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PennDoT Taps Love’s Trillium: 29 Stations

March 29, 2016 in CNG, Companies, Infrastructure, NGVs, transit by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Love’s Subsidiary Selected for 20-Year, $84.5 Million Project
To ‘Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Maintain’ Transit Sites,
Seven of Which, to Start, Will Offer CNG Fueling to the Public

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has selected Love’s Travel Stops’ Trillium CNG unit to build 29 compressed natural gas fueling facilities for transit vehicles as part of the agency’s 20-year, $84.5 million Public-Private Partnership (P3) project.

Love’s Travel Stops to Buy Trillium CNG

February 2, 2016 in CNG, Companies, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Pact to Add 37 Public-Access CNG Locations to Love’s Network,
Where Customer ‘Appreciate the Stable Pricing that CNG Offers’

Love’s Travel Stops said this morning that it’s reached an agreement to acquire Trillium CNG. The buy will add 37 public-access compressed natural gas fueling locations to the Love’s network, bringing the number of Love’s-operated public CNG facilities to 65.

Love’s Opens Its 7th I-40 CNG Station

January 26, 2016 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Outlet in Williams, Ariz. Is Truck Stop Firm’s 17th Overall

Love’s Travel Stops has opened its seventh compressed natural gas fueling station on Interstate-40, providing clean fuel to vehicles including heavy trucks in Williams, Ariz., just west of Flagstaff.

Love’s Now Offers CNG in Albuquerque

November 24, 2015 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Fast-Fill Outlet in New Mexico Is the Travel Chain’s 16th

Love’s Travel Stops has opened a facility in Albuquerque with fast-fill capability for compressed natural gas. It is the sixth along the 1,000-mile stretch of Interstate 40 between Albuquerque and West Memphis, Ark.

Love’s CNG in Ohio: Grand Opening

November 18, 2014 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First in the State and the Tenth Fast Fill CNG Station Overall

Love’s Travel Stops continues the expansion of its fast-fill network for compressed natural gas, staging the grand opening of its tenth station – and its first in Ohio – in Burbank. The station is immediately south of Interstate 71, west of Akron.

Love’s Is Bringing Its CNG to Georgia

November 6, 2014 in CNG, Fleet Order, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Announces Outlet in Thomson for Spring 2015,
Werner Enterprises Is to Fuel Eight New Trucks

Love’s is moving ever further east in its endeavor to offer compressed natural gas to more customers, announcing today that its will bring its “Fast-Fill CNG” fueling to Thomson, Ga., on Interstate 20 west of Augusta, by spring 2015.

Love's says it expects to be pumping CNG in Georgia by spring 2015

Love’s says it expects to be pumping CNG in Georgia by spring 2015

Werner Enterprises, one of the five largest truckload carriers in the nation, plans to purchase eight CNG trucks specifically for the Thomson area, Love’s says. Werner asked Love’s “to provide them with a reliable place to fill,” Love’s says.

Thomson will be Love’s first CNG outlet in Georgia, the company’s 18th, and the first connecting the East Coast with a growing Fast-Fill CNG network in the Midwest. Love’s announced West Memphis, Ark. last month (F&F, October 21).

‘Customers Are Asking for It’

“Our network is rapidly growing largely because of customer demand,” Bill Cashmareck, Love’s general manager of natural gas, said in a release.

“Our initial CNG facilities in Oklahoma and Texas have been very well received and our customers are asking for it in additional regions,” Cashmareck said. “With this expansion, we can meet the needs of fleets and leisure drivers at a more competitive cost.”

“Adding CNG at a growing number of locations, Thomson in particular, will help us run our business more efficiently,” Werner senior fleet resources VP Steve Phillips said in the Love’s announcement.

Werner Enterprises is to fuel with Love's GNG in Thomson, Ga.

Werner Enterprises is to fuel with Love’s GNG in Thomson, Ga.

