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November 6, 2017

Cummins Westport Renames Near-Zero-NOx Natural Gas Engines for 2018

Cummins Westport has renamed both of its near-zero-NOx natural gas engines for the 2018 model year. The 2018 8.9-liter engine, previously called the ISL G Near Zero engine, will be named the L9N engine. The upcoming 12-liter model will be called the ISX12N. The name change follows Cummins’ tradition of using the L and X series letters, followed by engine size. The letter N signifies a natural gas engine. Both engines are certified by the U.S. EPA and CARB as optional low-NOx engines with emissions of 0.02 g/bhp-hr or lower. The 2018 models will ship with an improved engine control module.

Cummins Westport also announced the availability of the 8.9-liter near-zero-NOx engine in Mack Trucks’ LR and TerraPro refuse trucks.

Clean Energy Goes to the Bronx, Expands Fueling Contract with USPS

Clean Energy Fuels and the city of New York have broken ground on the first CNG station in the Bronx. The sixth Clean Energy station in New York City, it will fuel multiple fleets, including public and private medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, that operate across the city.

Clean Energy has also signed fueling contracts with U.S. Postal Service contract carriers in Florida, New York, Oklahoma, and Texas, as well as contracts with trucking companies C. Blackburn Inc., G&P Trucking, and Thunder Ridge Transport Inc.

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