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Natural Gas Vehicle Group Heralds Attention Paid NGVs in Proposed Emission Rollback

08/06/2018

An automotive-related sustainability stakeholder group has announced that it appreciates that language within the Trump administration’s proposed rule aimed at rolling back automobile fuel-efficiency targets set by the Obama administration reflects that "natural gas is an important part of the climate change battle."

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U.S. says no need for better gas mileage, heavy vehicles safer

07/31/2018

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration says people would drive more and be exposed to increased risk if their cars get better gas mileage, an argument intended to justify freezing Obama-era toughening of fuel standards.

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Trump Administration Proposes Auto Plan That Would Increase Fuel Use by 500,000 Barrels a Day

07/28/2018

(Bloomberg) — A draft proposal by federal regulators to roll back U.S. automobile efficiency requirements contends that their preferred plan would reduce “societal costs” by roughly half a trillion dollars through 2029, while increasing U.S. fuel consumption by 500,000 barrels per day.

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VNG and Ariel Applaud Legislation Ushering in New Era for Light Duty Natural Gas Vehicles

07/19/2018

Legislation introduced by Sen. James Inhofe would direct EPA to incentivize natural gas vehicles to maximize the nation's economic, environmental, energy independence and global energy leadership objectives, while offering consumers a lower cost and more stable priced fuel

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Houston Beer Distributor Uses CNG to Deliver Brews

07/13/2018

By using compressed natural gas (CNG) in 43% of its vehicle fleet, beer delivery provider Houston Distributing Co. (HDC) is reducing emissions throughout its route in the Greater Houston area.

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Electric vs. Diesel vs. Natural Gas: Which Bus is Best for the Climate?

07/05/2018

Battery electric buses – the people’s electric vehicle – are becoming more and more common. An increasing number of transit agencies – large and small – are making announcements about purchasing electric buses and putting them into operation.

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Second Opinion: Are EVs actually green?

06/29/2018

That’s the overarching message associated with any marketing campaign for electric vehicles since they first hit the modern mainstream in the mid-90s.

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METRO: Driving Cleaner Air with Alternative Fuel

06/25/2018

HOUSTON, June 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- METRO Houston has been reducing emissions by utilizing Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) since 2016 with a fleet of 50 CNG buses in the Houston area.

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A Tesla Crackup Foretold

06/22/2018

Before we get to the looming Tesla funding crisis, let’s notice that the web still isn’t living up to its reputation. Given all the agencies and organizations dying to inform you about global warming, it’s almost maddening that one piece of data is unavailable: how much of the global emissions “problem” is caused by cars and light trucks that consumers buy.

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Clean future trucks with gasoline-alcohol engines at half the cost of alternatives

06/15/2018

California would require that NOx emissions from medium- and heavy-duty trucks be cut by about 90 percent relative to today’s cleanest diesel. India and China mostly do not use diesel cleanup systems, so their NOx emissions are about 10 times higher.

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EPA seeks to have a lighter touch on oil and gas enforcement

06/12/2018

OIL AND GAS: In a turnaround from the Obama administration’s focus on the oil and gas industry, an EPA memo says the agency is looking to give states more control over pollution enforcement as part of a strategy to emphasize voluntary compliance. (E&E News)

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Why Texas' $2,500 electric car incentive won't apply if you buy a Tesla

06/11/2018

Electric-car shoppers are finding an unwelcome surprise in Texas' new alternative-fuel incentives. The nation's most popular electric car isn't eligible for the $2,500 cash-back deal the state is offering.

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GEV Delivers CNG Pipe for ABS Testing

06/08/2018

Global Energy Ventures Ltd , an Australian developer of global integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) projects, says that the test pipe required for the ABS Approval of the CNG Optimum 200 system has been delivered to Edmonton, Canada from Japan.

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Texas $2,500 electric vehicle rebate is back

06/01/2018

Texas is accepting applications for a $2,500 incentive for buying electric and hybrid vehicles.

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Shell Tries to Market Some of Its Natural Gas as Clean Energy

05/31/2018

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is attempting to market some of its natural gas as clean energy, packaging it with credits for eco-friendly projects that offset pollution coming from the fuel.

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NGV Global to Convene Natural Gas for Transportation Session at WGC 2018

05/18/2018

In the IGU’s 2017 Edition of Global Natural Gas Insights, it is stated: “The use of natural gas in transportation is seeing exponential growth, offering significant long-term cost savings, while greatly improving air-quality”.

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Trump Meeting With Automakers Over Plans To Undo Emission Goals

05/11/2018

President Donald Trump is meeting with chief executives from automakers, including General Motors, Ford, Toyota Fiat Chrysler and Volkswagen AG, today over Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s plans to roll back the ambitious auto emissions standards passed under the Obama administration.

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North America and Europe Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Vehicles Market 2018 Forecast to 2023

05/09/2018

North America and Europe Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Vehicles Industry 2018 presents an executive level blueprint of the North America and Europe Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Vehicles market.

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Natural gas-powered trucks are well ahead of electrification

05/04/2018

The exhibition hall at the ACT Expo 2018 in Long Beach was stuffed with more vehicles than ever before, including electric buses, forklifts, sedans, SUVs, Sprinter vans, straight trucks, and even an all-electric Class 6 truck from Chinese automaker BYD.

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US FHWA Clarifies Weight Allowance for Natural Gas Trucks

04/13/2018

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued a Memorandum in Q&A format to publish revised guidance notes on weight provision for natural gas powered trucks.

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This Way to Natural Gas Fueling! New Signage Coming to Texas Highways

04/13/2018

Promoting the awareness of natural gas fueling, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is installing compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) signs on designated highways near fueling stations in Austin, Dallas, DeSoto, Irving, Longview and Tyler.

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TCEQ Announces $15.4M Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program

04/12/2018

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is offering grant funding to repower or replace heavy-duty diesel or gasoline vehicles with natural gas engines or new vehicles.

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CSA Group Issues Trio of Standards for NGV Fueling

03/19/2018

CSA Group, a global provider of testing, inspection and certification services, has published three standards that aim to advance the safety of natural gas vehicle (NGV) fueling.

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New York agency tasked with clean energy development subsidizes natural gas infrastructure

03/14/2018

A New York State agency charged with developing new energy technologies has continued to subsidize fossil fuels, giving millions in grants to public and private entities for natural gas-powered vehicles and fueling stations even after the state banned hydraulic fracturing in 2014.

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California NGV Coalition Lays out This Year’s Legislative Agenda

03/12/2018

The California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition has laid out its legislative agenda for this session. So far, the group is sponsoring two bills and opposing one.

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UPS Clean Fleet Vet Mike Britt Joins Upfitter First Priority Grup

03/05/2018

First Priority Group LLC (FPB) – a manufacturer, dealer, upfitter and service provider of emergency and specialty vehicles – has announced that Mike Britt, a global clean transportation pioneer and UPS fleet innovator, is joining the company’s advisory board.

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Electric vehicle backers make case for Texas to put millions into new charging stations

02/27/2018

Dallas has 177 electric car chargers at businesses and on public property. But the city will need nearly 3,000 by 2030, according a national study from the Public Interest Research Group.

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NGVAmerica Highlights Achievements in 2017 Annual Report

02/23/2018

NGVAmerica has released its 2017 Annual Report, highlighting how the national organization is leading on initiatives to grow the natural gas vehicle industry and helping its members accomplish their business goals.

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Volkswagen Group and industrial partners: new campaigns and new model for successful CNG mobility

02/21/2018

New partnerships, new vehicle model, increased registration figures: The Volkswagen Group and its industrial partners from the areas of gas supply, grid operation and filling stations are once again continuing their successful brand and information offensive in the year 2018.

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Alt-Fuel Tax Credits Extended in Newly Signed Bipartisan Budget Bill

02/12/2018

President Donald Trump has signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, a long-term budget agreement that includes extensions of lapsed tax credits for alternative fuel vehicles and refueling infrastructure retroactively for 2017.

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Nearly Half Of All Public Buses Will Be Electric By 2025

02/08/2018

Within the next seven years, nearly half of the buses used by municipal transit districts will be electric, with China playing a leading role.

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National Lab Launches Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Calculator

02/01/2018

On Wednesday, the Argonne National Laboratory launched the Heavy-Duty Vehicle Emissions Calculator (HDVEC) at a presentation at FedFleet 2018 in Washington, D.C., one of the nation’s largest gatherings of public fleet managers sponsored by the U.S. General Services Administration.

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Landi Renzo USA Secures MY2018 CNG Ford Certifications

01/26/2018

Landi Renzo USA, a division of the Landi Renzo Group, has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certifications for its compressed natural gas (CNG) systems for a range of model-year 2018 Ford vehicles.

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$150M natural gas processing plant planned in North Dakota

01/25/2018

BISMARCK, N.D. — A $150 million natural gas processing plant is planned in western North Dakota, bringing to four the number of projects proposed to capture more of the record volume of gas that is coming as a byproduct of the state’s oil production.

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Louisiana starts alternative fuel program

01/17/2018

Louisiana is one of 35 states where it will be easier for people driving an alternative fuel vehicle to know how far they will need to travel to get to the next available alternative fuel station.

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Energy Dept. Offers Guidance for CNG Vehicle Maintenance Facilities

01/15/2018

New resources from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) cover primary considerations and safety standards for compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle maintenance facilities.

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AMP adds CNG station in TX

01/15/2018

On the heels of being awarded a Carbon Intensity score of minus -254.94 gCO2e/MJ by California’s Air Resources Board, AMP Americas announced it has broken ground on a public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Buda, Texas, with US Foods serving as the station’s anchor fleet.

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LNG trucks hit the gas on decarbonisation

01/12/2018

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks with special transmissions in France and Spain are helping two vehicle fleets reduce fuel consumption by up to 17%.

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United States: Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Tax Tribunal Regarding Taxation Of Compressed Natural Gas

01/11/2018

On December 29, 2017, the First District of the Illinois Appellate Court reversed an Illinois Independent Tax Tribunal ("Tribunal") decision, which had held that compressed natural gas ("CNG") is subject to Illinois motor fuel tax for periods prior to July 1, 2017.1

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NGV Global Welcomes HYGEN

01/09/2018

HYGEN has become the latest company to join NGV Global as a Corporate Member.

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California could ban all fossil fueled vehicles after 2040

01/04/2018

In 2017, for the first time in more than four decades, cars — not power plants — became the largest source of carbon emissions in the United States.

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UPS Order Boosts Tesla Truck Prospects

12/27/2017

UPS plans to be one of the first customers to operate Tesla's fully electric Semi tractors, following the UPS announcement last week that it has ordered 125 of them.

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Is Diesel’s Half-Century Farm Reign Ebbing?

12/23/2017

Electric Power, Alternative Fuels and Imaginative Innovations with Internal Combustion Engine Design Promise a Diverse Stable of Farm Power in Coming Decades

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Clean-diesel School Buses Just as Clean as Propane, Gasoline, CNG

12/20/2017

New federal emissions standards ratings released in 2017 for school bus engines reveal that all fuels, including clean-diesel, are now much cleaner with emissions falling well below EPA emissions standards.

