News: Constant Changes   News Home News Archive Press Releases Resources Calendar of Events Legislative Update  

News Archive - April 2015

Natural Gas Provides Truck Fleets with Clean Fuel Alternatives in Pennsylvania
April 22nd, 2015 - Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics were among the companies that celebrated Earth Day 2015 and sustainability advancements being made in the transportation sector. The setting in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, was the grand opening of a Trillium CNG fueling station, with Wegmans Food Markets; NFI, a supply chain solutions provider; and Gladstein, Neandross and Associates (GNA), clean transportation and energy consultants. READ MORE >

Natural Gas Trucks to Grow Despite Diesel Price Drop
April 22nd, 2015 - Despite a drop in diesel prices stemming from the oil price crash, vehicles fueled by natural gas will remain attractive as they offer big long-term cost savings, trucking and fuel executives said on Wednesday. Tumbling prices for diesel, now around $2.78 a gallon, have reduced the savings that can be had by switching to trucks powered by natural gas, but the savings that exist are still sizeable. "We don't have the same level of exuberance (for natural gas trucks) that we encountered 12-18 months ago, but there is still a significant amount of interest from customers who are looking at it through a longer term lens," said Scott Perry, the head of truck purchases at Ryder System Inc.READ MORE >

Clean Energy to Open Four New Natural Gas Fueling Stations
April 14th, 2015 - Clean Energy Fuels Corp., today announced fueling has begun at two new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Southern California as well as two new truck-friendly CNG stations in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., and Kansas City, Kan. The company also received industry recognition for its new NGV Easy Bay® from Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine as well as the top transit engineering honor at the Canadian Deputy Minister's Consulting Engineers Awards.READ MORE >

UPS Building Additional 15 CNG Fueling Stations and Increasing CNG Fleet
April 1st, 2015 - UPS announceded plans to build 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations to support the purchase and planned deployment of 1,400 new CNG vehicles over the next year. Twelve of the CNG stations will be in new natural gas vehicle deployment areas, and three will replace existing CNG stations with more robust, higher capacity equipment.This purchase represents a nearly 30 percent increase to UPS's current industry-leading alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet of 5,088 vehicles worldwide. The CNG fueling stations and vehicle purchases are part of UPS' ongoing commitment to diversify its fuel sources, implement a fleet infrastructure with lower tailpipe emissions and increase experience using alternative fuels in freight transport applications. READ MORE >

California Natural Gas Vehicle Partnership | 21865 E. Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, CA 91765 | Tel: 909.396.2647