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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]
Rebates for Natural Gas, Propane Vehicles Available in Arkansas
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The Arkansas Energy Office is offering funds through its Clean Fuel Vehicle Rebate Program to support fleets' deployments of vehicles that run on natural gas or propane autogas. The program allows fleet operators to recoup some of their investment in propane or CNG vehicles, whether converted assets or new vehicles. The rebates are 50% of the conversion or incremental cost [read more]
New Flyer Building Behemoth CNG Buses for Transit Fleet
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Long Beach Transit has awarded New Flyer Industries Inc. a contract for 13 60-foot heavy-duty Xcelsior articulated compressed natural gas (CNG) buses. New Flyer has been working with the transit agency for two decades, manufacturing 250 buses for Long Beach Transit in that time. These new articulated buses will replace New Flyer 60 diesel buses manufactured in 2002."Not only is [read more]
Sixty-Five Propane Vehicles for Minnesota School Fleet
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Student Transportation of America Inc. (STA) has been awarded a new five-year contract with St. Paul Public Schools in Minnesota that will see the deployment of 65 new propane-powered vehicles. "The vehicles are easy to drive, quiet, and parents will like that they burn 60 percent less carbon monoxide than typical school buses," says Denis Gallagher, CEO of parent company [read more]
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