The New Gold Standard Is Set for Low NOx Engines

Cummins Westport (CWI) announced in January that the ISX12N engine is CARB-certified to an astounding 0.02 g/bhp-hr NOx. The actual emissions performance is a miniscule 0.01 as shown on the CARB certification form. The 0.02 emissions level is considered by air regulators to be equivalent to the emissions from a battery truck that is powered … Continued

Game Changer, Revolutionizing Clean Transportation

Did you know that Heavy Duty Diesel Trucks are often the single largest source of dangerous smog forming emission in metropolitan areas? What if we could replace all the Heavy Duty Trucks on the road with ones with nearly zero emissions? Learn more about the engine and technology that is a Game Changer in the … Continued

Fleet Management System for Time-Fill Fleets

Accurate tracking of fuel usage in time-fill vehicles has long been a challenge for Fleet Managers.  While time-fill, used most often for fleets that can park in the same location each night, has many advantages such as smaller compression equipment, reduction of fuelers, simultaneous vehicle fueling and fuller fills, however, the ability of a fleet … Continued

Big-Rig Drivers Discover Natural Gas

Historically the decision for fleets making the transition to natural gas was not necessarily a choice. They had to make the investment to meet local Clean Air regulations if they wanted to continue to stay in business.  Now however, more and more Shippers and Carriers are making the change for other reasons, like meeting corporate … Continued

Natural Gas: The Safest Cooking Fuel for Mobile Food Fleets

Today, Move Systems announced a pilot program in which 500 of their MRV100 Hybrid food carts will be provided to vendors across New York City, including 100 reserved for disabled veterans.  Complete with solar panels, CNG and rechargeable batteries, these state-of-the-art carts will allow mobile food vendors to save money on fuel, increase their revenues, … Continued

Virtual Natural Gas Pipeline Becomes Reality

The Great Recession hit New England hard.  The idea that would become NG Advantage evolved from this economic challenge. Tom Evslin, now NG Advantage’s founder and CEO was tasked by then Governor Douglas to be Vermont’s stimulus czar to help get Vermont back on its feet.  As Tom spent more time researching solutions, one thing … Continued

Kansas City Region Leads Way to Cleaner Transportation Era

Along with an American League Championship won by our beloved Royals, Kansas City has delivered yet another victory for the citizens of the region; this time in the category of green transportation. As chairman of the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) Board of Commissioners, I am especially proud of the City of Kansas City for … Continued

3 Reasons Natural Gas Fuel Prices are Inexpensive and Predictable

One look at historical prices for natural gas vehicle fuel compared to gasoline, diesel and propane and two pronounced trends are immediately apparent: natural gas fuel prices are consistently less-expensive and less volatile. Three main reasons drive these trends. 1. The overwhelming abundance of natural gas in North America.  According to EIA’s August 2014 Natural … Continued

Realizing America’s Competitive Advantage with Natural Gas for Transportation

In the hyper-competitive world we live in, companies are constantly looking for an innovation or an approach that will offer them a market advantage over their competitors, both foreign and domestic.  For years – and much to the dismay of large segments of this nation’s heavy manufacturing sector – we witnessed this very phenomenon as … Continued

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