The long-term highway bill currently being negotiated by Congress includes an amendment to extend EV incentives to CNG and other alt. fuel cars, as well.
Compressed Natural Gas
The Volkswagen Board has a plan to introduce new plug-in, electric and diesel technology to all its cars and bring out a new VW Phaeton that is electric.
A new report has found that Australia is set to lose about $350 million over the next 20 years from not having many incentives stimulating a faster shift to electric cars. Currently, just about 1,000 electric cars are driving the road in Australia (or 0.01% of the market), and policymakers aren’t doing much to speed […]
For a hot second there, compressed natural gas (CNG) and propane seemed to be the solution to America’s energy woes, especially for commercial fleet owners. While the CNG/propane option took a hiatus with the debut of the all-new 2015 F-150, Ford is bringing it back for 2016. Buyers will have to pony up an additional […]
GM decided to shoot the fuel tank on the Chevy Impala CNG with armor-piercing bullets and shove it in a bonfire just to prove how tough it really is.
A new study has found that the best use of CNG is to provide a stationary electricity supply for electric vehicles.
Bimbo Bakeries has added 16 CNG powered tractors to its northern California fleet, which will save 580 tons of greenhouse gasses annually.
Anheuser-Busch will lease 66 CNG powered trucks from Ryder Systems for its Houston distribution operations, taking 66 diesel trucks off the road.
The Volvo FE CNG garbage truck has an all-new, 9-liter (!!) engine pumping out 320 horsepower and 1,000 ft-lbs of torque that runs solely on CNG.
Michigan-based Crazy Diamond Performance certainly thinks so, offering the Chevy Cruze with an affordable CNG conversion.
Electric vehicle detractors like to claim that EVs are just as dirty as conventional cars, because most electric power in America comes from coal plants. Yesterday, the EPA proposed new regulations that would reduce power plant emissions by 30% by 2030, making EVs that much greener. The proposal is actually more open-ended than most, with […]
If you live in North Carolina and know anything about what chemicals are used for fracking, keep it to yourself. Otherwise, you could go to prison. Really.