Road Rally Across America Shines Spotlight on NGVs

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Sea-to-Sea Rally 2017The natural gas vehicle (NGV) road rally across the U.S. is underway. Commencing June 5 from Long Beach, California and concluding in Washington, DC on Friday, June 16th, the 18-stop 4,825-mile event, called ‘Road Rally Across America,’ was kicked off by representatives from the California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition (CNGVC). Read more »

Leadership Changes for NGVAmerica

Logo-USA_NGVAmericaNGVAmerica is pleased to announce that Mitchell Pratt, Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Secretary of Clean Energy Fuels Corp., has been appointed Chair of its Board of Directors.  Mr. Pratt succeeds Gordon Exel of Westport Fuel Systems. The U.S. NGV trade association also informs of the departure of its President, Matthew (Matt) Godlewski and his interim successor, Dr. Kathryn Clay, Vice President for Policy at the American Gas Association (AGA). Read more »

Matheson Trucking Recognised for Fleet Accomplishment

Matheson Trucking Company goes CNGU.S. freight hauler Matheson Trucking, Inc., based in Sacramento, California is the recipient of a Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) achievement award for its ongoing fuel transition program involving both compressed (CNG) and liquefied (LNG) natural gas conversions of 37 truck tractors in the Matheson Postal Services Division fleet. Read more »

NGVAmerica Applauds Congress for Cleaner Trucks Proposal

Legislation that provides natural gas and other alternative fueled vehicles with a partial exclusion from the Federal Excise Tax (FET) imposed on heavy-duty trucks has been introduced in the United States. H.R. 6111 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a partial exclusion from the excise tax imposed on heavy trucks sold at retail for alternative fuel trucks — short-titled ‘Natural Gas Truck Tax Parity Act of 2016″, has been applauded by NGVAmerica. Read more »

NGVAmerica Highlights Natural Gas Benefits for Fleets

NGVAmerica White PaperNGVAmerica’s Emissions and Environmental Working Group has completed a white paper and an infographic highlighting the benefits for fleets using natural gas as a transportation fuel — Fleets Run Cleaner on Natural Gas. The goal of the working group was to provide an NGV industry supported consensus document on the benefits of switching to natural gas. Read more »

NGVAmerica Honors Recipients of the 2016 NGV Achievement Awards

Logo-USA_NGVAmericaNGVAmerica presented the 2016 NGV Achievement Awards as part of the 2016 NGVAmerica Annual Meeting and Industry Summit being held at the Hyatt Regency Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. The presentation of awards took place throughout the day and was attended by industry leaders from across the country that gathered to honor this year’s recipients. Read more »

Colorado Simplifies and Supports Tax Credits for NGVs to 2021

The U.S. State of Colorado has passed House Bill (HB) 16-1332, delivering substantial ongoing benefits for the State’s natural gas vehicle industry. Signed off by Gov. John Hickenlooper on June 6, the legislation (HB16-1332) provides important updates to simplify and expand existing tax credits for taxpayers who purchase cars and trucks powered by clean-burning natural gas and other alternative fuels. The bill goes into effect January 1, 2017. Read more »

US CNG Rally Concludes in Washington DC

CNG Rally May-Jun 2016 - Metrobus“CNG from Sea to Shining Sea Road Rally” concluded in Washington, DC on June 10, 2016. The 3,143-mile cross-country rally, which began in Long Beach, California on May 30, 2016 and included stops in 13 cities, has been acclaimed by NGVAmerica as a great success for demonstrating the viability and potential for natural gas vehicles (NGV) in USA. Read more »

Natural Gas Powered Refuse Fleet Maintenance Guide Underway

Refuse Collection Vehicles (image - WIH Resource Group)NGVAmerica and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) are collaborating to develop a new safety and best practices guide for fueling and maintaining natural gas powered refuse trucks. The document will provide the latest information used by fleets for safely operating collection and transfer vehicles that run on clean-burning and affordable natural gas. Read more »

NGVAmerica Honours Recipients of the 2016 NGV Achievement Awards

Two North American companies — automaker FCA US LLC and brewer Anheuser-Busch — have been honoured with 2016 NGV Achievement Awards by NGVAmerica as part of the 2016 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, California this week. The awards were presented by NGVAmerica President Matthew Godlewski as part of the 2016 Fleet Awards Dinner where hundreds of leaders of the clean transportation industry gathered from across the U.S. Read more »