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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 6 days 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 6 days 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 15 days 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 27 days ago

Ryder to Train Maintenance Workforce on Nat Gas Tech

Ryder System Inc. said it has begun an online natural gas truck training program for its 6,000 North American maintenance employees.  Read More

Posted 5 weeks ago

Ryder's NGV Fleet Reaches New Mileage Milestone

Commercial transportation and supply chain solutions company Ryder System Inc. says its fleet of natural gas vehicles has surpassed a total of 30 million on-road miles.  Read More

Posted 8 weeks ago

First Kenworth T880s on Natural Gas Fuel

Kenworth is talking up the first T880 tractors to be delivered with natural gas fuel systems: a pair of compressed natural gas trucks for Beaver Creek Transport in Minnesota.  Read More

Posted 9 weeks ago

Natural Gas Vehicles: Still a Good Bet

The price of oil is at a level almost no one anticipated a mere six months ago, causing operators to question whether the up-front costs of natural gas are worth the investment. But the situation is, really, all the more reason to go with gas, says NGVAmerica, which has released a new white paper on the subject.  Read More

Posted 10 weeks ago

Keys to turning on natural-gas power

Erik Neandross, CEO of transportation & energy consulting firm Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) took direct aim at what he called “the huge elephant sitting in the room,” the price of oil that has dropped to $50-$60 per barrel, in his opening remarks for the recent FleetOwner Webinar sponsored by Ryder that delved into various aspects of trucking on natural-gas power.  Read More

Posted 3 months ago

New filling facility for Canada’s largest CNG-powered fleet

COQUITLAM, BC – Progressive Waste Solutions (PWC) has opened a new natural gas fueling station facility in Coquitlam, B.C., to service its fleet of waste and recycling collection vehicles – the largest such fleet in Canada powered by natural gas.  Read More

Posted 3 months ago