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    If you own a CNG vehicle, how often do you need to schedule oil changes?

    Owning and operating a compressed natural gas-fueled car is an experience closer to having a traditional internal combustion engine vehicle than electric vehicles are to ICEs. Maintaining an EV is mostly about testing battery systems, electric motors and the regenerative brakes. Maintaining a CNG ...

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    Chrysler likes CNG, thinks electrification is better used 'sparingly'

    Why has Chrysler been on the sidelines in the race for an, ahem, electrifying product lineup? The automaker is taking a more wait-and-see approach. As Bob Lee, Chrysler Group LLC's head of engine and electrified propulsion engineering, said during Center for Automotive Research's 2012 Management ...

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    Study: CNG vehicle sales will grow, global hybrid sales will grow more by 2015

    Saying that sales of hybrid and compressed natural-gas (CNG) vehicles will grow during the next few years is a bit of a "dog bites man" story, but at least one firm is willing to put some specific numbers on the tale. Consumer research firm TechNavio is doing the honors, giving specific ...

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    Study: Frost & Sulllivan predicts over a million CNG/LPG vehicle sales by 2018

    Vehicles powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) aren't quite as exciting as cars that pack a big battery pack, but there's a good chance the gas-burners will play an increasing role in our transportation choice moving forward. Like 1,150,000 big. Frost & ...

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    Official: eBay launches new 'Green Driving' site to promote eco-car sales

    Yes, Elon, there's a new way to buy Teslas on eBay. The world's biggest online auction company has launched a new site dedicated all things alt-fuel in an attempt to attract more car shoppers feeling stung by rising gas prices. eBay's "Green Driving" site lets the anti-gas-guzzler set break ...

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    Official: Bi-fuel option to cost $11,000 on GM pickups [w/video]

    General Motors has released pricing for the bi-fuel option for the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD, and it's a pill that probably won't go down easy. Buyers who want their workhorses to suck down either compressed natural gas (CNG) or gasoline can look forward to ponying up ...

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    Propane-powered Maxximus LNG 2000 sets three new world speed records

    It may not fit everyone's definition of green, but the supercar you see above did manage to hit 134 miles per hour in the quarter mile without burning a drop of gasoline. The 1,600+ horsepower, carbon-fiber-bodied Maxximus LNG 2000 can burn propane (a fossil fuel, also known as LPG), and it did ...

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    Official: Chrysler Ram 2500 CNG starts deliveries in July

    Chrysler will build the first U.S. production compressed natural gas-powered pickup truck when it starts deliveries of its Ram 2500 CNG this summer, as the U.S. automaker looks to offer a cheaper refueling cost for its utility vehicles. Chrysler, which has started taking reservations for the ...

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    Report: White House annouces $4.7b effort for advanced-technology vehicles, including EV Everywhere

    It's a big week for compressed natural gas vehicles, thanks to President Obama's announcement today that his administration wants to increase federal support for CNG vehicles by introducing a tax credit similar to the one in place for plug-in vehicles. Plug-in vehicles, too, could get a big boost ...

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    Official: GM introduces new bi-fuel Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra during 2012 Work Truck Show week

    The 2012 Work Truck Show is going on in Indianapolis this week, and that brings with it a helping of alternative-powered truck news. The first is General Motor's news about two new bi-fuel, CNG- and gas-powered trucks, the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado and the 2013 GMC Sierra 2500 HD. Both of these ...

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    Report: Prokhorov's Yo-Auto pitches CNG-hybrid crossover 'Yo-Mobile' [w/video]

    Yo-Auto, the hybrid-vehicle maker launched in part by Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov, is pitching a crossover hybrid that can run on both gasoline and compressed natural gas (CNG) and can get about 65 miles per gallon. The company, which is owned by Prokhorov's Onexim Group and ...

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    AT&T orders 1,200 compressed natural gas Chevrolet Express Vans from GM

    What's the biggest compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle order that GM has ever received? Thanks to an announcement yesterday from the automaker and AT&T, we now know the answer is 1,200 vehicles. That's how many Chevrolet Express Cargo Vans AT&T will get from The General. The dozen ...

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    T. Boone Pickens has a federal subsidy beef with the Koch brothers over natural gas, ethanol

    Since the summer, natural gas supporter T. Boone Pickens (pictured) has been in an energy fight with the Koch brothers. Think of it as a battle of the conservative billionaires to see who can get more money from the federal government. According to the Des Moines Register, Pickens has been ...

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    Waste Management wheels out 1,000th natural gas garbage truck

    With the addition of its 1,000th clean-burning garbage truck, Waste Management can now officially claim that it operates the largest natural gas fleet in all of North America. Turning trash into fuel, natural gas trucks at Waste Management use renewable, ultra-low carbon fuel produced from the ...

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    Official: 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas priced from $26,155*

    The totally redesigned 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas (formerly known as the Civic GX), America's only natural gas-burnin' passenger vehicle, will hit Honda dealerships nationwide on October 18 with a starting MSRP $26,155, (*excluding a $750 destination fee). Add in navigation, and the Civic ...

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    Study: Pike Research predicts 68% jump in global CNG vehicle sales by 2016

    Annual worldwide sales of natural gas vehicles will jump 68 percent to 3.2 million vehicles in 2016 from 1.9 million in 2010, according to Pike Research. The surge, says Pike, will be driven mainly by fleets looking to cut petroleum dependency and reduce operating costs. In the U.S., annual ...

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    ConocoPhillips CEO says yes to natural gas-charged electric vehicles

    ConocoPhillips, the fifth-largest private sector energy corporation in the world and one of six "supermajor" vertically integrated oil companies, has a vested interest in natural gas. As one of North America's largest natural gas firms, with more than a billion dollars per year in natural ...

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    Report: Gasoline vehicles soon to be overtaken by CNG, diesel in India

    At a time when gasoline prices frequently fluctuate, cheap compressed natural gas (CNG) and diesel have started to climb the fuel-of-choice charts over in India. According to The Times of India, CNG is so hot that it will soon overtake gasoline as the fuel that powers the majority of vehicles in ...

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    Ford Transit Connect CNG taxis starting to swing into action across U.S.

    The next time you hail a cab in Los Angeles, CA you could be jumping into the back seat of a vehicle that's fueled by clean-burning compressed natural gas (CNG). That's because California Yellow Cab of Orange County has become the state's first taxi company to put CNG-fueled Ford Transit Connect ...

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    Waste Management adds 1,000th CNG-fueled truck to its fleet

    Waste Management (WM) has added its 1,000th natural gas-fueled truck to its fleet, making WM North America's leading operator of heavy-duty refuse trucks. At a ceremony in Carson, CA, Waste Management, along with Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster, commemorated the delivery of the 1,000th natural gas ...


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