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Eaton Auto Tranny for ISX12 G Trucks

March 10, 2014 in New Products, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First Automated Transmission for a U.S. Spark-Ignition Natural Gas Engine

Eaton has unveiled an integrated powertrain package with automated transmission for trucks powered by the ISX12 G natural gas engine by Cummins Westport. The package with Eaton’s UltraShift Plus transmission provides customers “with the first automated transmission to be paired with a spark-ignited natural gas engine in the North American market.”
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Autocar Offers Xpert Trucks on CNG

September 11, 2013 in NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Trucks Now Available with ISL G from Cummins Westport

Autocar Trucks is offering its Xpert COE line of sweepers and vocational trucks powered by compressed natural gas.
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TruStar and ISX12 G for MMC Mixers

July 24, 2013 in CNG, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Mississippi Operation to Fuel Kenworth Mixers with Modular PFS

TruStar Energy – formerly Vocational Energy – has introduced its new portable fueling system for compressed natural gas in Jackson, Miss., where the unit is supporting a new fleet of a dozen Kenworth concrete mixers operated by MMC Materials.
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Kenworth Ramps Up in Natural Gas

July 16, 2013 in CNG, Companies, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Paccar Unit Expects Up to 5% of Industry Builds to Be CNG or LNG,
ISX12 G Spurs Demand, with Customers Including Seaboard Foods

Kenworth is expanding its output of natural gas-fueled trucks, both models offered and units produced, with the expectation that the 11.-9-liter, up-to-400-horsepower ISX12 G engine from Cummins Westport will help take the vehicles from the return-to-base sector to the over-the-road market.
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Freightliner NGVs for Penske Leasing

June 29, 2013 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

100 CNG Cascadia Tractors with New Cummins Westport ISX12 G

Penske Truck Leasing has entered natural gas vehicle leasing behind an order for 100 compressed natural gas Freightliner Cascadia tractors powered by Cummins Westport’s new 11.9-liter ISX12 G engine. First deliveries are expected in September. updated with additional contact information on July 2
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Dillon Adding 25 LNG Kenworth T800s

May 28, 2013 in Fleet Order, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

LNG Short Hood Day Cabs Have the 11.9-liter ISX12 G Engine

Illinois-based Dillon Transport is adding 25 Kenworth T800 short hood day cab tractors powered by the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy duty natural gas engine to its 450-plus fleet starting this summer, reports Kenworth parent Paccar.
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Free Webinar on the ISX12 G on June 12

May 9, 2013 in CNG, Conference/Meeting, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

SoCal Gas and Cummins Westport on June 12

Southern California Gas and Cummins Westport are hosting a free webinar on the dedicated-natural gas 11.9-liter ISX12 G engine on June 12 (10am to 11:30am, PDT).
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50 CNG Cascadia Tractors for Love’s

March 12, 2013 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Freightliner Trucks for Gemini Transport with the ISX12 G

Love’s Travel Stops has agreed to purchase 50 new Freightliner Cascadia day cab tractors with the new ISX12 G engine by Cummins Westport, and will operate them under the Gemini Transport brand.
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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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Monarch Beverage Goes with CNG

December 11, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Kenworth Trucks with Vocational Energy for Fueling

Indianapolis-based Monarch Beverage is talking up a $6.7 million project to convert 85% of its fleet to compressed natural gas, tapping Vocational Energy to build an on-site fueling station. Monarch has been testing a Kenworth T660 with the new ISX12 G engine from Cummins Westport for more than a year, and is expected to take delivery of ISX12 G-powered T800s in 2013.
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Clean Energy Fuels’ ANGH Incentives

December 7, 2012 in LNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

70 LNG Stations, ‘Several’ Pumping Fuel, Money Is Available

Clean Energy is completing the first stage of America’s Natural Gas Highway for LNG truck fueling this month, and will consider loans and grants to interested fleet operators willing to buy fuel from the company to maintain volumes at the new locations.
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Freightliner CNG Cascadia Trials

December 7, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Five Demo Tractors with the New ISX12 G Engine Available

Freightliner Trucks has launched a customer demo program for its new compressed natural gas-fueled Freightliner Cascadia 113 day cab. Five tractors will be available in the U.S. and Canada “to provide customers direct experience with Freightliner’s newest alternative fuel product,” the manufacturer says.
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Werner Is Running ISX12 G Kenworths

August 10, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Omaha’s Werner for CNG Long-Haul – 800-Mile Range!

Omaha-based Werner Enterprises is evaluating the new 11.9-liter Cummins Westport ISX12 G in two Kenworth T660 trucks – testing not only the powerful new engine but the feasibility of using compressed natural gas instead of liquefied natural gas for long-haul work.
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Volvo VNL Daycab with ISX12 G for ROI

April 1, 2012 in CNG, LNG, NGVs by rich  |  No Comments

The 11.9-liter ISX12 G-powered Volvo VNL daycab offers customers 123 inches bumper-to-back-of-cab and has an 80,000-pound gross combination weight rating -- compared with 113-inch BBC and a 66,000 pounds GCWR for the 8.9-liter ISL G-powered VNM daycab introduced last year.

The 11.9-liter ISX12 G-powered Volvo VNL daycab offers customers 123 inches bumper-to-back-of-cab and has an 80,000-pound gross combination weight rating — compared with 113-inch BBC and a 66,000 pounds GCWR for the 8.9-liter ISL G-powered VNM daycab introduced last year.

Volvo Trucks is launching the Volvo VNL daycab with new Cummins Westport ISX12 G engine to “positively impact the ROI of our customers,” North American sales and marketing president Ron Huibers said in the firm’s announcement at MATS, the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville.
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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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Westport Firms 15L Supply, Announces 12L

February 24, 2012 in CNG, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Westport Innovations (NASDAQ:WPRT) said last week that it’s firmed up its supply agreement for the 15-liter engines used in its diesel-pilot Westport HD package for Class 8 trucks, and the firm has finally formally announced the 11.9-liter Cummins Westport spark-ignition engine.
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