Monthly Archives: June 2013

UPS turns to natural-gas trucks

WASHINGTON — United Parcel Service Inc. will purchase 285 more natural-gas powered trucks in 2014, covering every new heavy-duty vehicle purchased for its small-package delivery business, its chief operating officer said. The purchases will build on a previously announced buy of 700 natural-gas trucks, said David Abney, the Atlanta-based company’s chief operating officer. UPS sees… Read more »

Longview officials to weigh feasibility of natural gas

City of Longview staff members are considering switching to CNG trucks if council members agree to a comprehensive revamp of the city’s sanitation collection system. The proposal, which the City Council will consider during the city’s budget process, calls for a fleet of eight new Heil Multipack vehicles, which provide rear-load and automated side-load trash… Read more »