natural gas trucking

Natural gas 101: What owner-operators need to know

Truck makers feel that heavy-duty natural gas trucks eventually could make up 15 to 20 percent of the Class 8 market in the United States, Here’s a primer to get you ready.

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Evolution evolves: Freightliner adds gas power to Cascadia’s aero package

Napa Valley, Calif., has become an annual locale for Freightliner to present news and updates on various industry issues. And what’s the point of holding court if you don’t let folks take your trucks out for a spin?

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Natural gas-powered Cascadia available with 48-in. sleeper

The natural gas-powered Freightliner Casacadia will soon be available with a 48-inch sleeper, with the option of CNG or LNG tanks, the truck maker announced this week.

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DOE: Natural gas will eat into diesel consumption

By 2040, use of natural gas in heavy-duty vehicles will have displaced about 700,000 barrels per day of other heavy-duty fuels, like diesel, says the Department of Energy.

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Diesel and natural gas — don’t let fear cripple your business

If the time comes, will you choose diesel or your business?

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Truck stops working toward natural gas rollout

Pilot Flying J and TravelCenters of America are taking aggressive action toward implementing liquified natural gas stations across the country, while Love's is concentrating its efforts on compressed natural gas.

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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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Diesel’s main contenders: Natural gas series, Part 3

Natural gas holds the most promise for heavy-duty applications, but other alternative fuels are finding trucking niches.

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Cummins expects growth in natural gas engines

While enthusiasm is high for natural gas-powered vehicles, diesel engines will continue to power 90 percent of trucks, especially in linehaul applications, said Cummins' Lori Thompson

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CVOC: Natural gas poised for growth

Interest in natural gas as a heavy-duty truck fuel remains high and the fuel will increase as diesel prices rise, said analysts at the 2012 Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference.

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