Cummins expects growth in natural gas engines

| August 23, 2012

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

IdleAir plans growth with $7 million infusion

| August 23, 2012

IdleAir has secured $7 million of growth financing and plans to add five more locations this year and 15 more in 2013, said Ethan Garber, chief executive officer.

Navistar devises plan to counter losing EGR gamble

| August 23, 2012

The truck and engine manufacturer says it is hitting the “reset” button.

CVOC: Natural gas poised for growth

| August 22, 2012

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.

Diesel tops $4 for first time in 3 months

| August 21, 2012

The national average retail diesel price rose 6.1 cents to $4.026 a gallon during the week ended Aug. 20.

3 types of gas engines: Natural gas series, Part 2

| August 20, 2012

There are three versions of heavy-duty natural gas engine technologies available or in development in North America.

WABCO unveils new collision mitigation tech

| August 16, 2012

The new OnGuard collision safety system integrates collision warnings, active braking and automatic collision mitigation braking.

Natural gas: Ready for prime time? Part 1

| August 16, 2012

Industry begins to accept expensive natural gas engines running on cheaper fuel, in spite of power and range tradeoffs.

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