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Hundreds of Stakeholders Urge Congress to Renew Alt-Fuel Tax Credit

12/19/2017

More than 300 organizations representing users, retailers, customers, fleet managers, utilities, and producers of clean alternative fuels, including natural gas and propane, have signed a letter urging Congress to reinstate the $0.50/gallon alternative fuels tax credit (AFTC).

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Tax Bill Boosts Oil, Gas Drilling and Renewable Energy

12/15/2017

WASHINGTON — The Republicans’ tax package would boost traditional forms of energy such as oil and gas while also supporting renewable energy such as wind and solar power — and even extend a hand to buyers of electric cars.

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Spongelike crystal could make it easier for natural gas–powered cars to store fuel

12/11/2017

As an alternative automotive fuel, natural gas, or methane, doesn't get a lot of attention. Millions of environmentally friendly, natural gas–powered vehicles cruise the world’s roads, but they still account for just a tiny fraction of new autos sold.

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NGVi Launches CNG System Training for Vehicle Manufacturers

12/08/2017

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi), an ASE CASE-accredited technical training provider, has launched its CNG Fuel System Design and Installation Training targeted to heavy-duty fuel system and vehicle manufacturers, as well as light-duty SVMs and fuel system integrators.

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NGVAmerica Releases CNG Fuel System Inspection Guidance

12/04/2017

NGVAmerica, the national trade association for natural gas fuel in transportation, has released its long-awaited recommended Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fuel System Inspection Guidance document. The group is also pushing federal reform to match its updated recommendations.

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Abbott names TCEQ to oversee Texas' $209M share of VW settlement

12/04/2017

Texas' share of the $2.9 billion Volkswagen paid to settle emissions fraud charges will be doled out by state environmental officials, perhaps, as advocates hope, to greatly expand electric vehicle use statewide in governmental and private fleets.

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CNG expansion has slowed as gasoline prices dropped

11/30/2017

The air was crisp in Tulsa as Michael Teague, Oklahoma’s secretary of energy and environment, broke ground for a new CNG station this month. Norman Herrera, CEO for Oklahoma City-based Sparq Natural Gas, stood next to him.

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Hexagon Nets Follow-On Order for TITAN CNG Trailers

11/30/2017

Hexagon Composites’ subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has announced a new purchase order for TITAN 4 trailers from Certarus Ltd., a provider of fully integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) delivery solutions, with a total value of $10.4 million.

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L.A. Auto Show: Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell First of New EQ Electric Brand

11/30/2017

Mercedes-Benz announced Wednesday that it is launching a new brand for electric vehicles. It’s called EQ.

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The Benefits of Compressed Natural Gas vs. Diesel

11/17/2017

With dropping diesel fuel prices, the conversation about compressed natural gas (CNG) has gotten quieter in the industry.

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Does the world need a Tesla truck?

11/16/2017

On the evening of November 16th, the world will get its first look at Tesla’s next big project: an all-electric semi truck with a rumored range of up to 300 miles. The big question is, does the world actually need this?

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Breakthrough Ceramic Membrane Technology Makes Hydrogen Infrastructure for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles a Practical Reality

11/16/2017

GOLDEN, Colo., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CoorsTek, the world's leading engineered ceramics manufacturer, today announced that a team of scientists from CoorsTek Membrane Sciences, the University of Oslo (Norway) and the Instituto de Tecnología Química (Spain) have successfully completed laboratory testing of a ceramic membrane that generates compressed hydrogen from natural gas and electricity in a one-step process with near zero energy loss.

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WolvertonBaileys New Bi-Radial Natural Gas Engine Rivals Mazda’s ‘Breakthrough’ Developments…

11/08/2017

WolvertonBailey Natural Gas Engines, LP announced today that the company has entered the final stage of funding for their patented Counterpoise Bi-Radial Natural Gas Engine.

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A Ceremony is Held to Mark Construction in Tulsa of the State's Largest Capacity CNG Station

11/07/2017

What will be the largest capacity natural gas fueling station in the state is being built in northeast Tulsa. It’s being built along the I-44 CNG Corridor, linking St. Louis and Dallas.

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Natural Gas Vehicle Institute Maintains ASE CASE Accreditation

11/03/2017

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi), which provides technical training, consulting and education products on natural gas vehicles (NGVs) and fueling, has been awarded an additional five-year ASE CASE accreditation from the Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC), a non-profit accrediting organization that establishes and promotes quality standards for training entities that provide continuing education to working automotive technicians.

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Texas congressman seeks to undo electric vehicle tax credit

11/03/2017

A move by a Texas congressman to undo an Obama-era tax credit for buyers of electric vehicles is being applauded by one of three officials elected to regulate the Lone Star State's oil and gas industry.

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Grant to fund natural gas vehicles

10/24/2017

The compressed natural gas (CNG) heavy vehicle grant program will make $200,000 available to fund the purchase of these vehicles, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities recently announced. Funds are to be used to fund the purchase of CNG trucks.

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Large CNG-Powered Concrete Mixer Fleet Rolls Out in Southern California

10/24/2017

On Monday, Catalina Pacific, a CalPortland company, announced the official launch of its compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered concrete mixer truck fleet, which is expected to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) and smog-causing emissions in Southern California.

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UT Geologists Extract Potential Natural Gas Source From the Ocean Floor

10/23/2017

In a University of Texas Jackson School of Geosciences lab lie 1.2-meter-long cylinders—21 of them, each one pressurized, chilled, and containing methane hydrate, a compound extracted from the depths of the ocean floor.

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U.S. Rep Dingell Reintroduces Vehicle Innovation Act

10/16/2017

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., has reintroduced the Vehicle Innovation Act to promote investments in research and development of clean vehicle technologies that will help create more fuel-efficient vehicles, reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign oil and support American auto manufacturers and suppliers. U.S. Reps. Matt Cartwright, D-Pa., and Mark Pocan, D-Wis., joined as original cosponsors of the legislation.

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Energy Department Announces $4M for Natural Gas Engine Research

10/12/2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced up to $4 million for research projects on medium- and heavy-duty natural gas engine technologies.

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NGVAmerica Crowns 2017 Natural Gas Fleet Program Award Winner

10/10/2017

National trade group NGVAmerica recently announced British Columbia-based energy company FortisBC as its 2017 Natural Gas Fleet Program Award recipient at the organizations’s annual meeting held in Atlanta.

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Volvo Trucks Adds Gas-Powered Trucks in Europe

10/06/2017

Volvo Trucks introduced two gas-powered, heavy-duty trucks that offer fuel efficiency and performance on par with that of diesel-fueled trucks, and comply with Euro 6 emissions regulations.

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Ryder Adds Maintenance Options at Texas Facility

10/06/2017

Ryder System Inc. upgraded its maintenance facility in Grapevine, Texas, to service both diesel and advanced fuel vehicles.

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Cummins Westport Tests Ultra-Low Emissions Natural Gas Engines

10/05/2017

Cummins Westport and the California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition have begun testing new low emissions natural gas engines in drayage trucks at the Southern California port complex.

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California Points Nearly $1 Billion Toward Clean Transportation Funding

09/20/2017

Late last week, California lawmakers passed A.B.134, a bill that earmarks $900 million in funding from the state budget to support various clean transportation, clean air, and alternative fuel initiatives.

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Feds to Issue Funding for Natural Gas Vehicle R&D

09/19/2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released a notice of intent to issue funding for the research and development (R&D) of medium- to heavy-duty, on-road natural gas engine technology.

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10 Giant Companies Commit to Electric Vehicles, Sending Auto Industry a Message

09/19/2017

The EV100 coalition is expanding EV charging infrastructure and shifting away from gas for transportation, the fastest growing emissions source.

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See the open letter Boone Pickens says he sent to every governor

09/13/2017

I have always been for an all-the-above approach to this nation's energy policy, but that doesn't mean we need to jam a square peg in a round hole. Solar, wind, electric and natural gas all have their place, but it must be in accordance with an appropriate application.

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Climate Group: Natural Gas, Not Renewables, Is Largest Factor In Emissions Decline

09/12/2017

Natural gas’s growing share of electricity production has been the largest driver of declining U.S. carbon dioxide emissions, the climate advocacy group Carbon Brief reports.

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Award-Winning CNG-Powered SEAT Ibiza at Frankfurt

09/07/2017

EAT continues it’s campaign toward cleaner, more efficient vehicle technology with the arrival of the new 1.0 SEAT Ibiza TGI powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG).

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Solar Cars Are (Almost) Here

09/02/2017

Ever since electric vehicles (EVs) became a viable alternative to traditional gasoline cars, there has been a push to make them greener.

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Federal grant will help build alternative fuel station in western Kansas

09/01/2017

A Kansas City nonprofit organization centered on energy efficiency and sustainability has received a federal grant to build compressed natural gas stations on Interstate 70 in central and western Kansas.

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Trump’s DOE Invests $13M in Alternative Fuel Vehicles

08/28/2017

Don’t look now, but the Trump administration is doling out money for developing alternative fuel vehicles for mass transport.

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US Study Evaluates Future Methane Emissions for HD Natural Gas Vehicle Fleet

08/24/2017

Researchers at West Virginia University (WVU) have modelled methane emissions from a future, much larger vehicle fleet.

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Upstream Methane Reductions Crucial to Future of Natural Gas Trucks

08/24/2017

Amid a sustained slump in sales for natural gas vehicles, a new study highlights significant challenges for these vehicles to deliver on their modest potential of climate emission reductions; the ultimate climate impact of these vehicles rests on the actions and practices of the upstream supply chain, or well-to-pump suppliers.

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Feds Fund Slew of ‘Community-Based’ Alt-Fuel Projects

08/22/2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Vehicle Technologies Office is funding $13.4 million in support of five new cost-shared, community-based projects focused on energy-efficient mobility systems.

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Survey: Dallas Ranked Top NGV County in Texas

08/14/2017

A survey conducted by the Texas Natural Gas Foundation (TXNG) has found that Dallas County, with 3,579 vehicles and 25 stations, is the top natural gas vehicle county in the state of Texas.

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Waste Management Opens 100th CNG Fueling Station as Fleet Expands to 6,000 Trucks

08/14/2017

Waste Management Inc. announced Oklahoma City as the location of its 100th compressed natural gas fueling station.

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Houston energy private equity firm invests $47M into Chicago startup

08/11/2017

Houston-based private equity firm EIV Capital has invested $47 million into a Chicago company that turns cow manure into 100 percent renewable natural gas for commercial trucks.

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San Antonio falls in statewide rankings for adoption of CNG vehicles

08/08/2017

A new statewide study shows that there are fewer compressed natural gas-powered vehicles on Texas roadways, but those figures are expected to rise later this year.

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L.A. Metro Leads the Nation in Setting Ambitious 2030 Zero Emission Bus Goal

08/03/2017

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board has unanimously adopted a motion endorsing a comprehensive plan to transition the agency to a 100 percent zero emission bus fleet by 2030.

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BP In Talks With EV Manufacturers About Charging Station Partnerships

08/03/2017

The oil giant BP is currently in discussions with a number of electric vehicle manufacturers about possible partnerships that would see charging stations installed at some of its fuel/service stations, BP CEO Bob Dudley was quoted as saying in an interview with Reuters.

