August 18, 2015 - Industry News
The vehicle was only five months old and had been run only 3,000 miles before it caught fire during an ordinary customer run, the suit claims. The manufacturers say nothing was wrong with the equipment.
Tags: Volvo, Natural Gas Vehicles, Vehicle Fires, Cummins Westport, Agility Fuel Systems, Compressed Natural Gas, CNG
EPA and NHTSA's public hearing on proposed GHG Phase 2 standards allowed fleets, manufacturers, environmental groups and legislators to air their concerns on the future emissions rules, often disagreeing on the particulars.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, Regulations, GHG, EPA, NHTSA
August 17, 2015 - Industry News
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel showed only a slight fluctuation for the week, barely extending a 12-week streak of falling prices, while gasoline prices in the Midwest spiked 30 cents due to a recent refinery shutdown.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
TruStar Energy has opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Tulsa, Okla., the fueling infrastructure developer announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Oklahoma, TruStar Energy, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
amp Trillium, LLC, a joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG, has opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Newport, Tenn.
Tags: Tennessee, Trillium CNG, CNG Fueling Stations, ampCNG
August 14, 2015 - Industry News
The North American Council for Freight Efficiency has released its sixth fuel economy technology confidence report, this one covering the benefits of adopting low rolling resistance tires.
Tags: Fuel Economy, Carbon War Room, NACFE, Low Rolling Resistance Tires, Tires
The California Energy Commission has approved about $4.1 million in grants for a number of alternative-fuel projects through its Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program (ARFVTP).
Tags: California, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, California Energy Commission, Battery-Electric Vehicles, State Grants
TruStar Energy has opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Liberal, Kan., the fueling infrastructure developer announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Kansas, TruStar Energy, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
August 13, 2015 - Product News
Propel Fuels is offering its Diesel High Performance Renewable fuel at locations across Southern California, the company announced.
Tags: Biodiesel, Propel Fuels, Clean Diesel, CARB
August 13, 2015 - Industry News
Greenkraft Inc. a California-based manufacturer of alternative-fuel trucks and alternative-fuel systems, is now taking orders from customers for its propane autogas Class 4-5 trucks, the company announced.
Tags: Propane Autogas, Greenkraft, Class 4, Class 5
August 12, 2015 - Industry News
The Fleet Technology Expo in Long Beach, California, will have multiple sessions and panels for heavy-duty fleets, focusing on making the most of technology and saving money.
Tags: Fleet Technology Expo, Alternative Fuels, Events, Fuel Efficiency
U.S. Gain has opened a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) station in DuBois, Pa., announced the CNG division of U.S. Venture.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
August 11, 2015 - Industry News
The California Energy Commission-funded Natural Gas Vehicle Incentive Project will provide $10.2 million in funding to reduce the purchase price of new, on-road natural gas vehicles.
Tags: California, California Energy Commission, Natural Gas Vehicles, State Grants
August 10, 2015 - Industry News
As an 11-week slide in diesel prices continues, the price of a gallon dropped 5 cents per gallon nationally.
Vehicle maintenance provider Clarke Power Services has relocated its Pontoon Beach, Ill., maintenance facility, which is equipped to handle natural gas vehicles (NGVs), the company announced.
Tags: Vehicle Maintenance Facility, Natural Gas Vehicles, Illinois, CNG, LNG
In testimony in Chicago at a joint U.S. EPA and NHTSA hearing, ATD's chairman explained why Phase 2 truck and engine efficiency standards must be affordable and not compromise performance, among other points.
Tags: ATD, EPA, NHTSA, Greenhouse Gas
August 6, 2015 - Industry News
The City of Spokane, Wash., has unveiled its first four compressed natural gas (CNG) powered garbage trucks, and plans to have 20 CNG trucks by the end of the year.
Tags: Washington, Refuse Trucks, CNG
August 5, 2015 - Industry News
Two companies report they're on the brink of commercializing low-pressure dispensing and storage of compressed natural gas through carbon adsorption, which they say will keep the fuel cheaper and make filling stations a reality even for small fleets.
Tags: Alternative Fuels, Compressed Natural Gas, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
EPA and NHTSA will hold a public hearing on Aug. 6 in Chicago for the proposed Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Engines and Vehicles.
Tags: Regulations, EPA, NHTSA, Greenhouse Gas
August 3, 2015 - Industry News
The average price of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel was down again for the 10th consecutive week, according to the latest weekly numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.
Quantum Fuel Systems has launched a pair of back-of-cab compressed natural gas (CNG) storage modules: the Q-Cab160, which offers up to 160 diesel gallon equivalents (DGEs) of storage, and the Q-Cab180, which offers up to 180 DGEs.
Tags: Quantum Fuel Systems, Fuel Tanks, CNG, CNG Tanks
July 31, 2015 - Global News
The Canadian government has announced new vehicle and fuel standards to reduce air pollution from on-road vehicles.
Tags: Canada, Emissions Reduction, Greenhouse Gas Emissions
July 31, 2015 - Industry News
A provision allowing liquefied natural gas and propane autogas to be taxed equally with diesel fuel by energy content was passed as part of the three-month highway bill patch.
Tags: NGVAmerica, Excise Taxes, LNG, Highway Bill
July 30, 2015 - Industry News
UPS has signed agreements with three suppliers for up to 46 million gallons of renewable diesel over the next three years as part of its goal to significantly reduce emissions by 2020.
Tags: Algae Biodiesel, UPS, Alternative Fuels, Renewable Diesel
Republic Services has added 17 compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste collection trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Denver area, the waste management company announced.
Tags: Colorado, Refuse Trucks, Republic Services, CNG
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