The 33 engines will be supplied inchassis for 27-cubic yard Xpeditor refuse and recycling trucks. Volvo recently sold the Xpeditor low cab forward truck business to LLC, a subsidiary of Grand Vehicle Works Holdings LLC.
"With the C Gas Plus, Cummins Westport has the most up-to-date alternative fuel engine technology for refuse trucks, " said Guff Muench, president & CEO of Cummins Westport. "We intend to be a long-term, dominant player in this business and working with leading truck manufacturers such as Volvo and Autocar is an important part of our strategy."
Delivery of the trucks is scheduled for February 2002.