GM Recalls Natural Gas-Powered Vans

GM Recalls Natural Gas-Powered Vans
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Another day, another GM recall. This time the Detroit-based automotive giant is working to fix issues with some natural gas-powered vehicles. Continue Reading...

Chevy Expands CNG Availability in Heavy Duty Trucks

Chevy Expands CNG Availability in Heavy Duty Trucks
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Compressed natural gas (CNG) has long been a smart option for buyers who do a lot of miles in a year, and now Chevrolet is expanding the lineup of Heavy Duty models on which theses engines can be bought. Continue Reading...

Mazda Shows Off Diesel, CNG and Hybrids in Tokyo

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Mazda Shows Off Diesel, CNG and Hybrids in Tokyo
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Mazda has just unveiled a host of new concepts and up-coming models at the The 43rd Tokyo Motor Show 2013 that includes diesel, natural gas and hybrid technology. Continue Reading...

2014 Ford Transit Connect Taxi: More Space, Less Fuel

2014 Ford Transit Connect Taxi: More Space, Less Fuel
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What does Hong Kong have in common with New York City, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles? Other than being a large, cosmopolitan metropolis it’s also the latest municipality to select Ford’s Transit Connect Taxi for duty. Continue Reading...

260-MPG XL1 Just the First of Many New VW Plug-in Hybrids

260-MPG XL1 Just the First of Many New VW Plug-in Hybrids
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With just 250 being made and a rumored six-figure price, Volkswagen’s new 261 MPG plug-in hybrid may sound like a science project, but the German automaker insists it’s a halo model that will usher in an era of plug-in hybrids. Continue Reading...

Honda 3-Cylinder Engines a Possibility, Exec Says

Honda 3-Cylinder Engines a Possibility, Exec Says
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Ever more stringent CAFE requirements in the U.S. and CO2 regulations in Europe are squeezing automakers like never before. They’re turning to technologies and fuels they would have never considered just 10 years ago. What’s Honda’s strategy to meet these standards? Continue Reading...

General Motors CNG Truck Package Costs Extra $11,000

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General Motors CNG Truck Package Costs Extra $11,000
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General Motors announced pricing for its bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 heavy-duty pickup trucks today, saying the vehicles will cost $11,000 above base price.  Customers may begin placing orders for the CNG trucks on March 19 and will be available in standard or longbox configurations with either two- or four-wheel drive. “The announcement… Continue Reading...

Honda Looks To Its Dealers For Expansion Of CNG Station Infrastructure

Honda Looks To Its Dealers For Expansion Of CNG Station Infrastructure
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Honda is currently the only automaker offering CNG vehicles in the United States. Although it is nice to own an exclusive niche in the vast automotive market, it does have its limitations. Compressed natural gas stations are uncommon in North America and Honda hopes to change this by installing pumps at its dealers as it… Continue Reading...

2012 Dodge Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG Starts at $47,500

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2012 Dodge Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG Starts at $47,500
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Dodge has released pricing on their 2012 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty Compressed Natural Gas pickup truck, starting at $47,500 including a $995 destination charge. The Dodge Ram 2500 HD CNG will go head-to-head with the recently announced Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra HD Pickups with CNG capability. The Ram 2500 HD CNG will be available as… Continue Reading...

Natural Gas Powered Honda Civic GX Gets California HOV Access Until 2015

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Natural Gas Powered Honda Civic GX Gets California HOV Access Until 2015
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Honda, which is currently the only manufacturer in the United States selling a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle, might see a significant spike in demand for the Civic GX model. The reason? Honda has announced that the Civic Natural Gas will qualify for the White Clean Air Vehicle decals in California, which will allow… Continue Reading...

California Cab Company Buys Alternative Fuel Ford Transits

California Cab Company Buys Alternative Fuel Ford Transits
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Because of the Transit Connect”s interior configuration and packaging, a natural gas tank can be installed, while still leaving ample room for passengers and luggage, yet emissions can be reduced by as much as 40 percent. Continue Reading...