SCAQMD webinar to discuss funds for natural gas trucks
The $50 million in available funding is seen as a great driver for further natural gas truck deployments in California, especially for trucks featuring the new Cummins Westport Near Zero NOx natural gas engine.
Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad starts CNG locomotive conversion program
Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad Company (IHB) recently leased two SW1500 locomotives from CIT Rail to kick-start its locomotive conversion program to compressed natural gas (CNG).
 
 
Peterbilt brings new refuse truck to market with CNG/LNG options
Peterbilt Motors Company, a Texas-based PACCAR company, has expanded its refuse truck lineup with the new Model 520.
SWANA and NGVAmerica partner on best practices for natural gas refuse vehicles
NGVAmerica and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) are collaborating to develop a new safety and best practices guide for fueling and maintaining natural gas powered refuse trucks.
 
           
  The facility is just off of I-87, conveniently located halfway between New York City and Montreal within the W.J. Grande Industrial Park, 34 Cady Hill Blvd., Saratoga Springs.     NGVAmerica recognizes the successful conclusion of the “CNG from Sea to Shining Sea Road Rally” in Washington, DC on June 10, 2016. The 3,143-mile cross-country rally began in Long Beach, California on May 30, 2016 and included stops in 13 cities.     California Air Resources Board’s updated 2016 Mobile Source Strategy for the first time advocates the use of low-NOx natural gas engines in meeting California’s emissions goals.  
   
       
   
       
 
     
 
 
 
  We operate today in a competitive market where, at present, oil prices are low and greenhouse gas regulations for vehicles are limited. However, this will change soon, so savvy fleet owners should be taking a serious look at what NGVs have to offer now.
 
 
  Omnitek Engineering Corp. has appointed Hiller Truck Tech Inc., based in Ontario, Canada, as an authorized diesel-to-natural gas engine conversion center to address the increasing demand for natural gas powered heavy-duty engines in Canada.
   
 
 
  Thomas Lawson, former director of legislative affairs for the state attorney general, brings both Sacramento savvy and big ambitions to his new position as president of the California NGV Coalition.
 
 
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