Refuse fleets can now tap into a 120 DGE (diesel gallon equivalent) tailgate system that runs on compressed natural gas (CNG). The system is the latest offering from Momentum Fuel Technologies, which has also expanded its product line to include […]
Transport Canada has granted a Canadian Equivalency Certificate to Quantum Fuel Systems’ virtual pipeline trailers, allow them to be registered and used in Canada. The compressed natural gas (CNG) cylinders are approved in accordance with TC-SU-5931, which is based on ISO11119-3.2 and BS 3.3.9, TC-3FCM, CAN/CSA […]
VANCOUVER, B.C. – In an effort to get half its Canadian fleet on alternative fuels by the end of the year, UPS Canada has opened its first compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in the country.
ATLANTA, Ga. — Carlton Rose, president, global fleet maintenance and engineering at UPS, is challenging the trucking industry to define the excellence needed to realize cleaner cities, safer vehicles, and underlying technical knowledge.
“If you’re the one who defines excellence, then you’re the one who shapes expertise to achieve it,” Rose said.
MONTREAL, QC — Trucks that run on alternative fuels promise to be easier on the environment, but the equipment itself can be tougher on a capital budget. Consider natural gas. It’s historically cheaper than diesel, but the trucks that use it can cost an extra $50,000 to $100,000 over the price of their conventionally fueled counterparts, depending on the spec’s.
KAMLOOPS, BC – Fleets using compressed natural gas (CNG) in British Columbia now have one more place to refuel.
FortisBC held the grand opening of its newest CNG filling station in Kamloops, today. The utility offered a behind-the-scenes look at its operations to those on-hand for the big unveiling.
Worthington’s Type 3 Rail Mount Compressed Natural Gas fuel system has just five unique parts, and is marketed as the lightest fuel system on the market.
Geotab GO can now report on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel levels and temperatures on all Momentum Fuel Technologies CNG fuel tanks and systems.
Quantum Fuel Systems’ Q-Cab60 is a Compressed Natural Gas fuel module that will hold up to 60 Diesel Gallon Equivalents of fuel without blocking the view through the back of a cab.
I think drivers and fleets will be pleased with the performance of the NG-powered Cascadia 113. It lacks for nothing compared to the diesel version, and it’s even quieter.
I’m writing this issue of the newsletter in absentia, so to speak, as it will be published while I’m away from computers and unable to stay in touch. To be more precise, I’m a week early in posting this so forgive me if giant events occur between now and the 22nd and they’re not covered here. Then again, this report isn’t intended as a news vehicle.
Times were different when C.A.T. signed the deal for 100 trucks that run on Compressed Natural Gas. The Canadian and U.S. dollar were essentially valued at par, increasing the fleet’s buying power on U.S.-made equipment. Quebec’s provincial government also pledged $15,000 per truck, helping to offset any sticker shock around the emission-friendly designs, and natural gas was clearly cheaper than diesel when oil was close to $100 per barrel.
ATLANTA, GA – UPS is spending $100 million to expand its presence in the compressed natural gas (CNG) market, as the delivery company attempts to log one billion miles with its alternative fuel and advanced technology fleet by the end of 2017.
JOLIETTE, QC — EBI has opened its fourth compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling station in Quebec. Located in Joliette, in the Lanaudière region, on highway 158 and close to Highway 31, its next to Techno Diesel, the largest service center for trucks and trailers in the area, according to the company.