Natural Gas – Conversions, Vehicles and Technology

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August 27, 2008 - Industry News

Oakland International Airport to Purchase 26 New CNG-Powered Shuttle Buses for AirBART and Rental Car Services

OAKLAND, CA – The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners recently authorized the purchase of 26 new CNG-powered AirBART and rental car shuttle buses that will be deployed at Oakland International Airport (OAK) beginning in 2009.

Tags: Compressed Natural Gas

August 20, 2008 - Industry News

New Kenworth T800 LNG Trucks Help Drayage Fleet With Clean Air Efforts in Los Angeles, Long Beach

Kenworth LNG T800 Trucks

RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, CA – Vic La Rosa, president of Total Transportation Services, Inc. (TTSI), a drayage, warehouse and transportation company in Rancho Dominguez, Calif., is helping bring cleaner air to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and surrounding areas that the fleet serves.

Tags: Kenworth, LNG, T800

August 17, 2008 - Industry News

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Invests in Natural Gas Vehicle Launch

SEAL BEACH, CA --- Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has joined an investment group to help launch a new natural gas vehicle made in the United States for taxi and paratransit use.

Tags: Vehicle Production Group LLC, Clean Energy Fuels, Natural Gas Vehicles

August 12, 2008 - Industry News

Drive for Natural Gas Vehicles Faces Big Test in California

SAN FRANCISCO – Natural gas providers are trying to convince Californians to allow the state government to invest in the now-tiny market for natural gas-fueled cars and trucks.

Tags: California, Natural Gas Vehicles

August 6, 2008 - Industry News

City of Lake Jackson's Vehicles Yield Unexpected Savings

LAKE JACKSON, TEXAS – Lake Jackson city officials were trying to leave a lighter footprint when they started purchasing compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles six years ago. Today, the benefits of that decision also include reduced fuel costs.

Tags: Compressed Natural Gas

August 3, 2008 - Industry News

Oakland Airport to Purchase 26 CNG-Powered Shuttle Buses

OAKLAND, CA --- The Oakland Board of Port Commissioners recently authorized the purchase of 26 new CNG-powered AirBART and rental car shuttle buses that will be deployed at Oakland International Airport (OAK) beginning in 2009, replacing older diesel-powered models.

Tags: Clean Energy Fuels, Compressed Natural Gas

July 30, 2008 - Industry News

PNG Ventures Wins LNG Supply Contract for the City of Phoenix

DALLAS - PNG Ventures, Inc. recently announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Applied LNG Technologies USA, LLC has executed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply contract with the City of Phoenix, Ariz.

Tags: LNG

July 21, 2008 - Industry News

Clean Energy Awarded $3.6 Million Grant to Help Fund Natural Gas Stations

SEAL BEACH, Calif. --- The Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) and the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) recently approved grant awards of $3.6 million to Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to help defray the cost of expanding the Southern California network of natural gas fueling stations with nine new stations.

Tags: South Coast Air Quality Management District, Clean Energy Fuels

July 17, 2008 - Industry News

New Proposal Announced to Increase the Use of Natural Gas

WASHINGTON – New legislation will be introduced that will compel automakers to make 10 percent of their fleet vehicles run on natural gas by the year 2018.

Tags: Legislation, Compressed Natural Gas

June 29, 2008 - Industry News

CALSTART to Form Natural Gas Vehicle Purchase Program

PASADENA, CA --- CALSTART, a nonprofit group that works with the public and private sectors to develop green transportation technologies, is partnering with other organizations to create a Natural Gas Vehicle Cooperative Purchase Program.

Tags: NGVAmerica, CALSTART, Natural Gas Vehicles

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Safety Course for Natural Gas Vehicle Drivers Set for June in Calif.

LAS VEGAS --- The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute will hold a one-day safety course for natural gas vehicle (NGV) drivers and mechanics on June 19 in Riverside, Calif.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Earth Biofuels Subsidiary Renews LNG Supply Contract With City of

LONG BEACH, CA – Earth Biofuels, Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, Applied LNG Technologies, LLC (ALT) has renewed its contract to provide the City of Long Beach, Calif., with liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Tags: LNG

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

Driver, Technician, and Fuel Handler Safety Training for LNG-Powered Vehicles

ANAHEIM, CA – Sponsored by the Natural Gas Vehicle Institute, a one-day course, to be held Aug. 19 at the Doubletree Hotel in Anaheim, Calif., is devoted to training drivers, technicians, and fuel handlers on safe driving, fueling, and operating practices of today’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles.

