Gas powered truck takes awards

A joint venture between by Isuzu Motors and Westport Innovations has created the world's first direct-injection monofuel diesel-cycle natural gas powered truck, which has won two gold medals and a silver medal at the Michelin Challenge Bibendum in Sonoma, California.

The 4.5-liter ELF CNG-DI won its gold medals in the efficiency and emissions categories. The silver was for in the vehicle noise category … or the lack of it, to be more precise. The contest is seen as the premiere world competition for environmentally friendly advanced technology vehicles.

The ELF is also the only vehicle in its class to rank under Japan's ultra stringent Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle (ULEV) category.

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