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2013-11-19 16:21:02

New Fuels Institute study forecasts less than 1 percent penetration of natural gas, propane and electric vehicles FREDERICK, Md., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study of fuels and vehicles of the future predicts that diesel and gasoline will remain the predominant transportation fuels, and diesel cars could gain significant market share in the next ten years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120201/MM46474LOGO) (Photo:...

2013-11-07 08:24:42

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alternative Fuels Americas, Inc. (AFAI), an advanced biofuels company, confirmed the extension of offtake agreements for the sale of over 3.7 million gallons of biodiesel, accounting for more than $14 million in potential revenues. "We have secured these offtake agreements to ensure buyers of our oil as we progress toward production," commented CEO Craig Frank. "Although we have additional work to do before we can begin production,...

2013-11-07 08:24:26

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking an important accomplishment, Primus Green Energy, Inc., an alternative fuel company that converts natural gas and other feedstocks directly into drop-in transportation fuels, has announced that its natural gas-to-gasoline demonstration plant has achieved 720 hours of continuous operation, a milestone that confirms the reliability and stability of its STG+ technology. Primus has also received independent verification of gasoline...

2013-10-17 12:21:44

Lowe's working with carriers to transition all regional distribution center dedicated fleets to natural gas by end of 2017 MOORESVILLE, N.C., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its continued commitment to promote responsible transportation practices and sustainable technologies, Lowe's today announced it has launched a dedicated fleet of natural gas-powered trucks at its regional distribution center in Mount Vernon, Texas. Lowe's dedicated fleet at Mount Vernon is among the...

2013-10-16 08:20:37

VANCOUVER, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Cummins Westport Inc. today announced that it is receiving one of the inaugural "Energy Security Prize" Advanced Technology Awards from Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE). The award will be presented at the OPEC Oil Embargo +40: A National Summit on Energy Security conference this afternoon in Washington, D.C. "Both of Cummins Westport's parent companies - Cummins Inc. and Westport Innovations Inc. - have been pioneers in the use of...

2013-10-11 23:24:49

Environmentally Friendly Vehicles Reduce Carbon Footprint and Save Fuel (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 AmeriPride Services Inc., a leading supplier of linen and uniform rental services in North America, today announced the launch of a pilot program that will test three new types of alternative fuel vehicles in an effort to positively impact the environment and assess the impact on the company’s overall operations. Compressed natural gas (CNG), propane and plug-in electric vehicles will be...

2013-10-02 12:23:11

One of the First Demonstration Plants in the Country to Convert Natural Gas Directly Into Drop-In, 93-Octane Gasoline HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Marking a momentous achievement on its path toward commercialization, Primus Green Energy, Inc., an alternative fuel company headquartered in Hillsborough, N.J., today announced the commissioning of its up to 100,000 gallon-per-year natural gas-to-gasoline pre-commercial demonstration plant at its Hillsborough...

2013-09-20 16:21:11

MONTREAL, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World's first van to produce distilled water from the air in the engine, has a shocking and amazing history. Henry Ford's First Model T had a water drip system to make steam. His engine was also Flex Fueled to burn either gasoline or alcohols. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130920/LT83962 ) Even though steam had existed for so long, total oil and gas consumption dominated and controlled energy since the beginning of the...

2013-09-16 04:20:10

Minnesota Trucking Association Invites National Speakers To Educate And Persuade ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) believes strongly in natural gas as a clean fuel for trucks. In fact, the support is so strong that it has planned the region's first industry-wide summit directed at those who own and maintain fleets of trucks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130916/CG79764LOGO) The Natural Gas Summit is October 17 at...

2013-09-10 12:24:48

- DME technology promises sustainable, ultra-clean fuel alternative - SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oberon Fuels, a San Diego-based developer of a process that converts biogas and natural gas into clean-burning dimethyl ether (DME), is invited to present its technology at two important government-focused events in September: PortTech EXPO Los Angeles, Sept. 10-11, and at an executive briefing on DME for policymakers, government and association executives, and media to be...