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How Electric Vehicles Could Take a Bite out of the Oil Market

07/28/2017

When will cars powered by gas-guzzling internal combustion engines become obsolete? Not as soon as it seems, even with the latest automotive news out of Europe.

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Seat CEO views CNG cars as potential diesel alternative

07/24/2017

Seat sees compressed-natural-gas (CNG) as an optional fuel to diesel, the CEO of the Volkswagen department stated on Saturday.

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Sheehy Mail Contractors Combines CNG, Hydrogen Tech for Truck Fleet

07/20/2017

Sheehy Mail Contractors has combined compressed natural gas and hydrogen technologies in an effort to reduce emissions from the fleet owner’s 100 trucks.

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SoCal Ports Issue Sweeping New Clean Air, Clean Truck Proposals

07/19/2017

A sweeping, multi-billion-dollar plan to slash truck emissions, increase rail access and boost overall freight movement efficiency has been unveiled by the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as the nation’s two largest seaports continue efforts to minimize their impact on Southern California air quality.

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LESS THAN 2% OF VEHICLES WILL BE EVS

07/18/2017

New Fuels Institute research suggests that by 2025, market conditions will make it difficult for electric vehicles to gain 2% market share in the United States.

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Natural gas public sellers in Alabama will have to post surety bonds

07/13/2017

If you are a natural gas public seller or fleet producer in Alabama, there are new regulations that will govern the industry as of next autumn that you will need to comply with.

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The electric vehicle Takeover? Think different.

07/13/2017

Do you want the big thing or the new thing?More importantly: Do you want to invest in the big thing or the new thing?It's a question that haunts any industry vulnerable to disruption, which is pretty much all of them these days.

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory to Host NGV Research Workshop

07/10/2017

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is hosting a natural gas vehicle (NGV) research workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 25, in Golden, Colo.

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Volvo says goodbye to the internal combustion engine

07/05/2017

Swedish automaker Volvo said Wednesday it was marking an end to the era where its consumer fleet has vehicles powered only by the internal combustion engine.

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UPS Sets New Renewable Energy & Electric Vehicle Goals For 2025

06/30/2017

The highly prominent global shipping carrier UPS has announced a new set of “sustainability” goals that will see the company greatly add to its fleet of alternative fuel and electric vehicles in the coming years, as part of its push to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas emissions footprint for global ground operations by 12% by 2025.

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Tax changes, vehicle fees effective July 1

06/30/2017

A series of state tax increases and decreases will go into effect this Saturday. The IMPROVE Act will become official on July 1, and with it will be an increase in the gas tax and a decrease in several other taxes meant to offset the hike.

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Future Of Natural Gas Limited, To Be Phased Out, Say Global Institutes

06/24/2017

The future of natural gas is limited and it has to be phased out along with the other fossil fuel coal, says an international report. India and the Middle East are also seeing renewables rising much faster.

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Volkswagen Unveils new Polo, now with Natural Gas Engine

06/20/2017

VW has launched a completely redesigned generation of one of it’s best selling cars, the VW Polo, and it is available for the first time powered by natural gas.

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Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority Receives 2017 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award

06/19/2017

The Metropolitan Nashville Airport (MNAA) was named one of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) 2017 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award winners in the Pursuit of Excellence category for its ongoing commitment to sustainability.

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Cenergy to Install ANG Low-Pressure Systems in Commercial CNG Fleets

06/16/2017

Cenergy Solutions has agreed to convert two compressed natural gas fleets to adsorbent natural gas (ANG) systems.

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ANGP Touts Plug-In Hybrid Adsorbed Nat-Gas Vehicle Concept for LDVs

06/15/2017

In its latest release, Adsorbed Natural Gas Products Inc. (ANGP) has announced the availability of its PHANGV concept, a plug-in hybrid adsorbed natural gas vehicle, for large frame light-duty vehicle (LDV) mobility and has released a rendering of its current Generation 2 adsorbed natural gas storage vessel.

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Tulsa Opens a Second CNG Station

06/08/2017

Officials from the City of Tulsa, the Oklahoma Department of Energy and Environment, and the Oklahoma Department of Labor held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to officially open the City’s second public-access Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station at 7932 E. 33rd Street.

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Natural Gas Road Rally Kicks Off In Long Beach

06/06/2017

The Natural Gas Road Rally Across America has kicked off in Long Beach, Calif., sending several heavy-duty trucks and other vehicles powered by natural gas on a coast-to-coast road trip to Washington, D.C.

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NGVA Europe Study Confirms Benefits of Natural Gas Transportation

06/05/2017

The Natural Gas Vehicles Association Europe (NGVA Europe) has published a new study that quantifies the greenhouse-gas (GHG) emission reduction benefits of natural gas for light-duty and heavy-duty transportation, validating natural gas as a key solution for transport decarbonization.

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NGVAmerica Updates NGV Maintenance Facilities Document

05/30/2017

Last week, NGVAmerica released an updated version of its Guideline for Determining the Modifications Required for Natural Gas Vehicle Maintenance Facilities.

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DTE Biomass Acquires RNG Facilities to Fuel Texas Transit Buses

05/25/2017

DTE Biomass Energy, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based subsidiary of DTE Energy, says it has acquired two landfill gas-to-energy projects in Texas, which will generate enough renewable natural gas (RNG) to fuel more than 1,000 transit buses each year.

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MLGW and UPS Receive Sustainability Award

05/25/2017

Memphis Light, Gas, and Water (MLGW) and the United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) are two of the 11 winners of the 2017 Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Award.

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Compressed natural gas poised to become more readily available

05/21/2017

PITTSTON TWP. — The fueling station that Ross Finlan helped bring to Pittston Twp. is the only place the public can buy compressed natural gas, or CNG, for their vehicles in Luzerne County.

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U.S. Senators Reintroduce Vehicle Innovation Act

05/19/2017

U.S. Sens. Gary Peters, D-Mich.; Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.; and Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., have reintroduced the bipartisan Vehicle Innovation Act, a bill to encourage investments in research and development (R&D) of clean vehicle and advanced safety technologies to increase fuel efficiency and reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign oil.

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NGVAmerica, Clean Cities Announce Second Annual Coast-to-Coast NGV Road Rally

05/17/2017

NGVAmerica, Clean Cities and the American Public Gas Association are sponsoring the second annual “From Sea to Shining Sea” natural gas vehicle (NGV) road rally, starting on Monday, June 5.

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CSA Group Publishes New Edition of CNG Fueling Standard

05/17/2017

CSA Group has published a new edition of its standard titled CSA/ANSI NGV 1 – Compressed Natural Gas Vehicle Fueling Connection Devices.

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Landi Renzo Taking Orders For Natural Gas-Powered Ford F-150 Pickups

05/11/2017

Landi Renzo USA, which produces alternative fuel kits for passenger vehicles, is now taking orders for compressed natural gas-fueled Ford F-150 pickups for the 2018 model year.

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NGVAmerica Announces New Board Chair as President Steps Down

05/11/2017

NGVAmerica has announced that Mitchell Pratt, chief operating officer and corporate secretary of Clean Energy Fuels Corp., has been appointed chair of its board of directors.

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Geotab Offers Accurate Readings of Momentum CNG Fuel Tanks

05/10/2017

Geotab has announced support of compressed natural gas fuel level and temperature on all Momentum Fuel Technologies CNG fueling tanks and systems.

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U.S. Gain and AFS Partner to Co-Brand Houston’s Largest CNG Station

05/07/2017

U.S. Gain has partnered with American Fueling Systems (AFS) to add the GAIN® Clean Fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) brand to AFS’s recently open CNG location in Houston, Texas.

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Volkswagen Signs On to Promote, Expand CNG Mobility

05/04/2017

Volkswagen Group, operators of compressed natural gas filling stations and gas networks have signed a joint declaration of intent, committing themselves to the extension of CNG mobility.

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Kenworth To Build Class 8 Hydrogen Fuel Cell and CNG-Electric Hybrid Drayage Trucks

05/02/2017

Truck builder Kenworth is jumping into the hydrogen fuel cell race with a Class 8 drayage truck it expects to launch by the end of this year, the company said Tuesday.

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IHB going CNG

05/01/2017

The Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad (IHB) is partnering with OptiFuel Systems LLC and R.J. Corman Railpower Locomotives LLC to convert its entire locomotive fleet to compressed natural gas (CNG).

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Freedom CNG Celebrates Earth Day On Saturday April 22nd, 2017

04/21/2017

HOUSTON, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The results are in for Houston METRO's greener CNG Fleet.

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VIA Debuts New CNG Fleet that's Red on the Outside, 'Green' on the Inside

04/20/2017

SAN ANTONIO, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- VIA Metropolitan Transit officially introduced the first of more than 400 new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses on Thursday, signaling a historic conversion of the agency's fleet and VIA's salute to Earth Day.

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Clean Fleet Profile: Waste Management Company Touts CNG Trucks

04/17/2017

Aiming to reduce vehicle emissions and promote sustainability in the Salt Lake Valley, the Wasatch Front Waste & Recycling District (WFWRD) in Utah has fully transitioned its residential collection truck fleet away from diesel fuel to be powered, instead, by compressed natural gas (CNG).

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Waste Expo Comes Marchin’ In to New Orleans

04/13/2017

Waste Expo is held every year and while it is normally held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, every fourth year it takes place in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. This is one of those years.

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Logistics industry makes green efforts

04/13/2017

MANTECA — As e-commerce becomes a bigger part of our economy, especially in the Central Valley, the logistics industry has come under criticism for the amount of fuel it takes to truck products, the air pollution those trucks generate and the electricity huge fulfillment centers use.

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Increasing Technological Advancement to Reshape Worldwide CNG fueled vehicle Market, Analysis and Forecast 2021

04/12/2017

CNG fueled vehicle Market Analysis Report contains all Analytical and Statistical brief about Market Overview, Growth, Demand and Forecast Research.

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Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. Delivers Industry-First PHEV, Renewable CNG Armored Truck

04/06/2017

MILPITAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions announced today that it has delivered the first of six Plug-in-Hybrid Electric Armored vehicles to Sectran Security.

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Landi Renzo Nets EPA Cert for F-250/350

04/05/2017

Landi Renzo USA says it has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency certification for its bi-fuel and dedicated compressed natural gas systems for model-year 2017 Ford F-250s and F-350s equipped with gaseous-fuel-prepped 6.2-liter engines.

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CNG Source announced the launch of a new line of equipment for private stations branded Fuel Ranger Pro

03/31/2017

A highly performing and dependable private station providing an optimal cost of operation and the highest uptime in the market in this category

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ALT-FUEL SCHOOL BUS GRANTS: TO USE OR NOT?

03/31/2017

In exploring the topic of alternative fuels from the most recent School Transportation News reader survey, we identified a need to delve deeper into the role that grant projects are playing for school districts in offsetting new school bus purchases as well as the installation of fueling infrastructure.

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Ascend, Atrex Demonstrate Natural Gas-Based Ceramic Fuel Cell Hybrid

03/29/2017

Ascend Energy and fuel cell manufacturer Atrex Energy have released the results of their joint project to demonstrate the benefits of using an oxygen-based ceramic fuel cell as part of a hybrid electric vehicle to save money, reduce fuel use and eliminate air pollution.

