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New Flyer’s Flying High

January 22, 2013 in CNG, Fleet Order, Hybrids, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

20 Xcelsior 60-Foot CNG Buses for OCTA Under CPV Umbrella,
Plus 29 CNG Buses for New York, and 60-Foot Hybrids for VTA

New Flyer Industries continues to rack up the transit orders. The Winnipeg-based manufacturer is adding compressed natural gas-fueled buses for Southern California’s Orange County and New York City, plus hybrids for California’s Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority, to recent CNG wins and contracts in Los Angeles and San Diego.
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New Flyers for LA Metro

January 10, 2013 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

550 CNG Xcelsior 40-Footers with Options for 350 More,
ISL G Engines by CWI and Type IV Fuel Tanks by Lincoln

New Flyer Industries has moved a big step closer to supplying as many as 900 compressed natural gas buses to LA Metro, as the agency has issued a letter of Intent to Award a contract, worth a reported $302.9 million, for the initial 550-unit buy.
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More CNG Buses for San Diego

December 20, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Contracts with Gillig and New Flyer Could be Worth $347 Million,
MTS Will Be Able to Retire Its Last Diesel and Establish BRT Routes

The San Diego Metropolitan Transit System board has voted to buy as many as 350 CNG-fueled 40-foot low-floor buses by Gillig and up to 165 New Flyer 60-foot low-floor articulated CNG buses through 2017. “The total value of the contracts, if all options are exercised and future funding is available, is in excess of $343 million,” MTS said.
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New Flyer CNG Buses to New York City

December 7, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Order Dating from Orion Days Fulfilled in Crookston, Minn.

New Flyer Industries (Toronto:NFI) is fulfilling an order for 74 compressed natural gas-fueled 40-foot buses for the New York City Transit Authority, picking up a contract initially signed with Daimler Orion. Daimler discontinued the Orion brand earlier this year (F&F, May 7). The assigned contract included an additional 30 option buses that were not ordered, New Flyer said.
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A More Titanic Titan

November 12, 2012 in CNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Lincoln Shows 13,250 Cubic Meter Unit in Mexico

Lincoln Composites showed an even bigger version of its big lightweight tube trailer for compressed natural gas at the NGV Global 2012 meeting in Mexico last week, unveiling the Titan 5 Magnum with extra Type IV CNG tanks making for a cargo capacity of 13,250 cubic meters of CNG at 3,600 psi.
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Ragasco Type IVs for New Mercedes

September 14, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Hexagon-Raufoss Is the New Brand Effective October 1

The Ragasco unit of Hexagon Composites is supplying Type IV all-composite compressed natural gas fuel cylinders for the Mercedes-Benz B 200 Natural Gas Drive car for 2013. Separately, the firm is changing its Ragasco product branding to Hexagon-Raufoss effective October 1.
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LA Metro Keeps Moving on CNG

September 10, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

150 More NABI CompoBuses Coming Soon, 550 40-Footers to Follow

LA Metro is getting ready to accept delivery of an additional 150 CompoBuses from North American Bus Industries – 45-footers with the mass of a 40-foot vehicle, making for substantial productivity gain with no special driveline technology.
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NatGasCar via World CNG for SCR

August 28, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Chicago Paratransit ‘On the Cusp’ of Ordering Hundreds

Chicago’s SCR Medical Transportation has ordered 11 Chrysler Dodge Grand Caravans from World CNG, and according to SCR general manager Dave Daley is “on the cusp” of ordering as many as 240 more.
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Werner Is Running ISX12 G Kenworths

August 10, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Omaha’s Werner for CNG Long-Haul – 800-Mile Range!

Omaha-based Werner Enterprises is evaluating the new 11.9-liter Cummins Westport ISX12 G in two Kenworth T660 trucks – testing not only the powerful new engine but the feasibility of using compressed natural gas instead of liquefied natural gas for long-haul work.
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Lincoln Logs First Titan Orders in U.S.

August 5, 2012 in CNG, HHP, LNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Early Customer for Out-Size CNG Units is LNG Energy Solutions

Lincoln Composites has notched orders totaling some $3.5 million to supply lightweight Titan modules for compressed natural gas transport in the U.S., parent Hexagon Composites (Norway) reports.
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Pomona Goes All-CNG with Macks

July 20, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

22 Trucks with Agility-Lincoln Fuel Rigs, ISL G Engines

The City of Pomona, Calif., has gone all-CNG with its garbage trucks via the purchase of 22 low entry TerraPro vehicles by Mack Trucks, the manufacturer reports.
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CNG Vehicles Mean Savings for DART

July 9, 2012 in CNG, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Hundreds of NABI Buses and Dozens of Diverse Shuttles

Dallas Area Rapid Transit expects to cut its fuel bills by 60% or even 65% through 2020 via a combination of hundreds of new CNG vehicles and an eight-year natural gas supply contract with the state.
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Impco-Upfitted CNG Buses for Las Vegas

July 5, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada – Las Vegas RTC – has taken delivery of 40 dedicated-CNG shuttle buses with Impco fuel systems.
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Lincoln Titan Tanks to Thailand – Lots of Them

July 2, 2012 in CNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Order for 55 Modules for SC for PTT Said Largest Ever for the Big Type IVs

Norway’s Hexagon Composites is talking up the largest single contract for its lightweight Titan transport modules ever – 55 units via its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary Lincoln Composites to Thailand’s SC Group.
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Westport LD Grand Opening in Kentucky

June 23, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Westport LD will stage a grand opening of its Westport Kentucky Integration Center on June 26. The new WKIC is integrated with the Ford assembly plant in Louisville.
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Creative-GAS Buses for Tampa

January 29, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by rich  |  No Comments

Southern California’s Creative Bus Sales reports a sale of 17 compressed natural gas shuttle buses for the Tampa International Airport.

The Ford E-450 chassis, Starcraft body shuttles were converted to CNG using engine upfit kits from BAF Technologies with lightweight Type IV all-composite fuel cylinders from Lincoln Composites. Per-vehicle capacity is 30 GGE-gasoline gallon equivalents.

Creative Bus Sales reports a sale of 17 CNG-fueled airport shuttle buses for Tampa International by its new Transit Plus unit in Florida, with BAF upfits performed by its Green Alternative Systems unit in Elkhart, Ind.

Creative Bus Sales reports a sale of 17 CNG-fueled airport shuttle buses for Tampa International by its new Transit Plus unit in Florida, with BAF upfits performed by its Green Alternative Systems unit in Elkhart, Ind.

The vehicles were sold though Creative’s new Transit Plus dealership in Tampa, with the conversions of the 6.8-liter gaseous-prep engines performed by Creative’s Green Alternative Systems unit in Elkhart, Ind.


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