Topics: Natural Gas Fuels

Take a Deep Dive Into Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

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Original equipment manufacturers are advancing zero-emission vehicle technology, including hydrogen fuel cells, as they react to increasing regulatory demands for new technology. Hydrogen fuel cells hold promise as they enable an electric vehicle that doesn’t have to plug in for its energy. More

Three Victories for NATSO Members at NCWM

The National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) held its Annual Meeting in Denver, Colo., during the week of July 25, 2016. NATSO testified at the Conference, which considered several important issues for travel plaza and truckstop operators. On all three topics on which NATSO advocated, the Conference adopted favorable positions during the critical "voting session" on the final day of the Annual Meeting. More

Delving Into the Highway Bill: Natural Gas and EV Charging Corridors

The five-year, $305 billion highway bill signed into law Dec. 4 by President Obama contained several provisions that stand to affect the right-of-way on federal aid highways. Although the changes are not dramatic, because they could potentially affect the current ban on rest area commercialization, NATSO will play an active role in how they are implemented. More

New Study Evaluates GHG Emissions from Natural Gas Light Duty Vehicles

A recently published analysis by Carnegie Mellon University, evaluating the potential life cycle greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from using natural gas to power light-duty vehicles, demonstrates the “uncertainty and variability” of such assessments. The study contributes to the library of studies conducting life cycle analysis of GHG emissions from using natural gas in the transportation sector through multiple pathways. More

NATSO Joins Industry Group in Supporting DGE for Natural Gas

NATSO joined stakeholders representing the natural gas industry, fuel retailing groups and the trucking industry in urging the National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) to support the diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) standard for liquefied and compressed natural gas sales and retain the DGE standard as a voting issue on its upcoming fall agenda. More

Rep. Young Introduces Liquefied Natural Gas Tax Parity Bill

Rep. Todd Young (R-Ind.) introduced legislation aimed at ensuring that excise taxes on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and propane are levied at a rate consistent with their energy output relative to diesel and gasoline. More

NCWM to Vote on Natural Gas Measurement

The National Conference on Weights and Measures (NCWM) announced that a special steering committee is recommending that compressed and liquefied natural gas be sold in gasoline and diesel gallon equivalents. More

Legislation Would Boost Trucking's Use of Natural Gas

Encouraging the use of natural gas by the trucking industry is a growing priority with some lawmakers on Capitol Hill. In recent weeks, Rep. Sam Graves (R-Mo.) and Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) introduced three separate pieces of legislation aimed at removing barriers for the trucking industry to access and utilize natural gas. More

Legislation Introduced to Encourage Natural Gas In Trucking

U.S. Representatives Sam Graves (R-Mo.) and Lee Terry (R-Neb.) introduced three separate pieces of legislation aimed at boosting the use of natural gas by the trucking industry. More

U.S. Fleets Accelerating Their Shift to Natural Gas

Some of the largest U.S. truck fleets, including home-improvement retailer Lowe's, Procter & Gamble Co. and United Parcel Service Inc., are increasing their adoption rate of natural gas fueled trucks, allowing them to cut fuel costs, the Wall Street Journal reported. More

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