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ACT: Natural gas truck sales stay sluggish

FleetOwner Publication Despite a 3 % month-to-month uptick in orders for Class 8 natural gas-fired units in February, year-to-date volumes are 14 % below 2015 and year-over-year sales are down 25 %. (Picture by Sean Kilcarr/Fleet Owner) Sales of Class 8 trucks powered by natural gas in both the U.S. and improved decently in February yet stay slow, according to information tracked by seeking advice from company ACT Research Co., mainly due to low diesel costs, which is making the return on investment (ROI) less profitable for fleets. “& ldquo; With the fuel price differential continuing to slim, the ROI to transform from diesel to gas is moving in the incorrect instructions. Payback durations are extending,” & rdquo; kept in mind Ken Vieth, ACT’& rsquo; s GM and senior partner, in a statement. Popular NowKenworth Truck Co. reveals new T-680 tractorResist the temptationFMCSA: Use modified medical types beginning April 20 “& ldquo; This doesn & rsquo; t mean the adoption of gas has stopped or that there are no new advancements supporting a future uptick in gas truck orders,” & rdquo; he stressed. However, in spite of a 3 % month-to-month uptick in orders for such trucks in February, year-to-date volumes are 14 % below 2015’& rsquo; s level and year-over-year sales are down 25 %, ACT’& rsquo; s information showed. As a result, the firm predicts only modest, single-digit growth for the adoption of natural gas as a transport fuel in the United States the next couple of years, disallowing any significant legislative modifications that would favor adoption of that fuel by fleets …
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Fleet sentenced to 3-6 years in lethal crash

While some draft horses make the uphill climb silhouetted against a blue sky, others unwind on a hillside on the Orndorff Horse Farm off Route 218 in Greene County Friday. An Indiana County guy remains in the Greene County Jail after leading state cops on a chase Friday night stemming from a domestic in Franklin Township. When he was stopped, the cannon fodder found an assault rifle on the seat of his pickup. The state Department of Transportation has announced the tentative work schedule for Greene County roadways for the week of April 18. Waynesburg Authorities Chief Rob Toth is cautioning citizens about a boost over the previous 3 weeks in money rip-offs, targeting elderly individuals in the area. Central Greene High School students welcomed back an unique guest Friday to encourage them to avoid bullying by assisting others and to never give up in bumpy rides. Ringgold has gotten in into an arrangement with Perfect Investigations and Security which will benefit both the school district and the K-9 operation. Donora Council approved using Stan Musial Field at Palmer Park by a classic baseball group. Charleroi Council clamps down on 2-year-old demolition order on blight owned by the regional school district. A Monongahela company owner is volunteering to make all city types and ordinances easily accessible on a website. Monessen School Board on Tuesday approved a three-year extensive plan that will concentrate on enhancing reading skills. The Washington man thought of robbing a Canton Area convenience store earlier this month was apprehended Friday. Have you seen that individual busting a carry on Jefferson or West Chesnut? That’s Henry, and dancing is his enthusiasm. A guy was rushed to Washington Healthcare facility after a shooting on Harding Avenue. Authorities are searching for a suspect. Editorial voices from papers around the United States as compiled by the Associated Press: There & #x 2019; s an idiom we use to explain an easy target or likely victim: a sitting duck. Such a most likely victim showed up at the Ob …
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