October 14, 2016 - Industry News
Orders are being processed and production has started for Cummins Westport’s ISL G Near Zero NOx natural gas engine, the company announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Engines, Natural Gas Vehicles, Cummins Westport, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Emissions Reduction
August 5, 2016 - Industry News
Frito-Lay's fleet of compressed natural gas-fueled trucks and vans have logged more than 100 million miles in the past five years, the PepsiCo division has announced.
Tags: Frito-Lay, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, CNG
Postal Fleet Services has signed a Ryder ChoiceLease Full Service agreement for 20 compressed natural gas heavy-duty trucks to support its mail-delivery operations in four states.
Tags: Leasing, Natural Gas Vehicles, Ryder System, CNG
August 3, 2016 - Industry News
The National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) has voted to approve the diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) standard as a legally authorized method of sale for natural gas that is sold as fuel for vehicles.
Tags: NGVAmerica, Taxation, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, LNG
July 14, 2016 - Industry News
Retail sales of Class 8 natural gas trucks in the U.S. and Canada improved in May, after getting off to a slow start earlier in the year.
Tags: Retail Sales, ACT Research, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels
July 12, 2016 - Industry News
Oklahoma has reached a milestone of having at least one compressed natural gas (CNG) station every 100 miles along its interstates in a private-public partnership that began in 2011, according to an announcement from NGVAmerica.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Oklahoma, CNG Fueling Stations, Elected Leaders
July 7, 2016 - Industry News
A new report finds that natural gas offers additional benefits for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, as well as fleets, with total stations expected to hit 39,300 by 2026.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, LNG, CNG Fueling Stations
June 17, 2016 - Global News
“Stralis NP is the first and only gas truck that has demonstrated it can be used in long-haul missions,” said Pierre Lahutte, brand president. Its range on LNG is up to 900 miles.
Tags: Sustainability, Natural Gas Vehicles, Europe, Euro VI, Iveco
May 18, 2016 - Industry News
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has certified Westport Innovations’ compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Westport WiNG Power System that is used in the Ford Transit cargo van and passenger wagon, and the F-150 truck for MY- 2016.
Tags: Ford F-150, CARB, Ford Transit, CARB Certification, Westport, Natural Gas Vehicles
April 15, 2016 - Industry News
Retail sales of U.S. and Canadian natural-gas powered Class 8 trucks improved modestly in February after getting off to a slow start in 2016, says ACT Research.
Tags: ACT Research, Natural Gas Vehicles
April 5, 2016 - Industry News
Matthew Godlewski, president of NGVAmerica, asked Oklahoma legislators not to pass a bill that would cut a number of tax incentives for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) and fueling stations.
Tags: NGVAmerica, Natural Gas Vehicles, Oklahoma, CNG Fueling Stations
March 14, 2016 - Industry News
Matheson Postal Services, a contract carrier for the United States Postal Service, is adding 37 new compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas tractors to its fleet as part of a company-wide program to expand clean energy use.
Tags: Green Fleets, Natural Gas Vehicles, US Postal Service, CNG, LNG
March 1, 2016 - Industry News
Natural Gas vehicle production and sales declined in 2015 compared to 2014. This was primarily due to the reduced cost of petroleum, according to Matthew Godlewski, president of NGVAmerica.
Tags: NGVAmerica, Natural Gas Vehicles, Work Truck Show, Green Truck Summit
February 25, 2016 - Industry News
Niyato Industries Inc. has developed a tri-fuel system that can support the use of gasoline, compressed natural gas, or propane and installed it on a Ford F-350 4x4 pickup.
Tags: Propane Autogas, Ford, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG
January 22, 2016 - Industry News
With falling fuel prices, U.S. and Canadian natural gas Class 8 truck retail sales had a slower 2015 compared to the previous year.
Tags: Truck Sales, ACT Research, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG
January 20, 2016 - Industry News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified Westport Innovations' compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered 2016 Ford F-150 that the vehicle modifier will offer to fleets this summer, the company announced.
Tags: Westport, Ford F-150, Natural Gas Vehicles, Truck Equipment
December 25, 2015 - Industry News
The Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program provides grants to encourage fleets that operate heavy-duty or medium-duty motor vehicles to repower them with a natural gas engine or replace them with a natural gas vehicle.
Tags: Texas, Natural Gas Vehicles, Natural Gas Conversions, State Grants
December 21, 2015 - Product News
The defense and aerospace technology company's two new Type 4 compressed natural gas storage tanks have been successfully qualified, marking its entry into the natural gas vehicle commercial trucking market.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, Natural Gas Trucks, CNG Tanks, Cobham
December 17, 2015 - Industry News
Cenergy Solutions has been testing an adsorbent natural gas (ANG) tank on a 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 van. ANG tanks can extend a vehicle’s range and lower the cost of gas because it needn’t be pumped to high pressures.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, ANG
December 9, 2015 - Industry News
The work will feature Westport's enhanced spark ignited (ESI) natural gas engine technology and demonstrate "High Frequency Corona Discharge Ignition" on an OEM partner's engine.
Tags: CNG, Westport, Southern California Gas Co., California Energy Commission, Medium-Duty Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, State Grants
December 7, 2015 - Industry News
Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles is investing $40 million in FCA Transport to convert its fleet of 179 parts-haulers to run on compressed natural gas.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG Conversions, Agility Fuel Systems, CNG, FCA
November 20, 2015 - Industry News
Southern California Gas Co. is accepting applications through the end of the year in a program to provide free short-term rentals of compressed natural gas trucks to qualified customers interested in exploring the alternative fuel.
Tags: California, CNG, Rental Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles
November 4, 2015 - Industry News
The City of Long Beach (Calif.) has transitioned its heavier vehicles to run on renewable liquid natural gas (RNG) and is discontinuing the use of fossil liquid natural gas (LNG) to reduce emissions and fuel costs, according to the agency.
Tags: RNG, LNG, Natural Gas Vehicles, Low Carbon Fuel Standard, Fuel Management, Street Sweepers
October 30, 2015 - Product News
Westport Innovations aftermarket parts division, Westport Parts + Service, has formed a distribution partnership with Alliant Power with an initial focus on Class 1-5 light-duty vehicles through select Alliant Power distributors.
Tags: Diesel, Natural Gas Vehicles, Distributors, Westport
October 27, 2015 - Industry News
Nextran Corp. held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new regional facility in Atlanta that's set to open in the middle of 2016 with a service area for repairs to natural gas vehicles.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Vehicle Repairs, Medium-Duty Trucks, Repair Shops
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