ACT

Special Coverage, Business

Clean Energy Showcases LCNG Station at Dillon Transport’s Dallas Terminal

Michael G. Malloy/Transport Topics

DALLAS — Clean Energy Fuels Corp. showcased its station that sells both liquefied and compressed natural gas as part of a May 7 tour at the tail end of this week’s ACT Expo.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
May 7, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Cost, Environmental Impact Biggest Challenges Facing Fleets, Group Studying Sustainable Fuels Says

DALLAS — Trucking fleets face a huge challenge making decisions to balance cost pressures and increasing demands that their trucks be environmentally sustainable, according to BSR, a global nonprofit doing research on sustainable fuels.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 7, 2015
Special Coverage, Business, Logistics

Texas Lawmaker Backs State Programs That Promote Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels

Michael G. Malloy/Transport Topics

DALLAS — A Texas state lawmaker said he backs incentives that increase the use of natural gas and other alternative transportation fuels.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
May 7, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Penske Adding More Natural-Gas Maintenance Facilities

Michael G. Malloy/Transport Topics

DALLAS — Penske Truck Leasing expects to add 10 to 15 new natural-gas maintenance facilities this year, bringing its total to 30 to 35 by year’s end, company officials said.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
May 7, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Denso Announces New Alternator for Medium-, Heavy-Duty Market

Denso

DALLAS — Automotive supplier Denso has developed a new high-amperage alternator for the medium- and heavy-duty truck market that the company said is smaller, lighter and more efficient.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 7, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Carrier Panel Shows Differing Views on LNG, CNG Fuel Choices

Raven LNG Truck by Michael G. Malloy/Transport Topics

DALLAS — Several trucking executives gave their reasons for changing some of their fleet operations to either compressed or liquefied natural gas, and said they were backers of the alternative fuels for reasons ranging from economic to sustainability.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
May 6, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Alliance AutoGas Debuts First EPA-Certified Propane-Diesel System

Eric Miller/Transport Topics

DALLAS — A large national propane supplier has introduced a first-ever Class 8 propane-diesel blended fuel system certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as emissions-complaint.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
May 6, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Trucking Executives on Panel Express Cautious Optimism for Natural Gas

Rush (2nd from left), Cullen (3rd) by Michael G. Malloy/Transport Topics

DALLAS — Several trucking industry executives said they see a future for natural gas as a viable fuel for the industry despite relatively low oil prices.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
May 6, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Parker Hannafin Releases CNG Fill Products

DALLAS — Parker Hannafin Corp. released several new compressed natural-gas products here at ACT Expo May 6, including a CNG fast-fill fuel dispenser called the XF70, and a time-fill system called the TF25.

May 6, 2015
Special Coverage, Business

Fleets in NACFE Study Saved $477 Million Last Year Adopting New Technologies

Michael G. Malloy/Transport Topics

DALLAS — Fourteen major trucking fleets operating more than 53,000 tractors and 160,000 trailers achieved almost half a billion in fuel savings last year by adopting a variety of fuel-efficient technologies, according to an annual fleet fuel study released by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
May 6, 2015

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