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NGV Engine Makers, Fleet Operators Urge Faster Move to ‘Clean’ Trucking

At the “Game Changer Summit” to promote near-zero emission heavy-duty trucks, the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo on Monday spotlighted the heavy-duty truck sector as a focal point for natural gas vehicles (NGV) growth by fleet operators after 20 years of technology advances in engines and fueling.

May 3, 2017
Production of Near-Zero Emission NGV Engine Begins

Production of Near-Zero Emission NGV Engine Begins

Alternative transportation manufacturer Cummins Westport Inc. has begun production of the near-zero (NZ) variant of the 8.9-liter ISL G natural gas vehicle (NGV) engine in Rocky Mount, NC. The NZ engine was first certified a year ago (see Daily GPI,Oct. 8, 2015).

October 24, 2016

Near-Zero Emission NGV Buses Slated for Los Angeles Transit Fleet

Global bus manufacturer New Flyer Industries on Wednesday committed to have the first near-zero natural gas vehicle (NGV) transit bus on the market. The Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority (LA Metro) is slated to receive the first two buses.

August 22, 2016

Clean Energy Inks Five-Year Renewable NatGas Deal With Santa Monica

Newport Beach, CA-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. won a five-year contract to supply its renewable natural gas (RNG) product, Redeem, to the City of Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus (BBB) system in Southern California.

June 6, 2016

Berkeley Scientists Find Better Way to Store NatGas For Transportation

University of California, Berkeley chemists who think a “metal-organic framework” (MOF) may be a method to simplify and increase the range of natural gas vehicles (NGV) published their findings online recently in advance of a report appearing in the journal Nature.

November 4, 2015

New Mid-Range NGV Engine Offered by Cummins Westport

Promising cleaner operations and less maintenance, Vancouver, BC-based Cummins Westport Inc. introduced a new mid-range 6.7-liter dedicated natural gas vehicle (NGV) engine for use in traditional (Type C) school buses. It is now in field trials and will be in full production the middle of next year.

August 5, 2015

Medium-Duty NatGas Engine Unveiled by Cummins Westport

Natural gas vehicle (NGV) engine-maker Cummins Westport plans to begin in mid-2016 making a 6.7-liter dedicated NGV engine for medium-duty trucks, shuttle buses and vocational vehicles. It unveiled its ISB6.7 G engine at the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Dallas.

May 11, 2015

Medium-Duty NatGas Engine Unveiled by Cummins Westport

Natural gas vehicle (NGV) engine-maker Cummins Westport plans to begin in mid-2016 making a 6.7-liter dedicated NGV engine for medium-duty trucks, shuttle buses and vocational vehicles. It unveiled its ISB6.7 G engine at the Alternative Clean Transportation Expo in Dallas.

May 11, 2015

NGV Engines Recalled for Minor Fix

Natural gas vehicle (NGV) engine manufacturer Cummins Westport Inc. of Vancouver, BC, has recalled two of its dedicated NGV engines, the 8.9-liter ISL G, and the 11.9-liter ISX-12 G for a software fix.

March 11, 2014

Accelerator Stays Down on NGV Advances

Compressed natural gas (CNG) made more noise this month with advances in fueling technology, engines and the transit system in Phoenix, AZ, while AGL Resources liquefied natural gas (LNG) transportation fuel marketing expanded into Florida.

January 21, 2014
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