Who Needs Batteries? Amazon Just Ordered More Than 1,000 Natural Gas Engines

You’ve got to respect Amazon. When the company does something, it does it big.

The e-commerce giant announced it has ordered more than 1,000 truck engines that run on compressed natural gas as it tests ways to shift its fleet away from heavier polluting trucks.

The engines, supplied by a joint venture between Cummins Inc and Westport Fuel Systems Inc, are for heavy duty trucks that run from warehouses to distribution centers, and can run on both renewable and non-renewable natural gas, according to two sources familiar with the matter.

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  1. CALVIN NYBERG
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    Propane works great and is plentiful / I wish all vans and trucks would go that direction / Good move for Amazon !!!!!!!

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