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Hyundai opted to showcase its green side for the Paris Motor Show this year. The Korean automaker has on display a 48-volt Hybrid version of its i40 and a New Generation i30 powered by compressed natural gas (CNG). “Hyundai Motor is committed to creating sustainable mobility for European consumers,” said Allan Rushforth, Senior Vice President […]

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It is interesting to see how two worlds that seem to be so far apart can converge. Case in point: hot rods and green cars. Michigan-based Crazy Diamond Performance is a developer of hot rods that likes to get the most out of every engine. The most performance-wise, but also the most fuel-consumption-wise. This has […]

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We’ve seen PHEV, diesel-hybrid and natural gas powered vehicles. How about combining compressed natural gas and EV technologies? Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) just did so, announcing a partnership to develop a class-4 vehicle that combines the benefits of compressed natural gas (CNG) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) technology. Efficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI) describes itself […]

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Expect to see many natural gas powered pickup trucks if you are traveling through Oklahoma. The state of Oklahoma, its agencies and the city of Dallas, Texas have ordered a total of 321 Ford F-150 pickups that can run on compressed natural gas. Since 2010, Ford CNG-prepped truck sales have increased more than 250 percent, […]

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Chevrolet today announced its CNG-capable Impala would be priced from $38,210 including $825 destination fee, and availability would begin fourth quarter this year. The 2015 model year car will be available in both a base LS trim, and higher-up LT trim, and capable of gasoline or CNG operation. Both will use a 3.6-liter V6 with […]

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Yesterday Chevrolet announced the price of the CNG option for their 2015 pickup trucks and commercial vans. The bi-fuel option, allowing either compressed natural gas (CNG) or gasoline to power the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD pickups, will start at $9,500 in the U.S. GM also announced the dedicated CNG option […]

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Honda of America Mfg. (HAM) said it will install a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station on its Marysville Auto Plant property  in Marysville, Ohio. The CNG station, which will be designed, constructed and operated by Trillium CNG, will be the first public CNG station located on a Honda property in North America. HAM said […]

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The A3 Sportback g-tron, Audi’s first production Audi A3 model capable of running on compressed natural gas is now ready, but will be available only for Germany for now. Audi’s new car can be powered by Audi’s e-gas produced using green electricity, or by compressed natural gas, both of which are available to drivers in […]

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The Chrysler Group is inspiring itself on human lungs to design the next generation of fuel tanks needed for compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles. “Within the human lung are countless individual sacks called alveoli,” says Enrico Pisino, Chrysler Group’s Senior Manager-Innovation. “These sacks combine to expand the lung’s total air capacity. We are using this […]

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Following New York City, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles, Ford adds Hong Kong to the list of global cities using its Transit Connect in Taxi form. All-new this model year, Ford’s Transit Connect Taxi unveiled today in Hong Kong comes equipped with a Ford-engineered, clean-burning liquefied petroleum gas fuel system. It is designed to run […]

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