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January 14, 2014

Report: Natural gas bus, truck sales will reach 40K yearly by 2022

Driven by the lower cost of natural gas and the lower emissions from natural gas engines, compared to diesel fuel, operators of truck and bus fleets are increasingly shifting to natural gas vehicles. On average, the price of compressed natural gas is about 42% that of diesel.


December 16, 2013

NJ Transit to add 84 MCI natural gas buses

Meanwhile, the company announced its Service Centers will deploy three mobile maintenance units in the New York and New Jersey area, Orlando, Fla. and Los Angeles.


December 12, 2013

New Flyer to supply 40-ft. CNG buses to Calif.

The 10 buses were options under an existing contract signed in September 2008 for up to 90, 40-foot heavy-duty CNG buses.


November 20, 2013

Cleveland RTA to purchase 60 Gillig CNG buses

The vehicles should be delivered in March 2015.


November 7, 2013

Kansas City, Clean Energy reach CNG agreement

Within three years, the agency is expected to use approximately 700,000 diesel gallon equivalents of CNG per year, which reduces greenhouse gases by 1,622 metric tons per year, the equivalent of taking 335 cars off the road per year.


September 26, 2013

Report: Cities should use CNG for transit bus fleets

Buses fueled by natural gas would be the lowest-cost option for CityBus in a 15-year project that examined expenses of buying buses, maintaining them and keeping them fueled. The diesel-electric hybrid would be the costliest.


September 9, 2013

Winnebago debuts new vehicles at BusCon

The vehicle features a one-piece fiberglass roof, a fully welded, tubular steel framework, high-gloss fiberglass sidewalls and exclusive frame-less windows that offer exceptional performance and reduced long-term maintenance.


September 3, 2013

Trillium to build CNG station for GRTC Transit

The agency is replacing all of its bus fleet — 152 buses — from diesel to natural gas, and 78 paratransit vehicles from gasoline to natural gas as vehicles are retired from the fleet.


August 23, 2013

MARTA taps Allison transmissions for CNG buses

The B400 will be in New Flyer buses measuring 30- and 40-feet in length.


August 6, 2013

Clean Energy wins L.A. Metro CNG contract

Agency is expected to use approximately 36 million gasoline-gallons-equivalent of CNG per year, which reduces greenhouse gases by 75,852 metric tons per year, the equivalent of taking 15,660 cars off the road per year.


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