Natural Gas – Conversions, Vehicles and Technology

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February 3, 2016 - Press Release

Gulf Oil Chairman Joins VNG Board of Advisors

Petrowski, a retail compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling service provider, announced that Joseph Petrowski has joined the company's board of advisors.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG Fueling Stations, VNG.CO

February 2, 2016 - Industry News

Love’s Travel Stops Acquires CNG Provider Trillium

The acqurisition will add 37 public-access CNG locations to Love's network. Image: Love's

Love’s Travel Stops has agreed to purchase compressed natural gas provider Trillium CNG in a deal that will add 37 public-access CNG locations to the truck stop company’s network.

Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions, Trillium CNG, Love's Travel Stops, Truckstops, Compressed Natural Gas, CNG Fueling Stations

January 28, 2016 - Press Release

VNG Touts New Stations, Regulatory Gains

Photo courtesy of VNG. LLC recognized its 2015 achievements that included opening natural gas fueling stations in three new markets, more than 99% uptime, and regulatory gains that support natural gas vehicles.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, VNG, CNG Fueling Stations

January 26, 2016 - Industry News

Researchers to Develop Low-NOx NG Engines for California

UK-based Ricardo Inc. says it will partner with the Gas Technology Institute to design the engines to emit fewer NOx emissions while powering medium-duty commercial vehicles.

Tags: California, NOx, diesel engine exhaust

January 22, 2016 - Industry News

Fuel Price Drop Causes Natural Gas Truck Sales to Slip

Gold Standard Transportation converted its OTR trucks to CNG. Photo courtesy of McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing.

With falling fuel prices, U.S. and Canadian natural gas Class 8 truck retail sales had a slower 2015 compared to the previous year.

Tags: Truck Sales, ACT Research, Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG

January 20, 2016 - Industry News

Westport Secures EPA Certification for CNG F-150

Photo courtesy of Westport.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified Westport Innovations' compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered 2016 Ford F-150 that the vehicle modifier will offer to fleets this summer, the company announced.

Tags: Westport, Ford F-150, Natural Gas Vehicles, Truck Equipment

January 18, 2016 - Global News

NGV Technician Training Coming to Toronto

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi), an ASE CASE-accredited provider of technical training for the CNG and LNG industry, is bringing its NGV technician training for the first time to Toronto, Canada, in March

Tags: Canada, Natural Gas Vehicles, Technician Training, NGVi

January 13, 2016 - Industry News

UPS Rolls Out RNG in Two States

Photo courtesy of UPS.

UPS has put steps in place to supply its fleet for Memphis, Tenn. and Jackson, Miss. with an estimated 15 million diesel gallon gas equivalents of renewable natural gas (RNG) as part of a multi-year agreement with Memphis Light, Gas and Water and Atmos Energy Marketing, LLC.

Tags: UPS, Tennessee, Mississippi, Renewable Natural Gas, Delivery Fleets

January 8, 2016 - Industry News

Global NGV Sales to Grow to 3.9 Million by 2025

Photo via Wikipedia.

Growth in adoption of natural gas vehicles has been slower than previously anticipated, mostly due to drops in oil prices, as well as lower costs and increased capacity of batteries for electrified vehicles.

Tags: Navigant Research, Natural Gas Vehicles, Trends, Research

January 7, 2016 - Industry News

Advanced Disposal Begins CNG-Powered Waste Management in Ga.

Photo courtesy of Advanced Disposal.

Advanced Disposal began providing weekly garbage and yard waste service to over 25,000 homes within the Macon-Bibb, Ga. city limits on Jan. 4, utilizing 95-gallon carts and automated collection vehicles for the garbage collection, including 13 trucks fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG).

Tags: CNG, Refuse Fleets

January 6, 2016 - Industry News

Greenkraft CNG-Propane System Earns EPA-CARB Certification

Photo courtesy of Greenkraft.

Greenkraft’s custom fuel system for a 6.0L engine running compressed natural gas or propane has received certification from the Environmental Protection Agency and the California Air Resources Board.

Tags: Propane Autogas, Greenkraft, Cabovers, Bi-Fuel CNG

January 1, 2016 - Industry News

McNeilus Converts Carrier's OTR Trucks to CNG Power

Photo courtesy of McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc.

McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc. has engineered and installed a custom NGEN Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) system for over-the-road trucks owned by Gold Standard Transportation in Chicago, Ill.

Tags: CNG Conversions, CNG, McNeilus

December 25, 2015 - Industry News

Texas to Provide $37.8M in Natural Gas Vehicle Grants

The Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program provides grants to encourage fleets that operate heavy-duty or medium-duty motor vehicles to repower them with a natural gas engine or replace them with a natural gas vehicle.

Tags: Texas, Natural Gas Vehicles, Natural Gas Conversions, State Grants

December 23, 2015 - Industry News

IMPCO to Offer Bi-Fuel CNG Ford F-150

Photo courtesy of IMPCO.

IMPCO Automotive has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to produce a bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) version of the 2016 Ford F-150 pick-up powered by a 5.0L TI-VCT V-8 engine.

