Freightliner Trucks has announced that it now offers factory-installed liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel tanks for the Cascadia® 113. This product offering joins the LNG and CNG offerings in the 114SD and the M2 112, which have been available as a factory installed option since 2009. A selection of The company’s alternative fuel products will be featured at booth #1405 at the 2014 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, Calif, the company said.
Constructed of stainless steel, the factory-installed LNG tanks featured on the Cascadia 113 are available in a variety of configurations, with a capacity of up to 300 gal. of LNG – 142 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) – giving trucks an approximate range of 600 miles. Freightliner Trucks also offers factory-installed compressed natural gas (CNG) tank packages on the Cascadia 113, with capacities of up to 190 DGE.
“Our new factory-installed LNG tank offerings give customers more choices in our already comprehensive selection of natural gas options,” said Mary Aufdemberg, director of product marketing for Freightliner Trucks. “Overall, our complete portfolio of alternative fuel solutions continues to meet the mark by delivering on productivity and performance.”
Adapted from press release by Ted Monroe
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