NAPA, CA. Designed for mixer, crane and other severe-duty vocational applications, the Freightliner Trucks. The new NG offering “will provide our vocational customers with another green option for their toughest jobs,” she said at a press conference.114SD will be available with the Cummins Westport ISX12 G heavy-duty engine as a factory-installed option starting in 2015, according to Mary Aufdemberg, director of product marketing for
Capable of operating on either compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquid natural gas (LNG), the ISX12 G will be available in ratings up to 400 hp with peak torques of 1450 lbs.-ft. In CNG configurations, the 114SD can be fitted with either 60- or 75-diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) tanks mounted behind the cab, according to Freightliner.
Designed for a variety of severe-duty applications, the 114SD is available with a range of vocational rear suspensions and frame options. It has been available with an optional 9-liter Cummins Westport ISL G natural gas since 2011.
Freightliner also currently offers natural gas engine options in its M2 112 and Cascadia 113 models.