What is DME?


Thursday, Volvo Trucks North America announced plans for limited production of a heavy-duty truck powered by dimethyl ether (DME) in 2015.

But what is DME?

How is is different from LNG and CNG?

And how practical is it as a fuel for hauling?

CCJ Equipment Editor Jack Roberts asked Elliot Hicks, Chief Operating Officer of Volvo’s DME partner Oberon Fuels, those questions and more.

See the video below for his interview.

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