Volvo adds Cummins natural gas option to VNL daycab

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Updated Jul 25, 2018

Volvo semi truck tractor riding in a cityVolvo Trucks North America (VTNA) has added the Cummins ISX12N “Near Zero” natural gas engine as an option to its VNL 300 daycab tractor.

With available engine ratings of 350 horsepower with 1,450 lb-ft torque up to 400 horsepower with 1,450 lb-ft torque, the ISX12N natural gas-powered engine is approved for gross combination weights of up to 80,000 lbs.

The natural gas power plant can be operated on compressed natural gas, liquefied natural gas or renewable natural gas. The ISX12N engine is OBD (On-Board Diagnostic) compliant and U.S. EPA and CARB certified.