Natural Gas – Conversions, Vehicles and Technology

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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

December 7, 2015 - Industry News

Fiat-Chrysler Invests Heavily in CNG Truck-Fleet Conversion

Photo: Agility Fuel Systems

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles is investing $40 million in FCA Transport to convert its fleet of 179 parts-haulers to run on compressed natural gas.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, CNG Conversions, Agility Fuel Systems, CNG, FCA

December 1, 2015 - Industry News

Shell and TA Open Central California LNG Station

The Shell LNG lanes in Santa Nella, California. Photo courtesy of Shell

Shell has expanded its LNG truck fueling with the opening of new LNG lanes at a TravelCenters of America fueling station in Santa Nella, Calif.

Tags: Shell, TravelCenters of America, LNG Fueling Station, LNG

November 27, 2015 - Industry News

American Natural Gas Reveals New York CNG Station

Photo courtesy of American Natural Gas.

American Natural Gas (ANG) will unveil the first public compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station north of Albany, New York in January.

Tags: New York, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG

November 26, 2015 - Industry News

Refuse Hauler Brings 105 CNG Trucks to Fla.

Photo courtesy of Waste Management.

Waste Management Inc. (WM) has introduced 105 compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered waste and recycling collection trucks, as well as the first CNG fueling station, to Collier County, Fla.

Tags: Waste Management, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, Refuse Fleets, Natural Gas Vehicles

November 25, 2015 - Industry News

Waste Fleet Adds CNG Trucks to Further Emissions Goals

Photo: Republic Services

Republic Services has added 11 compressed natural gas trucks to its fleet of waste collection vehicles serving Gardena, Calif., and surrounding communities.

Tags: Republic Services, Emissions Reduction, CNG, Refuse Fleets

November 24, 2015 - Industry News

Agility Fuel Systems Names New CEO

Kathleen Ligocki Photo: Agility

Natural gas fuel system manufacturer Agility Fuel Systems has named Kathleen Ligocki chief executive officer effective Dec. 3.

Tags: Natural Gas, People, Manufacturing, Agility Fuel Systems

November 23, 2015 - Industry News

Toyota Transport Testing First CNG Car Hauler

Photo courtesy of Toyota.

Toyota Transport, the automaker’s in-house vehicle transportation trucking company, added its first car hauler that runs on compressed natural gas (CNG).

Tags: Toyota, Vehicle Logistics

November 23, 2015 - Industry News

Salt Lake County Opens CNG Station

Salt Lake County's new CNG fueling station will be used to fuel up its refuse trucks. Photo courtesy of Salt Lake County

Salt Lake County, Utah, has opened a time-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station that will allow it to reduce fuel costs and improve driver efficiency.

Tags: CNG Fueling Stations, County Fleets, Natural Gas Vehicles, Refuse Fleets

November 20, 2015 - Industry News

Southern California Gas Rental Program Lets Customers Try CNG Trucks

Southern California Gas Co. is accepting applications through the end of the year in a program to provide free short-term rentals of compressed natural gas trucks to qualified customers interested in exploring the alternative fuel.

Tags: California, CNG, Rental Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles

November 17, 2015 - Industry News

VNG Expands Role for Director of Sales

Minton

VNG expanded the role of Rob Minton, Director of Sales. Minton will be responsible for setting strategy and executing national fleet sales and strategic and commercial relationships with the auto manufacturers, fleet management companies, national upfitters, and other related stakeholders.

Tags: VNG, Fleet Executives, Promotions

November 17, 2015 - Industry News

Va. City to Open $1.4M Fast-Fill CNG Station

The City of Chesapeake has 35 CNG refuse trucks. Photo courtesy of City of Chesapeake.

The City of Chesapeake, Va., has contracted with Clean Energy to build a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station that will also be used by the city fleet. This will replace a slow-fill station.

Tags: CNG Fueling Stations, Refuse Fleets, Natural Gas Vehicles

November 16, 2015 - Industry News

Ryder Begins Using RNG in California

Photo courtesy of Ryder

Ryder System, Inc. will begin using Clean Energy Fuels Corp.’s Redeem renewable natural gas (RNG) at its stations in Orange and Fontana, Calif., the company has announced.

Tags: Ryder System, Clean Energy Fuels Corp., LNG Fueling Station, CNG Fueling Stations, CNG, LNG

November 16, 2015 - Industry News

Fleets Better at Advancing NGV Deployment

Photo courtesy of C2ES

A new guide created by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) states that public and private fleets that use natural gas vehicles are better at advancing their deployment than individual vehicle owners.

Tags: Fleet Management, Clean Energy Fuels, NGV, CNG Fueling Stations

November 13, 2015 - Global News

Canadian Waste Hauler Switching to CNG

Canadian refuse hauler Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. has scored highly in a carbon emissions tracking report, following its corporate initiative to replace diesel-powered collection fleet with vehicles using natural gas, the company announced.

Tags: Canada, CNG, Emissions Reduction, Refuse Fleets

November 13, 2015 - Industry News

New Way of Packing Natural Gas Into Fuel Tanks Discovered

Photo via Wikimedia.

Scientists at the University of California Berkeley have discovered a way to store methane that could increase the adoption of natural gas-powered cars.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Methane, CNG, CNG Fueling Stations

November 11, 2015 - Industry News

Worthington Expands CNG Offering with Acquisition

Photo: Worthington Industries

The Worthington Industries Pressure Cylinders segment has acquired assets from Trilogy Engineered Systems, a manufacturer of CNG fuel system components for the commercial truck market.

Tags: Alternative Fuels, Mergers & Acquisitions, CNG, Worthington Industries

November 11, 2015 - Industry News

GM Recalls CNG Trucks, Vans for Label Text

Photo via Wikimedia.

General Motors has recalled more than 1,800 compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks and vans because the vehicles included label text size that didn't conform to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 303, according to the company’s recall bulletin.

Tags: Recalls, General Motors

November 10, 2015 - Industry News

Cummins Natural Gas Engine Recall Affects Mack, Navistar Trucks

Screen capture courtesy of Mack via YouTube.

The recall, which Cummins will oversee, covers more than 3,000 Mack and Navistar trucks equipped with the ISL G natural gas engine. The trucks are potentially at risk for oil leaks that pose a fire risk.

Tags: Cummins, 2010-MY, Mack Trucks, Recalls, NHTSA, 2016-MY, Refuse Fleets, Construction Fleets

November 9, 2015 - Industry News

Alkane to Build Alternative Fuel Trucks at New Facility

Photo: Alkane Truck Company

Alkane Truck Company is establishing a new manufacturing facility in Summerville, S.C. where the OEM will build its recently announced line of Class 7 cabover alternative fuel trucks.

Tags: Class 7, New Facility, Alternative Fuels, Cabovers, Alkane Truck Company

November 3, 2015 - Industry News

Republic Adds CNG Trucks to N.C. Refuse Fleet

Republic Services will add eight compressed natural gas (CNG) solid waste collection trucks to its fleet in Raleigh, N.C., the waste hauler announced Nov. 3.

Tags: Republic Services, CNG, Refuse Fleets, Natural Gas Vehicles

November 3, 2015 - Industry News

Fleets to Test Westport's Natural Gas Injectors in 2016

Photo courtesy of Westport Innovations.

Westport Innovations Inc. has updated its roll-out schedule for its second-generation HPDI 2.0 natural gas vehicle engine injectors with plans to deliver the components to manufacturers in early 2016 and begin testing with fleet customers by the middle of the year, the company announced Nov. 2.

Tags: Natural Gas Engines, Westport, Fuel Injection

 

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