Transportation

NGV Market Penetration Still Small Despite Bullish Advocates

NGV Market Penetration Still Small Despite Bullish Advocates

While national and global market penetration is still modest, advocates for natural gas vehicles (NGV) could be heard at recent energy conferences in Chicago and Denver adding more fuel to the fire of enthusiasm among major fleet operators for natural gas as a transportation alternative.

September 21, 2015
Higher National Fuel-Saving Rules Accepted by Fleet Operators, Report Says

Higher National Fuel-Saving Rules Accepted by Fleet Operators, Report Says

A recent survey of fleet operators concludes that they generally support higher national fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, according to a report commissioned by an alternative fuel vehicle advocacy group.

August 24, 2015
U.S. Senate Committee Provides a Spark For NGVs

U.S. Senate Committee Provides a Spark For NGVs

The U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted 23-3 in support of legislation extending tax credits for the use of natural gas as a transportation fuel and investment in natural gas vehicle (NGV) infrastructure.

July 27, 2015
NatGas Value as Transportation Fuel to Grow, IHS Report Says

NatGas Value as Transportation Fuel to Grow, IHS Report Says

The value of natural gas — compressed (CNG) and liquefied (LNG) — as a transportation fuel is likely to grow, displacing future oil demand, according to a study released Wednesday by consultancy IHS Inc.

June 5, 2015

British Columbia Changes GHG Regs to Push NatGas Transportation

The British Columbia provincial government on Wednesday made changes to its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction regulations to encourage increased use of natural gas vehicles (NGV) and marine vessels. Canadian utilities operating in BC now will be able to offer more incentives to fleet operators to switch to NGVs.

June 5, 2015
NatGas Value as Transportation Fuel to Grow, IHS Report Says

NatGas Value as Transportation Fuel to Grow, IHS Report Says

The value of natural gas — compressed and liquefied — as a transportation fuel is likely to grow, displacing future oil demand, according to…

June 5, 2015

British Columbia Changes GHG Regs to Push NatGas Transportation

The British Columbia provincial government on Wednesday made changes to its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction regulations to encourage increased use of natural gas vehicles (NGV) and marine vessels. Canadian utilities operating in BC now will be able to offer more incentives to fleet operators to switch to NGVs.

June 5, 2015

Alternative Fuels’ Share of Transportation Pie Increases, EIA Says

Reaching their highest levels in 60 years, alternative fuels led by biomass-based fuels and natural gas last year accounted for 8.5% of the transportation fuel mix, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Monday.

May 18, 2015

Alternative Fuels’ Share of Transportation Pie Increases, EIA Says

Reaching their highest levels in 60 years, alternative fuels led by biomass-based fuels and natural gas last year accounted for 8.5% of the transportation fuel mix, the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported Monday.

May 18, 2015

U.S. Sens. Pushing Fast-Track For Oil Rail Car Phase-Out

A group of U.S. Senate Democrats have introduced a bill that would accelerate the phase-out of older rail cars that transport crude oil by incentivizing the process with a tax credit for companies that make upgrades.

May 5, 2015