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2017 ACT Expo Long Beach CA

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  • 2017 ACT Expo Long Beach CA

    List of display vehicles now posted at ACTexpo website. Conference May 1-4 2017. Exhibition May 2-3. 300 E Ocean Blvd Long Beach CA. In the list are featured Energy Solutions F-150 Adsorbent Natural Gas crewcab pickup, Thomas Built CNG school bus, and Trillium s CNG Ford F-350 Utility Service Truck.

    Expo Hall-only pass is $50 (through midnight March 31, may change in last month of registration) and allow entry on Tuesday 4:45-6:45pm and Wednesday 12:30-2:30 and 4:00-7:00.

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    Among the speaker list published this week, Gary Maresca, senior director of fleet services, Bimbo Bakeries is a featured speaker at ACT Expo. Bimbo has CNG big rigs. Mark Matheson, CEO & president, Matheson Trucking uses CNG and LNG big rigs under a contract to haul US MAIL between Los Angeles and Seattle as well as other intermountain hubs. And Rob Neitzke, president, Cummins Westport will be giving a summary of natural gas big truck engines.


    • #3
      April 26, 2017 - Quantum s new module provides up to 60 Diesel Gallon Equivalents (DGE), and allows Back-of-Cab window visibility135 lbs to achieve 60 DGE by a single tank.


      • #4
        Highlights from the 2017 ACT Expo in Long Beach CA follow. The industry participants on display included Daimler, Kenworth, BYD, Mitsubishi Fuso, Agility, Penske, Trillium, Ford, Toyota, GM, Honda, Kia, Fiat, Cimarron, PG&E, GreenPower, Workhorse, Parker Hannifin, Swagelok, Atlas Copco, Angi, Chart, Ariel, TruStar, Quantum, Galileo, Cenergy, Comdatak, Icom, Roush, and others shown at this link:

        Agility CEO Kathleen Ligocki will provide details on its new propane powertrain system capability, which will broaden its portfolio for global commercial vehicle OEMs.

        The rep with the HEIL Autocar-Refuse Truck w/ISL-G NZ Natural Gas Engine said targeting specific engine/tank packages to the different duty cycles of curbside collection (constant starts/stops), dumpster collection (tethered routes from yard), and transfer big rigs (long runs to landfills) has allowed CNG to shine by selecting extra torque engines where appropriate and fuel capacities that fit the assignments (try this with over-the-road trucking . . )

        US Hybrid displayed its Class 8 LNG Plug-in Hybrid Truck. The largest classification, Class 8, is > 60,000 lb.

        UPS unveiled its hydrogen fuel-cell package delivery car (van):

        Honda had its Clarity sedans on the floor: Fuel Cell, Electric and Plug-in Hybrid.

        The Absorbed Natural Gas (ANG) pickup was there and is now available with its low pressure fueling appliance:



        • #5
          No spell check error. the ANG technology in the previous post about the ACT Expo in Long Beach should be spelled: adsorbed.

          Adsorption is defined as the adhesion of an extremely thin layer of molecules onto the surfaces of particles. German physicist Heinrich Kayser coined the term "adsorption" in 1881. Adsorption is a different process from absorption, in which a substance diffuses into a liquid or solid to form a solution.