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New Energy Vehicle Makers Gather at Shanghai International Green Auto Show

New Energy Vehicle Makers Gather at Shanghai International Green Auto Show

SHANGHAI, June 30, 2016 -- The Shanghai International Green Auto Show, the largest new energy vehicle exhibition in China, is being held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from June 28 to June 30, 2016. Nearly one hundred new energy vehicles will be on display at the event, drawing much attention fro ... Continue reading

Nicola One Electric Semi With Onboard CNG Turbine To Extend Range Up To 1200 Miles

Nicola One Electric Semi With Onboard CNG Turbine To Extend Range Up To 1200 Miles

SALT LAKE CITY. May 9, 2016 -- Nikola (pronounced Neek-oh-la) Motor Company (NMC), announced today that it has designed, engineered and is finalizing assembly of the first-ever, electric-driven class 8 semi-truck, dubbed “Nikola One”, which is capable of pulling a total gross weight of 80,000 pounds and offer ... Continue reading

Get Charged-Up In Ontario

Get Charged-Up In Ontario

MONTRÉAL, May 2, 2016 The Electric Circuit is pleased to announce that its proposal to set up a fast-charge corridor between Québec and the Ottawa area has been selected by the Government of Ontario. This project was submitted further to a request for proposals for public and private partners to set up a public charg ... Continue reading

Shrinking Diesel Car Sales Open Up Growth Opportunities for Alternate Propulsion Systems

Shrinking Diesel Car Sales Open Up Growth Opportunities for Alternate Propulsion Systems

LONDON, April 28, 2016 -- WHEN Thursday, 5th May, 2016 at 2:00 pm BST LOCATION: Online, with Complimentary Registration SPEAKERS: Frost & Sullivan Program Manager Anjan Hemanth Kumar, Principal Consultant Pietro Boggia and special guest Silvia Leone of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Powertrain The recent diesel engine scand ... Continue reading

Future Propulsion And Connected Vehicle Systems - FEV Exhibit at 2016 SAE World Congress

Future Propulsion And Connected Vehicle Systems - FEV Exhibit at 2016 SAE World Congress

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., April 8, 2016 -- The future of the automobile is changing at cyber speed. Just yesterday, the buzz was the electric vehicle, and now connected and autonomous vehicles have been added to the mix. Automakers are scrambling to keep abreast of the challenges inherent in this changing landscape in order ... Continue reading

Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Stations - PennDOT Selects Team for Public-Private Partnership

Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Stations - PennDOT Selects Team for Public-Private Partnership

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., March 28, 2016- Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Secretary Leslie S. Richards today announced at a media event that the Trillium CNG team, which includes Larson Design Group of Williamsport, has been selected for the department's Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) transit fueling station Pu ... Continue reading

Eaton's New CNG Hose Products Feature Market-Leading Certifications and Reduced Delivery Times

Eaton's New CNG Hose Products Feature Market-Leading Certifications and Reduced Delivery Times

Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of the high pressure 35NG hose and low pressure NG-TW hose for compressed natural gas (CNG) applications. Tested by TÜV Rheinland, the hoses are among the first to be certified to ANSI NGV 4.2 Class A & D and ANSI NGV 3.1 Class B & C. Primarily utilized in di ... Continue reading

Honda HR-V Named "2016 Green SUV of the Year" by "Green Car Journal"

Honda HR-V Named "2016 Green SUV of the Year" by "Green Car Journal"

The 2016 Honda HR-V (http://automobiles.honda.com/hr-v/), the brand's stylish and versatile crossover vehicle, has been named "2016 Green SUV of the Year™" by Green Car Journal. The "Green SUV of the Year" award recognizes the all-new HR-V for its class-leading environmental performance – a top fuel economy r ... Continue reading

Annual Sales of Natural Gas Vehicles Are Expected to Reach Nearly Four Million by 2025, According to Navigant Research

Annual Sales of Natural Gas Vehicles Are Expected to Reach Nearly Four Million by 2025, According to Navigant Research

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the market for natural gas vehicles (NGVs), including global forecasts, broken down by vehicle segment, alternative drivetrain, and region, through 2025. “A significant portion of the cost advantage of natural gas has evaporated in the past 12 months as a result of the coll ... Continue reading

Total Sales of Natural Gas Vehicles Are Expected to Exceed 35 Million from 2015 to 2025

Total Sales of Natural Gas Vehicles Are Expected to Exceed 35 Million from 2015 to 2025

Driven by continued innovation in vehicle connectivity and safety technologies, global revenue from automotive display systems will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of more than 11 percent to $18.6 billion by the end of 2021. This will add nearly $9 billion in annual revenue compared to 2015, according to I ... Continue reading

First Compressed Natural Gas and Propane-Capable 2016 Ford F-150 Rolls Off the Line at Kansas City

First Compressed Natural Gas and Propane-Capable 2016 Ford F-150 Rolls Off the Line at Kansas City

The first 2016 Ford F-150 with the ability to run on clean-burning compressed natural gas has rolled off the assembly line, making Ford – America’s truck leader – the only manufacturer to offer a CNG/propane-capable half-ton pickup. “Whether running on gasoline, gaseous fuel or both, the 5.0-liter V ... Continue reading

Westport and Gas Technology Institute Awarded $900,000 to Advance Natural Gas Combustion Technology

Westport and Gas Technology Institute Awarded $900,000 to Advance Natural Gas Combustion Technology

Westport Innovations Inc. (TSX:WPT / Nasdaq:WPRT), engineering the world's most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, announced today that, together with the Gas Technology Institute (GTI), it has been awarded US$900,000 towards a program to advance state-of-the-art natural gas combustion technology. The work will ... Continue reading

Agility Supports Fiat Chrysler Automobile's transition to Natural Gas

Agility Supports Fiat Chrysler Automobile's transition to Natural Gas

Agility Fuel Systems, the leading developer and manufacturer of natural gas fuel systems for heavy duty vehicles in North America, participated in the launch of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) inter-company truck fleet transition to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). During the press event held in Detroit today, FCA announc ... Continue reading

Agility supports Fiat Chrysler Automobile's transition to Natural Gas

Agility supports Fiat Chrysler Automobile's transition to Natural Gas

SANTA ANA, Calif., Dec. 5, 2015 -- Agility Fuel Systems, the leading developer and manufacturer of natural gas fuel systems for heavy duty vehicles in North America, participated in the launch of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) inter-company truck fleet transition to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). During the press event ... Continue reading

Nearly 200 Compressed Natural Gas-Powered Trucks Now Serving Gardena, CA

Nearly 200 Compressed Natural Gas-Powered Trucks Now Serving Gardena, CA

GARDENA, Calif., Nov. 24, 2015 -- Republic Services announced today the addition of 11 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) solid waste collection trucks to its fleet serving customers in the Gardena, California area. The CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operate ... Continue reading

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