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The importance of being proactive during alternative fuel tank specification

What are the questions should be posed to a fuel system integrator regarding fuel tanks during the specification process? Here are three to consider.

3M, xperion develop a new line of CNG tanks

3M and xperion announced an agreement to develop a new line of 3M-branded compressed natural gas (CNG) tanks for use in the heavy-duty transportation industry. The tanks will integrate 3M’s Matrix Resin technology with xperion’s engineering and proprietary design technology. A new xperion facility, currently being constructed near Columbus, Ohio, in the city of Heath,

CNG usage is growing rapidly

It’s gratifying to see how rapidly compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquid natural gas (LNG) are being incorporated into both power generation and transportation. For several reasons, biofuels have not been able to keep pace. Gaseous fuels usage is increasing in spite of the fact that we still have no reasonable national energy policy. The

CNG usage is growing rapidly
Parker introduces fleet fuel dispensing solutions for compressed natural gas

Parker Hannifin Corp. introduced its complete industrial and fleet fuel dispensing solutions for high-flow, high-cycle compressed natural gas (CNG) applications, featuring a four-to-one safety factor on all pressure-rated metal parts. Central to the solutions is the new Parker Industrial Bulk CNG Dispenser, the only entirely integrated fuel dispenser on the market. It features certified components

Parker launched the fleet and bulk CNG dispenser
Rush Enterprises, 3M to partner on natural gas transportation fuel systems

3M and Rush Enterprises  announced an agreement to pursue the design, manufacture and installation of a portfolio of compressed natural gas (CNG) tanks and fuel systems for use in Class 6-8 vehicles in North America. The agreement allows for 3M to supply tanks with proprietary technology and for Rush Enterprises to provide enhanced fuel systems,

Rush Enterprises, 3M to partner on natural gas
More than 300 CNG-capabile Ford F-150 pickups ordered by Oklahoma, Dallas

The state of Oklahoma, its agencies and the city of Dallas have ordered a total of 321 Ford F-150 pickups that can run on compressed natural gas. Since 2010, Ford CNG-prepped truck sales have increased more than 250%, said Jon Coleman, Ford fleet sales manager. Cumulative sales are expected to exceed 50,000 trucks by the

Ford will offer the 2014 F-150 with the ability to run on compressed natural gas
Love’s Travel Stops to open the first public-access Fast-Fill CNG locations

Love’s Travel Stops will introduce fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling capabilities for heavy-duty trucks and a CNG fueling option for passenger vehicles at travel stops in Albuquerque, N.M., and Williams, Ariz. The locations will be the first public-access travel stops along the 960-mile stretch of I-40 between Amarillo, Texas, and Barstow, Calif., to offer

Love’s Travel Stops completes first Fast-Fill CNG station
Volvo Trucks to showcase natural gas, DME-powered trucks

Volvo Trucks will showcase a compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Volvo VNL daycab and a prototype dimethyl ether (DME)-powered VNL daycab in booth No. 1633 at next week’s Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, North America’s largest alternative fuel and clean vehicle technology conference. The CNG and DME-powered vehicles are a sampling of Volvo Trucks’ “Blue Power”

Compressed NG Volvo VNL
Love’s Travel Stops completes first Fast-Fill CNG station

Love’s Travel Stops Fast-Fill compressed natural gas (CNG) is now available for heavy-duty trucks at its travel stop in Willis, Texas, located on Interstate 45, Exit 95, thus opening its first Texas Triangle location. It’s the first of ten stations to open in this phase of the company’s plan to offer Love’s Fast-Fill CNG at

Love’s Travel Stops completes first Fast-Fill CNG station
Volvo Trucks delivers natural gas-powered VNL daycabs to Supervalu

Volvo Trucks in North America began delivery of 35 compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Volvo VNL tractors to Supervalu Inc., one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States. The CNG-powered Volvo daycabs will operate out of the company’s Mechanicsville, Va., distribution center. “We’re pleased to partner with Supervalu to deliver the latest in

Volvo Delivers Day Cab CNG