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UPS Boosts Nat-Gas Fleet With 285 More Class 8s

WASHINGTON — All of the tractors that UPS Inc. buys next year for its U.S. parcel division will be powered by natural-gas engines, as the company announced plans last week to purchase 285 more vehicles on top of the 700 ordered in April.

July 1, 2013
Business

Westport Acquires Clean Energy’s Light-Duty Nat-Gas Vehicle Business

Westport Innovations said Friday it has acquired Clean Energy Fuels Corp.’s light-duty natural-gas vehicle subsidiary, BAF Technologies, for $25 million in Westport stock.

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June 28, 2013
Business

Proctor & Gamble to Convert 20% of For-Hire Loads to Nat-Gas

Proctor & Gamble said it will work with carriers to convert 20% of its for-hire truckloads to natural-gas powered vehicles within two years.

Transport Topics
June 27, 2013
Business

Trillium to Build 101 CNG Stations by 2016

Trillium CNG said it plans to build 101 publicly assessable Class 8 compressed natural-gas filling stations by 2016.

Transport Topics
June 27, 2013
Business

Penske Truck Leasing Orders 100 CNG Freightliner Tractors

Penske Truck Leasing today said Tuesday it has ordered 100 compressed natural gas Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines.

Transport Topics
June 25, 2013
Business

OEMs to Display AltFuel Trucks, Talk Technology at This Week’s ACT Expo

Volvo Trucks

Truck original equipment manufacturers are scheduled to display units powered by alternative fuels at this week’s Alternative Clean Transportation Expo in Washington.

Transport Topics
June 25, 2013
Business

Moniz Says U.S. Will Speed Development of Natural Gas Fueling Infrastructure

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz called natural gas a promising alternative to oil for a number of reasons and said the department hopes to play a role in speeding development of fueling infrastructure.

June 24, 2013
Business

House Bill Would Alter Tax on LNG to Match Federal Levy on Diesel Fuel

Two House members have introduced legislation to remove what they say is the disparity between the tax the federal government levies on diesel fuel and on liquefied natural gas.

June 3, 2013
Business

House Bill Would Tax LNG Based on Energy Output

A House bill would tax liquefied natural gas based on energy output rather than a per-gallon basis, according to its co-sponsor, Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-Texas).

Transport Topics
May 28, 2013
Business

PacLease to Offer LNG-Powered Trucks for Rent

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PacLease said it is offering liquefied natural gas powered trucks for rent in several Western states through a partnership with Kenworth Sales Co. and Blu LNG.

Transport Topics
May 21, 2013

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