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ATA Summit on Natural Gas in Trucking is Sold Out

November 28, 2012


The amazing response to American Trucking Associations' Summit on Natural Gas in Trucking reaffirms just how interested the industry is in finding a cheaper, dependable alternative fuel source. The event unfolds on Nov. 28-30 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City hotel, adjacent to Washington’s Reagan National Airport. 

The summit will explore all facets of natural gas use in trucking including recent fleet experiences, current and future technology from truck and engine manufacturers, vehicle maintenance and repair shop considerations, the status and timeline for expanding the nation’s fueling infrastructure and views from Congress and other government policymakers.

Central Freight Lines this year ordered 15 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Peterbilt trucks. Testing could lead to the purchase and deployment of more CNG-powered trucks in local pickup and delivery service, the Waco, Texas-based carrier said.

FedEx Freight has begun testing two Class 8 tractors that run exclusively on liquefied natural gas in its regular linehaul operations. The two LNG-powered tractors are based at the FedEx Freight service center in Dallas.

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