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Natural Gas is Reducing Transport Sector Emissions at U.S. and Canadian Port Cities

03/24/2017

New truck engine reduces NOx emissions to near zero – 90% below current limit.

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Zero-Emissions Natural Gas Engine Now Operating at Ports of Long Beach/Los Angeles

03/23/2017

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Total Transportation Services, Inc. (TTSI), one of largest drayage trucking companies in the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, has begun using one of the first Cummins Westport (CWI) ISX12 G low NOx natural gas engines for their trucking operations. Available for order later this year, the 12 liter engine’s emissions will be certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to produce 90 percent less NOx than the current EPA standard for heavy duty engines, and are equivalent to that of a truck powered by electricity from the electrical grid.

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Tax collections hint at wider adoption of natural gas-powered vehicles

03/22/2017

Natural gas as fuel for vehicles continues to make inroads across the Lone Star State, according to n ew figures from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.

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Zero-Emission Buses: How to Transition your Transit Fleet from CNG

03/16/2017

Planning to transition a transit fleet from CNG to zero-emission buses? Think about the fueling/charging infrastructure.

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UPS to build six CNG re-fueling stations, add 390 CNG-powered tractors, terminal trucks

03/15/2017

UPS Inc. said today it will spend $90 million to build six additional compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations in North America and add 390 CNG tractors and "terminal trucks" to its alternative-fuel fleet. Terminal trucks are vehicles that shuttle trailers around a yard.

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PSI-Powered CNG & LPG GM Silverados on Display at 2017 Work Truck Show

03/15/2017

INDIANAPOLIS, March 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Power Solutions International, Inc. (PSI) (PSIX) is excited to announce that its alternatively fueled, General Motors (GM) specialty vehicles, and its engines will be featured at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 15-17.

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Momentum Fuel Technologies Brings 175 DGE System to CNG Lineup

03/10/2017

Momentum Fuel Technologies, a division of Rush Enterprises headquartered in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, says it is adding a 175 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) back-of-cab system in its compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solutions for Class 6 to Class 8 trucks.

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The Natural Gas for High Horsepower (HHP) Summit Announces 2017 Dates and Jacksonville as Host City

03/09/2017

Conference organizers of the High Horsepower (HHP) Summit, North America's largest and most comprehensive event focused on the economic and environmental benefits of natural gas for high horsepower applications, today announced that the sixth-annual event will take place November 6-9, 2017 at the Prime Osborne Convention Center in Jacksonville, Florida.

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American Fueling Systems Opens New CNG Station for Texas Fleets

03/07/2017

American Fueling Systems (AFS) has celebrated the grand opening of its first compressed natural gas (CNG) and diesel fueling facility in the state, making it one of the largest facilities in Texas with such capabilities.

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REV Group Begins CNG Shuttle Bus Delivery to DFW Airport

03/06/2017

REV Group, a motor vehicle brands manufacturer headquartered in Milwaukee, has begun delivery of 34 compressed natural gas (CNG), low-floor shuttle buses to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

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SB 26 Passes 8-2 in committee

03/03/2017

Group picture with Senator Estes after testimony today on SB 26 which was passed in committee

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BP Acquires $155m Assets from Organic Waste Derived CNG & LNG Transport Fuels Firm

03/02/2017

Oil giant BP and CNG & LPG transport fuels firm, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. have agreed a deal under which BP will acquire the upstream portion of Clean Energy’s renewable natural gas business.

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Natural gas squares off against competitors for Texas emissions money

02/27/2017

Lawmakers are considering extending programs that encourage the use of natural gas. In a battle over state air quality improvement money, the natural gas industry is squaring off against an odd-bedfellow coalition of environmentalists and big business.

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Record Nuclear Shutdowns Seen Boosting `Pummeled' Natural Gas

02/27/2017

More U.S. nuclear reactors will close for refueling this spring than at any time in nearly two decades creating a power shortage that may lift beaten-down natural gas.

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A. Schulman Joins ANGP to Develop Low-Pressure ANG Tech for Vehicles

02/21/2017

A. Schulman Inc., an international supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, masterbatches, powders and resins, and Adsorbed Natural Gas Products Inc. (ANGP) have reached an agreement whereby A. Schulman will join the coalition with ANGP to develop and produce a commercially viable conformable Type IV adsorbent-based, low-pressure natural gas (ANG) storage tank for motor vehicles.

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NEW RESEARCH ‘Lighter but stronger than steel’

02/16/2017

Research into how to better store compressed gas is now underway, with the University of Dayton Research Institute as a lead participant.

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Houston Conference Spotlights U.S. Heightened Natural Gas, NGL Demand

02/15/2017

The dramatic increase in the supply of natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs) from North American shale plays creates numerous opportunities for its use, conversion and monetization.

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Waitrose Launches Fleet of CNG Trucks with 500-Mile Range

02/13/2017

Supermarket group Waitrose has introduced a fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks with a range of up to 500 miles.

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Love's Trillium Brings CNG to More U.S. Locales

02/13/2017

OKLAHOMA CITY — Love’s Trillium CNG, part of the Love’s Family of Companies, is bringing more compressed natural gas (CNG) facilities across the U.S.

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Omnitek to Develop Nat-Gas Engine for Off-Road Applications

02/08/2017

Omnitek Engineering Corp., which develops and sells proprietary diesel-to-natural gas conversion systems, says it will participate in a $1.5 million grant study with its partner Olson-Ecologic Testing Laboratories, based in Fullerton, Calif., to demonstrate its clean natural gas engine technology for off-road, heavy-duty construction vehicle applications in the greater Los Angeles area.

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VIA selling $82M in bonds to buy natural gas-powered bus fleet

02/03/2017

VIA Metropolitan Transit is selling $82 million in bonds to buy 270 natural gas-powered buses.

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NGVAmerica, Auto Alliance Welcome New Secretary of Transportation

02/01/2017

Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica), a key trade association for the NGV and natural gas refueling industries, has applauded the confirmation of Elaine Chao as the 18th Secretary of Transportation.

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Filling up with natural gas

01/31/2017

Vehicles running on clean fuel should not run in the shade of electric. ANALYSIS/OPINION: During last year’s presidential campaign, Donald Trump showed his commitment to America’s energy future and a belief in its innovative spirit.

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Custom Ambulance Runs on Compressed Natural Gas

01/30/2017

Excellance, Inc., manufacturer of high quality custom ambulances and emergency vehicles, is proud to announce it will be continuing the mission of Bossier City, LA, to replace one diesel ambulance a year with a custom ambulance that runs entirely on compressed natural gas.

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Why Environmental Groups Are Targeting Natural Gas in the Age of President Trump

01/26/2017

More than 200 sites of pending natural gas power plants and thousands of miles of pipelines represent the next frontier in environmental activism focused on halting fossil fuel development, according to a new report.

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Worldwide Compressed Natural Gas Market Set for Rapid Growth, To Reach Around USD 126.0 Billion by 2020

01/25/2017

Zion Research has published a new report titled “Compressed Natural Gas (Associated Gas, Non-Associated Gas, Unconventional Methods) Market for Light Duty Vehicles, Medium/Heavy Duty Buses, Medium/Heavy Duty Trucks Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2014 – 2020”

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Simple-Fill Fuels Regional Fleet for Safelite AutoGlass with Innovative Approach to Natural Gas Compression

01/24/2017

Today Simple-Fill, developer of an innovative technology that compresses natural gas in a more efficient, reliable and affordable way, announced it will be fueling fleet vehicles for the Safelite AutoGlass® facility in Worthington, Ohio.

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Gas transport gets new tanker edge, CIMC Enric Holding upgrades its products

01/24/2017

China’s hunger for natural gas has pushed CIMC Enric Holding, one of the nation’s most significant liquefied natural gas devices manufacturers by sales revenue, to update its items.

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New Milestone: NGVi Certifies 100 CNG Fuel System Inspectors

01/17/2017

The Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) has announced that 100 CNG fuel system inspectors have been certified since the company’s CNG Fuel System Inspector Certification program was launched in September 2016.

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Onboard Dynamics announces first customer

01/14/2017

Bend-based Onboard Dynamics has inked its first demonstration contract for the natural gas-compressing engine developed at OSU-Cascades.

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Cruise Line Exec: LNG Represents the Future

01/11/2017

As this series on natural gas utilization has shown, initiatives to develop new markets for abundant natural gas supplies are prompting significant changes within the realms of power generation and transportation.

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New Chapter in NGV Story About to Unfold

01/10/2017

Natural gas is becoming a more widely used fuel for generating electricity, but it has also made strides as a transportation fuel over the past decade.

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Study Examines Heavy-Duty NGV Methane Emissions

01/09/2017

West Virginia University (WVU) scientists at the Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions (CAFEE) have conducted a new study on methane emissions from heavy-duty natural gas vehicles (NGVs) and refueling stations.

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The future of zero emission cars

01/07/2017

Will your next car talk to traffic lights, apply breaks to help avoid a collision or emit zero tailpipe emissions?

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Going Up: New Michigan Fuel Tax Raises Price at CNG Stations

12/29/2016

The Blue Water Area Transit (BWAT) in Michigan says it will increase the price of compressed natural gas (CNG) at its four public fueling stations on Jan. 1, 2017, due to the start of the state’s new CNG fuel tax.

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Minnesota Maintains Momentum: Alt-Fuel Choices Grew in 2016

12/28/2016

In 2016, Minnesota continued to build on its growth in fuel choice, adding more biofuel stations and public charging stations for electric vehicles (EVs) and expanding the use of natural gas and propane as vehicle fuels, according to the American Lung Association’s Clean Air Choice.

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Natural Gas Vehicles Market – Global Industry Analysis 2023

12/27/2016

Due to the depleting resource of crude oil reserves, a majority of developing nations are growing dependent on foreign countries for oil export.

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Energy Department Announces $18 Million Investment to Accelerate the Development Plug-In Electric Vehicles and Use of Other Alternative Fuels

12/22/2016

WASHINGTON – Today, the Energy Department (DOE) announced $18 million in support of five projects for research, development, and demonstration of innovative plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) and direct injection propane engine technologies, as well as community-based projects to accelerate the adoption of light, medium and heavy duty vehicles that operate on fuels such as biodiesel, electricity, E85, hydrogen, natural gas, and propane.

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US’ Largest Biogas Plant Being Built in North Carolina

12/21/2016

The U.S. will be seeing its largest utility-scale plant producing energy and transportation fuel from animal and food waste.

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American Natural Gas acquires Houston CNG station

12/21/2016

New York-based alternative fuels distributor now owns a Houston compressed natural gas fueling station as part of a portfolio of holdings acquired this month.

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New Year, New Rules: CalNGV to Propose AFV Legislation

12/14/2016

The California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition‘s (CalNGV) board of directors recently approved a plan to ramp up political efforts with state legislators and propose new alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) legislation that will improve the cost-competitiveness of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) and ensure that vehicle funding is targeted toward cleaning up the largest sources of pollution.

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Latin American Energy Outlook: Natural Gas Leads The Way

12/14/2016

On Thursday, December 8 Dr. Fernando Cesar Ferreira, Executive Secretary of the Latin America Energy Organization (OLADE), presented the energy outlook for 2017 to the Latin America Energy Forum in Houston.

