Natural Gas Vehicles

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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

September 12, 2012

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know - Annual Sales of Natural Gas Trucks to Surpass 180,000 by 2019

A new report from Pike Research forecasts steady growth in the market for natural gas trucks and buses. Annual worldwide sales of these vehicles will more than double over the next seven years, the firm says, growing from less than 70,000 in 2012 to more than 180,000 in 2019

September 10, 2012

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know, Part 2 - New Engines, More Options

Interest in natural gas as a fuel for commercial trucks has been rising, thanks to the low cost of the fuel, and the desire of fleets to be "green" and reduce dependence on foreign oil

August 21, 2012

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know - Survey Shows Fuel Availability, Equipment Cost as Hurdles

More than half of large carriers say they are considering buying natural gas fueled trucks, but there are hurdles, according to a new study from Transport Capital Partners and ACT Research

August 9, 2012

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know, Part 1

In 2011, the use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel rose 7.1% year over year and 38% from 2006, federal data show. It more than doubled during the past decade, to 38.85 million cubic feet in 2011

August 6, 2012

Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know - Six Questions to Ask Yourself

Interest is high in natural gas as a heavy-duty truck fuel. With a dollar per diesel-equivalent gallon differential, why wouldn't it be? Natural gas is likely to remain less expensive than diesel for the foreseeable future, and domestic supplies of the stuff are plentiful. Is natural gas a savior-in-waiting for beleaguered diesel buyers? Maybe, but here are six questions you need to ask before taking the plunge

July 24, 2012

Special Web Section: What Fleets Need to Know About Natural Gas

In the August issue of HDT, we kicked off a series on "Natural Gas: What Fleets Need to Know." In addition to the features in the magazine, on this page we offer additional online articles and resources

January 17, 2012

What Alternatives Are There to Diesel?

Once you start, the questions don't stop. Every answer begets another query. Sooner or later even some of the experts will pause, scratch their heads, and might even say something like, "Beats me.

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