Cummins Westport sells engines to California city

Cummins Westport Inc. has announced that the City of Long Beach, CA, has placed an order for 17 Cummins Westport C Gas Plus low-emissions natural gas engines for use in refuse collection trucks. The 280-horsepower C Gas Plus engines will be installed in Sterling Condor automatic side-loading refuse collection trucks. They are scheduled for delivery starting in April 2003. "The City of Long Beach has

Cummins Westport Inc. has announced that the City of Long Beach, CA, has placed an order for 17 Cummins Westport C Gas Plus low-emissions natural gas engines for use in refuse collection trucks.

The 280-horsepower C Gas Plus engines will be installed in Sterling Condor automatic side-loading refuse collection trucks. They are scheduled for delivery starting in April 2003.

"The City of Long Beach has a long-standing tradition of operating greener alternative-fuel vehicles wherever feasible," said Ed Chaffin, superintendent of fleet services for the City of Long Beach. "The C Gas Plus natural gas engine is lightweight and has sufficient torque and horsepower capabilities for our refuse trucks."

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