On June 12, 2013, SoCalGas® and Cummins Westport co-hosted a webinar titled “New Engine Technology for Natural Gas Trucks.” This webinar showcased the latest developments for heavy-duty natural gas vehicle engines and provided a glimpse in to the future of R&D to make these engines even cleaner and more efficient.
Scott Baker, director of product and market planning for Cummins Westport, presented on his company's newest natural gas engine, the ISX12 G, which is proving to be a game changer for the trucking industry, with high demand for the engine seen across the country. Cherif Youssef, technology development manager for SoCalGas, presented on the future of advancements in natural gas engine technology and provided an overview of current and planned demonstration projects with these next-generation engines for heavy-duty vehicles powered by natural gas.
Presentations and Speakers
- George Minter, director of policy and environment, SoCalGas
- New Natural Gas Engine Technology: SX12 G (PDF) - Scott Baker
For additional information on Cummins Westport and natural gas vehicles, visit: www.cumminswestport.com/natural-gas-academy *
- On-road Heavy-Duty Engine Technologies (PDF) - Cherif Youssef
- Q&A Session - Moderated by Cliff Gladstein, president, Gladstein, Neandross and Associates
Due to technical difficulties with the audio, Scott Baker was unable to respond to questions during the moderated Q&A portion of the webinar. He has provided written responses to the questions submitted by webinar participants.