Development, Integration, and Demonstration of 6.7 Liter Natural Gas Engine in Medium Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Summary

SCH Number
2017018396
Lead Agency
Energy Commission (California Energy Commission)
Document Title
Development, Integration, and Demonstration of 6.7 Liter Natural Gas Engine in Medium Heavy-Duty Vehicles
Document Type
NOE - Notice of Exemption
Received

Document Description
GTI and Cummins Westport Inc. will further develop and advanced version of the ISB6.7 G spark ignited natural gas engine with heavy duty on-board diagnostics to meet 2018 EPA and ARB regulations for alternatively fueled heavy duty vehicles. This engine will then be deployed in a number of vehicles in multiple applications including delivery trucks, shuttle buses and in CA where the development tasks conducted will be utilized in real world operation and validated over a variety of duty cycles applicable to those vehicles with performance measured and assessed. CWI will be targeting existing end-users of CWI ISB6.7 G engines and also those that may currently be utilizing ISB6.7 diesel engines and wanting to convert their fleet to natural gas.

Contact Information
Peter Chen
California Energy Commission
1516 Ninth Street, MS-48
Sacramento, CA 95814

(916) 654-5000

Location

Counties
Los Angeles Orange Riverside

Notice of Exemption

Exempt Status
Categorical Exemption
Type, Section or Code
S:15306
Reasons for Exemption
This project consists of the testing and development of a natural gas engine with work primarily being performed in a laboratory, including dynamometer testing. Some on-road testing of vehicles will be completed, however this will be completed through existing vehicle fleets and the impact is expected to be minimal.
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