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 a 5.0-liter V8 engine offering natural gas and propane as fuel options.
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Efforts are under way in North Dakota and California to provide alternatives to diesel in trucks operating in the states’ oil and natural gas fields.
Some of the latest developments in the natural gas vehicle (NGV) industry are blurring international borders and energy sectors, giving further proof to the notion that gas use in transportation is becoming global in scope.
The pace of development of the alternative fuel vehicle market has slowed, prompting Volvo Trucks to cut back on its development efforts in the natural gas vehicle (NGV) sector.
Contrary to recent business media reports and auto industry sales research, natural gas vehicle (NGV) growth, at least in the fleet trucking sector, is robust and not the lackluster picture that is being painted, according to officials with NGVAmerica, a Washington, DC-based trade association.
A wastewater-derived compressed natural gas (CNG) has rocked into prominence in Grand Junction, CO, for fueling transit bus and waste-hauling fleets, the sixth location nationally for the renewable version of CNG used in natural gas vehicles (NGV) of all sizes.
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.
Citing the need for more fueling infrastructure, one of nation’s major makers of natural gas engines, Cummins Inc., has decided to “pause” the development of its 15-liter spark ignition engine for at least the first six months of this year. Industry sources, however, indicate that this should not slow the development of more long-haul trucking moving to natural gas vehicles (NGV).
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is the preferred alternative fuel for over-the-road trucks, compared to compressed natural gas (CNG), according to California-based Clean Energy Fuels Corp., which supplies both LNG and CNG to customers.
Citing a growth spurt in the natural gas vehicle (NGV) market for trucks late this year, a new report from Navigant Research projects that 1.9 million NGV trucks and 1.8 million NGV buses will be on the road globally by 2022.