Volvo Trucks Halts Plans to Launch Nat-Gas Engine

Volvo Trucks said last week it has postponed plans to launch its own 13-liter liquefied natural-gas engine in North America.

October 6, 2014

Espar Launches Fuel-Cell CNG Heaters

Espar Products Inc.

Systems that maintain sleeper cabs’ temperatures and “hotel loads” through use of fuel-cell technology and compressed natural gas are among new products being launched by Espar Products Inc.

Joe Howard | Executive Editor
September 19, 2014

Clean Energy, Mansfield Form Nat-Gas Joint Venture for Bulk-Fuel Market

Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. and Mansfield Energy Corp. announced the formation of a joint venture that will provide natural-gas fueling to U.S. bulk-fuel haulers, a segment that consumes more than 3 billion gallons of fuel every year.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
September 16, 2014

Largest US Bakery to Use Nat Gas in Fleet

Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg News

Bimbo Bakeries USA, the largest baker in the country, will begin using natural gas for some of its heavy-duty fleet in California.

September 15, 2014

Omnitek Receives EPA Certification for Detroit Nat-Gas Engine

Omnitek Engineering Corp.

Omnitek Engineering Corp. said it has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for diesel-to-natural-gas conversions of the Detroit Diesel Series 60.

September 11, 2014

Quantum, Mainstay Form Alliance for CNG Tanks

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies said it has partnered with Mainstay Fuel Technologies to offer a back-of-cab compressed natural-gas system for heavy-duty trucks.

September 9, 2014

Kenworth Adds Nat-Gas Option to T880 Vocational Truck


Kenworth Truck Co. is adding a natural-gas option for its T880 vocational truck.

August 19, 2014

Senate Bill Contains Weight Exemption for Nat Gas Trucks

UPS Inc.

A proposal has been introduced in the U.S. Senate to give a weight exemption to trucks powered by natural-gas engines, which have heavier fuel tanks than those that run on diesel.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
August 13, 2014

Interstate Distributor Co. to Acquire 10 LNG- Powered Trucks


Interstate Distributor Co. signed an agreement to purchase 10 liquefied natural gas-powered Kenworth trucks after a demo program.

August 8, 2014

Clean Energy Opens 27 Natural-Gas Stations in First Half of the Year

Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., which provides compressed and liquefied natural gas, has completed and opened 27 natural-gas fueling stations in the first half of the year, the company said.

August 6, 2014