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Critical Lozenge: the CNG Cylinder

November 27, 2013 in CNG, NGVs2013Atlanta by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Old Players and New Ones at North America NGV Show in Atlanta

The ball-and-chain of the compressed natural gas vehicles movement, the costly but clumsy, heavy but indispensable CNG fuel cylinder, was evident in all its glory at NGVs2013Atlanta, last week’s North American Natural Gas Vehicle Conference and Expo, with new materials, players and packaging methodologies all on display.


Linde Promotes Its New LNG Stations

November 26, 2013 in Infrastructure, LNG, NGVs2013Atlanta, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

First of Its Kind in America to Be Commercialized in January

Linde is talking up a liquefied natural gas fueling station design it says “addresses numerous issues that have previously plagued the LNG fueling area.” Linde has commissioned the first stations incorporating its new design elements in the UK and Australia, and said in Atlanta that it’s now building the first in North America, to be commercialized in January.

CNG to the Nation’s Trucks, with Love’s

November 25, 2013 in CNG, Infrastructure, LNG, NGVs, NGVs2013Atlanta by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Trials with Its Own Trucks Led to National Public Access Plan

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores mounted an impressive display at the North American natural gas vehicles show in Atlanta last week. The Love’s display was dominated by a large striking map indicating the firm’s aggressive plan for a nationwide network of CNG fueling stations.


SSP Eases CNG Station Construction

November 25, 2013 in CNG, Infrastructure, NGVs, NGVs2013Atlanta by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Mobile Construction Center Brings Parts to the Job Site

Ohio’s SSP displayed its new Mobile Construction Center trailer at the NGV show in Atlanta last week, describing the unit as “an onsite consignment program on wheels.” The concept is an extension of SSP’s CNG Plus product line.

EcoDual and Hunter for Peterbilt Gliders

November 22, 2013 in Dual Fuel, NGVs, NGVs2013Atlanta by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘A Full Range of Solutions,’ Both New and Used, EcoDual Says

EcoDual disclosed a partnership with Hunter Truck Sales, a Peterbilt dealer with 15 locations in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and West Virginia. Hunter is to provide custom-configured Peterbilt 388 and 389 gliders with EcoDual’s MAX/SRTM dual fuel system allowing blended natural gas-diesel operation.


Hexagon Pledges Faster CNG Fills

November 19, 2013 in CNG, New Products by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

OMB Saleri Solenoid Valve ‘Helps to Improve Performance,’
Also New Is a Lightweight Tuffshell Ground Storage Module

Hexagon Lincoln has an agreement with OMB Saleri to use a new, “Miami” brand solenoid valve “specifically to suit the unique requirements of the heavy duty truck CNG vehicle market.”

NGVAmerica in Atlanta – Right Now

November 19, 2013 in Biomethane, CNG, Conference/Meeting, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

More Than 1,100 Registrants and 100-Plus Exhibitors
Celebrate Abundance of Fuel, Real Emergence of NGVs

Natural gas? “We have centuries of supply,” Pilot Flying J president Mark Hazelwood said in Atlanta Tuesday. “It is domestic. It provides U.S. jobs. It’s clean-burning.”

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