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Largest Public/Private CNG Station Opens in Central Florida

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Apr 15, 2016

The six-acre facility, which includes five CNG dispensers with the capacity to distribute 40 gallons per minute, comprises two stations within one location – a private station for LYNX and a second station open to the public at large.

CNG from Sea to Shining Sea Road Rally

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Apr 14, 2016

The American Public Gas Association (APGA) and NGVAmerica are the presenting sponsors of the “CNG from Sea to Shining Sea Road Rally” set to leave Long Beach, Calif., at the end of May. According to the APGA, the mission of this [Read More]

Republic Services Adds CNG Garbage Trucks to Florida, St. Louis Fleets

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Apr 13, 2016

The new CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered collection trucks and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operated by Republic in South Florida to 127 and grows Republic’s St. Louis fleet to 107 CNG-powered vehicles.

Tesla Updates the Model S with Facelift, New Features

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Apr 13, 2016

In addition to this new look, the Tesla Model S has been updated with faster charging, interior improvements and a HEPA air filtration system.

CleanFUEL CEO Talks Bankruptcy, Future of Alternative Fuels

Christopher DeMorro on Apr 11, 2016

Curtis Donaldson, CEO of CleanFUEL USA, spoke with NGT News about the bankruptcy and what it means for his company, and the industry, going forward.

Cummins Developing Class 6 Plug-in Hybrid that Reduces Fuel Use by 50%

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Apr 07, 2016

Cummins Inc. has been awarded a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a Class 6 commercial plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) that can reduce fuel consumption by at least 50% over conventional Class 6 [Read More]

CleanFUEL USA Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Apr 06, 2016

“We are taking this action so we can continue to strengthen and adapt our business to meet the changing dynamics in the alternative fuel industry,” says Curtis Donaldson, founder and president of CleanFUEL USA.

Ford F-150 Plug-In Hybrid Spotted Testing

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Apr 05, 2016

In December, the Ford Motor Co. announced that it would invest $4.5 billion in vehicle electrification, with the goal of bringing 13 new electrified vehicles to market by 2020. Although executives didn’t go into too much detail, a hybrid SUV/pickup truck [Read More]

Trade Group Urges Continuance of CNG Incentives in Oklahoma

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Apr 04, 2016

Facing a budget shortfall of an estimated $1.3 billion, legislators are proposing to cut a number of tax incentives, including those for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) and fueling stations. This has prompted a response from NGV trade group NGVAmerica, as [Read More]

Phoenix Orders 120 CNG Buses in $62.4 Million Deal

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Apr 04, 2016

The City says the new buses will replace existing LNG buses that average 12 years in age and 500,000 miles of service. Some of the old LNG buses are as old as 18 years, with nearly 1 million miles on the odometer.