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E&MU: Spark vs. Compression: Natural Gas ABCs

All natural-gas engines take advantage of the fuel’s lower cost and lower output of regulated emissions than diesel fuel, but there are some key differences in the types of engines available that could affect a truck buyer’s considerations of what type to buy.

May 21, 2013
Business

Clean Energy’s 1Q Loss Narrows, Natural Gas Deliveries Rise 14%

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said its first-quarter loss narrowed from a year ago as sales rose and natural gas deliveries increased.

Transport Topics
May 13, 2013
Business

Westport Innovations Reports 1Q Loss

Natural-gas engine manufacturer Westport Innovations reported a first-quarter loss on soft market conditions.

Transport Topics
May 13, 2013
Business

Clean Energy Teams with Mansfield Energy to Provide Natural Gas Services

Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. said Tuesday it is partnering with Mansfield Energy Corp. to offer natural-gas fueling services.

Transport Topics
May 7, 2013
Government

Florida Legislature Passes Bill to Encourage Use of Natural-Gas Vehicles

The Florida state legislature passed a bill that seeks to encourage natural gas use in vehicles by eliminating decal and licensing programs for natural gas and replacing them with a tax system similar to diesel fuel.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
May 6, 2013
Business

CNG One Source Acquires Emission Solutions Inc.

CNG One Source said it acquired Emission Solutions Inc., which makes natural-gas engines for heavy-duty trucks. Terms were not disclosed.

April 8, 2013
Business

First Dual-Powered Nat-Gas/Diesel Glider Kit to be Available in June

American Power Group said that it has partnered with Fitzgerald Glider Kits to offer the nation’s first dual-powered natural-gas/diesel-powered glider kit.

Transport Topics
April 8, 2013
Business

Bison Transport Testing Use of LNG-Powered Trucks

Canadian truckload carrier Bison Transport has begun testing the use of liquefied natural-gas powered trucks, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported.

Transport Topics
April 2, 2013
Business

Obama Again Proposes U.S. Tax Credits to Cut Net Cost of Natural-Gas Trucks

President Obama again proposed federal tax credits for buyers of trucks powered by natural gas, including such a plan in his newest energy initiative on March 15.

March 25, 2013
Business

Westport, Clean Energy Venture Bundles LNG System, Fuel Contract

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Westport Innovations and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced a new joint program aimed at further accelerating the adoption of liquefied natural gas vehicles among trucking companies.

March 25, 2013

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