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DOE Offers $4.5B for Alternative Fuels as NatGas Advances Continue

As part of the Obama administration's all-of-the-above energy strategy, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) said it will provide $4.5 billion in the Clean Cities Program to expand the use of alternative fuel vehicles. Concept papers are due to DOE by Aug. 1, with full proposals required by Oct. 1.  Read More

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Upgrading Refuse Fleets to CNG: Three Considerations Beyond Economics

Refuse fleets are one of the fastest growing markets for compressed natural gas, primarily because of the significant fuel cost savings that can be realized. The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute offers these key factors refuse fleets need to examine when considering upgrading to CNG.  Read More

Posted 4 weeks ago

New Report On Potential Of Organic Waste To Produce Carbon-Neutral Vehicle Fuel

Springfield, VA (PRWEB) - Energy Vision, a national non-profit environmental research and education organization which promotes the transition to renewable transportation fuels and energy sources in the U.S., has completed a new report on the organic wastes in the U.S. and on state and municipal trends in diverting these materials from landfills for beneficial use.  Read More

Posted 5 weeks ago

Kane is Able adds Volvo CNG trucks

Third-party logistics provider Kane is Able is adding seven compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks from Volvo Trucks.  Read More

Posted 7 weeks ago

Peterbilt Pairs Ultrashift Plus Transmissions, ISX12 G Engines With Range Of Natural Gas Vehicles

Peterbilt Motors Company announced a new powertrain option for several of its natural gas vehicles – including the new on-highway Model 579 and vocational Model 567 – that provides customers with an automated transmission and 100 percent natural gas engine that can be powered by either CNG or LNG.  Read More

Posted 7 weeks ago

Switching to Natural Gas in Medium-Duty Trucks

When identifying ideal candidates for natural gas conversion within a medium-duty fleet, fleet managers should look for applications suitable for natural gas.  Read More

Posted 9 weeks ago

Nat Gas Poised for Growth

Speakers at the recent ACT Expo 2014 predict that long-haul trucking operations will soon begin adopting natural gas powered vehicles at a greater rate. Up to this point, most long-haul operations have only experimented with the technology in limited applications.  Read More

Posted 10 weeks ago

NGV Global 2014 Concludes with a Night of Champions

NGV Global 2014 Conference and Exhibition has concluded as a resounding success for our organisation, contributing to our goals of promoting and enhancing opportunities for participation in the exciting and important industry of natural gas transportation. The event culminated in a Gala Dinner where NGV champions from around the world were recognised – people and organisations who by their actions and endeavours have promoted and inspired the development of a significant NGV program or activity.  Read More

Posted 10 weeks ago

Truck Makers Cite Progress in LNG, CNG Sales

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Truck manufacturers at ACT Expo generally agreed with their projections from a year ago that the natural-gas, heavy-duty truck market would reach 10% by 2020.  Read More

Posted 10 weeks ago

Agility Fuel Systems Releases Behind-the-Cab CNG System

Agility Fuel Systems has launched a 155 DGE behind-the-cab compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system.  Read More

Posted 10 weeks ago