May 9, 2013
Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has directed city departments to build on earlier "green fleet" efforts to cut the city's annual use of petroleum-based fuels by 1 million gallons by 2020, using electric and alternative fueled vehicles, biodiesel and more efficient use of vehicles.
May 7, 2013
Clean Energy Fuels Corp. and Mansfield Energy Corp. announced a strategic partnership to offer customers what they say will be the most comprehensive solution in the compressed natural gas fuel industry.
May 3, 2013
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.
May 2, 2013
Today, the Florida House passed HB 579 to promote the use of natural gas fuels in Florida.
On Tuesday, HB 579 passed the Florida Senate 39-0 and was immediately sent to the Florida House. That chamber took up the bill on Thursday, passing it 116-2.
April 15, 2013
Shell and TravelCenters of America announced Monday they finalized an agreement to develop a U.S. nationwide network of liquefied natural gas (LNG) fueling centers for heavy-duty fleet customers and plan to have the first station operational in about a year.
April 8, 2013
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.
March 28, 2013
LOUISVILLE -- Power Solutions International and Capacity of Texas announced a collaboration to bring the attractive economics of natural gas engines to the medium-duty truck market.
March 27, 2013
Mack Trucks and sister company Volvo Trucks announced a collaboration with Shell to coordinate efforts and support activities that encourage the use of liquefied natural gas as a fuel for commercial vehicles.
March 25, 2013
Lehigh Gas Partners LP, a wholesale fuel distributor, and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced an agreement to develop compressed natural gas fueling stations at potentially 20 Lehigh Gas facilities throughout the United States.
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.
March 22, 2013
In his first official outing as Navistar International's new president and COO, Troy Clarke jumped right in Friday morning by assuring the audience of supplier executives that "Navistar's not going anywhere but up."
Volvo Trucks Thursday at the Mid-America Trucking Show introduced the VNX, a heavy-haul, high-performance model designed for extreme gross weight applications. The company also said it’s making the I-Shift the standard transmission on all trucks and made a number of other announcements.
March 21, 2013
March 7, 2013
Love’s Travel Stops is buying 50 new Freightliner Cascadia trucks with the Cummins Westport 12-liter compressed natural gas engine for its fleet of fuel haulers, operating under the Gemini Transport brand.
Shell is planning two liquefaction plants that will produce about one quarter of a million tons of LNG to road and marine users in the Gulf Coast and Great Lakes regions.
March 6, 2013
A university center for automotive innovation has partnered with a company doing advanced technology research and development to advance commercial availability of natural gas engine systems for heavy-duty diesel trucks.
Knapheide has agreed to build and install custom bodies for Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty cab-chassis trucks equipped with Westport Innovations’ WiNG bi-fuel gasoline-compressed natural gas system.
March 5, 2013
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.
March 4, 2013
Love’s Travel Stops is adding fast-fill compressed natural gas fueling capability to service Class 8 trucks at eight of its travel stops on the highways between Dallas, Houston and San Antonio, Texas.
February 27, 2013
On the heels of record-low natural gas prices, RBC Capital Markets and the Economist Intelligence Unit published a report focusing on the U.S. shale gas boom and its implications for North American economies and businesses.
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