Love’s Fast-Fill CNG locations now open:

  • Oklahoma City, I-40, Exit 140;
  • Oklahoma City, I-40, Exit 166
  • Willis, Texas, I-45, Exit 95;
  • Houston, 610 Loop, Exit 24A;
  • Dallas, I-35/I-20, Exit 466;
  • Fort Worth, I-35 W, Exit 40; and
  • Katy, Texas, I-10, Exit 737
  • Rockwall, Texas, I-30, Exit 283;
  • San Antonio, I-35, Exit 144; and
  • Burbank, Ohio, I-71, Exit 204

Love’s Fast-Fill CNG locations coming soon:

  • Seguin, Texas, I-10, Exit 604;
  • Amarillo, I-40, Exit 74;
  • Williams, Ariz., I-40, Exit 163;
  • Albuquerque, I-40, Exit 158;
  • Ardmore, Okla., I-35, Exit 32;
  • Webbers Falls, Okla., I-40, Exit 287;
  • West Memphis, Ark., I-40, Exit 280; and
  • Thomson, Ga., I-20, Exit 172

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Source: Love’s Travel Stops with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

Love’s Is Taking Its CNG to Arkansas

October 21, 2014 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Station for West Memphis Is to Be Its Seventh on I-40,
Will Enable Swift Transportation to Add to Its CNG Fleet

Love’s Travel Stops said today that it will expand its network of Love’s Fast-Fill CNG stations to Arkansas, offering compressed natural gas in West Memphis by spring 2015. The station will be the seventh Love’s CNG outlet on Interstate 40.

More Love’s CNG Fuel for Oklahoma

July 29, 2014 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Travel Stops in Ardmore and Webbers Falls to Get Fast-Fill CNG

Love’s Travel Stops continues to expand in compressed natural gas, reporting Tuesday that it’s planning fast-fill CNG outlets for heavy duty trucks at existing travel stops in Ardmore and Webbers Falls, Okla.

Love’s Blazes Westward CNG Trail

May 2, 2014 in ACT Expo 2014, CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First Public-Access Fast-Fill Facilities on I-40 West of Amarillo

Love’s Travel Stops continues its march toward a regional network of fast-fill facilities for compressed natural gas, announcing plans for in-lane fueling for trucks at plazas in Albuquerque and in Williams, Ariz. They will be the first public-access CNG outlets capable of supporting CNG-powered Class 8 vehicles along the 960-mile stretch of I-40 between Amarillo and Barstow, Calif, Love’s says.

Love’s Fast-Fill CNG Demo in Texas

March 9, 2014 in CNG, Infrastructure by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

85 Diesel Gallon Equivalents in Just Five and a Half Minutes

Love’s Travel Stops, which is committed to compressed natural gas for over-the-road trucks, demonstrated its “Fast Fill CNG” at the grand opening of its new outlet in Willis, Texas.

Love’s CNG for the Texas Triangle

February 23, 2014 in CNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘First of Ten Stations to Open in This Phase of the Company’s Plan,’
Customers Including Dart Transit to Participate in a March 4 Event

Love’s Travel Stops has opened a Fast-Fill CNG station for trucks in Willis, Texas, its first Texas Triangle location. “It’s the first of ten stations to open in this phase of the company’s plan to offer Love’s Fast-Fill CNG at more of its travel stops across the nation,” states a release.

Love’s Hits the Midwest with CNG

January 25, 2014 in CNG by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Fast-Fill Station with Dillon Transport in Ohio Breaks New Ground

Hard-charging CNG advocate Love’s is bringing its fast-fill service to Ohio. Love’s Travel Stops said Thursday that, with Dillon Transport as an anchor tenant, it will introduce fast-fill compressed natural gas capability for heavy-duty trucks, with a CNG fueling option for passenger vehicles, in Burbank, south of Cleveland.

50 CNG Cascadia Tractors for Love’s

March 12, 2013 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Freightliner Trucks for Gemini Transport with the ISX12 G

Love’s Travel Stops has agreed to purchase 50 new Freightliner Cascadia day cab tractors with the new ISX12 G engine by Cummins Westport, and will operate them under the Gemini Transport brand.

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