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Trump And His New EPA Chief Can't Support All Fossil-Fuels; They'll Have To Choose

12/07/2016

Donald Trump's love for fossil fuels is unequivocal. At least that's what he portrayed during his campaign and what many are saying after his pick of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to run his Environmental Protection Agency.

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Westport Gains EPA Certification for WiNG System on CNG, LPG Models

12/06/2016

Westport, a division of Westport Fuel Systems Inc. that engineers advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, says it has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its Westport WiNG Power System on multiple 2017 model-year Ford products.

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UPS and Peco open Philly region's 15th CNG fueling station

12/02/2016

Just in time for the holiday shipping season, UPS and Peco Energy Co. opened a new compressed-natural-gas fueling station Friday in Horsham to serve the carrier’s growing fleet of CNG vehicles.

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Cng Automotive Tank Market Research Report Now Available at Research Corridor

12/02/2016

Research Corridor has published a new research study titled “Cng Automotive Tank Market – Growth, Share, Opportunities,

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GM to offer CNG/LNG engine option on Chevy, GMC HD trucks and vans next year

11/29/2016

Early next year, Chevrolet and GMC will make available a compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-capable 6-liter V8 engine on its heavy duty trucks and commercial vans.

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Point of View: Alternative-fuel vehicles must contribute equally to road wear and tear

11/26/2016

On Nov. 3, the Federal Highway Administration designated Interstates 35, 40 and 44 in Oklahoma as alternative-fuel corridors, a special designation aimed at improving the mobility of passenger and commercial vehicles that run on alternative fuels such as natural gas and electric vehicles.

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Automotive Gas Cylinder Materials Market to Register a Strong Growth By 2026 – Persistence Market Research

11/25/2016

The deployment of cylinders made from composite materials is expected to increase over the forecast period as it reduces weight of the vehicle, leading to increased fuel efficiency.

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TxDOT begins testing dump truck running on compressed natural gas

11/25/2016

Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is testing a dump truck that runs on compressed natural gas (CNG).

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Major Auto Companies Expand Alt-Fuel Options with CNG, LPG Lineup

11/22/2016

Chevrolet and GMC have announced that they are partnering with Power Solutions International Inc. (PSI) to introduce heavy-duty pickups and full-size vans powered by 6.0-liter, V8 compressed natural gas (CNG)- and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)-capable engines starting in the first quarter of 2017.

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Companies Open GAIN Clean Fuel, FastFlow CNG Station

11/21/2016

Representatives from U.S. Gain, Independence Fuel Systems (IFS) and Canadian American Transport (C.A.T.), along with local and regional dignitaries, have celebrated the grand opening of the newest GAIN Clean Fuel and FastFlow co-branded compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Laredo, Texas.

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Oklahoma interstates and highways designated as Alternative Fuel Corridors

11/14/2016

Drivers on Oklahoma interstates will soon see signs of the state’s effort to improve alternative fueling infrastructure.

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Nova Bus to Produce 525 New Buses for Texas Cities

11/14/2016

Two major Texas cities have contracted Canadian bus manufacturer Nova Bus for a combined total of 525 buses.

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US Foods Partners with ampCNG on Texas Fueling Station

11/10/2016

US Foods and compressed natural gas fueling solutions company ampCNG have announced a fueling and station agreement to build a public-access fueling station in Buda, Texas to serve US Foods.

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American Power Group Solidifies Dual Fuel Vehicular Expansion Plans By Signing Rush Truck Centers

11/07/2016

American Power Group Corporation (OTCQB:APGI), announced today that its subsidiary, American Power Group, Inc. (“APG”), has signed a multi-year Dual Fuel Dealer/Installer Agreement with Rush Truck Centers to initially cover fourteen states (AL,CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, MO, NC, OH, OK, TN, VA, and TX).

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Sign of times: Alternative fuel locator guideposts coming

11/07/2016

Freeway signs now may show the mileage to upcoming towns, or what hotels and restaurants are at the next exit. Soon, new signs also will show where motorists can recharge electric cars or buy alternative fuels such as propane and natural gas.

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Dept. of Transportation unveils national electric vehicle charging network

11/04/2016

Moving to support the electrification of the transportation sector and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the federal government this week announced 55 routes that will serve as the basis for a national network of “alternative fuel” corridors spanning 35 states.

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CNG and LPG Vehicle Market Expected to Witness Fastest Growth in Asia-Pacific During 2016 – 2022 by P&S Market Research

10/31/2016

The global CNG and LPG market was valued at 45,952.4 thousand units in 2015, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.1% during 2016 - 2022.

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Voestalpine AG’s Texas HBI Facility a Natural Gas Success Story

10/31/2016

The tight oil and natural gas story here in the U.S. is often framed as a struggle between environmentalists who want to keep it — and other fossil fuels such as tight oil — in the ground, and drilling and exploration companies who want to sell it as a home heating and transportation fuel that at least burns cleaner than coal.

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Automotive, Energy Leaders Encourage CNG in Mobility Sector

10/27/2016

Gazprom and Audi, in partnership with Volkswagen, jointly held an energy conference focused on the contributions that natural gas; biomethane; and synthetic, renewable methane can make to foster the energy transformation in the mobility sector.

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Kenworth adds Cummins Westport ISL-G natural gas engine as option for T680, T880

10/25/2016

Kenworth has announced that it will offer the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for the Kenworth T680 and T880.

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GHG Phase 2 Rule Published

10/25/2016

The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have officially published the Phase 2 greenhouse gas/ fuel efficiency rule for commercial vehicles in the Federal Register.

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N.J. 23 cent gas tax hike deal: Your questions answered on who pays more, and less

10/23/2016

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie recently signed a transportation funding package into law that will raise New Jersey's gasoline tax from the one of the lowest in the nation to one of the highest.

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CNG 4 America Opens Another CNG Fueling Station in Texas

10/13/2016

CNG 4 America Inc. has announced the opening of its latest fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) station at the I-10 Travel Plaza at Exit 803, just east of Baytown, Texas.

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Replace Coal with Gas for cleaner energy - World Energy Congress

10/12/2016

Natural gas could play an important role as a “bridging fuel” to a low-carbon global economy. Substituting coal for gas as a feedstock for power plants will cut greenhouse gas emissions by half.

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Nova Bus Wins Huge Order for 425 CNG Buses in San Antonio

10/12/2016

Nova Bus, a sustainable transit company specializing in hybrid-electric buses, high-capacity vehicles and integrated intelligent transportation systems, has received an order for 425 40-foot compressed natural gas (CNG) buses from VIA Metropolitan Transit in San Antonio.

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Air Products to Display Hydrogen Fuel Vehicle at Da Vinci Science Center on October 8 to Observe National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day

10/06/2016

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) will join companies and organizations around the nation on Saturday, October 8, in celebrating National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.

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American Power Group Launches Pacific Northwest Dual-Fuel Initiative

10/05/2016

American Power Group Corp. has announced that its subsidiary, American Power Group Inc. (APG), has signed two new Class 8 authorized dealers and certified installers of its natural gas conversion equipment to help launch APG’s dual-fuel technology in the Pacific Northwest.

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Agility Fuel Systems and Hexagon Composites successfully close merger to create Agility Fuel Solutions

10/03/2016

SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Agility Fuel Systems, the leader in natural gas fuel systems for commercial vehicles, and Hexagon Composites, the global leader in composite cylinders for natural gas vehicles (NGVs), have finalized their merger effective October 3, 2016.

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U.S. Gas Production, Consumption Hits Record in 2015

10/03/2016

The market for natural gas continues to grow as the U.S. currently produces and consumes more gas than ever before, according to EIA’s 2015 Natural Gas Annual.

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VIA Metropolitan Transit to buy 135 CNG buses over the next year

09/28/2016

VIA Metropolitan Transit is making good on a promise to switch over its entire bus fleet to compressed natural gas over the next five to six years.

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CNG 4 America Baytown is Now Open

09/26/2016

CNG 4 America, Inc. announced today its latest fast-fill CNG station providing domestic American fuel at its new CNG location in Baytown, Texas.

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Bill to cut excise tax on natural gas trucks introduced in House, Senate

09/23/2016

A bill has been introduced in both chambers of Congress that is intended to make the prospect of buying alternative fuel trucks more attractive for fleets.

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VNG Presents Bold Vision for Major Reductions in Greenhouse Emissions and Petroleum Dependence Through Development of Natural Gas Vehicle Market

09/23/2016

BLUE BELL, Pa., Sept. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In comments submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Transportation, and the California Air Resources Board, natural gas fueling station developer VNG outlined a vision for ways in which natural gas vehicles (NGVs) can provide long-term fuel cost savings for light-duty vehicle drivers while delivering game-changing reductions in greenhouse emissions and petroleum dependency – particularly for light trucks and pickups.

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NGVAmerica White Paper Touts Natural-Gas Benefits for Fleets

09/19/2016

NGVAmerica, the national trade association dedicated to developing a sustainable market for natural gas vehicles (NGVs), says its Emissions and Environmental Working Group has released a new white paper and infographic highlighting the benefits for fleets that use natural gas as a transportation fuel.

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Quantum Fuel Systems Receives DOT Special Permit on VP-650™ Trailer with Highest Available CNG Capacity

09/16/2016

Quantum Fuel Systems, an industry leader in CNG (compressed natural gas) fuel systems for the automotive and heavy-duty industry, announced today that it has received a special permit from Department of Transportation (DOT) for its new VP-650™ virtual pipeline trailer which will have the highest capacity available in the industry at approximately 650,000 Standard Cubic Feet (SCF).

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Clean Energy Fuels' Deal With FedEx: Trucking Isn't Dead

09/13/2016

Clean Energy Fuels recently announced it has built a CNG fueling station for FedEx's freight subsidiary, which will deliver 2.5 million gallons of natural gas per year. Here's a closer look at what the deal means for Clean Energy Fuels.

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Report explores the CNG and LPG vehicle market size, analysis, industry demand, growth and forecast to 2016

09/13/2016

The report is broadly divided into six parts and each part focus upon the industry overview, condition of the CNG and LPG Vehicle Industry, the investment feasibility as well as various policies and strategies.

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Hydrogen Production Technology for Natural Gas Production Adds to Revenue Growth Opportunities in Alternative Fuels Sector

09/07/2016

The alternative fuels sector continues to see various forms of growth in areas such as hydrogen based fuels and carbon fuel cell technology.

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T. Boone Pickens Cuts Back on Clean Energy

09/06/2016

Oil billionaire T. Boone Pickens has been pushing for natural gas as a replacement for oil but late last week he sold nearly $7 million in shares of Clean Energy Fuels in his first open-market transaction of the year.

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Haunted by past oil spikes, commercial and public fleets try alternatives

09/04/2016

Giant white cylinders for liquefied natural gas rise above the vast parking lot of the Hodgkins UPS facility.

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Nikola Motor shifts from all-electric, 2,000HP 18-wheeler to hydrogen fuel cells

08/31/2016

After announcing earlier this year that it is building a 2,000 horsepower, hybrid semi-trailer truck, the Nikola Motor Co. revealed today that it will instead power the truck with a hydrogen fuel cell power system.