Tags: LNG, Natural Gas Vehicles

May 28, 2008 - Industry News

The World’s First CNG-Powered Plug-In Hybrid Refuse Vehicle Hits the Pavement

HAUPPAUGE, NY – Odyne Corporation announced that the City of Fresno has held a press conference to debut and demonstrate the World’s First Compressed Natural Gas Refuse Vehicle equipped with Odyne’s PHEV technology.

Tags: Odyne, Compressed Natural Gas, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

May 14, 2008 - Industry News

Sterling Introduces its First Natural Gas-Powered Vehicle

Sterling Natural Gas

LAS VEGAS – Sterling Truck Corporation has rolled out a new natural gas (NG)-fueled tractor. The Sterling Set-Back 113 fueled with Natural Gas is ideal for port operations, as well as natural gas utilities and municipalities.

Tags: Sterling, Tractor, Compressed Natural Gas

May 14, 2008 - Industry News

Clean Energy Signs LNG Fueling Contract for City of Fresno Municipal Refuse Fleet

SEAL BEACH, CA – Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has been awarded a contract to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the City of Fresno, Calif., municipal refuse fleet for up to five years.

Tags: LNG, Contract, Clean Energy Fuels

May 14, 2008 - Industry News

Earth Biofuels Subsidiary Signs Contract With City of San Bernardino to Supply LNG

DALLAS – Earth Biofuels, Inc.’s subsidiary Applied LNG Technologies, LLC (ALT) has entered a three-year agreement to supply the City of San Bernardino, Calif., with liquefied natural gas. The City of San Bernardino utilizes liquefied natural gas (“LNG”) as transportation fuel for its municipal fleet vehicles.

Tags: LNG

May 14, 2008 - Industry News

Clean Energy to Fuel Brookhaven Municipal Waste Fleet

SEAL BEACH, CA – Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has been awarded the contract by the Town of Brookhaven, New York, to build and operate a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station.

Tags: Compressed Natural Gas

May 12, 2008 - Industry News

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Wins Bay Area CNG Contract

SEAL BEACH, Calif. --- Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has been awarded the contract to supply compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel and provide operations and maintenance for the CNG fueling station located near the base of the Golden Gate Bridge in the Presidio.

Tags: San Francisco, Clean Energy Fuels, Compressed Natural Gas

April 16, 2008 - Industry News

NYC Metro Region Showcases Commitment to Alternative-Fueled Garbage Trucks

NEW YORK – Actor and environmental activist Blythe Danner joined a gathering of business people, politicians, environmentalists, and community activists to celebrate and praise garbage trucks.

Tags: garbage trucks

April 9, 2008 - Industry News

Montgomery County Urges Residents’ Use of Ethanol & CNG Fueling Stations

WASHINGTON – With the average nationwide price at the pump hitting $3.26 a gallon, Montgomery County is reminding the public that there are cheaper alternatives available for those driving flexible fuel or compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles.

Tags: E-85, Compressed Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels

April 1, 2008 - Industry News

UPS Deploys 167 ''Green'' Trucks

ATLANTA – UPS announced the deployment of 167 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) delivery vehicles in Texas, Georgia, and California.

Tags: UPS, Compressed Natural Gas

March 26, 2008 - Industry News

Fresno’s Saving Money Using Natural Gas

FRESNO, CA – Filling more garbage trucks with super cooled liquid natural gas is paying off in a big way for the City of Fresno. With the price of diesel fuel skyrocketing, so far this year the City has been forced to pay out $400,000 dollars more to fuel its fleet than budgeted.

Tags: garbage trucks, Compressed Natural Gas

March 23, 2008 - Industry News

Natural Gas Vehicle Conference Set for March 26-27 in Anaheim

ANAHEIM, Calif. --- Fleet managers weighing their alternative-fuel options can learn more about natural gas vehicles at a conference titled, "NGVs: The Road Forward or a Dead End?," scheduled for March 26-27 at the Doubletree Hotel Anaheim/Orange County.

Tags: AFVi, Natural Gas Vehicles

March 19, 2008 - Industry News

Greening the City of Seattle Vehicles

SEATTLE– Mayor Greg Nickels’ has announced that he wants to require all taxi drivers to use cars that get at least 30 miles per gallon by 2013. The city currently has diesel, compressed natural gas, electric, and hybrid vehicles, as well as 2,180 that run on gas,

Tags: City Fleets, Compressed Natural Gas

 

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