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CNG School Bus Fleet Comes to Northeast Ohio
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Clean Fuels Ohio says the Canton City School District has debuted four compressed natural gas (CNG) buses. The buses, manufactured by Myers Equipment Corp., are the first CNG school buses in northeast Ohio, according to Clean Fuels Ohio. Connie Dickon, transportation supervisor of the school district, worked with Clean Fuels Ohio to purchase the buses. The buses were also funded [read more]
Twenty-Five CNG Buses to be Deployed for Transit Fleet
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A fleet of 25 compressed natural gas (CNG) transit buses has arrived in Kamloops, British Columbia, to be introduced into service by the end of May. The CNG buses, costing roughly $14.8 million, were purchased through New Flyer Industries in Winnipeg, Manitoba. To help offset the initial costs associated with the purchase of the buses, FortisBC will provide funding of [read more]
Maryland County Adds XL3 Hybrid-Electric Powertrain to Vans
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Ten cargo vans in Montgomery County, Md., have been retrofitted with XL Hybrids' XL3 hybrid-electric drive system. The hybrid-electric Ford vans are being used at the County Maintenance Department for plumbers, electricians and road safety crews. The vehicles support Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's goal to reduce Maryland's greenhouse-gas emissions 25% by 2020. "By converting 10 Ford cargo vans, we are [read more]
Florida PSC Approves CNG Station for Orlando Transit Buses
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Following the Florida Legislature's push to encourage the use of natural gas vehicles, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved an agreement for a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Orlando. Peoples Gas System will extend its distribution facilities by 5.1 miles to service Nopetro-Orlando LLC's CNG vehicle fueling facility for buses owned by LYNX, the City of [read more]
EVO Trillium Adds CNG Station in Fort Worth, Texas
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EVO Trillium LLC, the joint venture partnership between EVO CNG and Trillium CNG, has opened a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Fort Worth, Texas. Located at 5188 E. Loop 820 S., the public-access station is open 24/7. It has four dual-hose dispensers with NGV-1 and T-5000 nozzles and features Trillium CNG's proprietary fast-fill hydraulic intensifier compressor (HY-C). [read more]
FedEx Implements Hydrogen Fuel Cell Cargo Tractors
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FedEx Corp., in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Plug Power Inc. and Charlatte America, has introduced what it says is the world's first zero-emissions, hydrogen fuel cell ground-support equipment (GSE). Under a $2.5 million grant awarded from the DOE, FedEx is operating 15 hydrogen fuel cell-powered Charlatte GSEs and a Plug Power Inc. hydrogen fueling station. These [read more]
Public-Access CNG Station Opening in Central Florida
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A new public-access compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station is opening in Mulberry, Fla. The station, located at 1009 E. Canal St. (State Road 60) in Polk County´╗┐, is a partnership between Integral Energy, Trillium CNG, Dillon Transport and The Mosaic Co.´╗┐ A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held on April 21. Florida Public Utilities and Tampa Electric will provide natural [read more]
Light-Duty Van Fleet Shifting to XL Hybrids Technology
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Watkins Heating & Cooling, an HVAC services company based in Springboro, Ohio, is converting four of the GM vans in its fleet to incorporate XL Hybrids' XL3 hybrid-electric drive system. Watkins had already tested the system in its fleet and experienced a 30% miles-per-gallon improvement. The four new conversions will take place this year, with plans to shift the full [read more]
Clean Energy Announces New CNG Stations, Fueling Agreements
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Clean Energy Fuels Corp. has inked a number of fueling agreements with various fleets and plans to open four new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations. Clean Energy will open CNG stations in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and Kansas City, Kan., for Seaboard Transport's heavy-duty fleet. Seaboard is contracted to increase its CNG fueling by an anticipated 240,000 DGEs annually [read more]
CleanFUEL USA Teams up with Allied Specialty Vehicles
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Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), a manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire and emergency, and recreational markets, has expanded its partnership with CleanFUEL USA, a provider of propane autogas technology. Under the agreement, CleanFUEL USA will provide products and services to expand ASV's line of alternative fuel vehicles - namely, propane autogas. "ASV has a long relationship working with CleanFUEL [read more]
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