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New CNG Fueling Station Comes to Ohio
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IGS CNG Services, a unit of natural gas and electricity supplier IGS, has opened a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Weathersfield Township, Ohio. The Youngstown Vindicator reports that the station, which is on Salt Springs Rd. at Mr. Fuel, cost around $2 million. Ohio is home to two more of IGS' CNG stations, which are in Dublin and [read more]
Fontaine Modification to Install Mainstay Fuel Technologies CNG Systems
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Mainstay Fuel Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of components used in compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel systems, has reached an agreement with Fontaine Modification, a provider of truck modification services for OEMs, dealerships and fleets. Under the agreement, the companies will provide a turnkey process for the delivery and installation of CNG fuel systems on Class 8 heavy-duty, over-the-road tractors. [read more]
Willow Run Foods Adds Cadec Software to Keep Tabs on CNG Usage
on 22 Jul 2014
Food distributor Willow Run Foods has added Cadec's PowerVue SaaS-based fleet management software to its compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles. Under Willow's Alternative Transportation Project, the company has 15 heavy-duty Ryder CNG trucks that run mostly in New York City, Long Island and northern New Jersey. The CNG program is expected to save Willow $100,000 annually. The company already uses [read more]
TruStar Energy Breaks Ground on Its First Branded Public CNG Fueling Station
on 21 Jul 2014
TruStar Energy has broken ground on its first company-branded public fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) station, which is located in Orlando, Fla. "We are very excited about developing our own branded public fueling stations," says TruStar Energy President Adam Comora. "Since 2009, TruStar Energy has been a leader in developing public and private fueling infrastructure. We've taken that knowledge and [read more]
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]
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