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Provisions in House and Senate transportation bills would benefit CNG-powered vehicles. It isn't clear which, if any, of them will make it to the final legislation.


Currnet BMW i3 Owners Excluded From Free Use Of New eVgo Fast Chargers

Tesla puts forth security principles for the "Internet of Cars." Some BMW i3 owners are upset about certain eVgo DC charger rollout details. Toyota introduces its first CNG car hauler.


Blue Bird Unveils New CNG School Bus

Tesla Model X customers question how fast they'll be able to charge. EVs in China's cities often shift pollution to poorer communities. Blue Bird unveils a new CNG-fueled Type C school bus.


Vanderbilt Improves Batteries With Quantum Dots; Ryder Uses Biomethane

Here's what happened at the 2015 World Solar Challenge. Iron pyrite nanoparticles improve battery performance. The army will test a fuel cell vehicle from GM. Two Ryder stations are switching to biomethane.


CT Funding Government EV Fleets And Chargers; ACEEE Calculates EISA Savings

Fuels America calls out Big Oil on false info. A 2007 bill saves oil, emissions and money. Honda opened a CNG station at its property in Troy, OH. Connecticut funds EVs and chargers for state agencies and municipalities.


Tesla Plans Mexico Launch; Enevate Announces Ultrafast Charging

Jeffrey Katzenberg credits Tesla for saving his life in a crash. Elon Musk tweets about Tesla's Mexico plans. Enevate announces ultrafast charging for its Li-ion batteries. Emterra opens new CNG station near Toronto.


Two years ago, Toyota brought its vision of a new taxi for Tokyo to the Tokyo Motor Show. Now it's done up an entirely new - and more feasible - version for this year's expo.


CNG And LPG Market To Surpass $3.5 Trillion By 2020

The Formula E season opener has been pushed back a week. GKN Driveline develops two new eAxles for EVs.The CNG and LPG vehicle market is predicted to surpass $3.5 trillion by 2020.


Could Electric Buses Replace Natural Gas In California?

CARB considers switching from natural gas to electric buses. Cheap oil leads Shell to restructure. BYD teams with Alexander Dennis for London's electric bus fleet.


Efficient Drivetrains and American Repower are partnering to convert a fleet of six armored vans to run on a combination of natural gas and a plug-in hybrid. The first of them should be ready in 2016.


Cartagena, Colombia Orders 147 Natural Gas Buses

Fully Charged interviews the people involved with Formula E. Scania Euro 6 natural gas buses help Cartagena, Colombia curb pollution. Team Uber Qik earns Guinness World Record for least non-driving time in cross-country trek.


Product Line Set For Massive Overhaul

Honda will kill off the Civic Hybrid and compressed natural gas models at the end of the 2015 model year as part of a massive product overhaul, a top executive said Monday in Detroit.


The Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel was supposed to go on sale in the summer of 2014 with gasoline and compressed natural gas for power. However, delays surrounding its CNG system mean that they still aren't at dealers.


UPS Using Landfill Gas To Power Its Fleet

Volkswagen Car-Net lets user control vehicle functions from the Apple Watch. Chevrolet adds CNG capability to its Silverado 3500HD Chassis Cab. UPS has made a deal to source renewable natural gas from Clean Energy Fuels.


The GAO says tens of millions of dollars are wasted each year due to too much fracking. 40 percent of the burnt excess gas could be saved.


Ford is offering a conversion prep option on the 2016 F-150 to run the truck's 5.0-liter V8 on propane or compressed natural gas.


Ethanol, Gasoline Resume Normal Price Difference

UPS adds 1,400 CNG trucks to its fleet, and builds CNG stations. Renault Twizy joins Bolloré carsharing service in Lyon, France. Ethanol and gasoline average 26-cent difference in price per gallon after a period of volatile gasoline prices.


More Energy Harvesting On Its Way To Vehicles

Baby has a close call with out-of-control Model S on display in China mall. Ram offers a second, less-expensive CNG pickup. New forms of energy harvesting will make cars more efficient.


A bill working its way through the California State Assembly wants to spur green car sales by cutting the sales tax on them by more than half. The legislation applies to EVs, hydrogen fuel cells, plug-ins and compressed natural gas models.


CTEK Licences WiTricity Wireless Charging Technology

Carnegie Mellon University makes interesting observations regarding the Nissan Leaf in different parts of the country. Charger manufacturer CTEK licenses magnetic near field wireless charging technology from WiTricity. A study shows that switching trucking fleets from diesel to natural gas could have some advantages, but environmental benefits aren't so clear.


Fiat Chrysler Developing CNG Vehicle With Israel

32 senators are urging a biodiesel increase for the RFS. Fiat Chrysler signed with Israel for natural gas vehicle development. Possible Fiat 500X EV spied wearing camouflage.

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