compressed natural gas (CNG)

UPS Continues to Build on Renewable Natural Gas Momentum

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February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS today announced it has entered into multi-year renewable natural gas (RNG) agreements with Kinetrex Energy and TruStar Energy. Together, these two contracts will supply UPS with up to 80 million gallon equivalents (GEs) of RNG over the terms of the agreements.

FCA US Launches Largest Private Fleet of Natural Gas-Powered Semitrucks in the State of Michigan

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  • Company announces $40 million investment in Detroit to convert 179 parts-hauling trucks to compressed natural gas (CNG)
  • Investment includes facility and infrastructure upgrades and the installation of the largest private CNG fueling station in North America
  • Fleet’s transition to CNG will reduce CO2 emissions by more than 16,000 tons per year
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  • Company announces $40 million investment in Detroit to convert 179 parts-hauling trucks to compressed natural gas (CNG)
  • Investment includes facility and infrastructure upgrades and the installation of the largest private CNG fueling station in North America
  • Fleet’s transition to CNG will reduce CO2 emissions by more than 16,000 tons per year

MGM Resorts International Introduces Nation’s First Cadillac XTS Limousines Powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)

Company expands eco-friendly luxury transportation portfolio with third generation of CNG fueled vehicles
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LAS VEGAS, April 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and World CNG, a nationally recognized leader in alternative fuel technology, have introduced the nation’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) Cadillac XTS limousines.

The 22-foot-long luxury vehicles are the third generation of CNG-fueled limousines and vehicles in the MGM Resorts fleet.

UPS Building Additional 15 CNG Fueling Stations and Increasing CNG Fleet

Plans to deploy 1,400 CNG tractors and delivery vehicles
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ATLANTA, April 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced plans to build 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations to support the purchase and planned deployment of 1,400 new CNG vehicles over the next year. Twelve of the CNG stations will be in new natural gas vehicle deployment areas, and three will replace existing CNG stations with more robust, higher capacity equipment.

Waste Industry Applauds Move by Congress, White House to Extend Tax Benefits

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) welcomed the decision by Congress and President Barack Obama to extend a number of expiring tax incentives for the 2014 calendar year.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) welcomed the decision by Congress and President Barack Obama to extend a number of expiring tax incentives for the 2014 calendar year.

The Road to 8,000

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By Slade Williams, Senior Fleet Operations Manager

A friend remarked recently that I seemed as if a massive weight had been removed from my shoulders. And, in many ways, he was right.

NGV Global 2014 Concludes with a Night of Champions

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Dr. Fracchia was nominated for his personal qualities together with his National and International career in the promotion and growth of our industry. Dr. Fracchia is a past president of NGV Global (previously known as IANGV), past president of CAGNC, and president of INFLEX S.A. He is an active and committed Board Member of NGV Global and advocate for the growing natural gas vehicle industry.

Waste Management’s Marty Tufte, Corporate Fleet Director, and Chip Wertz, Director, Fleet Facility Infrastructure, nominated by Parker Hannifin

Marty has worked at Waste Management for 29 years holding various positions in Fleet and Operations. Current position is Corporate Fleet Director with Enterprise responsibility for CNG operations, Warranty and Fleet compliance, including Geographic responsibility for the Southern half of North America. Waste Management operates over 3,000 NGV’s and 57 natural gas stations.

Chip has been developing alternative fuels fueling infrastructure for Waste Management’s transition from diesel to clean burning natural gas (CNG, LNG, LCNG and renewable natural gas or biomethane) in its fleet of 18,000+ collection vehicles.

Marty and Chip received their awards on behalf of “the best internal and external team in the industry. The progress that Waste Management has made on natural gas would not be possible without them.”

  • responsibility for adding CNG fueling capability to select Amoco conventional retail stations in various EPA non-attainment metro markets throughout the U.S.,
  • representation on DOE Clean Cities committees in Washington, D.C. and the Florida Gold Coast,
  • international natural gas transportation fuels consultant for companies and countries including Turkey, Bangladesh and Turkmenistan.
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Dr. Fracchia was nominated for his personal qualities together with his National and International career in the promotion and growth of our industry. Dr. Fracchia is a past president of NGV Global (previously known as IANGV), past president of CAGNC, and president of INFLEX S.A. He is an active and committed Board Member of NGV Global and advocate for the growing natural gas vehicle industry.

Waste Management’s Marty Tufte, Corporate Fleet Director, and Chip Wertz, Director, Fleet Facility Infrastructure, nominated by Parker Hannifin

Marty has worked at Waste Management for 29 years holding various positions in Fleet and Operations. Current position is Corporate Fleet Director with Enterprise responsibility for CNG operations, Warranty and Fleet compliance, including Geographic responsibility for the Southern half of North America. Waste Management operates over 3,000 NGV’s and 57 natural gas stations.

Chip has been developing alternative fuels fueling infrastructure for Waste Management’s transition from diesel to clean burning natural gas (CNG, LNG, LCNG and renewable natural gas or biomethane) in its fleet of 18,000+ collection vehicles.

Marty and Chip received their awards on behalf of “the best internal and external team in the industry. The progress that Waste Management has made on natural gas would not be possible without them.”

  • responsibility for adding CNG fueling capability to select Amoco conventional retail stations in various EPA non-attainment metro markets throughout the U.S.,
  • representation on DOE Clean Cities committees in Washington, D.C. and the Florida Gold Coast,
  • international natural gas transportation fuels consultant for companies and countries including Turkey, Bangladesh and Turkmenistan.

Penske Truck Leasing Orders 100 Compressed Natural Gas Tractors

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READING, Pa., June 25, 2013 /3BL Media /PRNewswire/ - Penske Truck Leasing today announced it has ordered 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) Freightliner Cascadia tractors equipped with Cummins Westport 12-liter engines. The natural gas tractors will be used by Penske's full-service truck leasing and commercial truck rental customers at various locations across the United States.

MGM Resorts International And Aria Resort & Casino Support Motorweek TV’s 32nd Season

Innovative Clean Limousine Fleet figures into Ultimate Automotive Experience
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LAS VEGAS October 17, 2012 /3BL Media/ - MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and ARIA Resort & Casino at CityCenter have joined withMotorWeek TV, television’s longest-running automotive series, for a major sweepstakes to kick off its season 32 in fall 2012.

The grand prize is a trip for two to Las Vegas to enjoy the Ultimate Automotive Experience, highlighted by a two-night stay at ARIA in early December 2012, and an exotic car drive through Red Rock Canyon in Las Vegas.

Ram to Build North America’s Only OEM Compressed Natural Gas-powered Pickup

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(3BL Media) Indianapolis, IN - March 6, 2012 - Today, Ram Truck announced it will become the only manufacturer in North America to offer a factory-built compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) pickup truck.

The Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG pickup is designed for fleet and commercial customers and offers cost and emissions benefits, using an abundant, domestically sourced fuel while reducing America’s dependence on foreign oil.

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