Isuzu has decided to commence a full-fledged public road demonstration of its first large-scale LNG truck in Japan.
As part of the Ministry of the Environment’s “Project for Strengthening CO2 Emission Reduction Measures-Induced Technology Development and Demonstration Project”, the LNG truck and station have been developed. The Ministry of the Environment Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has created the sub-project “Large LNG Truck and Development and Demonstration Project of Optimum Fuel service station Infrastructure”, under the project.
An operating range of 1,000 kms or more is expected by the vehicle, and will transit at high speed between Tokyo and Osaka under real operating conditions.
Compared to the latest diesel heavy vehicle fuel efficiency standard, CO2 emissions are expected to be reduced by about 10%. Source: NGV PWKD01062018