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APG Reports IUL Approvals from EPA

December 9, 2014 in CNG, Dual Fuel, LNG, NGVs, Regulations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

V5000 Dual Fuel for ‘Larger Fleets Operating Newer Engines’

American Power Group reports the first U.S. EPA approvals of IUL/intermediate useful life engines, a “breakthrough” the company says provides “access to the medium to large fleet owners who operate 300-plus vehicles and keep their trucks four to five years.”

APG Outlines Its 2015 Dual Fuel Plan

November 18, 2014 in CNG, Companies, Dual Fuel, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

More Reps and Dealers, Co-Marketing with CNG and LNG Suppliers

The American Power Group has kicked off fiscal 2015 with an expanded sales and marketing plan for its dual fuel systems for converting heavy duty diesel engines to run primarily on natural gas.

APG in Canada with Green Buffalo

August 10, 2014 in Companies, Dual Fuel, LNG, New Products, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Dual Fuel System Being Marketed with LNG Tank Developer

Approval of its new liquefied natural gas fuel tank product in Canada paves the way for New York State’s Green Buffalo Fuel to begin handling American Power Group’s dual fuel conversion systems for heavy trucks, APG says.

APG Reports 14-Unit Follow-On Order

April 29, 2014 in ACT Expo 2014, CNG, Dual Fuel, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Follow-On Order via Clarke Makes for Largest APG Fleet

American Power Group said Monday that a follow-on order for 14 trucks by WheelTime dealer Clarke Power Services makes for the largest APG dual fuel fleet thus far deployed.

APG for W.W. Trans, Ten Dual Fuel Trucks

March 16, 2014 in CNG, Dual Fuel, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Order Placed via Regional WheelTime Dealer, Clarke Power Services,
‘We Are Making a Major Commitment to Natural Gas Vehicles,’ W.W. Says

American Power Group reports an order for ten of its APG Turbocharged Natural Gas Systems from Iowa-based W.W. Transport. The APG gear allows older diesel trucks to operated on a combination of diesel and natural gas fuel. The order was placed via Clarke Power Services a regional WheelTime dealer, APG said.

APG Offers Leases for Dual Fuel Fleets

February 17, 2014 in Dual Fuel, money available, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Financing Terms with and Without a Perfected Security Interest’

American Power Group is promoting a new financing offer for its conversions of heavy duty trucks to natural gas-diesel dual fuel operation. The program, offered in concert with Pittsburgh-based VFG Energy Leasing and Finance, is aimed at conversions of fleets as well as individual vehicles.

Ervin Freightliners with APG Duel Fuel

August 13, 2013 in NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Toledo Firm Makes $800,000 Commitment, LNG or CNG Options,
Sales Via Ervin Equipment and DDC Series 60 Engines from Clarke

American Power Group is promoting another outlet for the dual fuel kits it says can slash the cost of heavy-duty natural gas trucks. Toledo, Ohio-based Ervin Equipment will retail finished vehicles, and according to APG has committed $800,000, enough to cover APG kits for 80 vehicles.

APG-Fitzgerald ‘Gliders’ on Gas

March 20, 2013 in Dual Fuel, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Trucks with Rebuilt DDCs & Dual Fuel Cheaper than New

American Power Group is promoting a new way of buying its V5000 dual fuel system for heavy duty trucks: Tennessee’s Fitzgerald Glider is outfitting new Freightliner tractors with rebuilt 12.7-liter Detroit Diesel Series 60 engines, with APG kits for natural gas-diesel dual fuel operation: all for $40,000 or even $50,000 less than the price of a new dedicated natural gas truck.

WheelTime for APG Dual Fuel

December 3, 2012 in CNG, Dual Fuel, LNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Distributor and Master Marketing Pact with Large Network

American Power Group has disclosed a national distributor and master marketing agreement with WheelTime Network. Under the terms of the agreement, WheelTime will endorse APG’s dual fuel technology for converting trucks to a natural gas-diesel mix, “and engage its member companies in establishing a North American network to market and install APG’s vehicular turbocharged natural gas systems,” APG says.

APG Targets the IUL Engine Sector

August 10, 2012 in NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Valley Trucking Engines for University of Houston Testing

Iowa’s American Power Group is seeking U.S. EPA approvals of its V5000 duel fuel upgrades of intermediate useful life heavy-duty engines. APG has signed agreements with Valley Truck Parts of Grand Rapids, Mich. and with UH-TDTRC, the University of Houston’s Texas Diesel Testing and Research Center, to secure engines and test them.

EQT Testing LNG on a Marcellus Rig

July 6, 2012 in HHP, LNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Caterpillar Engines Converted by APG with Linde, UGI

Pittsburgh-based EQT Corp has launched a pilot program to convert Marcellus drilling rigs to LNG power, starting with a location in northern West Virginia.
(updated July 9)

APG GreenMan Targets the Frack Patch

June 29, 2012 in LNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

American Power Group reports favorable emission results paving the way for its diesel-natural gas dual fuel retrofits for the many powerful engines used in hydraulic fracturing for natural gas.

APG Reports More EPA Approvals

May 19, 2012 in CNG, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

American Power Group reported U.S. EPA approval 55 Caterpillar and Detroit Diesel OUL engine families for conversion to natural gas-diesel dual fuel operation.

OUL stands for Outside Useful Life. Iowa-based APG (also known as GreenMan, for its GreenMan Technologies parent) promotes its V5000 Dual Fuel Turbocharged Natural Gas system for upfitting older engines to run substantially on natural gas via air intake injection.

American Power Group (F&F Strategies)

February 10, 2012 in CNG, LNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Diesel-Methane Price Spread & EPA Rule Change
Spell Dual Fuel Opportunity: 40 Engines Targeted

The confluence of an “unprecedented” price spread between diesel and natural gas and a more liberal U.S. EPA engine approval regime has Iowa-based dual fuel specialist American Power Group ready to tackle the American trucking sector in a big, big way: 40 engine families are to be offered.

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