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Insight: Americans eye cheap home refueling for natural gas cars

Insight: Americans eye cheap home refueling for natural gas cars
by: http://www.reuters.com/
When Connie Jones arrives home from her job as an information technology manager in Chandler, Arizona, she parks her car in her garage and fills it up with natural gas. It is a convenience that relatively few Americans can enjoy. "We hook it up, turn it on, and it fills up overnight," said Connie's husband Travis, who bought a natural gas home refueling unit in January 2012. With natural gas at $1.40 per equivalent gallon, it costs the Joneses $30 to drive their Honda Civic GX 1,200 miles each month, about $130 less than an average gasoline... Read More

GM: New bi-fuel GMC, Chevy compressed natural gas pickups available in 2014

GM: New bi-fuel GMC, Chevy compressed natural gas pickups available in 2014
by: http://www.mlive.com
General Motors Co. will offer bi-fuel compressed natural gas versions of its 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty pickup trucks, officials announced todayThe Detroit-based said the heavy-duty trucks and all-new dedicated compressed natural gas versions of the 2014 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size passenger vans, should be available in 2014. “With these new vehicles, General Motors offers the most comprehensive lineup of manufacturer-engineered, validated and warranted CNG vehicles, helping fleet managers manage their budget and reduce their... Read More

Buy a CNG car and get a state tax credit, say two Ohio lawmakers preparing legislation

Buy a CNG car and get a state tax credit, say two Ohio lawmakers preparing legislation
by: http://www.cleveland.com
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio is the Saudi Arabia of natural gas, yet there are only a dozen or so natural gas fueling stations in the state. Now two lawmakers want to change that. State Representatives Sean J. O'Brien, a Democrat from Trumbull County, and David Hall, a Republican from Holmes County, are preparing legislation to give state tax credits to people and companies who buy or convert trucks and cars to burn both natural gas and gasoline. The proposal, conceived with the assistance of... Read More

State, Utilities look to savings from natural gas vehicles

State, Utilities look to savings from natural gas vehicles
by: http://www.gazette.com
Colorado is among several states looking to reduce the nation’s dependency on foreign oil and ease transportation costs by tapping the abundance of natural gas resources within the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities has joined the effort with plans to build a compressed natural gas fueling station that would become part of a multi-state, public-use infrastructure. The station will be located in two parts at Colorado Springs Utilities’ service station a... Read More

Audi Unveils CNG/Gas-Powered A3 G-Tron With 808-Mile Range

Audi Unveils CNG/Gas-Powered A3 G-Tron With 808-Mile Range
by: wot.motortrend.com
Audi’s partnership with German electric giant SolarFuel bore its first fruit today, the bi-fuel Audi A3 Sportback G-Tron. The A3 G-Tron will be powered by “e-gas” and normal gasoline, giving it low CO2 emissions and a claimed 808-mile range. The A3 G-Tron is fueled by conventional gasoline and “e-gas,” the brand’s name for a special carbon neutral compressed natural gas (CNG) that Audi co-developed with SolarFuel. Though Audi touts its own e-gas, the A3 G-Tron will also... Read More

Fuel of the future: Could compressed natural gas be the next big fuel source

Fuel of the future: Could compressed natural gas be the next big fuel source
by: http://itawambatimes.com
Although nearly non-existent in Mississippi, the number of municipalities and businesses converting their fleets of vehicles to run on compressed natural gas — CNG — is growing nationwide. It’s a move that has the potential to save thousands of dollars annually, although the price to convert is high. Compressed natural gas is, essentially, the very same natural gas people use to warm their homes or light their stoves or heat their tap water. It is now being used to power motor vehicles... The advantages of this are many: Natural gas is cheap, abundant and clean. Read More

City’s compressed natural gas station project moving forward

City’s compressed natural gas station project moving forward
by: www.journal-news.com/
Work is progressing on construction of Hamilton’s $1.5 million compressed natural gas station on South Erie Highway, which is slated to be operational by the end of the year. “We are completing the site survey and preparing specifications for bids to take down the old muffler shop that currently sits on the site,” said Mark Murray, the city’s project manager. “In addition, construction drawings... Read More