Tags: Ford F-150, EPA, Ford, Bi-Fuel Conversions, Impco, Bi-Fuel CNG

December 21, 2015 - Product News

Cobham Now Offering CNG Storage Tanks for Trucks

Photo courtesy of Cobham

The defense and aerospace technology company's two new Type 4 compressed natural gas storage tanks have been successfully qualified, marking its entry into the natural gas vehicle commercial trucking market.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG, Natural Gas Trucks, CNG Tanks, Cobham

December 18, 2015 - Industry News

U.S. Congress Passes Natural Gas Tax Credit Legislation

Photo via Wikimedia.

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 will extend federal tax credits for alternative fuels that expired in 2014 and make some subsidies permanent.

Tags: Legislation, NGVAmerica, Clean Energy Fuels, LNG, CNG, U.S. Congress, Tax Incentive

December 18, 2015 - Industry News

N.C. State's $4.4M Grant to Develop Fleet Management Training

NC Clean Energy Technology Center Transportation Team (l to r): Matt Abele, Anne Tazewell, Heather Brutz, Rick Sapienza, and Mike Terreri

The Clean Fuel Advanced Technology (CFAT) project aims in part to develop a professional Smart Fleet management training program that will provide tools and information to increase fleet efficiency through the use of low carbon fuels, technologies, practices, and policies.

Tags: North Carolina, State Grants, Colleges and Universities, Emissions Reduction, Staff Training, Alternative Fuels, E-85, Low Carbon Fuel Standard

December 17, 2015 - Industry News

Adsorbent Natural Gas Tank Applied to First Fleet Vehicle

Dodge B2500 is back in the fleet customer's hands after Cenergy outfitted the van with an ANG tank. It still has its original CNG tanks. Photo courtesy of Cenergy Solutions.

Cenergy Solutions has been testing an adsorbent natural gas (ANG) tank on a 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 van. ANG tanks can extend a vehicle’s range and lower the cost of gas because it needn’t be pumped to high pressures.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels

December 16, 2015 - Industry News

Calif. and Pa. Offer Alternative-Fuel Grants

Photo via Wikimedia.

State regulators in Pennsylvania and California have introduced new assistance programs to create wider adoption of alternative fuel vehicles and technology, the states announced separately.

Tags: Rebate, California, Pennsylvania, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles, California Energy Commission, Propane Autogas, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Federal Grants

December 15, 2015 - Industry News

GM Delivers CNG Chevrolet Impala to Fleets

Photo courtesy of GM.

General Motors has delivered about 200 of its 2015 Chevrolet Bi-Fuel Impala sedans powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) to fleet customers following a delay to ensure quality.

Tags: Chevrolet Impala, Natural Gas Vehicles, 2015-MY, Mid-Size Sedans, General Motors, Chevrolet

December 11, 2015 - Industry News

Chicago Food Service Fleet Named Clean Fuel Champion

Photo courtesy of Testa Produce, Inc.

A Chicago-area food-service fleet has earned the top distinction as the area's 2015 Clean Fuel Champion as selected by the Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition.

Tags: Clean Cities, Awards, Testa Produce, CNG, Food and Beverage Fleets

December 9, 2015 - Industry News

Honda-Hauling Fleet Receives Custom CNG Trucks

Two side-mounted Type IV CNG saddle tanks are compact enough to allow allow fitting of the car-carrier on the Peterbilt chassis. Photo: Mainstay Fuel Technologies

The natural gas-powered fleet is part of a collaboration between Virginia Transportation and American Honda Motor Co. in Alabama.

Tags: Honda, Peterbilt, Alabama, Fontaine Modification, CNG Conversions, CNG

December 9, 2015 - Industry News

First Gaseous-Prep 2016 F-150 Rolls Off Assembly Line

Photo courtesy of Ford

This 2016 F-150 is powered by a 5.0L Ti-VCT V-8 engine that can be paired with a factory-installed, gaseous-fuel prep package that includes hardened valves, valve seats, pistons, and piston rings so it can operate on natural gas, propane autogas, or gasoline through separate fuel systems.

Tags: Ford F-150, Propane Autogas, Ford, CNG

December 9, 2015 - Industry News

Westport to Advance Natural Gas Tech With Grant

Photo courtesy of Westport

The work will feature Westport's enhanced spark ignited (ESI) natural gas engine technology and demonstrate "High Frequency Corona Discharge Ignition" on an OEM partner's engine.

Tags: California, California Energy Commission, CNG, Westport, Medium-Duty Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, State Grants

December 9, 2015 - Industry News

EPA Certifies AGA's Bi-Fuel CNG System for GM Trucks

Photo courtesy AGA.

AGA Systems, LLC has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its EcoSync DI bi-fuel/CNG alternative fuel system for the 2016 General Motors EcoTec3 engine that is used in the Chevy/GM 1500 truck series and GM/Chevy/Cadillac SUVs.

Tags: Chevrolet, EPA, General Motors, EPA Certification, AGA Systems, CNG



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