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How New Fuel-Efficiency Standards Could Affect Fleets

08/31/2016

Following years of research and review with industry partners, federal regulators have finally issued emissions-reduction and fuel-efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles – and it appears to be good news for fleets.

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Natural gas exports expanding, good business for Texas

08/24/2016

The United States is breaking records for natural gas exports to Mexico, according to energy data firm S&P Global Platts, and analysts say sending liquefied gas to the rest of the world could become a big business for Texas.

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Learn details of the global CNG vehicles market 2016 - company profile, products and specifications, sales volume, revenue, price and gross margin

08/22/2016

The Global CNG Vehicles Consumption 2016 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the CNG Vehicles market.

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Natural Gas Is Heading For $3 Again: Will It Make It And Go Higher?

08/22/2016

The natural gas market has been making attempts to rally since May. It made it all the way up to just shy of $3 in July, but the price rejected that level and fell to $2.591.

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How Garbage Trucks Can Drive a Green Future

08/19/2016

The administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York has set clear, aggressive goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions that would make the city a national leader in mitigating climate change.

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Trucking Industry Cautiously Embracing New Federal Standards

08/16/2016

WASHINGTON—Major truck manufacturers and operators of large commercial fleets cautiously embraced federal standards released Tuesday requiring cuts in fuel usage of big trucks, one of the last in a long line of regulations President Barack Obama has issued over the past several years seeking to clamp down on greenhouse gas emissions across the U.S. economy.

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Hexagon Composites enters CNG-for-rail market with joint venture

08/15/2016

Hexagon Composites', Ålesund, Norway, wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has entered into a joint venture agreement with Allegheny Creative Energy Solutions LLC, Pottstown, Penn., (ACES) and Resonance Mode Inc. to create a new entity.

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How San Antonio ranks for adoption of CNG vehicles in Texas

08/11/2016

A new survey by the Texas Natural Gas Foundation ranks Bexar County in fifth place in terms of adopting natural gas-powered vehicles. But San Antonio may soon climb the charts.

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Ryder's NGV fleet surpasses 100 million miles

08/09/2016

Ryder System announced its fleet of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) has surpassed 100 million miles of operations, making it the first commercial fleet outsourcing provider to reach this milestone, according to the company.

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DFW Airport Touts CNG Fleet Benefits, Gains Carbon Neutral Status

08/08/2016

Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport says it is now the first airport in North America to achieve carbon neutral status from the Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) Program, citing the benefits of its compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle fleet, among other sustainability efforts.

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WEIGHTS AND MEASURES ADOPTS DIESEL GALLON EQUIVALENTS FOR CNG

08/05/2016

NACS-backed amendment is adopted at the National Conference on Weights and Measures Annual Meeting.

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UPS Shatters Goal: Alt-Fuel Fleet Drives 1 Billion Miles

08/02/2016

UPS says it has achieved its goal of driving 1 billion miles in its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet one year earlier than initially planned.

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NCWM, Finally, Approves the DGE

08/02/2016

The National Conference on Weights and Measures has voted to approve the diesel gallon equivalent as a legally authorized method of sale for natural gas that is sold as motor fuel, ending a long-running effort by NGVAmerica and others to simplify the sale, especially of liquefied natural gas.

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TruStar Energy Nominated for Three Prestigious Qualitas Vendor Awards by FCA US

07/27/2016

TruStar Energy, one of the nation's leading developers of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, was nominated for three prestigious nominations during the FCA US LLC Qualitas 2016 Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Ceremony, held at Sound Board in the MotorCity Casino Hotel on July 14, 2016.

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Officials: New fueling station to help environment, economy

07/27/2016

Montgomery County on Wednesday officially opened a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Moraine that officials hope will reduce emissions, lower fuel and maintenance costs and support business growth.

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Douglas Acquisitions LLC Completes the Acquisition of Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide

07/22/2016

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies, an industry leader in CNG (compressed natural gas) fuel systems for the automotive and heavy-duty industry, has been acquired by Douglas Acquisitions LLC.

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Trillium CNG lands $10.9 million contract to build fueling station for VIA Metropolitan Transit

07/22/2016

VIA Metropolitan Transit has awarded a $10.9 million contract to Trillium CNG to build a 10-lane compressed natural gas fueling station at the public transit agency's bus barn off West Cypress Street and San Pedro Avenue.

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CNG vehicles industry: 2016 global market growth, trends, share, size and 2021 forecast available in new report

07/21/2016

This report studies CNG Vehicles in Global market, especially in North America, Europe, China, Japan, Southeast Asia and India, focuses on top manufacturers in global market, with sales, price, revenue and market share for each manufacturer

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Natural-Gas Truck Sales Recover From Slow Start in 2016

07/14/2016

Retail sales of Class 8 natural gas trucks in the U.S. and Canada improved in May, after getting off to a slow start earlier in the year, according to a report published by ACT Research.

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The Fuel That May Halt The Electric Car Revolution

07/14/2016

Electric cars are often touted as the nail in the coffin for gasoline-powered vehicles. However, there’s another fuel revolution in the developing world, which is changing the economics of electric cars.

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DOE’s Vehicle Technologies Office to Achieve Goals with Alt Fuels

07/13/2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office (VTO) has announced its continued support and future goals for the research and development of alternative fuels, including biodiesel, ethanol, natural gas, propane and hydrogen; the vehicles and fleets that use these fuels; and activities that would increase their availability today.

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Gain Clean Fuel to Open CNG Station in South Texas

07/11/2016

Gain Clean Fuel has partnered with FastFlow CNG to build and manage a co-branded compressed natural gas fueling station in South Texas.

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Natural Gas Stations to Cross 39K by 2026

07/07/2016

A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for the deployment of natural gas (NG) refueling infrastructure, including an analysis of key deployment factors, with forecasts segmented by compressed NG (CNG) and liquefied NG (LNG), through 2026.

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FEELING RENEWED

07/05/2016

As automotive and technology companies collaborate on connectivity and futuristic, over-the-air charging for consumer vehicles, the school bus industry is focusing on alternative fuel innovation that accommodates government regulation, incentive grants, low cost operations and passenger health.

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Greenkraft, Inc. Publishes 500% Revenue Increase and Continues Positive Momentum by Achieving Near Zero Emissions in Their Trucks

07/01/2016

Greenkraft Inc. (OTCQB: GKIT), a California based manufacturer of alternative fuel trucks and alternative fuel systems announced by way of their recently filed Form 10-K that revenues for the last fiscal year show nearly a 500% increase!

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Clean Energy Opens Public CNG Station in Houston

06/30/2016

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has opened a compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Houston.

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Will Phase 2 punish alternative fuels?

06/27/2016

Here’s a thought: will alternative fuels get kneecapped by the fuel economy improvements mandated for heavy trucks via the Phase 2 standards within greenhouse gas (GHG) emission rules?

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FIBA Enhances Access to CNG Storage Equipment Across U.S.

06/27/2016

FIBA Technologies Inc., a company that specializes in providing gas-containment equipment and services, says it is now stocking compressed natural gas (CNG) tubes in multiple locations in the U.S. to ensure fleets and CNG station developers have quick and reliable access to CNG storage equipment.

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Diesel Engine Demand to Decline, Natural Gas Projected to Rise by 2021

06/22/2016

Diesel engines dominated the North American heavy duty vehicle market in 2015 but natural gas technology is starting to chip away on their market share as new environmental regulations take hold.

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Grant Funds Still Available!!

06/21/2016

Grant Funds Still Available under the Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program (TNGVGP)!

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Global Automotive Natural Gas Vehicle Market 2016- AB Volvo, Beiqi Foton Motor Co. Ltd., Dongfeng Motor Group Company Limited.

06/21/2016

Market.Biz has recently launched new Market Research Report on “Automotive Natural Gas Vehicle Market” is a in-depth and professional survey on Automotive Natural Gas Vehicle Market.

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Adopt Natural Gas Truck Technology Now or Pay Later

06/16/2016

We operate today in a competitive market where, at present, oil prices are low and greenhouse gas regulations for vehicles are limited.

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Industry fires back against environmentalist "Oil & Gas Threat Map"

06/16/2016

The oil and gas industry is firing back after environmentalists released a "threat map" highlighting the schools, hospitals and population centers that lie within a one-half mile radius of what activists are calling dangerous drilling and production activity.

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What’s at stake in Southern California’s new war on diesel truck pollution

06/12/2016

Southern California’s anti-smog regulators opened a new front on the war on heavy-duty diesel trucks by joining a coalition of agencies stretching from Washington state to New York last week.

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Overall CNG tank/cylinder market scenario and forecasts to 2021 in a new research report

06/10/2016

With an objective of helping our audience take quick and correct decisions, this CNG Tank/Cylinder market report covers technical data and manufacturing plants’ analysis in addition to the usual basic ingredients of definition and industry overview a typical market research report has.

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The First-Ever Tri-fuel System for the Ford F-350 4x4 Vehicle From Niyato Industries Inc.

06/09/2016

Niyato Industries Inc. is thrilled to announce its latest development, the first-ever Tri-Fuel system – a Ford F-350 4X4 with three fuel capabilities, Gasoline or CNG (Methane) or LPG (Propane) – is almost ready to hit the open road.

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Road rally drives home benefits of CNG vehicles

06/09/2016

A cross-country road trip highlighting the driveability of cars and trucks fueled by natural gas stopped in Greenville Wednesday.

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Mack tests Wrightspeed electric powertrain with turbine generator

06/07/2016

LAS VEGAS. In the first evaluation of this technology for a Class 8 refuse vehicle, Mack Trucks is showcasing a Mack LR model retrofitted with Wrightspeed's The Route 1000 powertrain here at WasteExpo 2016.

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Truck GHG Phase 2: Final Rule Could See August Release

06/06/2016

The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration submitted its proposed Phase 2 greenhouse-gas emissions and fuel-economy rule for trucks and trailers to the Office of Management and Budget on June 3 for required regulatory review.

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UTRC conformable fuel tank could boost natural gas vehicles

05/30/2016

The research arm of United Technologies Corp. has developed a fuel tank made of a special composite material that could help get more natural gas vehicles on the road and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Composite Cng Tanks Market Research Report Now Available at Research Corridor

05/28/2016

Research Corridor has published a new research study titled “Composite Cng Tanks Market – Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis and Forecast, 2015 – 2022”.

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Analysis: During low oil prices, fleets with own CNG still saved

05/27/2016

The price of crude oil, and by extension gasoline and diesel, dipped lower and lower before just recently starting to climb again.

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Cross-Country Tour Promoting Natural Gas Vehicles to Kick Off in Long Beach Next Week

05/24/2016

Next week, the City of Long Beach will be all about compressed natural gas (CNG), and its powering of vehicles, pointing to its own fleet as an example.

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Hexagon Composites' SMARTSTORE® CNG transport module is now available in the US

05/20/2016

Hexagon Composites' wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln has received US DOT (Department of Transportation) approval to operate its newest Mobile Pipeline® product in the United States.

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CARB Certifies Westport's CNG Transit Van

05/18/2016

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has certified Westport Innovations’ compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Westport WiNG Power System that is used in the Ford Transit cargo van and passenger wagon, and the F-150 truck for MY- 2016, the company announced.

