ACT Research: Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Down 28% YTD August 2018

Posted on 19. Oct, 2018 by in Alternative Fuels, Natural Gas, Press Releases

US and Canadian Natural Gas Class 8 truck retail sales rose 13% in 2017, but shed 28% year-to-date through August 2018, according to a recent quarterly report (Natural Gas & Alternative Fuels Quarterly) released by ACT Research. Year-to-date sales at this point in 2017 were flat year-over-year. “On a nominal basis, natural gas retail sales […]

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ACT Research: Diesel Remains the Fuel of Choice for HDT Use, But Alternative Fuel Offerings Continue to Grow for Specific Applications

Posted on 05. Sep, 2018 by in Alternative Fuels, Engines, Natural Gas, Press Releases

The news media has been active presenting new, electric vehicle product offerings for light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles (CVs) and buses. These headlines could easily lead one to believe the industry is on the verge of going electric, but timing, application, use/applicability and costs remain big question marks. The latest NA On-Highway Engine OUTLOOK […]

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ACT Research: New OEM Alt Power Offerings and EPA-DOE Grant Activity Show Development Progress

Posted on 08. Jun, 2018 by in Alternative Fuels, Engines, Natural Gas, Press Releases

The news media has been active presenting new, electric vehicle product offerings for light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles (CVs) and buses. These headlines could easily lead one to believe the industry is on the verge of going electric, but timing, application, use/applicability and costs are currently big question marks. There is much development activity […]

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Increase in Heavy Duty Natural Gas Use from Refuse Industry, Interest Continues for EV’s

Posted on 04. Dec, 2017 by in Alternative Fuels, Classes 5-8, Engines, Natural Gas, Press Releases

COLUMBUS, IN –  There has been an increase in heavy duty natural gas use from the refuse industry, which has been adding new natural gas-powered trucks in significant volume, as noted in the N.A. On-highway CV Engine Outlook, by Americas Commercial Transportation (ACT) Research and Rhein Associates. The N.A. On-highway CV Engine Outlook is designed […]

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Class 8 Natural Gas Truck Retail Sales Flat Through August YTD, New Alt Fuel Calculator Offered to Public

Posted on 25. Oct, 2017 by in Alternative Fuels, Natural Gas, Press Releases

COLUMBUS, IN: US and Canadian natural gas Class 8 truck retail sales were flat through August year-to-date. “Despite the uncertainty of environmental change on the horizon, and continuing low oil prices, the future of alternative fuels led by NG/RNG is positive. The challenges of alternative fuel availability and distribution will be overcome; time is the […]

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New School Bus Fuel Calculator Provides Real Operating Costs

Posted on 14. Sep, 2017 by in ACT in the News, Natural Gas

School Transportation News collaborated with ACT Research to provide readers with an online tool that calculates real-world fuel, overall operating and ownership costs based on individual district or bus operator data. ACT Research, a commercial vehicle analyst, first developed its fuel calculator and unveiled it last month for the trucking industry. But as Type C […]

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Natural Gas Class 8 Retail Sales Have Healthy Start to 2017, Heavy Industry Focus on Electric

Posted on 21. Apr, 2017 by in Natural Gas, Press Releases

COLUMBUS, IN – U.S. and Canadian natural gas heavy duty retail sales had a healthy start to 2017, boosted mostly from refuse fleets, transit, and school bus operators, according to the most recent Natural Gas & Alternative Fuels Quarterly publication released today by ACT Research. “The best January in the past three years set up […]

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ACT Research Offers Free Natural Gas Report, Expanded Coverage of Alternative Transportation Fuel Market

Posted on 23. Dec, 2016 by in Natural Gas, Press Releases

COLUMBUS, IN – Contrary to other reports in the transportation world, ACT Research believes the natural gas and alternative fuel industries in the U.S. are very much alive and kicking. The leading publisher of new and used commercial vehicle industry data, market analysis and forecasting services for North America continues to monitor the alternative transportation […]

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Retail Sales of Natural Gas-fueled Trucks Up in May; Down YTD, Y/Y

Posted on 18. Jul, 2016 by in ACT in the News, Natural Gas

Read this article in Trucking News Online.

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NG Truck Sales Rebound

Posted on 15. Jul, 2016 by in ACT in the News, Natural Gas

Read this article in Go By Truck.

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