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China Turning to Natural Gas as Means of Reducing Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

Powering vehicles with natural gas, a cleaner alternative to diesel fuel and gasoline, is catching on faster in China than in any other nation as President Xi Jinping seeks to reduce smog.

Bloomberg News
August 4, 2014
Business

Clean Energy Opens Natural-Gas Stations in Arizona, New Mexico

Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Clean Energy Fuels Corp., which provides compressed and liquefied natural gas, said July 16 it opened fueling stations in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Winslow, Arizona, as part of its America’s Natural Gas Highway network for the trucking industry.

Transport Topics
July 17, 2014
Business

Alt Fuel-Powered Vehicles to Make up 14% of Worldwide Sales by 2035, Study Shows

Ryder System Inc.

Alternative fuel-powered heavy- and medium-duty vehicles will make up 14% of vehicles sold worldwide in 2035, according to a new study.

Transport Topics
July 14, 2014
Business

Russia, China Sign 30-Year, $400 Billion Natural Gas Deal

Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg News

Russia and China signed a $400 billion deal in which Russia will supply natural gas to China for 30 years.

Transport Topics
May 22, 2014
Business

Natural Gas Gaining Amid Fuel Options, Panelists Say at Clean Transport Expo

Michael G. Malloy/TT

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Speakers at the Alternative Clean Transportation Expo here earlier this month noted challenges and opportunities as heavy-truck operations roll natural gas into their fuel mix, albeit slowly.

May 19, 2014
Business

Little Rock to Convert Fleet to Natural Gas in Pilot Program

Omnitek Engineering Corp. said it has been selected by Little Rock, Arkansas, to convert the city’s municipal truck fleet to natural gas-powered engines as part of a pilot program.

Transport Topics
May 9, 2014
Business

Natural-Gas Suppliers Announce New Stations, Fleet Signings

Shell Oil Co.

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Natural-gas suppliers announced the opening of new stations for trucking use at the ACT Expo here.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
May 7, 2014
Business

Ryder Partners With Quantum Fuel Systems for CNG Tanks

Ryder Inc. said it has partnered with Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide Inc. for the purchase of compressed natural gas tanks.

Transport Topics
May 7, 2014
Business

Truck Makers Cite Progress in LNG, CNG Sales

Michael G. Malloy/TT

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Truck manufacturers at ACT Expo generally agreed with their projections from a year ago that the natural-gas, heavy-duty truck market would reach 10% by 2020.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
May 7, 2014
Government

Colorado Legislature Approves Nat-Gas Truck Credits

Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Colorado lawmakers have passed a bill that allows tax credits of up $20,000 per vehicle for fleets buying new trucks powered by natural gas.

Michele Fuetsch | Staff Reporter
May 5, 2014

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