Fuel / Technology: Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)

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Canada: more CNG buses to improve public transport in Greater Victoria

April 8, 2021The Government of Canada is investing more than $4.9 million, and the Government of British Columbia over $4.5 million in these two projects through the Public Transit Infrastructure Stream (PTIS) of the Investing in Canada plan

via NGV Journal

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Major fleets to test if Hyliion Hypertruck is in it for the long haul

April 8, 2021With the formation of the Hypertruck Innovation Council, Hyliion is ready to test how far its Class 8 battery/natural gas hybrid can go to cut fleets’ carbon footprint and fuel costs.

via Fleet Owner

President Biden plans to fund clean transportation.

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The Key Things to Know About Biden’s EV Infrastructure Plan

April 7, 2021Within President Joe Biden’s $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan — the American Jobs Plan — unveiled last week, the White House is proposing a massive $174 billion investment “to win the EV market.”

via Greenbiz

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Trillium Lands RNG Deal With L.A. Metro

April 1, 2021The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) awarded Trillium a five-year contract to provide ultra-low carbon renewable natural gas (RNG) for two of its bus depots.

via Metro Magazine

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Fitting Renewable Fuels into Your Fleet’s Sustainability Strategy

March 30, 2021Despite mounting pressure to deploy zero-emission vehicles, renewable fuels still represent the best opportunity to slash emissions and meet sustainability goals today.

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UPS Signs CNG, RNG Supply Agreement with Hexagon Agility

March 29, 2021Hexagon Agility, a provider of clean fuel solutions for commercial vehicles, has signed a master services agreement with UPS to supply compressed natural gas (CNG) and renewable natural gas (RNG) fuel systems for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

via NGT News

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Grande West Receives $5M Order for Vicinity CNG Buses

March 29, 2021Grande West Transportation Group Inc. (Grande West) announced the receipt of a new order for 17 Vicinity compressed natural gas buses, totaling more than $5 million. The buses are expected to be delivered in Q4 2021.

via Metro Magazine

President Biden plans to fund clean transportation.

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Coalition Asks Biden Administration to Reduce Truck Emissions by Fall 2022

March 25, 2021A wide-ranging coalition of business, science and environmental groups is calling on the Biden administration to within the next 18 months set “multi-pollutant climate and clean air standards” that will eliminate particulate matter, oxides of nitrogen and greenhouse gas emissions from new freight trucks and buses.

via Transport Topics

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Frito-Lay Replaces All Diesel Vehicles at Facility With Cleaner Tech

March 24, 2021Frito-Lay has largely completed the transformation of a snack food facility in California to use zero-emission and near-zero-emission technologies for production and transportation.

via Transport Topics

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Californian biogas project will fuel vehicles & cut farms’ GHG emissions

March 23, 2021bp and Aria Energy announced a project to capture methane from waste at three California dairy farms and process it into renewable natural gas, which will then be supplied as fuel for the U.S. transportation sector.

via NGV Journal

Near-zero emission truck in Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

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TTSI Adding CNG Trucks to Fleet with Clean Transportation Grant

March 18, 2021Total Transportation Services Inc., in conjunction with both the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee of the SCAQMD and the Southern California Association of Governments, say they are awarding $1.5 million in grant funding to TTSI to add 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks to its drayage fleet.

via NGT News

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10 challenges and opportunities ahead as fleets embrace zero-emissions

March 11, 2021Trucking’s ZE future is near — but not that close. Penske’s Paul Rosa recently detailed some of the challenges and opportunities ahead during the historic trucking industry transformation that is just getting started.

via Fleet Owner

SoCalGas Funding Clean Fleet Transition through Carl Moyer Program

March 10, 2021Southern California Gas Co. has opened its annual initiative to assist fleet owners operating within the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) apply for incentive funding to replace diesel trucks with new near-zero emissions natural gas trucks through the Carl Moyer Program.

via NGT News

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Hexagon Agility gets additional order to supply CNG systems for trucks

March 9, 2021Hexagon Agility, a business of Hexagon Composites, signed a master services agreement in June 2020 with a global logistics customer to deliver CNG fuel systems for medium and heavy-duty trucks.

via NGV Journal

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Cummins introduces new heavy-duty natural gas powertrain: ISX12N + Endurant HD N

March 9, 2021Cummins Inc. and Cummins Westport Inc. announced that the ISX12N+Endurant HD N powertrain from its Integrated power portfolio is now available for heavy-duty customers, delivering a fully integrated natural gas powertrain.

via Green Car Congress

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How one brokerage helped revolutionize Tajiguas Landfill’s green future

March 9, 2021By sourcing a fleet of CNG trucks, Loadsmith helps transform Santa Barbara County’s landfill into a sustainable long-term solution

via Freightwaves