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November 18 2016 - Equipment

Propane Filters Designed to Reduce Particulate Matter

Alliance AutoGas

Propane autogas solutions provider Alliance AutoGas and filtration company Donaldson are releasing a line of clean, LPG filters designed to remove potentially harmful particulate matter and heavy ends from propane systems.

Tags: Alliance Autogas, Propane Autogas, Alternative Fuels, Filters, Donaldson

May 15 2014 - Products

Odyne Hybrid Power System Offers Clean Exportable Power

Odyne Systems

Odyne’s advanced export power system replaces dedicated generators on trucks. Scalable pure sine exportable power of up to 6kW or greater is available from the Odyne plug-in hybrid drive system for medium- and heavy-duty trucks. It provides power from the hybrid battery system to power large electrical loads, equipment and tools.

Tags: Odyne, Alternative Fuels, Idle Reduction

May 13 2014 - Products

Propane Autogas Engine Squeezes Out Cost, So It’s Called ‘PIthon’

Powertrain Integration

Powertrain Integration’s 8-liter V-8 propane autogas engine is now called “PIthon." The big-block propane-fuel V-8 is being used by FCCC in its S2G medium-duty chassis-cab truck.

Tags: Propane Autogas, Alternative Fuels, Powertrain Integration, Freightliner Custom Chassis, Medium-Duty Trucks, Engines

April 7 2014 - Products

Landi Renzo’s Ford Bi-Fuel System Gets EPA Certification

Landi Renzo

Landi Renzo USA says it has secured EPA certification for its bi-fuel gasoline-compressed natural gas system as applied to certain 2015 Ford F-250 and 350 SuperDuty pickups.

Tags: Natural Gas, Pickup Trucks, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, Alternative Fuels, Ford, Compressed Natural Gas, Landi Renzo

March 16 2014 - Products

Inexpensive Propane Dual-Fuel System Promises Quick Payback

LP Energy Systems

Propane is the alternative fuel that’s added to a diesel or gasoline engine in a product from LP Energy Systems, a small firm in La Conner, Wash. The device, called simply the Dual Fuel System, injects up to 20% propane vapor into the fuel stream to displace the more costly diesel or gasoline fuel and reduce exhaust emissions,

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Propane Autogas

March 10 2014 - Products

Westport Unifies Dedicated and Bi-fuel Vehicles Brands Under Westport WiNG Power System

Westport Innovations Inc.

Westport Innovations has united its bi-fuel and dedicated natural gas fuel system products and body configurations for Ford vehicles under the Westport WiNG Power System product brand.

Tags: Ford, Bi-Fuel CNG, CNG, Westport, Consolidation, Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels

January 8 2014 - Products

Plug Power to Develop Fuel Cell Range Extenders for Electric Trucks

Plug Power Inc.

Plug Power Inc. announced it will develop hydrogen fuel cell range extenders for 20 FedEx Express electric delivery trucks, allowing FedEx Express to nearly double the amount of territory the vehicles can cover with one charge.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Battery-Electric Vehicles, FedEx

September 20 2013 - Products

Ricardo and Clean Air Power to Develop Dual Fuel Engine Business

Ricardo Inc. and Clean Air Power

Ricardo Inc. and Clean Air Power have entered into an agreement for the development of a dual fuel engine business. This agreement serves to strengthen the offering to clients of both companies, by bringing together Ricardo's system integration experience with CAP's dual-fuel technology of compression ignited diesel engines that use natural gas with diesel pilot ignition.

Tags: Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Dual Fuel System

September 18 2013 - Products

EcoDual Unveils MAX/SR 2.0 Dual Fuel System

EcoDual Inc.

EcoDual Inc. announced Version 2.0 of its MAX/SR Dual Fuel System and a new two-year unlimited mileage warranty.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Liquefied Natural Gas, Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, EcoDual

Illustration of LNG In A Box, with fuel tank and pump

May 2 2013 - Products

GE Introduces LNG In A Box Fueling System

GE, Gasfin

GE Oil & Gas introduced the LNG In A Box system, a small-scale, plug-and-play, re-deployable liquefied natural gas fueling solution it says can help accelerate the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel.

Tags: GE, Alternative Fuels, Liquefied Natural Gas, Natural Gas

April 8 2013 - Products

Chart Improves LNG Truck Fuel System

Chart LNG

Chart Industries has addressed some of the drawbacks of using liquefied natural gas for long-haul trucking with improvements to its LNG truck fuel system, including a larger-capacity single tank to extend range and cut costs, and integration for faster installation.

Tags: Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Liquefied Natural Gas, Mid-America Trucking Show

March 24 2013 - Products

Dual Fuel Glider Offers Another Path to Natural Gas Transition

American Power Group

American Power Group has partnered with Fitzgerald Glider Kits and the WheelTime Network to offer what it says is the nation’s first natural gas dual fuel glider.

Tags: Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Wheels, Glider Kits

March 5 2013 - Products

Quantum to Offer ‘Bolt-On’ CNG Conversions for MD Trucks

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide

A “bolt-on” kit to convert medium-duty trucks to burn compressed natural gas will soon be available from California-based Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide.

Tags: Quantum Fuel Systems, Work Truck Show, Natural Gas, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels

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