In California earlier this month, the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) board voted to petition the federal government to adopt tougher emission standards for large trucks to help the region meet its clean air goals. Heavy-duty trucks are the largest source of smog-forming emissions in the four-county air district.
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The five-year surface transportation bill (FAST Act) has been passed by both houses of Congress and carries some important provisions for advancing the use of natural gas vehicles (NGV), according to the Washington, DC-based NGVAmerica trade group, which lobbied hard for the provisions.
University of California, Berkeley chemists who think a “metal-organic framework” (MOF) may be a method to simplify and increase the range of natural gas vehicles (NGV) published their findings online recently in advance of a report appearing in the journal Nature.
Touting 90% improvement on current nitrogen oxide (NOx) standards, Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) on Monday said its new ISL G natural gas engine is the first mid-range engine in North America to gain both U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) certification.
Indiana-based CNG Source has struck a full-service deal with Mexico-based NatGas, a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station developer. CNG Source officials view the agreement as a stepping stone to broader expansion throughout the Americas.
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.
In the first two weeks of August the fueling structure for compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles continued to expand in places like Sacramento, CA, Edmond, OK, Pontoon Beach, IL, and DuBois, PA. In Sacramento, a $1.9 million CNG station was opened to support county refuse trucks and what local officials called “an increasing number of other NGVs.”
The value of natural gas — compressed and liquefied — as a transportation fuel is likely to grow, displacing future oil demand, according to…
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.
Already a leading provider or natural gas-powered light-duty pickup trucks, Ford Motor Co. said Monday its 2016 F-150 pickup models will have…