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Onboard Dynamics Receives $3M to Advance CNG Fueling

Onboard Dynamics, Inc., an Ore.-based developer of CNG refueling solutions, has received $3 million in public and private funding to improve engines that would allow cars to run on CNG and bring them to the market.

Suppliers are finding ways to hold more CNG in on-board tanks, making it viable for trucks to accomplish longer highway runs. Photos: Tom Berg

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What You Should Know About Today's CNG Fuel Systems

Natural-gas-powered truck sales have leveled off since the drop in diesel prices, but fleets already using the fuel continue to buy them, especially CNG. What are some of the basics involved in the latest CNG tanks and fuel systems?

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Georgia County Opens Second CNG Station

The DeKalb County (Ga.) Sanitation Division has opened its second county-owned public compressed natural gas (CNG) station.

The advantages of propane autogas tanks, include the ability to get them in a number of shapes, including toroidial, which doesn't compromise cargo space. Photo: Worthington Industries

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Tank Choice Affects Alt-Fuel Efficiency

While today’s lower cost of traditional fuels may have shrunk the market for alt-fuel vehicles, they can still make economic sense for light-duty fleets. One of the often-overlooked aspects to choosing the most efficient alt-fuel system is the choice of fuel tank.

Photo of the Murrieta CNG station courtesy of SoCalGas

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SoCalGas Opens CNG Station for California Fleets

SoCalGas has opened its 15th public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) station in western Riverside County, Calif., the utility has announced.

Photo courtesy of Republic Services, Inc.

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Republic Services Adds 66 CNG Trucks

Republic Services, the second largest domestic non-hazardous solid waste company in the U.S., is adding CNG trucks to two of its fleets in commemoration of Earth Day.

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California Gives $9M for Highway EV Fast Chargers

The California Energy Commission approved of nearly $9 million in grants toward the installation of DC fast chargers along major state routes. The fast chargers will allow electric vehicle drivers to travel from San Diego to Oregon without worrying about running out of energy.

Photo: Freedom CNG

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Freedom CNG Opens Fueling Station in Permian Basin

Freedom CNG has opened a compressed natural gas fueling station located between Midland and Odessa, Texas, serving the Permian Basin.

Photo courtesy of Forest Preserve District of DuPage County.

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EPA Awards Ill. Forest Agency CNG Truck Grant

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $23,387 grant to the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County (Ill.) to convert five 2016 Ford light-duty trucks to run on compressed natural gas (CNG).

Photo courtesy of U.S. Gain.

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U.S. Gain Opens CNG Station in Baltimore

U.S. Gain, the compressed natural gas (CNG) division of U.S. Venture, Inc., has completed a new CNG station in partnership with H&S Bakery, a bakery provider for several fast-food chains.

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