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Obama Proposes Funding Cleantech Investments with $10/Barrel Tax on Oil

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Feb 05, 2016

The tax would be phased in over five years and would add nearly $20 billion of additional funding per year into studying and expanding clean transportation options.

Trillium CNG Finds A Buyer: Love’s Travel Stops

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Feb 03, 2016

If approved by regulators, the agreement will add 37 public CNG locations to the Love’s network, bringing the number of Love’s-operated public CNG facilities to 65.

Colorado to Fund Fleet Purchases of Alternative Fuel Vehicles

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Feb 02, 2016

As part of the ALT Fuels Colorado program, the Regional Air Quality Council (RAQC) is requesting applications to fund fleet purchases of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs). AFVs under this application include new original equipment manufacturer (OEM) compressed natural gas (CNG), [Read More]

Faulty Battery Suspected in CNG Garbage Truck Blast

Christopher DeMorro on Feb 01, 2016

Investigators in Hamilton Township, N.J., have determined that a faulty battery is to blame for starting the fire that caused a compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered garbage truck to erupt in flames on Jan. 26.

CNG-Powered Garbage Truck Bursts into Flames in N.J.

Christopher DeMorro on Jan 27, 2016

The ignition launched the CNG tank into a nearby resident’s dining room, though fortunately nobody was injured. An investigation into the cause of the fire is under way.

Retail Sales of CNG Class 8 Trucks Down 1% in 2015

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Jan 25, 2016

Despite a decline in diesel prices, companies continue to invest in natural gas infrastructure and vehicles.

Mt. Washington Auto Road Adds Second Propane-Powered SnowCoach

Christopher DeMorro on Jan 21, 2016

The tracked vehicles will take tourists two-thirds of the way up the East Coast’s highest peak.

Recall Issued for Daimler Cascadia Trucks Powered by CNG

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Jan 21, 2016

Daimler is expected to notify affected owners beginning Feb. 1.

Motiv and Creative Bus Sales Debuts All-Electric School Bus

NGT Staff
NGT Staff on Jan 20, 2016

The companies partnered to offer a new zero-emission vehicle for school districts.

Alt-Fuel Tax Credits in Action: CNG Station Cuts Price at Pump

Joseph Bebon on Jan 18, 2016

Thanks to the recent credit extension, a municipal utility is offering cheaper CNG to fleet customers.