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New Dual-Fuel Natural Gas System for Class 8 Trucks Attains EPA Certification
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Skygo Fuel Systems says it has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification for its dual-fuel natural gas conversions of model-year 2007 to 2009 Cummins ISX engines. The ISX is a 15-liter engine that has long been widely used in heavy-duty over-the-road trucking. The Skygo system - which adds natural gas to the incoming air stream of a diesel engine [read more]
Pacific Northwest Municipal Fleet Readies Natural Gas Vehicle Initiative
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The city of Tacoma, Wash., is in the early stages of shifting some of its municipal fleet to run on natural gas, and a first step in these plans includes the development of time-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling infrastructure in partnership with TruStar Energy. TruStar will design and construct the CNG capacity around its PFS Elite Series portable fueling [read more]
Large Portfolio of Bi-Fuel Propane Autogas Conversions Gets EPA OK
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Alliance AutoGas says it has received U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification for a number of propane vehicle conversions that use the Prins VSI bi-fuel system. One of the key platforms covered under the certification is the Ford Transit Connect. Specifically, propane conversions on model-year 2011-2013 Transit Connects with Ford's 2.0-liter engine in both passenger and cargo configurations have been [read more]
ThyssenKrupp Fleet Expands with Natural Gas, Hybrid-Electric Technology
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ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas has added new natural gas and hybrid-electric vehicles to its service fleet, building on the large complement of propane autogas vehicles that the company already operates. As a part of this deployment, ThyssenKrupp integrated XL3 hybrid-electric systems from XL Hybrids Inc. into vehicles that are currently in use in Atlanta, Dallas and Boston. The XL3 system uses [read more]
Paper Transport Gets Kenworth's First Full-Production Natural Gas T680
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Heavy hauler Paper Transport Inc., which has been a leading advocate for natural gas use in the Class 8 transportation sector, recently took delivery of Kenworth's first full-production natural gas T680. The sleeper truck, which features a 400 hp, 11.9-liter Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine, joins the company's existing fleet of 20 compressed natural gas T660s, which were [read more]
Sparq Developing Compressed Natural Gas Refueling in Colorado
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Sparq Natural Gas says it will be working with Duran Oil Co., a Colorado-based fueling station and convenience store operator, to bring compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling infrastructure to Trinidad, Colo. Sparq will build and operate new CNG capacity at an existing Duran Shell station at 806 E. Goddard Ave. in Trinidad. The location - right off Interstate 25 - [read more]
Compressed Natural Gas Refueling Coming to Phoenix Suburb
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The municipal fleet in Gilbert, Ariz., will soon be taking advantage of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station that is being built to initially serve its own natural gas vehicles. ET Environmental will design and construct the CNG infrastructure, which will consist of both time- and fast-fill components. The design will offer sufficient capacity to fuel up to [read more]
An NGV That Drives Around With Its Own Compressor? Yes!
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Onboard Dynamics Inc. is getting help from Oregon BEST and the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnologies Institute (ONAMI) to commercialize its unique technology that enables the fueling of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles anywhere a natural gas service line is available. The technology, which is being co-developed with Oregon State University, uses an existing engine piston and cylinder as an onboard [read more]
Company Adds More Than 100 Propane Autogas Buses to Fleet
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Southland Transportation Ltd., a company that operates school, charter and specialized buses in Alberta and in Saskatchewan, has taken delivery of 101 new Vision propane-powered school buses from Blue Bird Corp. These new full-size buses, which incorporate propane autogas systems from ROUSH CleanTech and Ford's 6.8-liter engine, will transport students in Calgary and Medicine Hat, Alberta. "As a former licensed [read more]
GAIN Clean Fuel Unveils CNG Station in Aurora, Colorado
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GAIN Clean Fuel has opened a new compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling location in Aurora, Colo., in the Denver metroplex, at 19401 E. 32nd Parkway. CESO Inc. designed the project, and sister company DDC LLC provided on-site construction and management. GAIN Clean Fuel - a division of U.S. Oil - says the station will supply approximately 400,000 DGE of CNG [read more]
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