Browsing the "compressed natural gas" Tag

Movie Trailer for PUMP

August 28th, 2014 | by Steve Hanley

PUMP is a movie that shows viewers the alternative that currently exist to petroleum based fuels, and now there's more than ever

Obama Critics Call New Carbon Rules a Missed Opportunity

January 19th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

One of the linchpins of the Obama administration’s high-stakes plan to address climate change moved one step closer to implementation this week, as the EPA officially published proposed new carbon emissions standards for power plants, drawing fire&hellip

Limited-Range Bi-Fuel Vehicles The Next Step For Alt-Fuels?

June 28th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Installing CNG systems on conventional cars is expensive, due in part to the large and intrusive fuel tanks needed to hold even a most amount of natural gas. But vehicle consultant Carlabs has developed a small bi-fuel system that takes advantage of CNG’s low cost, without adding too much to the car’s sale price

2014 Tata Nano Debuts, CNG Model Tags Along

June 22nd, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

From a visual perspective, the 2014 Tata Nano is distinguished by tastefully-applied chrome trim and a new rear bumper with sporty mesh inserts. The new Nano can also be “optioned up” with four personalization kits that add features like a contrasting-color roof, body graphics, alloy wheels, and sporty-looking body kit. Under the hood, a new bi-fuel engine cuts emissions and operating costs ... will that be enough

GM Prepping CNG-Powered Chevy Impala?

May 21st, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Compressed natural gas, or CNG, may be the fuel of the future here in America. Vast untapped resources of CNG are only now being exploited, and automakers are responding with a limited offering of CNG vehicles. Spy shots suggest that GM could be prepping a CNG-powered Chevy Impala for either fleet or public sale

Weird Ride Wednesday: Gas Bag Vehicles An Alternative During War Time

January 23rd, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While we may consider the alternative fuel movement a relatively new fad, human beings have long sought alternative methods of power and transportation outside of petroleum oil. Necessity is the mother of invention after all, and during war time oil can be in short supply, leading to innovative (and often wacky) solutions like the gas bag vehicles of World War I and World War

Fiat-Chrysler CEO: CNG Will Set U.S. Free

November 1st, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

While America’s energy policy hangs in the balance, one thing both Democrats and Republicans agree on is the exploitation of America’s vast natural gas reserves. According to Fiat-Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, if the United States full-on embraces CNG as a transportation fuel, we could reduce emissions and eliminate our reliance on foreign oil in just a few years time.

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