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Westport Engines, Small and Large

December 19, 2016 in ACT Expo 2015, CNG, Companies, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Broader Cummins Westport ISB6.7 G Availability Touted
As Volvo Gets Set to Make HPDI Power Available in 2017

The Cummins Westport joint venture and partner Westport Fuel Systems are making significant progress with both natural gas engines. Cummins Westport this month announced full availability of its 6.7-liter dedicated natural gas ISB6.7 G midrange engine, while reports point to commercialization of parent Westport’s HPDI/high pressure direct injection technology for heavy natural gas-diesel dual fuel vehicles by Volvo.
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The ISL G NZ – ‘Near Zero’ from CWI

October 6, 2015 in New Products, NGVs, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Game-Changing Reduction in Urban Tailpipe and Engine-Related Emissions’
Engine with GHG and Ozone-NOx Benefits ‘Could Not Have Been More Timely,’
Company Asks That Credit Be Given Under New Federal Emissions Regulations

Cummins Westport, Inc. has begun marketing its Near Zero ISL G dedicated-natural gas engine as the ISL G NZ, having secured certification of nitrogen oxide emissions at just 0.02 grams per brake-horsepower – 90% below 2010 U.S. EPA requirements.
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CWI Recalls Both the ISL G and ISX12 G

March 4, 2014 in NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Cold Winter Takes Its Toll on Cummins Westport’s Spark Engines,
Intake Ice Can ‘Induce Elevated Exhaust Temperatures or Flames’

The fell winter has dealt a blow to natural gas trucking. Cummins Westport, Inc. has recalled more than 25,000 of its market-dominating dedicated-natural gas engines due to a problem with intake manifold ice that could present a fire hazard. Both the 8.9-liter ISL G and new 11.9-liter ISX12 G are affected.
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Cummins Westport ISX12 G Update

December 19, 2012 in CNG, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Production in April, Full-Scale Production in August

Autocar, Freightliner, Kenworth, Peterbilt and Volvo can expect to receive limited quantities of the 350-horsepower version of the dedicated-natural gas ISX12 G engine Cummins Westport in April, by which time full U.S. EPA and California certifications will be in place. Limited quantities of the 385- and 400-horsepower versions of the new 11.9-liter spark-ignition engine will become available in July. Full-scale production of all variants is to commence in August.
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Freightliner: LA to DC on CNG

May 20, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

A Freightliner Cascadia 113-inch BBC day cab tractor powered by the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine took off from ACT Expo Thursday, headed east on the manufacturer’s first-ever heavy duty U.S. crossing –fueled all the way by public-access CNG.

“We wanted to show the status of natural gas infrastructure,” Daimler Trucks marketing strategy GM David Hames said Wednesday. The truck will stop at roughly 700- to 750-mile intervals to fuel – “entirely on public fueling stations,” he said.
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Freightliner Cascadia 113 with ISX12 G

March 26, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by rich  |  No Comments

The Cascadia 113 tractor from Freightliner Trucks will be available next year with the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G dedicated-natural gas engine as a factory-installed option.
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ISX12 G Gets Heavy Exposure at MATS

March 21, 2012 in NGVs by rich  |  No Comments

Cummins Announces Its Own 15-Liter Spark Engine

The 11.9-liter engine that’s been an open secret as the key to increased penetration of natural gas in over-the-road trucking is getting heavy exposure at the Mid America Truck Show in Louisville, just one month after the spark-ignition powerplant was formally announced as the ISX12 G by Cummins Westport, Inc.
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