Produce company switches biodiesel fleet for cheaper CNG

July 3, 2013 |

In Illinois, Testa Produce is now adding 10 new trucks that run on CNG, replacing existing biodiesel trucks in Testa’s fleet. Manufactured by Cummings (chassis) and Kidron (refrigerator body), Testa Produce’s CNG trucks are quieter, have lower emissions and require less maintenance than diesel/biodiesel trucks with no loss of power or mileage. In addition to being more eco-friendly, the new trucks deliver cost savings: CNG is priced at around $2.60 per gallon compared to biodiesel’s recent $4.30 to $4.89 per gallon including tax.

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