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Natural Gas Trucks | 8 Important Things To Know

Posted by on 11 February 2016

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Oil may be comparatively inexpensive right now, but you can bet prices will rise again, taking diesel prices with them. That means natural gas trucks remain a serious option for commercial fleets. But natural gas is a different animal than diesel, so integrating these vehicles into your fleet isn't as simple as it might seem. There are important things you need to know as you consider whether natural gas trucks are right for you.

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Natural Gas Truck vs. Diesel | What's Right For You?

Posted by on 10 September 2015

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The discussion among truck owners and fleet managers continues: are natural gas trucks or diesel trucks the better choice for you? Years ago, you didn't have to consider this question. But with advancements in natural gas engine technology and increasing availability of natural gas fuels, you do have a choice. However, it's not simply an either-or decision; there are actually several factors that come into play when deciding which direction to go.

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Freightliner and longtime partner reach contract

Posted by on 14 July 2015

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A new agreement between Freightliner and Agility Fuel Systems is the latest development in Daimler AG's global "Shaping Future Transportation" initiative. As a part of the Daimler family, Freightliner is working to incorporate green technologies into its truck design and manufacturing processes. This new agreement expands the company's 13-year partnership with Agility Fuel Systems, making them Freightliner's sole provider of natural gas fuel systems.

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Freightliner's Severe Duty Trucks Now with Natural Gas Options

Posted by on 9 December 2014

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Since 2008, when Freightliner began to offer natural gas-powered trucks and tractors, the company has sold more than 3500 of them. They continue to expand their portfolio of natural gas vehicles. As of 2015, you?l be able to spec a Freightliner 114SD severe-duty truck with a factory-installed Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty engine that runs on either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or compressed natural gas (CNG).

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Natural Gas Truck Sales Expected To Rise With New Engine Technologies

Posted by on 15 August 2013

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Could the trend toward natural gas as a fuel source transform your fleet operations? The need to control fuel costs is paramount throughout the trucking industry, so the advent of natural gas-powered engines has captured attention from managers of large trucking fleets and owner-operators, too.

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Natural Gas Technology: Clean, powerful, efficient

Posted by on 14 May 2013

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One of the most significant issues constantly threatening every truck owner's profitability is the volatile cost of fuel. And diesel costs are on the rise once again. We'se seeing new technological advances in virtually every part of new trucks on the market these days. So perhaps it's no surprise that natural gas technology is emerging as an option to help truck owners keep your fleet rolling at a price you can afford.

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