Natural Gas Vehicles

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February 11, 2013

Columbus to Place 18 CNG Automated Side Loaders Into Service by End of 2013

The City of Columbus, Ohio, plans to place an additional 44 dedicated CNG units into service by the end of 2013. Columbus is also currently building a second CNG fueling site located on the north side of the city.

February 3, 2013

J.J. Taylor Companies Announces Plans to Switch Fleets to CNG

J.J. Taylor Companies Inc. announced an open house, celebrating the launch of its private compressed natural gas fueling station and its transition to the more environmentally friendly, domestically produced fuel. With its corporate offices in Jupiter, Fla., J.J. Taylor has beer distribution operations in Tampa, Fort Myers and Fort Pierce, Florida as well as in Minneapolis, Minn.

January 31, 2013

Florida-Based Beer Distributor Replaces Fleet with Green Tractors

Beer distributor J.J. Taylor Companies Inc. announced it will replace its Tampa-based fleet with compressed natural gas tractors as part of an ongoing commitment to sustainability.

January 24, 2013

Questar to Build CNG Facility in Houston for Swift, Central Freight Lines

Questar Fueling will build, own and operate a compressed natural gas fueling facility in Houston, Texas, that will serve up to 200 natural gas-powered trucks operated by Swift Transportation and Central Freight Lines

January 4, 2013

Covanta Energy and Clean Energy Partner to Build CNG Stations

Covanta Energy Corp. and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced an agreement to co-develop compressed natural gas stations at select Covanta facilities throughout the U.S. Covanta Energy operates over 40 facilities that convert everyday trash into clean, renewable energy. The company also operates an additional 13 solid waste transfer stations

January 2, 2013

Do-it-Yourself CNG

From a frozen pizza company to neighborhood ice cream delivery, from a dry cleaner to a real estate business, these small fleets have been running natural gas-powered vehicles for years

December 28, 2012

DeKalb County in Georgia is converting landfill gas to CNG to run its fleet

The old saying goes, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." Life, or in this case, a landfill, gave DeKalb County, Ga., methane gas - so the Sanitation Department decided to make vehicle fuel. In 2009, DeKalb County, located just east of Atlanta, was experiencing the same economic frustrations and high fuel prices as the rest of the country

December 12, 2012

Suppliers Outline Natural Gas Product Plans

The engine products of the joint venture between Cummins Inc. and Westport Innovations now dominate the existing, albeit small, market for natural gas trucks, but more are on the way from other sources, indicated manufacturer representatives during the American Trucking Associations' recent Natural Gas Summit

December 7, 2012

GE, Chesapeake Launch CNG In A Box System

General Electric and Peake Fuel Solutions, an affiliate of Chesapeake Energy, recently launched the CNG In A Box system, which allows for easier adoption of compressed natural gas refueling options by large- and small-scale retailers and fleets

December 6, 2012

Phillips 66 Adds Natural Gas Engine Oils

Phillips 66 Lubricants launched two natural gas engine oils, Guardol NG and Kendall Super-D NG

December 3, 2012

Ford Super Duty to Get Natural Gas Engines

Westport Innovations Inc. announced that it will expand its product offerings with the introduction of natural gas powered versions of the Ford F-450 and F-550 Super Duty trucks in mid-2013

November 30, 2012

Breakthrough Fuel Launches Natural Gas Transportation Service

Breakthrough Fuel, a national supply chain management and energy advisory firm, has launched a new product it says will allow shippers to accurately measure natural gas fuel costs associated with moving company freight throughout the North American market

November 26, 2012

Westport Announces Advanced LNG Tank System

Westport Innovations says its new tank system allows customers the ability to fuel even the largest spark-ignited liquefied natural gas engines on a single tank and deliver extended range

November 6, 2012

Republic Services Invests $25 million in CNG Trucks

Republic Services, a recycling and waste company that serves more than 200,000 households and 27,000 businesses in the St. Louis region, is investing nearly $25 million to enhance its fleet with 72 compressed natural gas collection vehicles.

November 6, 2012

Clean Energy Releases 2nd Edition of Road To Natural Gas

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. released the second edition of "The Road to Natural Gas," an update of truck companies, refuse haulers, fleet operators, airports, municipalities and other organizations which are making the switch to natural gas with transportation fue

November 6, 2012

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know - Natural Gas Truck and Engine Information

Announcements about new natural gas engines, bi-fuel engines and aftermarket conversion systems are coming faster and faster

November 6, 2012

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know - Natural Gas Fueling Infrastructure Growing

One of the key roadblocks to wider adoption of natural gas fuel by the trucking industry has been a lack of fueling infrastructure. In the past, natural gas was mostly an option only for companies that could return to a central fueling station each night.

November 6, 2012

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know - Fleets Using Natural Gas

A growing number of fleets are testing or making large-scale deployments of natural gas powered vehicles. Here's a sampling, including a slide show of some of these fleets and others

October 29, 2012

Cargo Vans Update: Business thriving, though some casualties

Like most commercial truck sectors, sales of full-size cargo vans and walk-in vans are thriving and even booming - but there are casualties. The electric truck business, while still viable, is taking a hit, with two suppliers in financial straits

October 29, 2012

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know, Part 3 - What's the payback?

The environmental and image benefits of being "green" and reducing dependence on foreign oil are among the reasons fleets are looking at natural gas fuel for trucks, but even the most diehard "green" fleet is still looking for a return on its investment

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