Retail sales of U.S. and Canadian Class 8 Natural Gas trucks have increased in 2019, reversing the declining trend from the year before, according to ACT Research’s Alternative Fuels Quarterly. As of May, year-to-date sales were up 43% and were also up 10% from April’s numbers. Refuse fleets were the biggest purchaser of new Class 8 natural gas trucks. Other big adopters were transit and school bus fleets. In the trucking industry, the majority of new natural gas trucks were purchased by buyers that were replacing other natural gas trucks or increasing the size of their fleets. More >>