Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV)

NGV Engines Recalled for Minor Fix

Natural gas vehicle (NGV) engine manufacturer Cummins Westport Inc. of Vancouver, BC, has recalled two of its dedicated NGV engines, the 8.9-liter ISL G, and the 11.9-liter ISX-12 G for a software fix. Read More

Oklahoma Moves to Expand Use of NGVs

Oklahoma's House of Representatives has passed a bill (HB 2954) that would use some existing state revenue sources to help counties switch their fleet vehicles to run on compressed natural gas (CNG) and add to the state's fueling infrastructure for natural gas vehicles (NGV). Read More

Obama Calls for New U.S. Truck Fuel Standards

Taking his State of the Union (SOTU) message from last month on the road, President Obama visited a Safeway distribution center in Upper Marlboro, MD, where he called on the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Transportation to develop fuel-efficiency and greenhouse gas standards for trucks and other heavier vehicles by March 2016. Read More

Clean Energy Unit Bids to Spark Russian CNG Growth

A Canadian unit of California-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said Thursday it has inked an exclusive agreement with Russian Machines Corp. (RM) to provide compressed natural gas (CNG) equipment and expertise to bolster the alternative fueling infrastructure network in Russia. Read More

Weather, President's Remarks Heat Up NGV Talk

Super-frigid temperatures throughout the eastern half of the nation combined with President Obama's boost for natural gas in his State of the Union speech shined an ever-brighter light on the use of natural gas vehicles (NGV). In both cases, alternative fuel transportation advocates got a chance to further state their case. Read More

Accelerator Stays Down on NGV Advances

Compressed natural gas (CNG) made more noise this month with advances in fueling technology, engines and the transit system in Phoenix, AZ, while AGL Resources liquefied natural gas (LNG) transportation fuel marketing expanded into Florida. Read More