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Omnitek, LKQ to Build Repowered Natural Gas Engines in Mexico
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Omnitek Engineering Corp. has formed an alliance with LKQ Corp., a supplier of auto parts and accessories with operations in North America, Europe, Australia and Taiwan, to produce repowered natural gas engines built on the Mercedes OM904 and OM906 platforms. The companies will work on these drop-in engines at LKQ's facility in Monterrey, Mexico. "We are currently in the technical [read more]
Air Liquide, Toyota Planning Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure Network
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Air Liquide is collaborating with Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. to develop and supply a network of hydrogen refueling stations in the northeast U.S. in order to support the introduction of Toyota's new Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV). Air Liquide will initially build 12 refueling stations across a number of Northeastern states, with plans to extend the network [read more]
Fleet to Roll Out All-Electric Walk-In Vans
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AMP Holding Inc. says a major transportation company has signed a purchase agreement to acquire 18 all-electric Workhorse E-100 walk-in vans to be deployed in the Houston/Galveston, Texas, area. The Workhorse E-100 is designed and built to meet the transportation company's daily duty cycle while delivering a zero-emission driving experience and eliminating the consumption of more than 650,000 gallons of [read more]
Trucking Efficiency Showcase Added to 2015 ACT Expo Lineup
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Trucking Efficiency, a collaboration between the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room, has formed an expanded partnership with the 2015 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo to highlight fuel-cost reduction strategies and technologies for the trucking sector. The ACT Expo will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas from May 4-7, 2015."Given [read more]
Agility's New Office Focuses on NGV Product Support
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Agility Fuel Systems, a designer and manufacturer of natural gas fuel storage and delivery systems, has opened a new 5,000 square-foot product support group service center that will service natural gas vehicles equipped with Agility systems - a population of more than 25,000 NGVs. "Our new and improved service center supports both end users and service providers with technical assistance, [read more]
Paper Transport Fleet Anchoring Louisiana CNG Station
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E-Z Mart Stores' truck stop located at 338 Highway 594 in Monroe, La., now includes compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling capacity installed, owned and operated by Trillium CNG. The public-access CNG station offers easy access for heavy-duty fleets, located just off Interstate 20 between Russell Sage Road and Meadowlark Drive. It will serve as the primary CNG fueling station for [read more]
Quantum to Supply AGA Systems with Q-Lite CNG Cylinders
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AGA Systems has selected Q-Lite compressed natural gas (CNG) storage tanks from Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. for use in its new bi-fuel natural gas vehicles equipped with General Motors' 5.3- and 6.2-liter direct-injection engines. "We are excited to have AGA Systems as a customer and to support their GM aftermarket programs," says Brian Olson, president and CEO of [read more]
CARB OKs Allison Hybrid Application on Cummins Engines
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Allison Transmission and Cummins have received approval from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to sell the Allison H 40/50 EP hybrid propulsion system paired with Cummins ISB6.7 and ISL9 diesel-electric hybrid engines for transit buses and coaches. Allison says the system, which is used for both straight and articulated transit buses, has been shown to improve fuel economy up [read more]
VIA Motors eREV Van Attains EPA Certification
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has certified VIA Motors' eREV van - an extended-range, light-duty electric vehicle (EV) designed for fleet customers. VIA Motors' V-DRIVE powertrain delivers a battery range of up to 40 miles and unlimited extended range, averaging over 100 miles per gallon in typical daily driving, the company says. VIA has already begun the shipping and [read more]
2015 Green Transportation Summit Taking Shape in Portland
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Registration is opening this week for the 2015 Green Transportation Summit & Expo, to be held at the Portland Expo Center in Oregon on April 21-22, 2015. The event builds on previous years' gatherings in the Pacific Northwest, coordinated by longtime transportation, trucking and alternative fuels stakeholder Brian Trice. National in scope but regional and local in focus, the conference [read more]
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