Natural Gas – Conversions, Vehicles and Technology

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April 19, 2018 - Industry News

Columbus Adds 16 Grant-Funded CNG Refuse Trucks

The City of Columbus will add 16 more CNG refuse trucks to its fleet. Photo courtesy of City of Columbus

The City of Columbus, Ohio, will be purchasing 16 compressed natural gas (CNG) refuse trucks to add to its fleet, partially paid for with $371,600 in grant funding from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

Tags: City of Columbus, Alternative Fuels, CNG, Refuse Fleets

April 18, 2018 - Industry News

FHWA Clarifies Weight Allowance for Natural Gas Trucks

A new memo issued by the FHWA clarifies current weight allowances for natural gas powered trucks nationwide. Photo: Freightliner

The Federal Highway Administration has issued a new memorandum to help clarify weight allowances for natural gas powered trucks.

Tags: Federal Highway Administration, Natural Gas Vehicles, Compressed Natural Gas, Truck Size/Weight

April 9, 2018 - Industry News

SoCalGas Helps Calif. Fleets Acquire Natural Gas Trucks

Photo of a heavy-duty truck via Pixabay

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) announced efforts to help California fleets get more drivers behind the wheel of near-zero emissions heavy-duty natural gas trucks.

Tags: SCAQMD, Grant Funding, Heavy-Duty Trucks, SoCalGas

March 20, 2018 - Industry News

SoCalGas Donates $100K to Support Clean Air and Energy Efficiency Research

The funds will be used to purchase laboratory equipment for research designed to advance energy efficiency in new gas products and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Tags: Natural Gas, Industry Research, Alternative Fuels, SoCalGas, Sempra Energy, Donations

February 13, 2018 - Industry News

Neitzke to Lead Cummins On-Highway North American OEM Business

Rob Neitzke was selected to head the Cummins On-Highway North American OEM business. Photo: Cummins

Rob Neitzke, formerly chief of Cummins Westport, has been named executive director of Cummins' on-highway North American original equipment manufacturer business.

Tags: Cummins, Leadership, People

February 1, 2018 - Industry News

Argonne Lab Offers Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Calculator

Photo via NGVAmerica.

This online resource was created to provide state officials and fleet managers with an accurate tool to gauge emissions reductions across various medium- and heavy-duty vehicle project options affiliated with the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Settlement.

Tags: Emissions, NGVAmerica, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Argonne National Laboratory, Online Tool

January 26, 2018 - Industry News

Landi Renzo Secures CNG Certification for 2018 Ford Trucks, Vans

Photo of the F-550 courtesy of Landi Renzo.

Landi Renzo unveiled that several 2018-MY Ford heavy-duty trucks and vans secured CNG certifications from the Environmental Protection Agency.

Tags: Ford F-550, Ford F-450, Ford F-650, Ford F-750, Ford E-450, Landi Renzo, Ford F-59

January 18, 2018 - Industry News

Ind. City Unveils New CNG Station and Maintenance Garage

Agencies purchasing compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles must have compliant maintenance facilities. File photo

The City of Hobart, Ind., celebrated the opening of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station, and showcased its new CNG-compliant fleet maintenance garage.

Tags: Maintenance, New Facility, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Fleet Facility

January 2, 2018 - Industry News

Colo. City to Convert Sewage Gas to RNG to Power Refuse Fleet

Photo via Facebook/City of Longmont

The City of Longmont, Colo., will convert biogas from its Waste Water Treatment Plant to renewable natural gas, which will be used to power the city's trash trucks.

Tags: Biogas, Alternative Fuels, RNG, Refuse Fleets

January 2, 2018 - Global News

Italian Natural Gas Distributor Replaces Fleet with Methane-Powered FCA Vehicles

Photo courtesy of Italgas

The fleet conversion is part of the Italgas 2017-2023 Industrial Plan to reduce emissions and improve air quality in the company's areas of operation.

Tags: Italy, Methane, FCA, Global

January 2, 2018 - Global News

Westport Partners with Tata in India to Meet Emission Standards

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. has entered into an agreement with Tata Motors to have their 4 cylinder and 6 cylinder natural gas spark-ignited commercial vehicle engine family meet the Indian Government’s new emission standards.

Tags: India, Global, Westport

January 1, 2018 - Industry News

DTE Energy Names Director of Southeast Michigan Gas Operations

Johnson

Mark Johnson leads a team at DTE Gas responsible for maintenance and repair of the natural gas distribution system in Southeastern Michigan.

Tags: Utility Fleets, Promotions

December 27, 2017 - Global News

Westport Supplying Natural Gas Tech to China

Photo of a CNG-powered Ford F-150 courtesy of Westport.

Westport Fuel Systems will provide its high pressure direct injection technology, designed to enable heavy-duty trucks to operate on natural gas, to the Chinese market.

Tags: China, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Global, Westport

December 13, 2017 - Industry News

Cummins Westport Medium-Duty CNG Engines Gain Certification

Photo of L9N engine courtesy of Cummins Westport.

