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Sparq Natural Gas Breaks Ground on CNG Station in Colorado
on 25 Feb 2015
On Tuesday, state and local officials joined partners Sparq Natural Gas and Acorn Petroleum at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Pueblo County, Colo. Sparq says the company is co-locating the new CNG site at an existing fueling station in the city of Pueblo owned by Acorn Petroleum. Acorn will continue offering gasoline and [read more]
GAIN Forms CNG Alliance with Station Builder 'O' Ring
on 25 Feb 2015
GAIN Clean Fuel, a division of U.S. Gain, has partnered with Pennsylvania-based compressed natural gas (CNG) provider and station builder "O" Ring CNG Fuel Systems LP and its affiliates. The partnership will co-brand "O" Ring CNG's four CNG stations as "O" Ring CNG / GAIN Clean Fuel and incorporate them into GAIN Clean Fuel's nationwide infrastructure of CNG stations. The [read more]
Company Plans CNG Fueling Station for Toledo, Ohio, Area
on 25 Feb 2015
CNG Stations of America has announced plans to build its first compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Northwood, Ohio, located at the southwest corner of Wales Road and Interstate 75. The station will be the first public-access fast-fill CNG station in the Toledo area. "We chose Toledo as our first location because Toledo has positioned itself as the leader [read more]
Mitsubishi Motors Prices 2016 i-MiEV Electric Vehicle
on 25 Feb 2015
Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. (MMNA) has announced specifications and pricing for its 2016 i-MiEV, which will arrive at Mitsubishi dealers across the U.S. in late March. The company says the all-electric vehicle has a starting MSRP of $22,995, but after factoring in an available federal tax credit of $7,500, the net starting MSRP could be reduced to $15,495. The [read more]
Proterra Introduces Extended-Range Electric Bus Offering
on 25 Feb 2015
Proterra Inc., a manufacturer of battery-electric buses, has launched a new extended-range product line. The company says that with the introduction of a new TerraVolt XR extended-range battery, its buses can now be configured to travel up to 180 miles between charges. This newest battery complements the existing TerraVolt FC fast-charge battery, which the company says has been tested over [read more]
New Ohio CNG Station Slated for Completion this Summer
on 24 Feb 2015
Renergy, a company focused on repurposing waste into renewable energy, has partnered with IGS CNG Services to build a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Marengo, Ohio. The public-access station broke ground in January and is scheduled to open in early summer of this year. Ringler Feedlots, a family-run agriculture company and a Renergy affiliate, will anchor the station [read more]
CNG 4 America Inks Deal with 7 Star Travel Center in Texas
on 24 Feb 2015
CNG 4 America has signed an agreement to build a compressed natural gas (CNG) station at the 7 Star Travel Center in Sulphur Springs, Texas. The station, located at 1600 West Shannon Rd. off Interstate 30, will provide CNG for heavy-duty trucks, as well as for medium- and light-duty vehicles. "We are excited to partner with CNG 4 America," says [read more]
IC Bus Now Taking Orders for Propane-Powered CE Series
on 24 Feb 2015
IC Bus LLC has announced its CE Series school bus powered by the Power Solutions International (PSI) 8.8-liter propane engine is now available for order. IC Bus, a subsidiary of Navistar Inc., first revealed the offering in September 2014. The company says the purpose-built propane-powered CE Series is designed to provide diesel-like performance with higher torque at lower engine speeds. [read more]
Official Slaps Down County's Propane Autogas Plans
on 23 Feb 2015
Citing environmental and financial concerns, Ulster County, N.Y., Executive Michael Hein vetoed a measure last Friday that would have established a $25,000 propane autogas (LPG) pilot project. In a 14-9 vote a few days earlier, county lawmakers had approved the plan to retrofit five vans from the local sheriff's office to run on autogas. Supporters said the project would save [read more]
DOE Releases 2015 Alt-Fuel Vehicle Buyer's Guide
on 23 Feb 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released its Clean Cities 2015 Vehicle Buyer's Guide, an annual publication meant to help consumers and fleets compare and evaluate the range of alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) options. This year's guide is now available online and for order at no charge through the EERE Publication and Product Library. According to a DOE blog [read more]
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