Natural Gas – Conversions, Vehicles and Technology

Natural gas offers reduced emissions and a more affordable fuel choice. This channel covers compressed natural gas vehicle conversions, liquefied natural gas as a fuel source, fuel storage, bi-fuel vehicles, natural gas buses and transit vehicles, technologies used in natural gas fueling systems, and fleets converting their vehicles to this fuel source.

Dallas Adds 99 CNG Trucks, Vans

Photo of F-250 courtesy of Ford.

The City of Dallas is continuing its transition to a greener fleet with the recent purchase of 99 compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks and vans.

Fla. Furniture Delivery Fleet Converts Trucks to CNG

South Florida furniture chain City Furniture is converting its 85 medium-duty delivery trucks to run on compressed natural gas in the face of rising gasoline and higher diesel prices.

GM Announces Pricing for CNG Pickups, Vans

Photo of Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD courtesy of GM.

General Motors will offer its bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks starting at $9,500 and dedicated compressed natural gas vans starting at $10,825, the company has announced.

Westport WiNG Ford F-250/F-350 EPA Certified

The Westport WiNG Power System is available in the Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty pickup trucks (based on Ford’s new 6.2L hardened engine platform) sold and serviced through Westport-authorized Ford dealer distributors.

Westport has received certification from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for its 2014 model year Westport WiNG Ford F-150 3.7L pickup truck with the dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) system.

Tampa Beefs Up CNG Refuse Fleet

Photo via Government Fleet.

The City of Tampa has begun rolling out a new fleet of compressed natural gas refuse trucks to help reduce the city's fuel bill, which has reached $1.6 million annually.

Landi Renzo's Ford Bi-fuel System Certified

Photo of 2014 Super Duty F-250 courtesy of Ford.

Landi Renzo has received EPA certification to produce bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) versions of Ford's F-250 and F-350 pickup trucks for fleet buyers, the Torrance, Calif., company announced.

Texas Chevrolet Dealership Offers CNG Fueling

Photo courtesy Andreas Geick.

Classic Chevrolet, a dealership in Grapevine, Texas, has added compressed natural gas (CNG) to its portfolio of green fuels available to the public.

Linen Supplier Expands Alt-Fuel Fleet

As part of an ongoing commitment to lead the textile services industry in the implementation of sustainable and environmentally responsible practices, Mission Linen has announced that is has more than quintupled the number of alternative fuel vehicles in its fleet.

Landi Renzo Recalling CNG Vans to Address Fire Risk

Photo by Cathy Stephens.

Landi Renzo USA is recalling 343 2011 through 2014 model-year Ford E-150, E-250 and E-350 vans converted to run on compressed natural gas, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports.

Pa. Gives $7.7M for Natural Gas Conversions

Pennsylvania population map via Wikimedia.

Twenty-five companies and organizations received $7.7 million in grant funds from Pennsylvania to covert fleet vehicles to run on natural gas, Gov. Tom Corbett announced March 21.

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