The American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest has announced the launch of Midwest EVOLVE, a three-year project to promote electric vehicles (EVs) in seven Midwest states: Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota. In partnership with eight [Read More]
By 2025, nearly one in 10 medium- and heavy-duty (MD-HD) trucks sold will run on natural gas, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. The report says energy price volatility, global liquefied natural gas (LNG) trade, tighter emission [Read More]
Thanks to the recent credit extension, a municipal utility is offering cheaper CNG to fleet customers.
The CEO is seeking applications from developers interested in expanding CNG infrastructure throughout the state.
The large company and its North American carriers teamed up to increase the use of natural gas vehicles delivering P&G products.
UPS provides an update on its expanded compressed natural gas fleet and talks about low diesel prices.
Congressional leaders have announced a deal that may revive several important subsidies for the alt-fuel industry.
Leaders from around the world converged this week in Paris to tackle climate change at the United Nations COP21 meeting, and government and private-sector officials alike have launched some major clean energy initiatives, including ones that may help advance the [Read More]
amp Trillium LLC, the joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG, hosted an official grand opening ceremony on Friday for its public-access CNG station in Dalton, Ga. The joint venture initially announced that the station was online in late October. [Read More]
Taxelco, a company founded by XPND Capital, has unveiled its new all-electric taxi project, Teo, and will start putting its vehicles on the streets of Montreal on Nov. 26. “With Teo, we plan to show that a green project can [Read More]
The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan has made its North American debut at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, as Honda announced additional details for what it considers its most advanced zero-emissions vehicle in the U.S. market. Honda says the [Read More]
The California Energy Commission’s latest round of funding will help area schools fuel up their compressed natural gas vehicles.
Blue Bird Corp., whose propane autogas school buses often make headlines, says it is expanding its compressed natural gas (CNG) product line in order to meet demand from customers. Blue Bird has announced its will start producing its first CNG-powered [Read More]
Nonetheless, the third-party logistics provider notes it hasn’t “given up hope on CNG.”
Four years in the making, a state- and municipal-funded Trillium CNG fueling station opened Friday in Glenwood Springs, Colo., co-located at the Shell West Mart. Garfield County Commissioner Tom Jankovsky, who has been pushing for CNG fueling in Garfield County [Read More]
The metals manufacturing giant says the acquisition will increase its compressed natural gas system offerings.
Last week, a group of natural gas vehicle (NGV) policy experts discussed recent federal roadblocks and successes for the U.S. NGV market and other alternative fuel industries. The panelists, talking at the North American Natural Gas Vehicle Conference and Expo [Read More]
Yes, oil prices are low, U.S. federal regulations and environmentalists are cracking down on fossil fuels, and Congress is almost permanently in gridlock, but the domestic natural gas industry – and, thus, the natural gas vehicle (NGV) sector – is [Read More]
Kane Is Able Inc., a national third-party logistics company headquartered in Pennsylvania, has filed a lawsuit against Volvo Group North America alleging the truck manufacturer will not honor its warranty obligations following a compressed natural gas (CNG) tractor fire that [Read More]
With little fanfare, the U.S. reached the 20,000 mark for the number of alternative fueling stations operating throughout the nation back in May, according to data from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The agency soon after posted a blog [Read More]
President Barack Obama has signed into law a comprehensive highway funding bill, H.R.3236, whose many provisions include a measure meant to ensure that liquefied natural gas (LNG) and propane autogas are taxed fairly relative to diesel and gasoline, respectively. The [Read More]
Before the Ohio legislature recessed for the summer, a bill to establish tax incentives and grants for alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) advanced in the state House of Representatives. With a 19-0 vote, the House Ways and Means Committee unanimously approved [Read More]
Last Thursday morning, a compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered recycling truck caught fire in Chesapeake, Va., with the flames destroying the truck and damaging an adjacent house. According to local reports, truck operator TFC Recycling says a preliminary probe suggests a [Read More]
Honda has announced that it will no longer offer its compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Civic, leaving some to wonder what significance this decision might have regarding the overall U.S. natural gas vehicle (NGV) industry. The manufacturer also will discontinue its [Read More]
On Monday afternoon, a compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered bus caught fire in Moline, Ill., but officials from the local fire department and the bus operating company say there is no initial indication that CNG is to blame for the incident. [Read More]
Utah State Rep. Stephen G. Handy, R-Layton, kicked off the 2015 legislative session determined to pass several bills to help boost the use of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) in the state. Last Thursday, Gov. Gary Herbert ceremoniously signed two such [Read More]
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART), one of the U.S.' largest public transportation agencies, is continuing its major fleet transition from diesel to compressed natural gas (CNG) with an order for 63 additional CNG buses. A few years ago, DART revealed [Read More]
California Gov. Jerry Brown made headlines nationwide this week after establishing a new and ambitious goal to cut the state's greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, but how might the directive affect the California clean transportation industry? In an executive order announced Wednesday, [Read More]
Republic Services Inc., a major refuse and recycling company, recently noted that it currently operates over 2,200 compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles across the U.S. Furthermore, the company has plans to continue expanding its large CNG fleet. Steve Saltzgiver, the [Read More]
In the ever-growing natural gas vehicle (NGV) industry, when a fleet operator deploys any number of NGVs, two or 200, it is certainly noteworthy. Well, UPS just announced plans to purchase and deploy 1,400 new compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles [Read More]