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Volvo, ABB Team Up on Fast-Charging Electric and Hybrid Buses
on 21 Jul 2014
Volvo Buses has established a global partnership with ABB, a power and automation company, to co-develop and commercialize electric and hybrid buses with direct-current fast-charging systems. According to the companies, the cooperation creates a standardized, city-wide system that can charge buses quickly through an automatic rooftop connection system at bus stops or through cabled charging systems overnight. The first joint [read more]
Quantum Nets New CNG System Orders from WheelTime Network
on 21 Jul 2014
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. says it has received approximately $600,000 in purchase orders over the past several weeks for its lightweight compressed natural gas (CNG) storage systems from the WheelTime Network. The WheelTime Network is made up of 18 member networks with a reach into over 180 installation and service locations nationwide. Quantum has been the exclusive supplier [read more]
Year One: Omaha's Enormous Propane Autogas School Bus Fleet
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ROUSH CleanTech has wrapped up a case study that reviews the first year of one of the largest propane vehicle deployments in the U.S.: Student Transportation Inc.'s (STI) deployment of 435 propane-powered Vision school buses from Blue Bird Corp. for the public schools in Omaha and Millard, Neb. Each of these full-size Type C buses uses a Ford 6.8-liter V10 [read more]
DOE Announces Large Funding Round for Special Alt-Fuel Vehicle Projects
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The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has issued a funding opportunity announcement, "Alternative Fuel Vehicle Deployment Initiatives," designed to support the development and deployment of advanced transportation technologies. The program's R&D and deployment efforts are focused on reducing the cost and improving the performance of a mix of near- and long-term vehicle technologies, including [read more]
Ohio's Largest Compressed Natural Gas Station Ready for Fueling Action
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The city of Columbus, Ohio, has completed its second municipally owned compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling station, located at 2333 Morse Rd.: a facility that Columbus officials say is the largest public-access CNG station in the state. Columbus' first CNG facility, on Morse Rd., came online in April 2012. To date, that station has pumped more than 500,000 GGE of [read more]
Company to Debut Dedicated CNG Conversions for the Chevy Cruze
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Crazy Diamond Performance (CDP), a Michigan-based company that focuses on alternative-fuel and performance vehicle technologies, is developing a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) conversion system for the Chevrolet Cruze. Company president Kevin Fern tells NGT News that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification that is being pursued will cover Cruze models with the 1.8-liter engine (for most fleet applications), [read more]
Waco CNG Facility Adds to amp Trillium's Texas Network
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amp Trillium LLC, a joint venture between ampCNG and Trillium CNG, has opened Waco, Texas', first public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) facility, located at 1606 Exchange Parkway. The station will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and features Trillium CNG's proprietary fast-fill hydraulic intensifier. It features three dispensers and allows for three Class 8 trucks to [read more]
Natural Gas Utility Debuts Its 10th CNG Station
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Piedmont Natural Gas has opened its 10th compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling station: a new facility in Nashville, where the company already operates a CNG site. The new station is located at 541 Spence Ln. in Nashville. The public-access facility is selling CNG for $2.19/GGE. "With other public stations being developed, Piedmont is helping to create CNG fueling corridors along [read more]
Heavy-Duty Hauler Accessing CNG at New Stations
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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has opened two compressed natural gas (CNG) stations in Albuquerque, N.M., and Winslow, Ariz., to support Seaboard Foods' growing heavy-duty natural gas vehicle fleet. The company's Seaboard Transport subsidiary will use the facilities in Albuquerque and Winslow - as well as public-access Clean Energy stations in California, Colorado, Texas, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Virginia - as [read more]
Kenworth T680 with Cummins Westport ISX12 G Ready for the Market
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Kenworth Truck Co. says its model T680 heavy-duty truck is now available for order with Cummins Westport Inc.'s ISX12 G natural gas engine, which can run on either compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied natural gas (LNG). The ISX12 G is an 11.9-liter natural gas engine that can be configured up to 400 hp and 1,450 lb.-ft. of torque. The [read more]
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