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Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Clean Energy to Fuel Ryder Fleet at Toyota Plant

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

Ryder System Inc. awarded a four-year fueling contract to Clean Energy Fuels Corp. to supply Ryder’s fleet of liquefied natural gas heavy-duty trucks serving Toyota Motor Manufacturing’s plant in Georgetown, Ky., Toyota’s largest production facility in North America.

Transport Topics
November 27, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

Cummins' Tim Proctor on Customizing Power Solutions

Video: Cummins' Tim Proctor, left, talks with TT's Roger Gilroy about meeting the fuel economy needs of customers who are concerned about global warming.

Transport Topics
November 22, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Frito-Lay's Mike O'Connell on PepsiCo's Fuel-Efficiency Strategy

Frito-Lay Senior Director of Supply Chain Mike O'Connell, right, discusses PepsiCo's "Performance With Purpose" strategy to reduce the greenhouse gas impact of its fleet with TT's Roger Gilroy.

Transport Topics
November 17, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Fuel

NACFE's Mike Roeth on Diesel Efficiencies

North American Council for Freight Efficiency Executive Director Mike Roeth (right) discusses diesel efficiencies demonstrated during the Run on Less event, and where diesel fits into the future of trucking as a power source, with TT Executive Editor Joe Howard.

Transport Topics
November 17, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

NGVAmerica's Dan Gage on the Role of Natural Gas

"Natural gas is ready right now, it’s available, and it should be part of that overall equation when any fleet operator or transit company looks to deliver goods," says Dan Gage (right), president of Natural Gas Vehicles for America, talking with TT's Joe Howard. More at (Joseph Terry/Transport Topics)

Transport Topics
November 17, 2017

Opinion: VW Settlement Offers Funds for Purchase of Natural Gas Trucks

The bottom line? If we want cleaner air, we need cleaner trucks.

Daniel J. Gage | President, NGVAmerica
November 16, 2017
Business, Equipment, Fuel

Volvo Trucks Adds Gas-Powered Trucks in Europe

Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks introduced two gas-powered, heavy-duty trucks that offer fuel efficiency and performance on par with that of diesel-fueled trucks, and comply with Euro 6 emissions regulations.

Transport Topics
October 6, 2017
Business, Technology, Fuel, Logistics

How Elon Musk and Cheap Oil Doomed the Push for Natural Gas Vehicles

Natural Gas Powered Truck Ryder System Inc.

The idea was nothing short of revolutionary: Convert the nation’s millions of trucks, buses and other commercial vehicles to run on natural gas instead of gasoline and diesel.

Patrick Martin | Bloomberg News
August 15, 2017
Business, Fuel

Ports Turn to Natural Gas in Quest for Cleaner Marine Fuel

Xabier Mikel Laburu/Bloomberg News

The tightening of emissions limits for deep-water ships has some of North America’s busiest ports chasing a new opportunity.

Natalie Obiko Pearson and Naureen Malik | Bloomberg News
January 12, 2017
Business, Fuel

Tailpipe, Crankcase Highest Sources of Methane Emissions in Natural-Gas Vehicles, Study Finds

UPS Inc.

Vehicle tailpipe and crankcase emissions are the highest sources of methane emissions from heavy-duty natural gas-fueled vehicles and the fueling stations that serve them, according to a study by West Virginia University scientists.

Transport Topics
January 6, 2017