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Northwest Medical Transport Company Tips Hat to Propane Autogas
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Almost two years after converting 14 vehicles to propane autogas from Blue Star Gas, Salem, Ore.-based Willamette Valley Medical Transport (WVT) has saved an average of $60,000 per year in fuel costs and, in turn, accelerated company growth. The medical transport company says nearly half of its fleet has been converted from gasoline, including three Ford E-150 vans, eight Ford [read more]
Blossman, Alliance AutoGas Cut Ribbon on N.C. Research Center
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Blossman Services Inc. and Alliance AutoGas have officially opened the Autogas Research & Technology Center in Asheville, N.C., to focus on the development of alternative fuel vehicles. Along with serving as a hub for testing and developing propane autogas systems, the 6,225-square-foot center will be available to Alliance AutoGas fleet managers and certified conversion centers across the U.S. and Canada [read more]
Reading Truck Body, OEM Systems Team Up to Provide CNG Upfits
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Reading Truck Body LLC, a manufacturer of vocational truck bodies, and OEM Systems LLC, a provider of compressed natural gas (CNG) conversions, have formed a partnership to offer CNG upfits for service trucks and fleets. Customers can order the bi-fuel or dedicated CNG systems through a franchise commercial truck dealer using any authorized Reading distributor. The CNG upfits will take [read more]
Noregon Systems, PSI Developing New Vehicle Diagnostics Software
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Noregon Systems, a provider of commercial vehicle diagnostics, is partnering with Power Solutions International Inc. (PSI), which designs, engineers and manufactures alternative fuel power systems, to develop the PSI PowerLink diagnostic application. PSI Powerlink will perform total vehicle diagnostics for any PSI-powered vehicle. The signed partnership agreement also includes the future development of in-shop diagnostic tools and engine control unit [read more]
EPA Welcomes Applications for School Bus Rebate Program
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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) says it is now accepting applications from public and private school bus fleets for its National Clean Diesel Rebate program. In order to reduce emissions, the fleet owners are eligible to apply for rebates for the replacement of school buses with engine model years of 2006 or older. As part of the 2014 School Bus [read more]
Clean Energy Fuels Achieves 'Record Growth' in CNG Deliveries During Q3
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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. says it has reached a new milestone by delivering more than 50 million gallons of compressed natural gas (CNG) in just one quarter. The company delivered 50.6 million gallons of CNG in the third quarter of the year. Comparatively, Clean Energy's volume of all natural gas fuel delivered during the third quarter of 2013 totaled 56.4 [read more]
Questar Fueling Adds CNG Refueling Station in Dallas
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Questar Fueling Co. has opened a new compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling station located at 4243 Duncanville Rd. in Dallas - the company's third CNG station in Texas. The public-access, fast-fill station will serve Frito-Lay as an anchor heavy-duty natural gas vehicle fleet, and the facility will also be available for other fleet operators with medium- and heavy-duty trucks. It [read more]
NY Transit Fleet Buying 20 Compressed Natural Gas Buses
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Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA), the transit agency serving Buffalo, N.Y., and the surrounding area, is acquiring 20 Nova LFS buses powered by compressed natural gas (CNG). Nova Bus says the initial $11 million contract has an option to expand to 166 CNG buses over the next five years. "We are very much looking forward to the arrival of our [read more]
Hexagon Lincoln Wraps Up Acquisition in the Composites Sector
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Hexagon Lincoln Inc., a subsidiary of Hexagon Composites that focuses on the development of storage vessels for compressed natural gas, propane autogas, hydrogen and other gases, has completed its acquisition of Maryland-based MasterWorks Machining, MasterWorks Composite Solutions and Helman Tensioners. These sister companies offer design and manufacturing products and services for the composites industry, and the acquisition enables Hexagon Lincoln [read more]
Propane Autogas Systems Specialist Operating New Facility
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Icom North America LLC has opened its new Icom Technology and Training Center, which is focused on the development, integration and upfitting of its bi-fuel and mono-fuel liquid propane autogas injection systems, along with the training of technicians and fleet professionals. "The center enhances our ability to showcase for fleet owners and propane fuel suppliers liquid propane autogas injection systems [read more]
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