A Public-Access Station Designed for Heavy Trucks
Southern California Gas has opened a new compressed natural gas fueling outlet “in the heart of Pico Rivera’s warehouse and distribution district,” east of downtown Los Angeles. updated July 25
“The new CNG station extends the network of CNG stations across a key regional goods movement corridor and will provide owners and operators of natural gas-fueled trucks and other vehicles with a new, convenient place to fuel,” SoCalGas says.
“The new heavy-duty-capable public station was designed for the needs of heavy duty trucks,” says the Pico Rivera announcement, “with wide driveways for easy turning, 16-foot high canopies with LED lighting and robust compressors for quick, reliable fueling.”
‘Try Before You Buy’
The utility notes that in addition to providing CNG fuel, it supports commercial fleets with truck rental program, described as a “try before you buy” initiative “that provides a free two-week CNG heavy duty tractor or truck rental for customers to experience firsthand the performance and efficiency of a CNG vehicle.”
SoGasGas received $150,000 from Southern California’s MRSR, the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee, to help build the Pico Rivera facility.
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Source: SoCalGas with Fleets & Fuels follow-up