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Quantum Offers New CNG Tank, Virtual Pipeline Options

Quantum Fuel Systems announced it will manufacture a new compressed natural gas fuel cylinder for heavy-duty trucks that provides up to 60 diesel gallon equivalents and allows back-of-cab window visibility.

Transport Topics
May 15, 2017
Business

Fleets Shy Away From Nat Gas, Unless They Already Use It, While Overall Use Climbs

UPS Inc.

While sales of Class 8 trucks powered by natural gas remain low, U.S. and Canadian natural gas heavy-duty retail sales overall had a healthy start to 2017, boosted mostly from refuse fleets, transit and school bus operators, according to ACT Research Co.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
April 21, 2017
TCA

UPS to Build Six Additional Natural-Gas Fueling Stations

UPS Inc.

UPS Inc. on March 15 announced plans to build six additional compressed natural-gas fueling stations, including one in Greensboro, North Carolina.

March 16, 2017
Business

Piedmont Natural Gas Expands Nashville Facility

Piedmont Natural Gas

Piedmont Natural Gas said it is adding a third dispenser island at its two-year-old public compressed natural gas refueling station in Nashville, Tennessee, to serve a rapidly growing customer base that includes a mail-delivery contractor and regional haulers taking advantage of the station’s proximity to Interstate 40.

Transport Topics
November 29, 2016
Business

FedEx Freight Adds 100 CNG Trucks in Oklahoma City

FedEx Corp.

Less-than-truckload carrier FedEx Freight purchased more than 100 compressed natural gas tractors and installed a fueling station to serve the new CNG fleet at its Oklahoma City Service Center, it said.

Transport Topics
September 13, 2016
Business

ampCNG Names Grant Zimmerman CEO, Consolidates Station Ownership

Natural-gas fuel supplier ampCNG appointed Grant Zimmerman CEO and consolidated ownership of 17 public access stations.

Transport Topics
March 17, 2016
Business

TruStar Energy Adds 41 CNG Stations in 2015

TruStar Energy

TruStar Energy said it nearly doubled its number of new compressed natural gas fueling stations for public and private use in 2015 compared with 2014, adding 41 for a total of 120 stations.

Transport Topics
February 10, 2016
Business

Saddle Creek Upgrades CNG Infrastructure as Fleet Hits 50 Million-Mile Mark

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Saddle Creek Logistics Services said its compressed natural-gas fleet of 200 heavy-duty trucks reached the 50 million-mile mark in October. It also recently completed a $1.5-million upgrade to the CNG fueling facility at its Lakeland, Florida, headquarters, by adding more efficient time-fill stations.

Transport Topics
October 19, 2015
Business

Chevrolet Introduces Bi-Fuel-Powered Silverado Chassis Cab Truck

Chevrolet

Chevrolet is introducing a dual-powered Silverado, run on either compressed natural gas or gasoline.

Transport Topics
May 8, 2015
Special Coverage

Trucking’s Adoption of Natural Gas Slows, but Fleets, Analysts See Brighter Future

Contract Transport Services

The trucking industry’s adoption of natural gas has slowed in the past 18 months as diesel prices declined, but analysts and fleet executives maintain the alternative fuel will play a larger role in freight transportation over the longer term.

May 5, 2015

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