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2,000-HP Hybrid Electric Nikola One Semi is a Trucker’s Dream

05/13/2016

Nikola Motor Company (NMC) has been working on the Nikola One semi truck for three years in secret and is finally ready to go public.

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FUELS INSTITUTE’S SYMPOSIUM EXAMINES HEAVY-DUTY VEHICLES

05/12/2016

The Fuels Institute is bringing experts from across the fuels and vehicles industries to Washington this summer to shed light on the latest market research, technology and policy hot topics.

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CNG stations continue to flourish, despite low-priced gasoline and diesel

05/11/2016

The U.S. currently has 995 compressed natural gas (CNG) stations -- 586 public access and 409 private, according to the Dept. of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center.

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Senate Energy Bill Could Impact Manufacturing Operations Across Industries

05/11/2016

On April 20, 2016, the U.S. Senate passed the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016 (the Act) by a vote of 85-12.

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Argonne Lab Rolls Out New Version of Alt-Fuel Analysis Tool

05/10/2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has released an updated version of its AFLEET tool to reflect the latest advances in alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies and updated emissions data.

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Fuel Tool Provides Free Data for Commercial Fleet Planning, Fuel Purchasing

05/06/2016

As commercial fleet owners struggle to cut fuel costs and reduce their fleet emissions to comply with stricter air pollution rules, they are faced with a myriad of decisions.

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ACT Expo: Near-Zero Emissions Possible Now for Commercial Trucks

05/04/2016

Organizers of this week’s ACT Expo in Long Beach, Calif., released a technical white paper on Tuesday that claims heavy-duty trucks can immediately address clean air and climate protection issues by formulating a combo plate that includes engine technology and renewable natural gas fuel.

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CNG SOURCE announces the launch of CONQUEROR, the new line of CNG Daughter Stations.

05/04/2016

CNG Source, a leading provider of compressed natural gas solutions for fueling stations, announced the launch of a line of daughter stations branded CONQUEROR.

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Clean Energy Secures Contract to Provide LNG to Hawaii Gas; Signs Additional Agreements in Trucking, Transit and Refuse Markets

05/02/2016

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., (NASDAQ: CLNE) announced that it has secured a contract to provide Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to Hawaii Gas, the State of Hawaii’s only franchised gas utility. The agreement is consistent with the state’s intent to reduce its reliance on imported crude oil, using a cleaner and more economical fuel.

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CNR Viable with Low Oil Costs

04/29/2016

The past two years have been a wild ride of plunging oil prices and, therefore, the plunging of diesel fuel prices for commercial vehicles in North America.

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CNG Vehicles: The new wave of alternative fuel sources

04/24/2016

The opening of the first public CNG fuel station in Brazoria County gained attention as a step toward erasing the carbon footprint. The next step is to convince businesses, local governments and residents to see its benefits.

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Next Week’s ACT Expo Offers Several Clean Truck Fleet Workshops

04/22/2016

In what has been touted as the largest clean fleet event in the country, next week’s ACT Expo will take place Monday, May 2, through Thursday, May 5, at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif.

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U.S. Senate Passes Vehicle Innovation Act

04/21/2016

On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate approved the Vehicle Innovation Act (VIA) as part of a broader energy bill that passed, the Energy Policy Modernization Act.

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With Flint money removed, bill promoting fuel-efficient vehicles passes

04/20/2016

WASHINGTON – A wide-ranging energy bill -- which had previously been help up over concerns of a lack of funding to address the Flint water crisis -- was approved by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday and included a measure authored by Michigan’s senators promoting investments in the research and development of more fuel-efficient vehicles.

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Excellance To Attend FDIC With New Compressed Natural Gas Powered Ambulance

04/15/2016

Excellance Inc, producer of high quality custom ambulances and emergency vehicles, today announced their presence at FDIC International taking place at the Indianapolis Convention Center from April 18-23, 2016.

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FEV Pioneering Compression on Demand

04/13/2016

Variable cylinder compression that aids fuel economy and cuts emissions while maintaining power delivery is headed for production within three years, a top engineer for supplier FEV North America says at the SAE World Congress here.

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Freedom CNG Opens Fueling Station in Permian Basin

04/13/2016

Freedom CNG has opened a compressed natural gas fueling station located between Midland and Odessa, Texas capable of sending CNG-powered trucks west to El Paso or east to Dallas.

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'Near-Zero NOx' Natural Gas Engine From Cummins Westport Is On The Way

04/11/2016

A commercial truck and bus engine that brings clean emissions to a whole new level is about to debut, seven years in advance of the low-emissions regulations it is designed to meet.

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First CNG station opens to the public in North Austin

04/11/2016

As a city that prides itself on ways to be clean and green, it can sure be difficult with the amount of gas we burn just sitting in Austin traffic.

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GHNGVA APRIL'S MEETING

04/06/2016

April 28th - Next GHNGVA Meeting

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From Diesel to Compressed Natural Gas

04/05/2016

Emerald is proud to announce its conversion to Penske Truck Leasing compressed natural gas (CNG) fueled trucks. Emerald’s New York based fleet will move to CNG this month, furthering Emerald’s mission of global conservation and mainstreaming sustainability.

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THE NEW AGE OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS IS HERE

03/31/2016

From gasoline to propane and CNG to diesel, the world of alternative fuels can be dizzying. There is no one-size-fits-all model; some types of alternative fuel are just better suited for certain districts.

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FedEx Highlights Vehicle Efficiency Improvements in Global Citizenship Report

03/31/2016

FedEx has released its 2016 Global Citizenship Report, “Deliver It Forward,” announcing that the company has surpassed its goal to increase FedEx Express vehicle fuel economy by 30% five years ahead of schedule.

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Report: CNG remains competitive in alternative fuel market

03/30/2016

A new report by BCC Research examines 10 alternative fuels for commercial vehicles and shows that compressed natural gas (CNG) has remained competitive, even as diesel fuel costs are lower.

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Trillium, PennDOT Strike $84.5 Million CNG Agreement

03/29/2016

Trillium CNG, the compressed natural gas company for Love's Travel Shops, was selected by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to design, build, operate and maintain 29 CNG facilities in the state - calling it a record-setting public-private partnership.

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NGVi introduces Guided Skills Application, hosts webinar

03/29/2016

Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi) announced the launch of Guided Skills Application, a coaching program for newly-trained CNG fuel system inspectors.

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Landi Renzo Wins EPA Natural Gas Nod for 2 Heavy-duty Ford Engines

03/23/2016

Landi Renzo USA, a Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier, has been awarded natural gas EPA certification for the 2016 Ford 6.8L V-10 heavy-duty engine utilized in F-series trucks, including the F-650/750 and F-53/59 stripped chassis.

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Senator Wants Volkswagen to Consider CNG as Diesel Alternative

03/18/2016

In a letter recently sent to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe suggested making compressed natural gas (CNG) engines a part of the plan for dealing with the Volkswagen diesel emissions cheating scandal.

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Bus operators race to ditch dirty vehicles

03/17/2016

In 2013, the Regional Transportation District (RTD) faced a big decision. Advancing technologies, combined with a boom in natural gas production, presented an opportunity to replace 200 aging buses, running on diesel fuel and ripe for replacement, with buses that would run on compressed natural gas (CNG).

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Lower Costs and Emissions Continue to Drive Conversion to CNG

03/16/2016

Despite lower diesel prices remaining steady and with the added caveat of a tax credit extension for alternative fuels, waste haulers remain committed to converting their fleets to compressed natural gas (CNG).

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UPS Invests $100 Million in Compressed Natural Gas, CNG Vehicles and Related Infrastructure

03/15/2016

UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced plans to build an additional 12 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations and add 380 new CNG tractors to its growing alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet.

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Announcing Live Web Workshop on CNG Fuel System Inspections

03/09/2016

Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVi), the ASE CASE-accredited leader in technical training for the CNG and LNG industry, has announced a new web-based training workshop, "Essentials of CNG Fuel System Inspections".

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Advancing Fleet CNG Fueling Adoption Through Virtual Pipeline Networks

03/08/2016

The climate for natural gas vehicle (NGV) adoption within the U.S. has undergone dramatic shifts in recent years.

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Eight Major U.S. Cities Unite to Form Energy Secure Cities Coalition

03/04/2016

A group of large and midsize cities from around the country have launched the Energy Secure Cities Coalition (ESCC), a partnership of communities dedicated to transitioning their municipal fleets from petroleum-fueled vehicles to those powered by alternative fuels, such as electricity and natural gas.

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2017 Ford Transit Upgrades Include CNG and LPG Capabilities

03/02/2016

Ford is introducing improvements across its van lineup for the 2017 model year that it says are designed to make the vehicles trusted by fleet and small business customers even more flexible.

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Momentum offers new back-of-cab CNG fuel system

03/01/2016

NASHVILLE. Momentum Fuel Technologies, a division of Rush Enterprises, added a new 150 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) back-of-cab compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system for Class 6-8 trucks here at the 2016 Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) annual convention.

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Low Fuel Prices Hamper the Switch to Alternative-Fuel Vehicles; Trucks.com CEO Jeremy Anwyl Reacts

03/01/2016

Low diesel fuel prices are slowing the switch to natural gas by commercial and government fleet operators, even as many expect regulatory requirements to drive natural gas truck sales in the long run, according to a report by Trucks.com environmental expert John O’Dell.

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Announcement: Grand opening of Brazoria County’s first public CNG fueling station

02/25/2016

Please join us for the grand opening of Brazoria County’s first public CNG fueling station and celebrate with 99 cent CNG during our first 30 days!

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Announcement : Railroad Commission of Texas, Alamo Area Clean Cities

02/25/2016

Railroad Commission of Texas, Alamo Area Clean Cities, Harris County Fire Marshal Office and Natural Gas Industry Personnel. Join us for an open discussion on Compressed Natural Gas and Liquefied Natural Gas station codes and standards affecting San Antonio and surrounding counties. 

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CNG Energy Partners and the City of Lake Jackson Announce Grand Opening of Lake Jackson CNG Fueling Station

02/25/2016

CNG Energy Partners and the City of Lake Jackson held the grand opening today of the Lake Jackson Natural Gas Fueling Station, the first public-access fueling station offering alternative fuel options in Brazoria County.

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Global Compressed Natural Gas Market Poised to Surge from USD 56.5 Billion in 2014 to USD 126.0 Billion by 2020 – MarketResearchStore.Com

02/24/2016

Zion Research has published a new report titled “Compressed Natural Gas (Associated Gas, Non-Associated Gas, Unconventional Methods) Market for Light Duty Vehicles, Medium/Heavy Duty Buses, Medium/Heavy Duty Trucks Applications: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2014 - 2020”

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Niyato Industries Inc. Installs the First-Ever Tri-Fuel Delivery System on their Developmental Ford F 350 4X4 Vehicle

02/23/2016

Take your pick: Gasoline, CNG (Methane), or LPG (Propane). Now one system does it all. Niyato Industries Inc. is ecstatic to announce its latest advancement: The first-ever Tri-Fuel system – a Ford F 350 4X4 touting all three fuel capabilities.

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NDW Switches to Alternate Fuel Vehicles and Reduces Petroleum Consumption

02/22/2016

Naval District Washington (NDW) is taking the steps to follow the mandate from Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus for use of alternative fuel vehicles and reduce petroleum consumption.

