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Full-size pickup sales up 25% annually thanks to home construction, energy sector

Full-size pickup sales up 25% annually thanks to home...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2013

Automakers saw sales of full-size pickups soar 24.7 percent in the last year, thanks to recent increased demand from those ...

Ride and drive high-tech trucks at Calstart HTUF’s SE Regional Fleet Workshop

Ride and drive high-tech trucks at Calstart HTUF’s SE...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 02, 2013

Calstart’s High-Efficiency Truck Users Forum (HTUF) is hosting its 2013 Southeast Regional Fleet Workshop in Birmingham, Alabama, on May 22. The ...

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 ...

Shell collaborates with Volvo, Mack Trucks on global LNG fuel

Shell collaborates with Volvo, Mack Trucks on global...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 28, 2013

Shell has taken part in two new global collaborations—one with Volvo Trucks and one with Mack Trucks—to encourage the use ...

Protests ensue after University of Tennessee receives approval for fracking on school land

Protests ensue after University of Tennessee receives...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 20, 2013

University of Tennessee officials are moving forward with a plan to drill oil and gas wells for hydraulic fracturing—also known ...

Labor shortage expected to crush $100 billion in planned petrochemical projects

Labor shortage expected to crush $100 billion in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 12, 2013

A lack of energy and mining professionals may cause the cost of these skilled workers, such as engineers and geoscientists, ...

Fracking as a form of birth control?

Fracking as a form of birth control?

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 01, 2013

Teen-age pregnancies have plummeted in North Dakota and that state’s researchers give the credit to, of all things, fracking. Apparently this ...

Road Science

Road Science

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jan 01, 2013

Preserving the Unpaved Road   ‘Gravel,’ stone-surfaced and dirt road preservation helped by new techniques, guidelines, RAP   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor     If you ...

Natural gas saves the day after hurricane Sandy

Natural gas saves the day after hurricane Sandy

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 06, 2012

The New York Times reports today that residents and businesses of that city that use natural gas for heating, cooking or ...

Westport: all of a sudden, everybody’s BFF

Westport: all of a sudden, everybody’s BFF

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 12, 2012

Until a few years ago Westport Innovations was a name only a few aficionados in the diesel engine world recognized. ...

One more reason to like natural gas

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 11, 2012

We've written about the virtues of natural gas as a replacement fuel for diesel in this blog for some time ...

Guest blog: Diesel vs. natural gas generators

Guest blog: Diesel vs. natural gas generators

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 02, 2012

There are many variables to consider when deciding between diesel or natural gas-powered generators. Typically, the price of natural gas is ...

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