Kenworth sees growing market for NG trucks – new and used

The North American market for heavy-duty, natural gas-powered (NG) commercial vehicles will rise steadily over the next few years, reaching about 18,500 units by 2016, according to Andy Douglas, national sales manager for specialty vehicles at Kenworth Truck Company…A market is also developing for used natural gas trucks… Kirkland and Mt. Vernon, WA. The North…

Clean Fleet Profile: Ryder System Inc.

For decades, Ryder System Inc. has been one of the most conspicuous transportation and logistics companies on North American roads, focusing heavily today on commercial truck leasing for businesses and fleets of all types. Part of the company’s evolution is the steady adoption of alternative fuel vehicles. Scott Perry, vice president of supply management for…

Mack expanding natural-gas power to Pinnacle and Granite models

Mack Trucks today announced the expansion of its natural gas-powered truck offerings to on-highway and vocational models. The OEM also said that it has “taken a key step forward” in its hybrid-vehicle development process and that it is continuing to investigate other alternative driveline technologies. The OEM said it will offer natural gas-powered versions of its on-highway Pinnacle and vocational Granite models in 2013.…

Mack expanding natural-gas power to Pinnacle and Granite models

OEM also working on hybrid-drive, high-pressure direct injection, and DME-fuel technologies Mack Trucks today announced the expansion of its natural gas-powered truck offerings to on-highway and vocational models. The OEM also said that it has “taken a key step forward” in its hybrid-vehicle development process and that it is continuing to investigate other alternative driveline technologies. The OEM…