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Goodbye, Diesel: Transit Agency Goes All In With CNG Buses

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), one of the U.S.' largest public transportation agencies, is continuing its major fleet transition from diesel to compressed natural gas (CNG) with an order for 63 additional CNG buses.  Read More

Posted Today

Indian River Transport Adds Freightliner CNG Trucks

Indian River Transport Co. has added five Freightliner Cascadia 113 compressed natural gas (CNG) day cab trucks to its fleet. The new trucks mark the first alternative fuel vehicles in the company's 600-tractor fleet.  Read More

Posted 2 days ago

Milwaukee Rolls Out Last of 22 CNG Refuse Trucks

The City of Milwaukee, Wis., put the last of its new 22 compressed natural gas (CNG) refuse trucks on the road on May 14.  Read More

Posted 7 days ago

Texas Firm Launching Fleet of Long-Distance LNG Trucks

Universal LNG Solutions Inc. (ULNG), a Texas-based company focused on natural gas liquefaction, regasification and related technologies, has rolled out the first four trucks in a fleet of 95 liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered big rigs.  Read More

Posted 4 weeks ago

2,200 NGVs and Counting: Republic Services Inc.

Republic Services Inc., a major refuse and recycling company, recently noted that it currently operates over 2,200 compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles across the U.S. Furthermore, the company has plans to continue expanding its large CNG fleet.  Read More

Posted 5 weeks ago

Gas Technology: Doors opening for NGV trucking

It has long been recognized that over-the-road (OTR) trucking represents a major opportunity to replace petroleum fuels with natural gas.  Read More

Posted 5 weeks ago

Peterbilt Unveils Medium-Duty CNG Platform, More LNG Options

Peterbilt Motors Co. is expanding its portfolio of natural gas vehicles. The company has introduced two new medium-duty vehicles powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), as well as announced it is now offering two other vehicle models in liquefied natural gas (LNG) configurations.  Read More

Posted 9 weeks ago

Dean Foods to Deploy 64 NGVs, Build Fueling Station with Clean Energy

Dean Foods, a leading food and beverage company that specializes in dairy products, is adding 64 compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks to its distribution fleet and has teamed up with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to build a CNG fueling station.  Read More

Posted 9 weeks ago

Las Vegas Inks Deal for up to 350 CNG Buses

New Flyer Industries Inc. says it has won a contract from the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) to supply up to 305 heavy-duty compressed natural gas (CNG) buses.  Read More

Posted 10 weeks ago

Natural Gas Pinnacles Now with UltraShift PLUS and Wingman Advanced

Mack Trucks now offers natural-gas-powered versions of its Mack Pinnacle models with the Eaton UltraShift PLUS transmission and Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation technology.  Read More

Posted 2 months ago