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GFS Corp Switching More of Arch Coal's Haul Trucks to LNG
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Gaseous Fuel Systems (GFS Corp) says it will be converting nearly a quarter of Arch Coal's Komatsu 930E haul truck fleet to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG). Using the EVO-MT 9300 conversion system, the 930E trucks - which operate in Campbell County, Wyo., at Arch Coal's Black Thunder Mine - will join two existing 830E trucks that have been [read more]
Georgia Tech Appoints ET Environmental CEO to Advisory Board
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The Georgia Institute of Technology has appointed William Higginbotham, president and CEO of ET Environmental Corp., to the School of Civil & Environmental Engineering External Advisory Board (EAB). "My experience at Tech has been invaluable to my career, and this is my chance to give something back in return," says Higginbotham, who is a Georgia Tech alumnus.The responsibilities of the [read more]
Cummins Westport Names New President
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Cummins Westport Inc. says Rob Neitzke, who currently serves as general manager of the construction segment of Cummins' off-highway engine business, will become president of the company on Jan. 1, 2015. Current Cummins Westport president Gordon Exel will shift to a senior leadership position at Westport at the end of this year. Neitzke joined Cummins in 1994 and has worked [read more]
Ivy League Fleet Deploying Compressed Natural Gas Buses
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Yale University has added four compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to its on-campus fleet of 42 transit buses as a part of its shift to alternative fuels. Two of the buses are medium-sized, 20-passenger units built on the Ford E-450 chassis, and two are 38-passenger shuttle buses. "Over the past several years, our operations have grown, so we are running [read more]
Enerpulse, Green Bridge Form Distributor Agreement for Alternative Fuels
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Enerpulse Technologies, a manufacturer of high-performance ignition products, has inked an exclusive distributor agreement with Green Bridge Technologies LLC whereby Enerpulse will supply its products to Green Bridge for alternative fuel vehicle applications. Green Bridge and its affiliate companies focus on natural gas and propane autogas conversion systems and installations for fleets. Enerpulse will offer the company its Pulstar spark [read more]
Westport Launches 3.8-Liter Natural Gas, Propane Engine
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Westport has debuted a new 3.8-liter engine that runs on natural gas or propane and is initially aimed at off-road and stationary applications. The engine, which uses EPA- and CARB-certified fuel system technology, offers Westport's WP580 electronic control unit, in addition to injectors and regulators from Westport-owned companies OMVL and EMER. It produces 100 kW of power (134 hp) and [read more]
Joint Venture Eyes Second Liquefied Natural Gas Facility
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Stabilis Energy and Flint Hills Resources are planning to build the second liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facility in their joint venture - this time, an LNG plant based in Odessa, Texas. The joint venture - which is already working on a facility in George West, Texas, that is slated to be operational in January - says this new site [read more]
Car Charging Group Bringing Blink EV Stations to Houston
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Miami Beach, Fla.-based Car Charging Group Inc. has formed an agreement with the City of Houston for the ownership and operation of more than 70 Blink electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at 15 different locations. The agreement also provides for 20 additional charging locations being planned for the Houston metropolitan area. The more than 70 Blink EV chargers were originally [read more]
Large LNG, CNG Fuel Operation in the Works
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Tenaska NG Fuels LLC and Waller Marine Inc. say they intend to develop a natural gas liquefaction and fueling facility at the Port of Greater Baton Rouge in Louisiana along the Mississippi River. The plant, which will be called Tenaska Bayou LNG, will provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) for the transportation and high-horsepower marine industries, [read more]
Demand Booms for Ram 1500 Trucks with EcoDiesel Engines
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Chrysler Group says the 2015 Ram 1500 truck with the 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel engine has grown to represent 20% of the truck platform's overall production, having notched more than 8,000 order requests within three days of its launch earlier this year. "Being first to market with a diesel engine for the half-ton segment has shown to be a great decision [read more]
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