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Trillium Opens Ohio CNG Fueling Station

Trillium CNG partnered with Heritage Cooperative to open a new CNG fueling station in Kenton, Ohio. The station is part of Heritage’s $7 million Kenton Agriculture Campus Expansion.

The newly opened full-service Young Truck Sales location in Canton, Ohio: Photo via Volvo Trucks

Ohio Volvo Dealership Expands Natural Gas Servicing

The Young Truck Sales dealership Canton, Ohio, has increased its service capabilities with an expansion to its servicing department including an expanded capacity to service natural gas vehicles.

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GM Teases Camouflaged Next-Gen Volt

General Motors revealed an image of its next-generation 2016 Chevrolet Volt with a photo and short profile of how the automaker is camouflaging the vehicle prior to its introduction in January at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

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Argentina Adds CNG Fueling Stations

Since August of 2013, Argentina has added 27 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations.

One of the i-MiEVs donated to Ulan Bator. Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi.

Mitsubishi Donates i-MiEVs to Mongolian Capital

Mitsubishi donated two i-MiEV battery-electric hatchbacks and one electric vehicle charging unit to Mongolia's capital city of Ulan Bator.

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Ram Increases EcoDiesel to 20 Percent of 1500 Production

Ram Truck will increase production of its Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup truck to 20 percent of all all half-ton pickups produced starting in November, the Chrysler Group unit announced.

Average Diesel Cost Falls Again, Lowest Since July 2012

UPDATED -- The average cost of on-highway diesel has managed to go another week without an increase, according to new U.S. Energy Department figures.

Agility Recalls CNG Fuel Systems for Leaky Hoses

Agility Fuel Systems is recalling 99 side-mount compressed natural gas fuel systems because premature corrosion might lead to fuel leakage that poses a fire risk, the National Highway Traffic Safety reports.

Wash. City Converting Refuse Fleet to CNG

Starting later this year, the city will begin replacing aging diesel refuse trucks with dedicated CNG refuse trucks. The conversion of the fleet to CNG is expected to take five years and eventually save the city 500,000 gallons in fuel consumption per year.

Fla. City's CNG Plan to Save $2.9M in Fuel Costs

The City of Panama City, Fla., city commission has approved a recommendation to construct a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and replace a portion of its fleet with CNG vehicles.

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Ford Names Nat G Qualified Vehicle Modifier

Houston-based Nat G CNG Solutions has been selected to join Ford's Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) program to provide fleets natural gas versions of Ford trucks and vans, the company has announced.

Trillium, Mirabito Energy Open CNG Fueling Station in N.Y.

Trillium CNG and Mirabito Energy Products held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 17 to commemorate the grand opening of a newly constructed compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at 90 Barlow Road in Kirkwood, New York.

VNG Opens CNG Fueling Station in Philadelphia

VNG has opened the first public natural gas vehicle (NGV) fueling facility in the city of Philadelphia. The VNG facility, located within the popular BP-branded gasoline station at 2901 West Abbottsford Avenue, is adjacent to Roosevelt Boulevard.

ET Environmental Climbs in ENR Rankings

The Engineering News Record (ENR) Rankings of the Top 200 Environmental Firms have been released and ET Environmental Corporation, LLC has made the list again.

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BRC FuelMaker Appoints Technical Support Manager

BRC FuelMaker for North America has appointed David Clement as its manager of technical support and training.

ShipCarsNow Earns EPA's SmartWay Award

ShipCarsNow has received the 2014 SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The annual honor recognizes the top 1 percent of EPA partners that have optimized the environmental performance and efficiency of their freight management operations, according to the company.

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Porsche Brings PHEV Cayenne to Paris

Porsche will introduce a plug-in hybrid version of its Cayenne luxury SUV at the Paris Motor Show next month, which adds a third plug-in hybrid offered by the luxury automaker. The 2015 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid would be offered alongside the Cayenne S Hybrid, which has no plug.

Honolulu to Expand Biodiesel Use in Mass Transit Fleet

The City of Honolulu is moving forward with an initiative to add biodiesel buses to its mass transit fleet, after the City Council approved the initiative on Sept. 10.

2014 Dodge Charger photo courtesy of Chrysler.

EPA Certifies Bi-Fuel Propane Autogas Conversions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has certified Alliance AutoGas for a number of propane vehicle conversions that use the Prins VSI bi-fuel system.

Electric-Vehicles Bolstered With New Calif. Legislation

California's Gov. Jerry Brown has signed several pieces of legislation that will lead to additional alternative fuel and technology vehicles on the road by 2023.

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2015 Fiat 500E Available in Oregon

Fiat has expanded the sale of the 2015 Fiat 500e to Oregon.

EPA's Phase 2 Greenhouse Gas Rules Still Unknown

Proposals for Phase 2 of the federal government’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions regulations are approaching a deadline for publication, but neither the Environmental Protection Agency nor the manufacturers affected know much about what will be in them.

New Website Aims to Provide Unbiased Information on Fleet Efficiency Technologies

Carbon War Room and the North American Council for Freight Efficiency have officially launched a joint program to drive the adoption of efficiency technologies and double fleet efficiency. The launch was marked with the release of a free, independent, online technology guide to help fleet owners make the best choices for their operations.

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Fuel Ambassadors Featured at Green Fleet Conference

The 2014 Green Fleet Conference will feature fuel ambassadors representing a different type of alternative fuel or technology from four organizations.

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ThyssenKrupp Elevator Adds Hybrid Vans

ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas has added 10 hybrid-electric vehicles to its fleet in Atlanta, Boston, and Dallas as the elevator company continues its expansion of alternative-fuel use, the company has announced.

 
 

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