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Ford announces 2014 F-150 fueled by compressed natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas

Ford announces 2014 F-150 fueled by compressed natural...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 31, 2013

Beginning this fall, Ford will offer a prep package on the 2014 F-150 that allows the truck to run on ...

Mack to begin building Pinnacle Axle Back powered by DME alternative fuel

Mack to begin building Pinnacle Axle Back powered by...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 21, 2013

After a press event held by parent company Volvo earlier this month that focused on dimethyl ether, Mack Trucks has ...

UPS expands its natural gas-powered fleet in a big way

UPS expands its natural gas-powered fleet in a big way

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 24, 2013

UPS has announced its plans to purchase approximately 700 trucks fueled by liquefied natural gas, better known as LNG. The logistics ...

The fiery perils of E-15

The fiery perils of E-15

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 14, 2012

The EPA is slowly sneaking E-15, that is gasoline mixed with with 15 percent ethanol, into our lives-this despite the ...

Arizona DOT explores solar lighting to save on fuel

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 02, 2012

Vehicles from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) are pulling off to the side with emergency lights running to ...

Maintenance

Maintenance

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Aug 03, 2011

Alternative fuels (first of a 3-part series) Natural gas and propane autogas These are truly “green” fuels, all-American, cost competitive and loaded ...

The best bill to ever come out of Congress

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2010

Forget everything else the Federal government is doing now. The Natural Gas bill, aka HR 1835 is coming up for a vote. If it ...

Komatsu to make hybrid excavators in China this year

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 04, 2009

The race to be the first with the most as far as alternative energy construction machines is heating up with ...

Corn-based ethanol–bad for consumers, environment

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 02, 2009

The Wall Street Journal has the numbers. Ironically, these negative conclusions come from the government itself, the Environmental Protection Agency ...

McNeilus debuts CNG powered concrete mixer

McNeilus debuts CNG powered concrete mixer

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 15, 2009

Truck body and concrete mixer manufacturer McNeilus today announced the introduction of the industry's first concrete mixer truck powered by ...

Another black eye for ethanol

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 14, 2009

Apparently it takes three times as much water to process corn into fuel-grade ethanol than had been previously estimated. Bad news ...

A 75 mpg car

Posted by Tom Jackson on Dec 05, 2008

Runs on butanol. Dow chemical is pushing the idea (of course they make butanol). But it's not far fetched. Compressed natural ...

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