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Texas Adds 44% More CNG Filling Stations, 25% More NGVs

02/16/2016

The Texas Natural Gas Foundation (TXNG) has compiled a map of the Lone Star State showing that drivers have 150 places to refuel natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in Texas — 44% more than the 104 stations in August 2014.

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North San Antonio gets a CNG gas station to call its own

02/16/2016

As the number of natural gas-powered vehicles on the roads continues to grow, so do the number of compressed natural gas, or CNG, fueling stations.

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UPS Expands Agreement For Renewable Liquefied Natural Gas In Texas

02/11/2016

The FINANCIAL -- UPS announced it has expanded its agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to use up to 500,000 gallon equivalents of renewable liquefied natural gas (RLNG) annually in Texas.

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Obama’s Budget Pushes ‘Leave It in the Ground’ Energy Policies, Say Oil/Gas Critics

02/09/2016

The Obama administration released its fiscal year 2017 budget request Tuesday, drawing harsh criticism from oil and gas groups, which accused the president of advancing anti-fossil fuel policies at the expense of consumers.

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The CNG shift: How solid waste companies are saving time, money, and the environment

02/08/2016

In a recent interview with Bloomberg Television, Waste Management CEO David Steiner said the industry's shift to compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles is good for both the environment and for a company's wallet.

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Tulsa Gas Technologies, Inc. making world-wide difference in alternative fuels

02/05/2016

The price spread between gasoline and compressed natural gas has narrowed, putting vehicle conversions on a downward trend until it is now steady.

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Love’s Travel Stops Acquires CNG Provider Trillium

02/02/2016

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.

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Freedom CNG Opens New Fueling Station in Houston

01/28/2016

Freedom CNG has opened its third Houston-area compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in the new Pinto Business Park at 303 Fallbrook Rd. for serving private- and public-sector fleets.

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Shell and Ryder Collaborate on Dedicated Natural Gas Vehicle Solution

01/27/2016

Companies work together on trucks and fueling to bring cost-competitive, cleaner burning LNG that meets emissions regulations without the need for after treatment systems used in diesel engines, and more efficient vehicle technology to oil and gas operation.

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Consortium to Test New Compression Technology for CNG Refueling

01/27/2016

Oregon-based Northwest Natural Gas Co. (NW Natural) and California-based Carnot Compression LLC have formed a consortium to build and test a new compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling unit.

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Blue Gas Marine, Dusky Marine introducing natural gas powered boat at Miami

01/22/2016

Blue Gas Marine, Inc. and Dusky Marine will be partnering to introduce the Dusky Marine 252, featuring Blue Gas Marine's Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel-system technology.

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CNG tank fill-up is a sweet deal, only costs about 20-ounce Coke

01/21/2016

Low oil prices over the past year have pushed gasoline to multiyear lows, but it was an act of Congress that led compressed natural gas prices this month to fall so low that a full tank can cost little more than a 20-ounce bottle of Coke.

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Natural-gas powered Godsil Manhattan V-16 super-coupe in development

01/19/2016

Just over two years ago we introduced you to the Godsil Manhattan V16 super-coupe.

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NGVAmerica Highlights Industry’s Progress in 2015

01/18/2016

NGVAmerica recently released its 2015 annual report, which highlights the U.S. natural gas vehicle (NGV) industry’s policy wins of last year and outlines some plans for the year ahead.

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CNG Sector Powering Global Markets for Natural Gas Storage With 28.7% CAGR, Reports BCC Research

01/14/2016

The global market for compressed natural gas (CNG) should more than triple in value between 2015 and 2020.

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What the Tax Credit Extension Means for the Waste Industry’s Conversion to CNG

01/12/2016

The waste and recycling industry may move more aggressively into compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks, now that federal tax credits for initiatives including alternative fuels have been officially extended by Congress and President Obama.

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Westport Signs Investment Agreement with Cartesian Capital Group for up to $71.3 Million in Financing

01/11/2016

Westport Innovations Inc., engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Cartesian Capital Group, of New York, for up to $71.3 million in financing to support global growth initiatives.

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Our Opinion: Auto sale trends suggest NEPA has distance to travel before embracing alt-fuel vehicles

01/06/2016

Propelled by low gas prices, Americans rushed to auto dealers last year and sent sales of cars and trucks to a record high.

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Legislators seek to delay emissions testing for newer vehicles

01/05/2016

Some drivers in Pennsylvania could receive exemptions from the state’s requirements for vehicle emissions testing, if a group of both Republicans and Democrats in the state legislature get their way.

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Forty percent of vehicles will be natural gas powered

01/04/2016

“By 2025, 40 percent of you will be driving vehicles powered by compressed natural gas, according to projections,” said Detief Hallermann, Ph.D., associate clinical professor, Texas A&M University.

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Tecogen Enters JV for Patented Ultera Emissions Control Technology

12/31/2015

Tecogen has granted Ultratek an exclusive license for development of its patented, emissions-related, intellectual property for the vehicle market while the Strategic Investors have collectively contributed $3 million to finance the initial operations of the joint venture. Tecogen retains the rights to its Ultera emissions control technology for all other applications.

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Tecogen Forms Joint Venture to Bring Groundbreaking Ultera™ Emissions Control Technology to the Transportation Market

12/30/2015

Tecogen® Inc. announced the formation of a joint venture company with a group of Strategic Investors for its patented Ultera™ emissions control technology.

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Total Sales of Natural Gas Vehicles Are Expected to Exceed 35 Million from 2015 to 2025, According to Navigant Research

12/30/2015

The majority of natural gas vehicles will run on compressed natural gas, report finds.

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Year in Review: Natural gas is no longer the ugly stepchild

12/23/2015

Everyone fawns over crude oil while natural gas has to remain content in the shadows.

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UPS Wrapping Up Major CNG Deployment

12/21/2015

In April, UPS announced huge plans to add about 1,400 more compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles to its fleet and build 15 new CNG stations across the U.S.

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U.S. Congress Passes Natural Gas Tax Credit Legislation

12/18/2015

Federal lawmakers have approved legislation that will extend expired tax credits for companies that use alternative fuels through the end of 2016.

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Texas Offers $37.8 Million Under Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program

12/18/2015

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is now accepting applications for up to $37.8 million in grants available under the Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program.

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Compressed natural gas fueling station now open to public

12/14/2015

After converting most of its local fleet of garbage trucks to run on compressed natural gas, Houston-based WCA Waste Corporation has opened its first public compressed natural gas fueling station and the first such station open to the public in Alachua County.

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First 2016 Ford F-150 With CNG, Propane Option Rolls Off Assembly Line

12/10/2015

The first 2016 Ford F-150 with the CNG/propane option has rolled off the assembly line.

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RTA shift to natural produces savings

12/10/2015

Five years ago the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority set the wheels in motion for a full conversion of the agency's 123-vehicle fleet to compressed natural gas engines, and officials say the transformation will be complete in five years.

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Fiat-Chrysler Invests Heavily in CNG Truck-Fleet Conversion

12/07/2015

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

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A bunch of OPEC members are 'at risk for a significant crisis in 2016'

12/07/2015

OPEC, the now 13-member oil cartel, decided to maintain production at 31.5 million barrels per day at its meeting in Vienna last Friday.

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Finalized Highway Bill Bodes Well for Natural Gas Vehicle Market

12/04/2015

Congress has passed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, a five-year, $305 billion surface transportation bill.

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The Prospects for Renewable Natural Gas in Service Fleets

12/02/2015

Today, that future is becoming a reality through renewable natural gas (RNG), also known as biomethane, a clean-burning fuel that’s essentially converted trash from landfills, food waste, wastewater facilities and agricultural waste.

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CNG vehicles might get boost in congressional EV bill

12/01/2015

Earlier this year the Senate and the House of Representatives passed their own versions of a six-year bill to fund the Department of Transportation's surface transportation programs, informally known as the highway funding bill.

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Best-Value DBOM Contracting Optimizes CNG Infrastructure for Transit Fleets

12/01/2015

Transit agencies face complex decisions when converting their fleets to buses that run on compressed natural gas (CNG), a cleaner, lower cost fuel than diesel.

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Natural-Gas Vehicles To Get Electric-Car Tax Credit In Transportation Bill?

11/25/2015

As another Congressional session winds down, the two houses are working to pass a long-overdue transportation funding bill.

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House Bill Would Advance Clean Vehicle Technologies

11/23/2015

A bill that would earmark funds for research and development of alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies as well as create truck-specific programs within the Department of Energy (DOE) has been introduced in the House by Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) as the Vehicle Innovation Act (VIA), H.R. 4106.

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SoCalGas Offers Fleets Free CNG Truck Rentals

11/20/2015

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) is reminding fleet operators that the deadline for a trial program is nearing.

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San Antonio lawmaker vows to renew fight for a Texas fleet of natural gas vehicles

11/20/2015

Texas State Sen. Carlos Uresti of San Antonio has vowed to renew legislative efforts to switch the state's vehicle fleet to cleaner-burning natural gas.

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ANGA Taking Natural Gas Know-How to API in Merger Deal

11/18/2015

America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) is set to fold into the American Petroleum Institute (API) by Jan. 1

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2015 State of Natural Gas in Central Texas

11/16/2015

oin AACOG's Alamo Area Clean Cities Coalition and Central Texas Natural Gas stakeholders for a Natural Gas Forum

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CNG/ LNG Code and Compliance Workshop

09/28/2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - Greater Houston Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance (GHNGVA) and the Houston-Galveston Clean Cities.

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In the news July 14th, 2015

07/15/2015

In the news July 14th, 2015

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2015 North American NGV Conference & Expo

07/14/2015

Bringing Together the Entire NGV Industry Under One Roof September 15–17, 2015, Denver, Colorado

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SUMMIT: Natural Gas for High Horsepower

07/14/2015

October 27-29, 2015 - The High Horsepower (HHP) Summit presents natural gas as a solution to high horsepower equipment operators aiming to significantly reduce fuel costs, improve environmental performance, and comply with important air quality regulations.

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SUMMIT: Natural Gas for High Horsepower

07/06/2015

October 27-29, 2015 - The High Horsepower (HHP) Summit presents natural gas as a solution to high horsepower equipment operators aiming to significantly reduce fuel costs, improve environmental performance, and comply with important air quality regulations.

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Natural Gas Conference -Port of Houston

05/26/2015

2014 Natural Gas Conference at Port of Houston

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CNG Cars Can Go the Distance and be Affordable

06/25/2013

Just the Facts: Natural gas backers are launching a drive to persuade automakers to build compressed-natural-gas fueled cars and trucks. Six custom-built CNG vehicles are on display now in Washington, D.C., and builders say production versions would not cost much more than standard gasoline vehicles. Fuel can cost less than $1 a gallon-equivalent when produced at home.

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NGV Advocates Are Prodding U.S. Automakers to Action

06/25/2013

Six popular consumer vehicles converted to run on compressed natural gas and gasoline were unveiled at ACT Expo in Washington D.C. today as the second stop of a national roadshow

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Carlab pushes bi-fuel natural gas as the way of the future

06/24/2013

Carlab pushes bi-fuel natural gas as the way of the future

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