November 5, 2014 - Industry News
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
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.
Tags: Oil Prices, Diesel Prices, Gasoline Prices
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
October 27, 2014 - Industry News
Fuel prices show few signs of stopping their recent decline, and if expectations about oil prices into next year come to fruition, the ride may continue for a lot longer.
The Coca-Cola Company plans to more than double the number of hybrid full-size vans in its service fleet by early 2015 and eventually reach a 10 percent replacement level for the fleet.
Tags: Coca-Cola, XL Hybrids, Chevrolet Express, Full-Size Vans, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Service Fleets
October 24, 2014 - Industry News
Ryder compressed-natural-gas trucks will replace nearly one-third of the C.A.T. (formerly Canadian American Transportation) fleet of 325 vehicles.
Tags: Ryder, Fleet Leasing, CNG, Sleepers, Natural Gas Vehicles
October 23, 2014 - Industry News
Questar Fueling Company opened a new CNG fueling station with public access in conjunction with Frito-Lay.
Tags: Frito-Lay, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Questar Fueling
October 22, 2014 - Industry News
Goodyear will test its Air Maintenance Technology for commercial vehicles -- which keeps tires inflated without any external pumps or electronics -- on trucking fleets over the next year and a half.
Tags: Technology, Air Maintenance Technology, Tire Inflation, Tires, Goodyear, Automatic Tire Inflation Systems, Inflation
October 21, 2014 - Press Release
Love’s is adding compressed natural gas (CNG) to a Travel Stop location in West Memphis, Ark., along Interstate 40. The location will feature fast-fill pumps for heavy duty trucks as well as a fueling option for passenger vehicles.
Tags: Arkansas, Alternative Fuels, Love's Travel Stops, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
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