A pair of Cummins Westport, Inc. natural gas engines have gained approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board for medium-duty vehicles, the engine maker announced.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, EPA Certification, Cummins Westport, Medium-Duty Engines, Cummins ISX

December 7, 2017 - Press Release

AMP Americas Breaks Ground on 20th CNG Fueling Station

Present at the ground breaking were (l-r) Wayne Snead, Texas Gas Services; Margaret Gomez, Travis Co. Commissioner; Steven Josephs, co-founder and VP of Engineering, AMP Americas; John Fowler, president, South Texas, US Foods; Texas State Rep. Jason Isaac, R-Dripping Springs; and CV Belanger, VP Operations, US Foods.

AMP Americas announced has broken ground on a new public-access ampCNG fueling station in Buda, Texas, with US Foods serving as the station’s anchor fleet.

Tags: AMP Holding Inc., RNG, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Food and Beverage Fleets

November 27, 2017 - Industry News

Landi Renzo and Clean Energy Form Natural Gas Compressor Company

Photo of a Clean Energy CNG Station courtesy of  Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Landi Renzo and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. will form a new standalone company that will supply natural gas compressors to meet the growing demand of transportation fleets that seek solutions to replace diesel.

Tags: Clean Energy Fuels, Joint Venture, Landi Renzo

November 21, 2017 - Industry News

Ryder Expands Use of Natural Gas

Ryder operates a fleet of liquified natural gas (LNG) heavy-duty trucks and has now partnered with Clean Energy. (Image courtesy of Business Wire)

Clean Energy will open a station in Georgetown to fuel the trucks that are expected to consume approximately 380,000 gasoline gallon equivalents (GGEs) of liquified natural gas each year.

Tags: Clean Energy, Liquefied Natural Gas, LNG, Ryder

November 20, 2017 - Industry News

UPS Increases Use of Renewable Natural Gas

The parcel delivery company is working to increase its usage of renewable natural gas (RNG). Image courtesy of UPS.

UPS agreed to purchase 10 million gallon equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) per year from Big Ox Energy. This is the largest investment in RNG to date for the company, and the agreement runs through 2024.

Tags: UPS, Natural Gas Vehicles, Renewable Natural Gas, Biomethane, Delivery Fleets, LNG, Biofuels

November 8, 2017 - Industry News

Construction Begins on Okla. CNG Station

The Tulsa station is expected to be open by the end of 2017. Photo courtesy of Sparq

The Tulsa station — Sparq’s 10th compressed natural gas (CNG) station across its multi-state network — will begin construction immediately, with a target to open by the end of 2017.

Tags: Green Fleets, Alternative Fuels, Oklahoma, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG

October 27, 2017 - Industry News

Class 8 Natural Gas Sales Flat So far this Year

Refuse fleets were the most dominant market for natural gas Class 8 trucks this year. Photo: Waste Management

The sales of Class 8, natural gas-powered trucks were flat through August year-to-date in the U.S. and Canada, according to ACT Research.

Tags: Truck Sales, ACT Research, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, Refuse Fleets, Alternative Fuels

October 18, 2017 - Industry News

Landi Renzo to Offer Natural Gas 2018 Ford Trucks by April

Photo courtesy of Landi Renzo.

Landi Renzo is expecting certification from the California Air Resource Board (CARB) to sell natural gas-powered models of several 2018 Ford vehicles, including the E-350 and F-250/F-350 by April 1.

Tags: CARB, CARB Certification, Vehicle Modifiers, Ford E-Series, Ford F-350, Ford F-250, Natural Gas Vehicles

October 3, 2017 - Industry News

Volvo Launches Natural Gas Trucks in Europe

The new Volvo FH. Photo: Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks has introduced two natural gas heavy-duty trucks to the European market that the OEM claims can cut CO2 emissions by 20% to 100%.

Tags: Natural Gas, Volvo Trucks, Biogas, Natural Gas Vehicles, Europe, LNG

October 3, 2017 - Industry News

Ameren Illinois Opens CNG Station

Photo courtesy of Ameren Illinois

On average, Ameren Illinois vehicles fueled by compressed natural gas can drive 200-400 miles before refueling, reducing fuel costs by about $2 per gallon compared to diesel.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Utility Fleets, Compressed Natural Gas, CNG Fueling Stations

September 12, 2017 - Industry News

NGVAmerica Names New President

Gage

Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) today announced that Daniel Gage has been named its new president.

Tags: NGVAmerica, Associations, Leadership, New Hire

September 6, 2017 - Industry News

Piedmont Natural Gas Opens CNG Station in N.C.

The Hickory fueling station is open to commercial fleet vehicles and the general public. Photo: Piedmont Natural Gas

The station is located in Hickory, North Carolina, and is the company's 11th public refueling station.

Tags: CNG Fueling Stations, Fuel, Piedmont Natural Gas

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