For fleets where the principal alternative to diesel is CNG, the past year has witnessed a striking advance of private initiatives across the stakeholder spectrum, from major vehicle producers, to fueling infrastructure firms, to fleet operators. A high degree of NGV visibility and share of new orders in the public transit and refuse market are standout examples of CNG vehicle growth taking root.
Regarding LNG adoption for Class 8 trucking, the market needs to build a consumer base for trucks that are not yet built, and that also lack a viable fueling infrastructure. However, the private sector appears to be responding to this challenge without help from the federal government, which previously looked essential, and its investments will be pivotal for this market growth.
Source: PIRA Energy Group