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

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.

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GE Ditches Plans For 25,000 EVS And Hybrids By 2015

While General Electric has a vested interest in see electric and plug-in hybrid cars storm the car market, GE has apparently had a change of heart. The electronics and aviation giant announced that it was no longer seeking to replace much of its fleet with 25,000 hybrid and electric vehicles. Instead, GE will pursue other alt-fuel options, including CNG and propane.

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

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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Colorado Governor: We’ll Buy 10,000 CNG Vehicles If You Build Them

Few jobs allow for the amount of exaggerating (and often outright lying) that politicians seem to get away with on a regular basis. So when Colorado governor John Hickenlooper says that a coalition of 22 states is pledging to buy around 10,000 CNG vehicles, I can’t help but think “What the hell are you waiting for?”

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