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September 19, 2017

Why Some Fleets Still Like Natural Gas

Some fleets opt to run on natural gas instead of diesel, a decision fueled by one or more key influences.

September 8, 2017

Study: Cutting Methane Crucial to Future of Natural Gas Vehicles

Commercial fleets that converted from diesel to natural gas power could potentially accelerate the rate of climate change, finds one report. What is the industry doing to address the issue?

July 5, 2017

Kenworth Offers ISL G Natural Gas Engine on T680, T880

Kenworth’s T680 on-highway flagship and T880 and T880S vocational trucks are now available for order with the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural-gas engine.

June 6, 2017

Natural Gas Road Rally Kicks Off In Long Beach

The Natural Gas Road Rally Across America has kicked off in Long Beach, Calif., sending several heavy-duty trucks and other vehicles powered by natural gas on a coast-to-coast road trip to Washington, D.C.

May 1, 2017

Cummins Westport Introduces 2018 Natural Gas Engines

Cummins Westport announced its model year 2018 lineup of renamed natural gas engines for regional haul, vocational, transit, bus and refuse applications.

April 10, 2017

LNG Suppliers Help Gas Utility Improve Operations

Gas suppliers Linde LLC and Prometheus Energy recently helped a Pennsylvania utility improve its operations through equipment upgrades.

March 15, 2017

UPS Invests More Than $90M In Natural Gas

UPS said it will invest more than $90 million in natural gas facilities and vehicles, including fueling stations, compressed natural gas trucks and liquefied natural gas vehicles.

August 3, 2016

Natural Gas Fuel Approved to be Sold as DGE Standard

The National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) has voted to approve the diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) standard as a legally authorized method of sale for natural gas that is sold as fuel for vehicles.

July 7, 2016

Natural Gas Stations to Cross 39K by 2026

A new report finds that natural gas offers additional benefits for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, as well as fleets, with total stations expected to hit 39,300 by 2026.

May 2, 2016

Hawaii Gas Signs with Clean Energy Fuels

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., will provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Hawaii Gas, the State of Hawaii’s only franchised gas utility.

December 18, 2015

U.S. Congress Passes Natural Gas Tax Credit Legislation

The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 will extend federal tax credits for alternative fuels that expired in 2014 and make some subsidies permanent.

October 9, 2015

PG&E Drivers Travel Over 100K Miles to Deliver LNG/CNG

In order to provide uninterrupted service during the several weeks it took to complete pipeline testing, PG&E used trailers to deliver LNG and CNG to the injection sites.

August 10, 2015

NGV Maintenance Facility Opens in Illinois

Vehicle maintenance provider Clarke Power Services has relocated its Pontoon Beach, Ill., maintenance facility, which is equipped to handle natural gas vehicles (NGVs), the company announced.

July 31, 2015

Alt Fuel Excise Tax to Be Based on Energy Equivalent

A provision allowing liquefied natural gas and propane autogas to be taxed equally with diesel fuel by energy content was passed as part of the three-month highway bill patch.

July 16, 2015

Highway Bill Would Equalize Taxes of Alternative Fuels

The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed a highway and transportation bill that included a provision that would change how certain alternative fuels are taxed in relation to conventional fuels.

July 15, 2015

Trade Group Explores Fleet Natural Gas Conversions

A new report from a Pennsylvania energy trade group examines the opportunities and bottlenecks for natural gas and propane autogas as a transportation fuel in that state.

June 9, 2015

Texas CNG, LNG Sales Increase 78 Percent

Sales of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Texas have increased 78 percent over financial-year 2014 as measured by increases in tax revenue from the alternative fuels, according to the state Comptroller’s office.

May 5, 2015

Cummins Westport Introduces 6.7L Natural Gas Engine

Cummins Westport will begin producing the ISB6.7 G, a 6.7-liter dedicated natural gas engine for medium-duty trucks, shuttle buses, and vocational vehicles by the middle of 2016.

April 30, 2015

Ohio Bill Would Set Up Alt-Fuel Incentives

Ohio State Representatives Sean O’Brien and Dave Hall have reintroduced bipartisan legislation to incentivize alternative fuel use in the state, the lawmakers announced.

March 27, 2015

Congressmen Call For Fair Taxes On Alt Fuels

A bi-partisan group of congressmen seeking a fair excise tax on liquefied natural gas and propane introduced the Alternative Fuel Tax Parity Act on Thursday. Reps. Todd Young (R-IN), John Larson (D-CT), Mac Thornberry (R-TX), and Ron Kind (D-WI) jointly authored the bill.

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