April 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Tom Berg
Natural-gas-powered truck sales have leveled off since the drop in diesel prices, but fleets already using the fuel continue to buy them, especially CNG. What are some of the basics involved in the latest CNG tanks and fuel systems?
Tags: Agility Fuel Systems, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
November 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
By Deborah Lockridge
Industry leaders show there are many paths to sustainability, from better mpg to alternative fuels to “green” facilities.
Tags: Green Fleets, Alternative Fuels, Fleet Sustainability, Top 50 Green Fleets, CNG, Aerodynamics, MPG
September 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Stephane Babcock
Before starting down the path of alternative fuels Ryder System had the benefit of a deep understanding of diesel technologies, which led them to research some alternatives.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, CNG, Ryder
January 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Jim Park
If you’re planning to add natural gas trucks to your fleet, you will likely have to make some modifications to your shop. That exercise could go smoothly or not, depending on how much homework you do in advance.
Tags: CNG Conversions, Managing the Shop, Safety & Compliance, CNG
November 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story
HDT honors the industry leaders in sustainability, which show the path to being green is different for every fleet.
Tags: Green Fleets, Alternative Fuels, Fleet Sustainability, Top 50 Green Fleets, CNG
November 2014, Work Truck - Feature
Reaching its emissions-reduction goals of 10 percent three years early, the parcel delivery fleet has upped its goals to achieve a 20-percent reduction by 2020.
Tags: UPS, CNG, Propane Autogas, Delivery Fleets
September 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Steven Martinez
Joel Hirschboeck, the superintendent of commercial and alternative fuels at fueling station chain Kwik Trip, will speak at this year’s Green Fleet Conference & Expo on the fueling station's experience with CNG.
Tags: Alternative Fuels, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Kwik Trip
September 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
While adoption is slower than expected, technology improvements are changing some traditional assumptions of compressed and liquified natural gas.
Tags: Natural Gas, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, LNG, CNG infrastructure
May 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Annalloyd Thomason, Natural Gas Vehicle Institute
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.
Tags: Driver Training, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, Technician Training, CNG, Refuse Fleet, NGVi
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
Frito-Lay’s Mike O’Connell leads a team that focuses on adapting the best leading-edge technologies for its specific needs.
Tags: Maintenance, PepsiCo, Smith Electric Vehicles, Frito-Lay, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, LNG
When Bill Bliem became vice president of maintenance at NFI five years ago, his first priority was to get maintenance costs under control.
Tags: Maintenance, NFI, PSI, Aerodynamics, Truck Fleet Innovators, HDT Truck Fleet Innovators, Lightweighting, CNG, LNG, Meritor Tire Inflation System by PSI
December 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Department
At a time when many shippers have chief sustainability officers and government contracts are requiring low-emissions or alternative-fuel equipment, some fleets are finding it pays to have natural gas trucks in their arsenal.
Tags: Waste Management, Natural Gas Vehicles, Dillon Transport, CNG, LNG
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