LNG, CNG Sales More than Double Texas Projections

Sales of natural gas for motor vehicles are surging far ahead of Texas projections. According to the Texas Railroad Commission, tax revenues from sales of LNG and CNG exceeded $2.2 million through the end of July. The Texas comptroller’s office had only projected revenue of $992,000 for the 2014 fiscal year, which ends Aug. 31. […]

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CVEF Issues Technical Bulletin on Temperature Compensation

The Clean Vehicle Education Foundation (CVEF) has issued Reliable Temperature Compensation Is Critical to CNG Vehicle Safety, a technical bulletin that addresses the potential hazards created by the failure of CNG dispensers to accurately compensate for temperature. Proper temperature compensation is essential to safely fuel CNG vehicles, regardless of station type, as serious incidents have […]

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Kenworth Adds Natural Gas Option for T880

The Kenworth T880 day cab and 52-inch mid-roof sleeper configurations are now available with a factory-installed Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine. The ISX12 G is available with manual, automatic and Eaton UltraShift Plus transmission options. The natural gas option is ideal for Kenworth T880 dump trucks, mixer, refuse, pickup and delivery vehicles, and […]

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Logistics Provider Debuts New CNG Trucks in Pennsylvania

On Monday, Kane Is Able, a third-party logistics provider, held an event to debut seven new Class 8 Volvo trucks powered by CNG at KANE’s Administrative Building in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The Volvo VNL day cabs, which are manufactured Dublin, Virginia, feature the Cummins-Westport ISX12 G engine. The trucks have an approximate range of 425 miles […]

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Indiana City Unveils First CNG Garbage Truck

On Monday, the City of Hobart (Lake County), Indiana, announced it will unveil its first CNG garbage truck. The new automated garbage truck was funded by the city with significant contributions from two grant programs, the BP Whiting Refinery’s Cleaner Air through Diesel Emission Reductions program (BP-CADER) and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s DieselWise […]

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TruStar Opens CNG Station for High Plains Bioenergy in Oklahoma

On Thursday, TruStar Energy announced the grand opening of High Plains Bioenergy’s (HPB) fast-fill CNG station located across from their processing facility in Guymon, Oklahoma. HPB, a subsidiary of Seaboard Foods, is a renewable energy company that produces biofuels for its integrated food system. The station is HPB’s first public station and offers 24/7 access. […]

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Love’s Travel Stops Opens First CNG Station in Dallas

On Wednesday, Love’s Travel Stops announced that it had opened its first fast-fill CNG fueling station in Dallas, Texas. The new station, which can accommodate both heavy duty and passenger vehicles, is the fifth Love’s station offering natural gas along the Texas Triangle. CNG went on sale for $1.99 in Dallas. Three more Love’s Fast-Fill […]

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GE Capital and VNG.co Partner to Support CNG Fueling Infrastructure

On Friday, GE Capital Fleet Services announced an agreement with VNG.co, a national CNG fueling facility provider, to support the expansion of CNG refueling infrastructure for light duty fleet vehicles. Through the agreement, GE Capital Fleet Services’ customers will be able to take advantage of the increasing accessibility of CNG fueling stations. VNG offers the […]

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Westport Innovations Elects New Chairman of the Board

Westport Innovations recently announced several changes to its Board of Directors. Jill Bodkin, who has been on the Board since 2008, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors. Former Chairman, John Beaulieu, will remain on the board as a director and has been awarded the title “Chairman Emeritus.” Joseph Caron, formerly of Westport’s […]

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Kentucky Announces Multiple Natural Gas Projects Funded by CMAQ Grants

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) officials have announced multiple natural gas projects funded by Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) grants. Jefferson County: More than $3 million in CMAQ funds were awarded to three projects in Jefferson County. The Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government and Kentuckiana Cleanfuel, which formed a public-private partnership, […]

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