March 24, 2014
The National Conference of Weights and Measures has announced that a special steering committee is recommending that compressed and liquefied natural gas be sold in gasoline and diesel gallon equivalents.
March 21, 2014
Delivery of pre-production units moves natural gas direct injection system technology one step closer to commercialization for the heavy-duty truck aftermarket.
March 12, 2014
Frito-Lay’s Mike O’Connell leads a team that focuses on adapting the best leading-edge technologies for its specific needs.
If you think you’ve been seeing fewer of those Pepsi bay-type delivery trailers with the roll-up doors, you’re probably right. PepsiCo North America Beverages is revamping the way it delivers its products, moving to specially spec’d dry van trailers, liftgates and pallets that were pre-loaded at the warehouse.
When Bill Bliem became vice president of maintenance at NFI five years ago, his first priority was to get maintenance costs under control.
March 10, 2014
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.
March 6, 2014
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced fueling has begun at its Valdosta, Ga., and London, Ohio, America’s Natural Gas Highway stations to serve Raven Transport and Epes’ fleets of heavy-duty liquefied natural gas trucks.
February 27, 2014
A new fast-fill compressed natural gas station located at 2920 Silver Star Road in Orlando has recently opened its doors. The station is located at Lewis Petroleum’s Silver Star Fuelman in the Princeton Industrial Park, just two blocks from Frito-Lay North America’s Orlando plant.
February 25, 2014
ACT Research Co. has released online fuel payback calculators that can help companies make the best fuel choices for their applications. The calculators, which are available at no charge at ACT’s website, allow fleets to easily calculate the diesel gallon equivalent of CNG or LNG at the pump as the commodity cost of natural gas changes.
February 17, 2014
This past weekend, Saddle Creek Logistics Services embarked on “The Great American Green Ride,” the first cross-country trip with a for-hire, compressed natural gas truck.
February 11, 2014
Love’s Fast-Fill compressed natural gas is now available for heavy-duty trucks and passenger vehicles at its travel stop in Willis, Texas, located on Interstate 45, Exit 95, thus opening its first Texas Triangle location.
February 6, 2014
CNG-gasoline capability will be available in all cab and pickup bed sizes in 2500 and 3500 HD series, while compact van offers economy and cargo-carrying capability, GM says.
February 3, 2014
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.
January 24, 2014
Con-way Freight has added Freightliner Cascadia 113 natural gas-powered tractors to its fleet. Freightliner began production of the Freightliner Cascadia 113 natural gas-powered tractors in August 2013, and these Con-way Freight units are the first Cascadia day cabs with factory-installed compressed natural gas tanks to hit the road.
January 23, 2014
Love’s Travel Stops will introduce fast-fill compressed natural gas fueling capability for heavy-duty trucks and a CNG fueling option for passenger vehicles at its travel stop located on Interstate 71, at Exit 204, in Burbank, Ohio. The Love’s Fast-Fill CNG station is expected to open mid-summer 2014.
January 17, 2014
Evergreen Transport LLC has partnered with U.S. Oil for the construction of a Gain Clean Fuel compressed natural gas station to be located near Birmingham, Ala.
January 9, 2014
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper recently announced the availability of $30 million in funding for the state's natural gas fueling infrastructure through the Federal Highway Administration’s Congestion, Mitigation and Air Quality program.
January 8, 2014
Love’s Travel Stops will introduce fast-fill compressed natural gas fueling capability for heavy-duty trucks at its travel stop located on Interstate 40 at exit 74 in east Amarillo, Texas. The Love’s Fast-Fill CNG station is expected to be open by the second quarter of 2014.
December 31, 2013
Fyda Energy Solutions has been awarded an Alternative Fuel Incentive Grant for $375,000 to continue its work developing techniques for converting existing gasoline and diesel trucks to run on compressed natural gas.
December 30, 2013
Republic Services Inc. announced the deployment of 79 compressed natural gas solid waste and recycling trucks that are now serving customers throughout greater Indianapolis. The new CNG fleet replaced older diesel-powered trucks.
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