November 10, 2014 - Industry News
The long ride of falling diesel prices has ended with the fuel posting its first weekly increase since late June, according to new U.S. Energy Department figures.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
November 7, 2014 - Industry News
At the start of 2015, the state will begin taxing compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquified natural gas (LNG) based on a per-pound rather than per-foot rate.
Tags: CNG, LNG, Taxes, California
Love's is opening a CNG station in Thomson Georgia, in part to offer a reliable place to fill up for Werner Enterprises CNG trucks operating in the area.
Tags: Georgia, Werner Enterprises, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
November 7, 2014 - Product News
Prime ordered 2,500 TrailerTail aerodynamic devices from ATDynamics to be installed on its new Utility refrigerated trailers. It is the largest order in ATDynamics company history.
Tags: Fuel Efficiency, ATDynamics, Prime Inc., Aerodynamics, TrailerTail
November 6, 2014 - Industry News
Nestle Waters North America has deployed five propane autogas powered delivery trucks in Los Angeles to deliver Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Nestle, Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech
November 5, 2014 - Industry News
Amp Trillium, a joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG, opened the first public access CNG station in Sweetwater, Texas, capable of accommodating all CNG vehicles including Class 8 trucks.
Tags: Texas, Trillium CNG, Dairy Farmers of America, CNG Fueling Stations
Greenkraft Inc. has announced that the California Energy Commission (CEC) approved Greenkraft’s and Efficient Drivetrains, Inc.’s (EDI) joint application for a grant to develop a compressed natural gas (CNG)-hybrid electric vehicle.
Tags: PHEV, Greenkraft, CNG, EDI
November 4, 2014 - Industry News
The McNeilus Next Generation Compressed Natural Gas system, already available for refuse and concrete mixers, is now available on more vehicle types, including construction, delivery, over-the-road, and other severe-duty fleets.
Tags: CNG Conversions, McNeilus, Refuse Trucks, Oshkosh
The Green Fleet Conference & Expo rallied its 550 attendees back together for day two of the alternative fuels conference.
Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Fleet Events, Alternative Fuels
November 3, 2014 - Industry News
Fuel and crude oil are continuing down the road toward lower prices, hitting levels not seen in at least nearly two and half years.
The Technology & Maintenance Council announced a “Fueling the Future” theme for its 2015 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, taking place in Nashville, Tenn.
Tags: Fleet Maintenance, TMC, Alternative Fuels, Fuel Management, Events
October 31, 2014 - Industry News
CNG Source is opening its first Indianapolis CNG station on Nov. 20.
Tags: CNG Source, CNG Fueling Stations, Compressed Natural Gas
October 30, 2014 - Industry News
Heavy Duty Trucking announced its second annual Top 50 Green Fleets at the Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill., Thursday. A ceremony was held at the conference to honor these fleets for their sustainability efforts in areas such as fuel economy, alternative fuels and emissions.
Tags: Sustainability, Green Fleets, Green Fleet Conference, Alternative Fuels, Top 50 Green Fleets, Fuel Economy
Fleet managers, vendors and alternative-fuel experts gathered in Schaumburg, Ill., for the annual Green Fleet Conference & Expo to share ideas about more efficient ways to run operation.
Tags: Green Fleet Conference, Alternative Fuels, U.S. Department of Energy, Fleet Events
October 29, 2014 - Industry News
According to the first-hand accounts presented at the Green Fleet Conference & Expo in Schaumburg, Ill., integrating natural gas trucks into previously diesel-only operations has gone surprisingly well.
Tags: CNG, Ozinga, Paper Transport, Kwik Trip, Green Fleet Conference, CNG Fueling Stations, Natural Gas Vehicles
Dirty diesel? Dangerous natural gas? Expensive propane stations? Some myths and misconceptions about alternative fuels were debunked in a fun late-night talk show format Wednesday at the Green Fleet Conference in Schaumburg, Ill.
Tags: Biodiesel, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Green Fleet Conference, Propane Autogas, Alternative Fuels, CNG, LNG
Clean Corridor Fuels opened Alabama’s largest public access CNG station in the city of Dothan. The station is designed to service small cars to heavy commercial vehicles.
Tags: Alabama, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition
ROUSH CleanTech has indefinitely halted production of its propane autogas powered Ford Transit full-size van after hearing concerns from fleet owners.
Tags: Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Cargo Vans
Pilot Flying J is leasing six locations from Speedway to expand its network of stores in Virginia. The stores will be Pilot branded and operated in conjunction with Speedway.
Tags: Diesel, Pilot Travel Centers, Truckstops, Pilot Flying J, Speedway, Virginia
U.S. Diesel demand will peak in 2015 and decline by as much as 12.5% through 2030 according to a report by energy market research firm PIRA Energy Group.
Tags: Diesel, Oil Prices, Alternative Fuels, NATSO, Forecast
Testing is under way for the new API oil standard PC-11, but it could be 2017 before we see it implemented, according to an update from an oil company representative involved in developing the new standard.
Tags: Shell Lubricants, API, PC-11, Low-Viscosity Oil, Engine Oil, GHG
October 28, 2014 - Industry News
The Propane Education and Research Council released a series of videos highlighting companies that are developing and commercializing new propane technologies.
Tags: PERC, Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, Propane Conversion
Ozinga Energy's new Des Plaines CNG filling station brings to four the number of public CNG sites it operates in the Chicago area.
Tags: Ozinga, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Illinois, Chicago, Green Fleet Conference
Worthington Industries, which manufactures pressure tanks for CNG and LNG storage among other things, acquired a majority interest in dHybrid Systems, a designer of CNG fuel systems.
Tags: Alternative Fuels, CNG, CNG Tanks, Worthington Industries, Natural Gas Vehicles, LNG
The Green Fleet Conference this week in Schaumburg, Ill., will highlight alternative fuels, fuel efficiency and sustainability. There will be in-depth discussions and expert panels, a ride-and-drive of sustainable vehicles and an expo showcasing the latest green equipment and products.
Tags: Sustainability, Green Fleet Conference, Fuel Efficiency, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, Events
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