June 17, 2015 - Industry News
The manufacturer is issuing two separate recalls covering a total of 5,286 trucks.
Tags: Recalls, Autocar, Cummins Westport, NHTSA, Natural Gas Vehicles
The action, which affects 2,124 Mack trucks with Cummins Westport ISL gas engines, will address an engine cooling issue that increases the risk of fire.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Mack Trucks, Recalls, Cummins Westport, NHTSA, Natural Gas Vehicles
June 16, 2015 - Industry News
Freightliner signs exclusive deal with Agility Fuel Systems for its natural gas fuel systems. Under a seven-year agreement between the two companies, Agility will provide custom-designed products, according to the custom chassis manufacturer.
Tags: Freightliner, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, Agility Fuel Systems
June 9, 2015 - Industry News
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has approved legislation that will allow interest-free loans to county governments in the state to buy natural gas vehicles or convert fleet vehicles to natural gas.
Tags: Legislation, Natural Gas Vehicles, Oklahoma, CNG, LNG
Sales of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Texas have increased 78 percent over financial-year 2014 as measured by increases in tax revenue from the alternative fuels, according to the state Comptroller’s office.
Tags: Texas, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, LNG, CNG Fueling Stations
June 4, 2015 - Industry News
Clean Air Power has received certification on its Genesis-Edge Dual-Fuel engine system from the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, EPA, Dual Fuel System, CNG, LNG, Natural Gas Vehicles, Clean Air Power
June 2, 2015 - Industry News
Nebraska's Gov. Pete Ricketts has approved legislation that will establish a new program offering rebates for alternative-fuel vehicle conversions, according to documents from the state legislature.
Tags: Legislation, Nebraska, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, Natural Gas Vehicles, Propane Autogas, Rebates
May 29, 2015 - Global News
GE Capital Canada has signed a commercial agreement with Shell Canada Products to facilitate the Canadian trucking industry’s adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the fleet management company announced.
Tags: Canada, Shell, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, LNG, GE Capital
May 25, 2015 - Industry News
Ryder System will lease natural gas vehicles (NGVs) to two fleet customers in Arkansas, marking the first time it has offered NGVs in the state, the company announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Arkansas, Ryder System, CNG
May 19, 2015 - Industry News
Upstream methane is seen as the biggest downside to natural gas trucks, according to a new policy-analysis paper published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology.
Tags: EDF, Natural Gas Vehicles, Emissions, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, GHG emissions
TruStar Energy, in conjunction with Arizona-based D.L. Withers Construction, has been contracted to refurbish the compressed natural gas (CNG) station for the City of Tucson, Ariz., the fueling infrastructure developer announced.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Arizona, City of Tucson, TruStar Energy, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG
May 8, 2015 - Industry News
Compressed natural gas fueling company ampCNG announced that its fleet of Class 8 CNG trucks has surpassed 30 million miles.
Tags: CNG, ampCNG, Natural Gas Vehicles, Renewable Dairy Fuels
May 7, 2015 - Industry News
Chevrolet will expand its compressed natural gas lineup to include the bi-fuel 2016 Silverado 3500HD Chassis Cab, allowing drivers to operate the vehicle on CNG or gasoline.
Tags: Silverado HD, Bi-Fuel CNG, Southern California Gas Co., Chevrolet Silverado, Natural Gas Vehicles, Chevrolet
May 6, 2015 - Industry News
United Parcel Service (UPS) will begin using renewable natural gas (RNG) in its fleet of delivery vehicles and tractors after signing a purchasing agreement with Clean Energy Fuels.
Tags: UPS, Clean Energy Fuels, Natural Gas Vehicles, RNG, Delivery Fleets
May 5, 2015 - Industry News
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, a subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, has introduced a compressed natural gas (CNG) inspection services program for CNG-powered vehicle fleets, the refuse truck body manufacturer announced.
Tags: Refuse Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, McNeilus, Inspections
Rush Enterprises' Momentum Fuel Technologies has introduced what it says is the industry’s first complete compressed natural gas fuel system solution for Class 6-8 trucks.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Rush Enterprises, Vocational Trucks
May 3, 2015 - Industry News
Ford is re-introducing a gaseous prep package for its 2016 F-150 to enable bi-fuel or dedicated CNG and propane autogas use. The package was last offered with the 2014-MY F-150.
Tags: Ford F-150, Light-Duty Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, Ford, 2016-MY
April 29, 2015 - Industry News
Houston-based Universal LNG Solutions Inc. unveiled four long-range Freightliner Cascadia heavy-duty trucks powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) that will be used by at least two national logistics fleets, the company announced.
Tags: Texas, Heavy-Duty Trucks, LNG, Freightliner Cascadia, Cummins Westport, Natural Gas Vehicles
April 23, 2015 - Industry News
Truckers are ordering new equipment in record numbers, but are not turning to natural gas fueled trucks as fast as had been projected two years ago, according to a new report from ACT Research.
Tags: ACT Research, Natural Gas Vehicles
April 22, 2015 - Industry News
More than $1 million in public grants has funded 23 compressed natural gas trucks and a new Trillium CNG fueling station in Pottsville, Pa., set to open on Earth Day.
Tags: Penske Truck Leasing, Grants, Trillium CNG, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Natural Gas Vehicles
April 14, 2015 - Industry News
TruStar Energy has been contracted to design and build 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) stations for UPS, the fueling infrastructure developer announced.
Tags: UPS, Natural Gas Vehicles, TruStar Energy, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Delivery Fleets
April 9, 2015 - Product News
Peterbilt recently introduced its Model 579 and 567 in liquefied natural gas powered configurations, expanding the company’s lineup of natural gas vehicles. Production is scheduled to begin in June.
Tags: Peterbilt, Model 579, LNG, Model 567, Going Green, Natural Gas Vehicles
The Harrison Truck Centers Severe-Duty Glider Kit for the Freightliner 122SD makes use of an APG Fueled By Flare dual fuel system designed to work with wellhead gas.
Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, APG, Dual Fuel System, Bakken Oil Fields
April 2, 2015 - Industry News
UPS plans to add 1,400 compressed natural gas (CNG) tractors and delivery vehicles in the coming year as well as 15 fueling stations to support them, the Atlanta-based parcel delivery company has announced.
Tags: UPS, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, Delivery Fleets, Landi Renzo
April 1, 2015 - Industry News
Utah's Gov. Gary R. Herbert has signed a transportation infrastructure funding bill that includes increases in the state tax on natural gas and hydrogen vehicle fuel.
Tags: Legislation, Fuel Tax, Natural Gas Vehicles, Utah, Hydrogen Fuel
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