25 Jul 2017
Autocar and its customer, Athens Services, presented the first truck featuring Cummins Westports Near-Zero NOx engine at the 2017 ACT Expo. Now Athens is expanding their Autocar CNG-powered operations.
16 Jun 2016
Written by Brad Douville, vice president of business development for Westport Fuel Systems Inc. This is one in a series of periodic guest columns by industry thought leaders. Douville urges fleet owners to consider natural gas now.
07 Jan 2016
Advanced Disposal began providing weekly garbage and yard waste service to over 25,000 homes within the Macon-Bibb, Ga. city limits on Jan. 4, utilizing 95-gallon carts and automated collection vehicles for the garbage collection, including 13 trucks fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG).
19 Jun 2015
"Anything that can lead to a cleaner environment and lower the use of fossil fuels is a positive thing for everybody" - and Autocar takes that very seriously when interviewed by the International Business Times for a response to the recent proposal from the Obama administration on lowering emissions standards.
06 Dec 2014
At first glance, Austin residents may not see much different about a Thompson Sanitation refuse truck picking up garbage in Austin. However, when people look closely, they’ll see subtle differences: a large exhaust vent, large white compartment right behind the cab of the truck and a CNG sign on the side of the truck. The vent is coming off a compressed natural gas engine and the white compartment is the CNG fuel tank.