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    Study: One in seven trucks will be alt-fuel by 2035
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    More natural gas. Less diesel. That's a quick synopsis of a study by Navigant Research on future fueling trends for trucks. Powertrains that are either plug-in or run on natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas (i.e. propane or autogas) represent a small minority of global medium- and heavy-duty ...

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    Official: Skoda launching two new CNG-powered vehicles in Europe in June
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    Skoda's second- and third-ever production compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles aren't exactly speed burners, but they are efficient. The Czech automaker, which is owned by Volkswagen, will introduce its Octavia G-TEC and Octavia Combi G-TEC models to most of Europe next month. Skoda's first CNG ...

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    Official: Performance CNG wants to crowdfund natural gas-powered Ford Mustang
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    Soliciting investments to develop a street-legal compressed natural gas (CNG) powered Ford Mustang that can deliver 470 horsepower certainly wouldn't make sense on a site called Indiestopstop. Nope, Indiegogo is the more-appropriately-named site that one Michigan entrepreneur is using to try and ...

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    Official: Ford cuts F-150 fuel use through CNG-capable fleet sales, EcoBoost
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    The possibility of $1-a-gallon fuel would make a lot of US governmental entities sit up and take notice. The state of Oklahoma and the city of Dallas are making that happen. Those two entities are buying up a bunch of Ford F-150 pickups retrofitted to run on compressed natural gas (CNG), all in ...

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    Official: GM increases CNG options on pick-ups, vans
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    General Motors is broadening its inventory of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles with the addition of two CNG passenger-van models for the 2014 model year. GM is also upgrading its two bi-fuel pickup lines for 2015. GM already has a CNG option available for its cargo vans and will now offer ...

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    Official: Ford showing off CNG F-150 at AltCar this weekend
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    Gearheads can look forward to the sun, surf and the first natural-gas-powered Ford F-150 in Santa Monica, CA, this weekend. The AltCar Expo takes place today and tomorrow and will most notably include the debuts of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) versions of the ...

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    Official: Nissan starts selling CNG-powered Navara in Thailand
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    US production of natural-gas vehicles is nothing new (Ford just announced a CNG F-150 today), it's not a huge market segment here. Nissan is banking on some pretty steady demand in Thailand, though, where the Japanese automaker is introducing a compressed natural gas (CNG) version of the Navara ...

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    Report: Natural-gas truck sales will advance about 15 percent a year through 2019
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    Driven by fleet and long-distance truck operators who want to save money in the face of climbing gasoline prices, global natural-gas truck sales will likely increase about 15 percent a year for the next six years, Pike Research predicts. While compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles are far more ...

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    Official: GM starts production of bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra pickups
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    General Motors, which over half a year ago announced an $11,000 price premium for pickup trucks that could run on both gasoline and compressed natural gas (CNG), has started producing those vehicles at its plant in Fort Wayne, IN. The option is now available to customers. Using a 6.0-liter, V8 ...

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    Official: Honda offering $3,000 gas card with Civic Natural Gas purchase; is it worth it?
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    Honda just released an incentive, a big one, for those interested in buying the Civic Natural Gas. American Honda has an alliance with Clean Energy Fuels to provide a debit card pre-loaded with $3,000 that can used at Clean Energy fueling stations around the country. Another perk, for those ...

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    Quick Spin: 22 state governors tell OEMs they're ready to buy more CNG vehicles
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    Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is leading a coalition of 22 states to buy up to 10,000 new compressed natural gas cars and pickups per year. The big idea is to present joint bids that would spur production, encouraging automakers to build CNG vehicles at their assembly plants instead of ...

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    If you own a CNG vehicle, how often do you need to schedule oil changes?
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    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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    Study: CNG vehicle sales will grow, global hybrid sales will grow more by 2015
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    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
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    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: Bi-fuel option to cost $11,000 on GM pickups [w/video]
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    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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    Official: Chrysler Ram 2500 CNG starts deliveries in July
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    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
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    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
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    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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    Survey: Consumers prefer gasoline vehicles, EVs come in dead last
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    A survey of consumer preferences conducted by Hilary Nixon and Jean-Daniel Saphores of the Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) has concluded that, among five different types of vehicles, consumers really just strongly prefer gasoline-burning automobiles. None of the four types of ...

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    Report: Fiat to launch dual-fuel TwinAir engine in next-gen Panda
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    In late May, Fiat's innovative turbocharged 875-cc TwinAir two-cylinder engine captured the title of International Engine of the Year, a first for Fiat. Now comes word that the TwinAir engine lineup will expand to include an even more potent turbo'd mill, a normally aspirated base unit and a ...

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