Natural Gas – Conversions, Vehicles and Technology

Natural gas offers reduced emissions and a more affordable fuel choice. This channel covers compressed natural gas vehicle conversions, liquefied natural gas as a fuel source, fuel storage, bi-fuel vehicles, natural gas buses and transit vehicles, technologies used in natural gas fueling systems, and fleets converting their vehicles to this fuel source.

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<p><em><strong>Photo by Becky May.</strong></em></p> A Primer on Natural Gas Fueling
Understanding a few key terms will help anyone sound like a pro when discussing natural gas.
Fueling Your Natural Gas Vehicle
Fleets looking to switch to natural-gas-fueled vehicles can reduce fuel costs by up to 40 percent or more. Understanding the variations in fueling station types, and how the fleet needs to fuel, can help in making the decision.
Partnerships Cement Long-Term Success for Northern Colorado Duo
The Northern Colorado Clean Cities Coalition (NCCC) has led the way to help clean up the state’s air by helping to introduce compressed natural gas (CNG) as a fleet vehicle fuel.
<p><strong>A technician instalss a compressed natural gas (CNG) tank on a 2015 Chevrolet Express van, which is available with either a three- or four-tank option. Photo courtesy of General Motors.</strong></p> Considerations When Adding NGVs to Your Fleet
Understanding the differences in tank configuration and payload capacity as well as fuel capacity, and how that compares to a fleet's specific needs, is crucial in making the best possible decision.
<p>Taking the right steps when embarking on a CNG fleet project can lead to success and a return on investment. The site pictured here shows a well-designed fueling station.</p> A Case Study in CNG: What Not to Do
While CNG can be a cost-efficient alternative fuel, it's also an expensive investment that needs to be implemented correctly. Here, a fleet manager discusses lessons learned from mistakes made with a real CNG fleet implementation and the expensive results of the these mistakes.

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<p>To satisfy growing customer demands, McNeilus NGEN CNG systems are now available on a wider range of vehicle types &ndash; including construction, delivery, over-the-road, and other severe-duty fleets. (PHOTO: McNEILUS)</p> NGEN CNG System McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., announced an expansion of offerings of its McNeilus Next Generation (NGEN) Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) systems. View more info
Skygo Dual Fuel System Approved By EPA The Skygo duel fuel conversion system for Cummins ISX engines has been approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection agency. View more info
<p><em>Photo via Quantum.</em></p> Quantum and Mainstay Produce Back-of-Cab CNG System Quantum Fuel Systems and Mainstay Fuel Technologies will begin offering back-of-cab compressed natural gas systems for heavy duty trucks as part of an alliance between the two companies. View more info
<p>PSI's 8.8L Engine (PHOTO: PSI)</p> 8.8L Engine with EPA Certification Power Solutions International, Inc. announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has certified the company’s 8.8L propane autogas and natural gas fueled engine for medium-duty, on-highway applications. View more info
Veriflo CNG Fuel Dispenser Parker Hannifin's Veriflo Industrial Bulk CNG Dispenser provides high-flow, high-cycle compressed natural gas fueling with a 4:1 safety factor on pressure-related metal parts. View more info

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