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Isuzu Brings Engine Experience to Diesel Technology Forum
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Isuzu Manufacturing Services America, the U.S. production arm of medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle and engine maker Isuzu, has joined the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF), a nonprofit that promotes the use of clean diesel technologies. Isuzu's lineup of N-Series trucks is a mainstay in the low cab forward market, representing 80% of the U.S.' LCF truck segment. The company offers [read more]
Ryder Touts Mileage Milestone for Natural Gas Fleet
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Commercial transportation and supply chain management company Ryder System Inc. says its fleet of more than 500 natural gas vehicles recently surpassed a total of 20 million miles on the road. The fleet consists of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) tractors that serve over 40 customer operations in California, New York, Texas, Arizona, Michigan, Utah, Georgia [read more]
GNA Announces Keynote Speakers, Full Lineup for 2014 ACT Expo
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Gladstein, Neandross and Associates (GNA), the organizer of the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, has announced the keynotes and full speaker lineup for the 2014 ACT Expo and co-located 2014 NGV Global event, scheduled for May 5-8 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif. Market trends, including fueling technologies, dual-fuel options, new vehicle and engine technologies, and [read more]
Oklahoma City Municipal CNG Station Up and Running
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The City of Oklahoma City recently unveiled its first municipally owned compressed natural gas (CNG) station, located at the city's solid waste facility at 11501 N. Portland Ave. The primary function of the new facility is to serve the city's growing fleet of heavy-duty CNG-powered refuse vehicles. A large time-fill CNG component - some 56 filling posts - has been [read more]
Omnitek Supplying Natural Gas Technology for Bus Conversions
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Omnitek Engineering Corp. says it has received a follow-on order from customer U.R.E. for the supply of natural gas engine management technologies and components to power transit buses manufactured by Master Road. U.R.E. is building 6.6-liter engines that will run on natural gas and be integrated into Master Road buses in Mexico. The Mexican state of Queretaro is in the [read more]
ANGI Makes a Number of Moves in Its Sales Operations
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ANGI Energy Systems, a Wisconsin-based firm that has been designing and manufacturing systems for compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle fueling for more than 30 years, has added new sales personnel to its team and realigned its sales territories. The company's core sales team members and their respective territories include the following professionals: George Slater (Western regional sales manager), John Barker [read more]
GAIN Clean Fuel Grows Its CNG Business-Development Ranks
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U.S. Venture Inc., parent company of U.S. Oil and a marketer and distributor of transportation-related products, has hired three business development managers and promoted one of its existing team members to help grow the GAIN Clean Fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) brand. Pat Van Dehy has been promoted to the position of operations manager for GAIN Clean Fuel. In this [read more]
Land Secured for Liquefied Natural Gas Production Plant in Texas
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Applied Natural Gas Fuels Inc. (ANGF) has wrapped up its acquisition of the land it will need in order to build its new liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facility in Midlothian, Texas. The company says the plant, which was first announced in September 2013, will supply LNG to end users such as the heavy-duty trucking and high-horsepower segments. Once fully [read more]
Mantra Working on Membrane-Free Fuel Cells
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Mantra Energy Alternatives Ltd., a subsidiary of Mantra Venture Group Ltd., says it is developing a prototype fuel cell for transportation applications that eliminates the use of a membrane - "one of the most costly and failure-prone components of a conventional fuel cell," the company remarks. With Mantra's proprietary mixed-reactant fuel cell (MRFC) technology, a mixture of fuel and oxidant [read more]
Sea-Tac Ground Equipment Poised to Go All-Electric
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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, which already boasts a fleet compressed natural gas (CNG) shuttle buses and other clean transportation measures, will soon host almost 600 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to support all-electric ground support equipment. The airport says the new project will save its airlines an estimated $2.8 million in fuel costs annually. Alaska Airlines and the Port of Seattle [read more]
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