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Quantum Q-CabLite for 40 Dillon Trucks

April 1, 2015 in ACT Expo 2015, CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Approximately 40 Kenworth T880s with Type IV Cylinders

Quantum Technologies has disclosed a follow-on order for its compressed natural gas fuel systems, naming Dillon Transport as the customer. New trucks for Dillon will have Quantum’s fully-integrated Q-CabLite back-of-cab CNG storage modules including the firm’s lightweight Type IV Q-Lite brand CNG cylinders.

Dillon Transport is augmenting a current fleet of some 210 CNG vehicles with about 40 Kenworth T880 tractors with fuel systems and cylinders from Quantum. A Peterbilt 579 is shown here.

Dillon Transport is augmenting a current fleet of some 210 CNG vehicles with about 40 Kenworth T880 tractors with fuel systems and cylinders from Quantum. A Peterbilt 579 is shown here.

The Quantum fuel systems are for 40 new Kenworth T880 tractors, Dillon says, bringing the company’s total number of Quantum-equipped CNG trucks to 75. The total Dillon CNG fleet is rising from approximately 210 trucks to 250.

Come See One in Dallas

The firm also operates half a dozen liquefied natural gas-fueled trucks.

One of the new T880s is to be shown by Kenworth at ACT Expo 2015 in Dallas next month, says Dillon marketing manager Phil Crofts.

ACY Expo 2015 runs May 4-7 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.

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Source: Quantum with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

Peterbilt Adds CNG Medium Duty Trucks

March 30, 2015 in CNG, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

And Promotes New LNG Option for Heavy Models 579 and 567

Peterbilt introduced two new medium-duty vehicles powered by compressed natural gas at last week’s Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, and said it’s making its heavy duty Model 579 and 567 trucks available with liquefied natural gas.

Linde Hydrogen in West Sacramento

December 15, 2014 in Electric Drive, fuel cells, Hydrogen, Infrastructure by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Ramon Oil-Hosted, CEC-Backed, First Retail in California Capital,
Brings Latest Version of Ionic Compression Technology to the States

Linde has opened the first retail hydrogen fueling station in the Sacramento area. The Ramos Oil-hosted, California Energy Commission-backed facility has Quantum dispensers and can handle an initial 100 passenger car fills per day. It “moves California closer to its goal of having 1.5 million zero-emission vehicles on the road by 2025,” CEC said.

Quantum Expanding, Adds Q-Lite

November 20, 2012 in CNG, Companies, Electric Drive, Hydrogen by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Firm Details Increasing Orders on the Natural Gas Side

Quantum Fuel Systems (NASDAQ:QTWW) is talking up a new and improved compressed natural gas fuel cylinder line dubbed Q-Lite, and says it’s expanding production capability for the Type IV tanks at a time when the natural gas vehicles side of its business is faring better than the hybrid electric segment.

Quantum’s PHEV F-150 for EPRI

September 20, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs, Hybrids by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Two Trucks at HTUF 2012 in Charlotte This Week Too

Quantum Technologies spread the word at HTUF 2012 in Charlotte this week that its Ford F-150 plug-in hybrid electric pickup would be part of EPRI’s re-structured PHEV program.

Frito-Lay CNG Trucks in Wisconsin

September 12, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Trillium CNG for Fueling, More Stations as Fleet Expands

PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay is adding 12 new long-haul CNG trucks to its fleet in Beloit, Wisc., to distribute product across the upper Midwest (Wisconsin, Illinois, and parts of Indiana, Iowa, and Minnesota).

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.

Quantum $2.8 Million More for CNG Tanks

June 12, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Southern California’s Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies (NASDAQ:QTWW) has reported two more significant purchase orders for compressed natural gas fuel cylinders, this time totaling $2.8 million.

Quantum for Agility, Remy for Quantum

May 24, 2012 in CNG, Electric Drive by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies had a busy time at ACT Expo, announcing a $4.8 million purchase order from Agility Fuel Systems for “lightest in the industry” Type IV compressed natural gas fuel tanks, and disclosing that it’s using motors from Remy International in the F-Drive brand parallel hybrid electric drivetrain for the plug-in Ford F-150 it displayed at the show.

The CNG purchase order is for Quantum’s line of large-diameter carbon composite tanks developed specifically to mount on the frame rail in Class 6-8 heavy duty trucks. The tanks with their new design features will be available from Agility in their integrated systems starting in August.

Agility CNG for Navistar International

March 9, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Navistar International is cagey about its suppliers, but it’s clear that Agility Fuel Systems, which also supplies Freightliner and Paccar’s Kenworth and Peterbilt with natural gas fuel tank assemblies, is helping out with compressed natural gas tanks on International trucks too.

Quantum’s Squat Tank Fits Better

February 25, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Quantum Fuel Systems (NASDAQ:QTWW) is promoting a new compressed natural gas fuel cylinder that’s shorter and thicker than previous offerings, enabling it to fit more conveniently in more vehicles. The Series 400 has a diesel gallon equivalency (DGE) of 26 gallons.

Quantum Systems for Mahindra Minibus

January 14, 2012 in Hydrogen by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Quantum Fuel Systems (NASDAQ:QTWW) reports an engineering development contract from India’s Mahindra & Mahindra to develop hydrogen systems for a mini-bus.


Quantum & SBE for Power Unit

January 2, 2012 in Electric Drive, EVs by rich  |  No Comments

Quantum (NASDAQ:QTWW) last week disclosed a technology partnership with Barre, Vt.-based SBE, Inc. (SB Electronics) via which SBE is to provide a novel integrated capacitor/bus structure design, employing power ring capacitor technology, for power electronics for electric drive vehicles.


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