impact.” The company’s CNG-powered W900s mixers were delivered between October ...

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‘Even the look of the rigs has changed’

The LA Times takes notice of and reports on modern tactics for improving fuel economy in trucks.

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Cummins natural gas engine available in Kenworth tractors

Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas engines are available in Kenworth T800 short hodd and W900S models.

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