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TxDOT begins testing dump truck running on compressed natural gas

TxDOT begins testing dump truck running on compressed natural gas

11/25/2016

Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is testing a dump truck that runs on compressed natural gas (CNG). “This pilot truck will help us find out how natural gas performs in a heavy hard-working vehicle,” the agency says. TxDOT says the advantages of CNG include being a clean-burning fuel and typically offers a quieter vehicle compared to diesel engines. The department says the pilot CNG truck will be travelling through Fort Worth, Dallas, Austin, Houston and San Antonio. Read more

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