Fuel / Technology: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)

Big Brown Plans Further Additions to Green Fleet

June 27, 2017By 2020, the parcel delivery giant expects that one in four of the new vehicles it purchases annually will be powered by alternative fuels or use some sort of advanced technology.

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UPS Commits to More Alternative Vehicles to Meet GHG Goals

June 27, 2017UPS announced new goals to add more alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles to its fleet while increasing reliance on renewable energy.

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LA Metro Approves Massive Order for 295 Renewable CNG Buses

June 22, 2017The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has voted to purchase 295 40-foot CNG buses, which will be fueled by RNG.

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Western Washington Clean Cities Touts Alt-Fuel Vehicle Fleets

June 14, 2017Western Washington Clean Cities has announced that its partners and member fleets collectively saved 20.6 million gallons of petroleum last year.

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State Senate Unanimously Approves New Legislation for Large NGVs

June 12, 2017A bill to promote the use of cleaner-burning natural gas in larger vehicles was unanimously approved by the Pennsylvania State Senate last week.

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ACT Expo 2017 in Review

June 5, 2017Last month’s ACT Expo demonstrated the continued momentum taking place across the transportation industry to push forward low-carbon fuels, more efficient technologies and fleet sustainability.

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Kenworth T680, T880, T880S Available with ISL G Natural Gas Engine

June 5, 2017Kenworth’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.

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New Flyer to Deliver 12 Xcelsior CNG Buses to City of Phoenix

June 2, 2017The City of Phoenix exercised options for 40-foot and 60-foot articulated heavy-duty Xcelsior buses, a number of which run on natural gas.

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2017 ACT Expo Points to New Directions for Heavy-Duty Trucks

June 1, 2017ACT Expo saw buzz about electric and fuel cell trucks as some major companies are entering the market and smaller ones have products in development.

via Clean Fleet Report

L.A. Metro Selects Clean Energy’s Redeem Fuel for CNG Bus Fleet

May 26, 2017The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has awarded Clean Energy an RNG contract to fuel its fleet of transit buses.

via NGT News

North Kansas City Schools Wins Award for CNG School Buses

May 24, 2017One of the nation’s largest conversions of school buses to CNG resulted in a Transportation & Mobility Award for North Kansas City School District.

via School Transportation News

The VW Settlement: Aligning Your Vehicle Deployment Goals with State Priorities

May 17, 2017Even with the legal processes surrounding the Volkswagen settlements wrapping up, state agencies and fleets alike are still left with many unanswered question.

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San Diego Makes Progress on Major Plans for CNG Truck Fleet

May 3, 2017The City of San Diego has taken a major step toward switching its fleet of refuse and recycling collection trucks from diesel fuel to CNG.

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Kenworth To Build Class 8 Hydrogen Fuel Cell and CNG-Electric Hybrid Drayage Trucks

May 2, 2017Truck builder Kenworth is jumping into the hydrogen fuel cell race with a Class 8 drayage truck it expects to launch by the end of this year.

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Near-Zero Emission Vehicles

April 5, 2017We are seeing trucks with incredibly clean engines roll off the assembly line and into fleet operations across the nation.

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ACT Expo Sets 2017 Program

March 7, 2017The stage is set for the 2017 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, the conference will feature the increasing array of commercially available and rapidly developing technologies for sustainable fleet operations.

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