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Honda To Install Natural-Gas Fueling Station Near Ohio Car Plant

Honda To Install Natural-Gas Fueling Station Near Ohio Car Plant

If drivers are going to use an alternative fuel, they need places to fill up their tanks. Honda announced today that it will install a compressed natural-gas (CNG) fueling station near its Marysville, Ohio, assembly plant. The fully-automated station--constructed and operated by Trillium CNG--will... read more

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2014 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen To Add Natural-Gas Cars As Well As Diesels, Hybrids?

When it comes to green technology, Volkswagen is hedging its bets. In addition to promoting its line of TDI diesels, the German carmaker is launching hybrids like the Jetta... read more September 12, 2013 by 


 
VPG MV-1

AM General Buys VPG, Defunct Natural-Gas Handicapped Van Maker

Less than a year ago, Vehicle Production Group seemed a success: The startup maker had built 2,500 MV-1 handicapped vans in a year, about one-quarter of them powered by... read more September 11, 2013 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz E Class

Bi-Fuel Mercedes-Benz E-Class Runs On Natural Gas, In Germany

While electric cars get a lot of press, electricity is hardly the only way to power vehicles without using gasoline. Discussion of natural gas as a vehicle fuel is rising... read more August 9, 2013 by  6


 
Natural-gas vehicle prototypes, Los Angeles, May 2013 - group shot at Playa del Rey storage field

Senate Bill Boosts CAFE Ratings For Natural-Gas Vehicles With Gasoline Backup

A new bill in the U.S. Senate would amend Corporate Average Fuel Economy rules to encourage production of a new class of natural-gas vehicles with "reserve" gasoline tanks... read more July 31, 2013 by  6


 
2014 Ford F-150 fitted with natural-gas readiness package

2014 Ford F-150 Natural-Gas Readiness Package For Half-Ton Pickup

Ford is the latest automaker to offer a natural gas fuel option for its best-selling pickup truck range. The 2014 Ford F-150 will be offered with a natural gas (CNG) and... read more July 31, 2013 by  1


 
Prokhorov CityCar natural-gas hybrid vehicle, design prototype

Yo-Auto Natural-Gas Hybrid Update: Production Now In 2015?

With Teslas and BMW i3s dominating the green car headlines, it's easy to forget that plenty of other automakers are creating their own low-emission vehicles. In Russia, that... read more July 25, 2013 by 


 
Natural-gas vehicle prototypes, Los Angeles, May 2013 - gasoline & natural-gas fillers in gas door

'Add Natural Gas' Ad Campaign To Promote New Type Of Cars

On Tuesday, six prototype cars powered by natural gas for their first 60 or so miles and by gasoline thereafter were unveiled in Washington, D.C. Now, the natural-gas... read more June 27, 2013 by  16


 
Natural-gas vehicle prototypes, Los Angeles, May 2013 - group shot at Playa del Rey storage field

Prototype Natural-Gas Vehicles Use Gasoline As Range Extender

To date, natural-gas vehicles have come with significant compromises. The high-pressure tanks that hold enough compressed natural gas to run 200 miles or more take up many... read more June 25, 2013 by  22


 
Audi A3 g-tron first drive, Berlin

Audi A3 g-tron: First Drive Of Natural Gas Compact Car

We lost count of just how many times Audi engineers used the phrase "no compromises" during their 'tron' presentations in Berlin. And driving the Audi A3 Sportback g-tron, a... read more June 6, 2013 by  9


 
Audi future lab tron-experience at Berlin Tempelhof

Audi Tron Program: Latest Update On Plug-In Audis, More, From Berlin

Audi's 'tron' program has been, well, a little confusing over recent years. Back in the early days it was oh so simple--one concept car, known simply as the Audi e-tron... read more June 6, 2013 by  4


 
2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas

Do Electric And Natural-Gas Cars Compete Against Each Other?

We've been thinking a lot about natural-gas fueled vehicles, for reasons that will become clear in due course. Writing about green cars can occasionally be awkward, because... read more May 22, 2013 by  20


 
Two BNSF locomotives hauling coal trains meet near Wichita Falls, Texas

Another Convert To Natural-Gas Fueling: Railroad Locomotives?

The U.S. is increasingly awash in natural gas, so it's natural to consider it as a potential vehicle fuel. From passenger cars to long-haul trucks, both compressed natural... read more May 17, 2013 by  8


 
VPG MV-1

VPG Shuts Down; Startup Van Maker Was Backed By DoE Loans

While Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is on a roll--with a rave review from Consumer Reports and a profitable quarter--other startup automakers aren't faring so well. And now... read more May 9, 2013 by  5


 
2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas

Natural Gas Vehicles: Technology Targets The Challenges

As a vehicle fuel, natural gas holds considerable promise but faces a number of challenges. Overcoming those challenges is the goal of recent funding granted by the U.S... read more May 8, 2013 by  7


 
2014 Audi A3 g-tron

Audi A3 g-tron: Natural Gas Compact Debuts At Geneva Show

No, that's not a misprint--Audi really is launching an A3 g-tron next to its A3 e-tron at the Geneva Motor Show. While the e-tron is a plug-in hybrid using Audi's... read more March 1, 2013 by 


 
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