Groups Tell Commerce Secretary DGE is Best Way to Sell Nat Gas

Several business trade groups asked Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to help persuade the National Conference on Weights and Measures to certify the diesel-gallon equivalent as the official measurement for compressed and liquefied natural gas when used as truck fuel.

May 5, 2014

Nat Gas for Trucks Grows as Alternative to Diesel

Natural gas continues to grow steadily as an alternative transportation fuel as more trucking companies adopt use of compressed and liquefied natural gas.

May 5, 2014

Westport Launches Nat-Gas Engine in China

Westport Innovations

Westport Innovations said its joint venture with Chinese engine maker Weichai Power Co. has launched a new natural-gas engine to serve China’s rapidly growing market for trucks powered by the alternative fuel.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
April 30, 2014

Autocar Recalls 4,100 Nat-Gas Trucks

Autocar is recalling 4,100 natural gas-powered trucks as the initial major recall of Cummins Westport ISL G and Cummins’ ISX 12 G is expanded.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
April 16, 2014

Clean Energy Opens CNG Station at JFK International Airport

Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said it has opened a publically accessible compressed natural-gas station in a multifuel travel plaza at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

April 3, 2014

Ryder’s Nat-Gas Fleet Drives 20 Million Miles

Ryder System Inc.

Ryder System Inc. said its fleet of 500 natural gas-powered trucks has driven more than 20 million miles since the company created the program in 2011.

March 31, 2014

Trillium to Open Public CNG Station at Honda Plant

Honda of America Manufacturing

Trillium CNG and Honda of America Manufacturing announced they will install a compressed natural gas fueling station at the car maker’s plant in Marysville, Ohio.

March 12, 2014

Nat-Gas Progress Expected Despite Some Slowdowns

Several suppliers of natural-gas fuel recently have slowed development plans, but industry officials said they believe truckers will continue to embrace the fuel as a diesel alternative.

February 17, 2014

C.R. England to Deploy LNG Tractors

C.R. England Inc. on Feb. 12 announced a five-year liquefied natural gas bulk-fueling agreement with Shell and outlined plans to replace existing diesel trucks with LNG-powered trucks.

February 12, 2014

Annual Sales of Nat Gas Trucks and Buses Expected to Reach 400,000 by 2022

UPS Inc.

Worldwide annual sales of natural-gas trucks and buses are expected to rise to nearly 400,000 in 2022, according to a recent report.

January 13, 2014