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Part II: The Trucking Industry: Transition from Diesel to Natural Gas Is on Deck

June 12th, 2014

Episode 167 of 797 episodes

The U.S. trucking industry faces major technological disruption – a switch from diesel fuel to natural gas products. This means new – and more expensive – engines and other infrastructure investments. But after a relatively short payback period, substantial fuel savings and environmental advantages offer significant incentives to plunge ahead.

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