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The 2014 North American NGV Conference & Expo a Great Success!

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The 2014 North American NGV Conference & Expo hosted by NGVAmerica in cooperation with the Canadian NGV Alliance, and held at the Kansas City (MO) Convention Center November 11-14 was a successful, well-attended event. Nearly 1,000 attendees came to see more than 100 exhibitors on a sold-out 92,000 sq. ft. expo floor and to participate […]

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NGVAmerica Urges Congress to Support Tax Extenders, LNG Tax Fix

Late last week, NGVAmerica sent a letter to Congress signed by an additional 31 trade associations and NGVAmerica member companies. The letter conveys NGVAmerica’s support for: (1) the retroactive reinstatement and extension of the expired Alternative Fuel Excise Tax Credit and the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Refueling property credit; (2) modifications of the highway excise tax […]

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NGVAmerica Launches New Natural Gas Station Mapping Tool

On Tuesday, NGVAmerica launched the NGVAmerica Station Analysis Map, a unique tool that maps the nation’s natural gas stations and highlights the vehicle ranges supported by the stations in 100, 400 and 600 mile increments. In addition to vehicle range, the NGVAmerica Station Analysis Map features the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on the nations […]

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Ryder Signs Agreement to Provide NGVs to Bulk Fuel Haulers

On Wednesday, Ryder announced that it has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Mansfield Clean Energy Partners, a joint venture founded by Mansfield Energy Corp., one of the nation’s largest providers of transportation fuel, and Clean Energy Fuels. With the alliance, Ryder and Mansfield will partner to offer a CNG vehicle and fuel solution to […]

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NGVAmerica Honors Recipients of the 2014 NGV Achievement Award

On Wednesday, NGVAmerica held an awards ceremony to honor the recipients of the 2014 NGV Achievement Awards as part of the 2014 NGV North American NGV Conference & Expo. The presentation of the 2014 NGV Achievement Awards took place following a well-attended industry lunch in the Junior Ballroom at the Kansas City Convention Center. The […]

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Nebraska Transit Authority Receives $2 Million Grant

Lincoln, Nebraska Mayor Chris Beutler and StarTran officials today announced that the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has awarded a $2 million Ladders of Opportunity grant to StarTran, Lincoln’s transit system. StarTran will use the grant funds to buy three buses and two downtown trolleys that run on CNG, as well as a bus driving simulator. […]

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EVO Trillium Celebrates New CNG Station Opening in Arizona

On Wednesday, EVO Trillium, the joint venture partnership between EVO CNG and Trillium CNG, announced the grand opening of their new CNG station located in Tolleson, Arizona. The station is open to the public 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and it has four dual hose dispensers with NGV-1 and T-5000 nozzles. The […]

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Trillium CNG Opens CNG Station for Trucks in Louisiana

Trillium CNG has announced the opening of the first public access Class-8 CNG fueling station at the E-Z Mart Convenience Store and Truck Stop in Monroe, Louisiana. The CNG station is solely owned and operated by Trillium CNG and is part of an agreement with E-Z Mart Stores. It will serve as the primary CNG […]

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GAIN Clean Fuel to Construct CNG Station to Support Ryder Fleet

On Wednesday, C.A.T. (formerly Canadian American Transportation) signed an agreement with U.S. Oil for the construction of five GAIN Clean Fuel CNG stations in the U.S. and Canada to support C.A.T.’s recent acquisition of 100 Ryder CNG sleeper tractors. The stations will be located in Toronto, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec; Laredo, Texas; Charlotte, North Carolina; and […]

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GAIN Clean Fuel CNG Station to Be Built in Iowa

On Thursday, U.S. Oil and Ruan Transportation Management Systems announced a joint agreement to build a GAIN Clean Fuel CNG station in Des Moines, Iowa. Ruan, an industry leader in contract carriage and supply chain solutions, operates 260 locations nationwide and currently has 85 CNG tractors in the Midwest with plans to deploy additional NGVs. […]

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Agility Introduces Lighter Behind-the-Cab Fuel System

The updated system now holds 160 DGE (up from 155 DGE) and weighs 500 lbs. less than the previous model. The improvements come from the use of Hexagon Lincoln’s new higher capacity and lighter cylinder design. The latest system features four of the newly designed cylinders, for a total weight of 2,050 pounds, and requiring […]

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Agility Opens Product Support Group Service Center

On Tuesday, Agility Fuel Systems announced the opening of their Product Support Group Service Center. The new 5,000 sq. ft. office is located within walking distance of Agility’s corporate headquarters in Santa Ana, California, and will service the over 25,000 NGVs equipped with Agility Fuel systems on the road today. These vehicles log over 1.5 […]

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Trilogy Switches to Lighter Weight Luxfer G-Stor Cylinders

Trilogy Engineered Solutions, a fuel system packager for the heavy duty truck market, recently began using Luxfer Gas Cylinders G-Stor Type 4 cylinders. The switch resulted in a 13 to 18 percent weight savings over the Type 4 cylinders Trilogy previously used. The significant weight reduction is the primary reason Western Dairy Transport (WDT), one […]

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