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President Obama Announces Funding for Breakthroughs in Natural Gas as Alternative Fuels for Vehicles

This was big news during President Obama’s State of the Union Address last month, but now we’re finally seeing some details into the plan that was announced.

From U.S. Department of Energy:…

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Virginia governor signs executive order calling for state’s transition to alternative-fuel vehicles

By all means, this is quite the bold statement promoting the use of alternative fuels. This definitely helps the industry as a whole and hopefully with also help change the hearts and minds of other politicians who have a say in local and national energy policy.

From Autoblog Green:

In a bold and sort of …

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WorldCNG expands its office and shop space, reflecting company growth

New space essential for installation efficiency and future expansion

KENT, Wash., April 2, 2010 – WorldCNG, a Kent, Washington based company that specializes in alternative fuel packaging and applications, announced its expansion of office and shop space from 10,000 square feet to 16,000 square feet. The newly expanded area is directly connected to WorldCNG’s current …

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EPA Streamlines Regulations for Car and Truck Fuel Conversion Systems

This is big news from the EPA today. Previously, all alternative fuel conversion certifications had to follow the same certification rules and procedures, no matter if the vehicle was brand new or several years old. On top of that, vehicles had to be re-certified every year to continue to be street legal. The new regulations …

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Natural Gas Now Viewed as Safer Bet

We’ve been saying this for awhile now, but it’s good to see a source as big as The New York Times finally echoing it.  It’s time to really step things up for the rest of 2011!

From Jad Mouawad at The New York Times:

Natural gas may be having its day, as its rival energy sources …

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Valley Transit adds four natural gas buses from WorldCNG

New buses added to natural gas exclusive fleet serving the Walla Walla, Washington area

Walla Walla, Wash., December 8, 2010 – Valley Transit of Walla Walla, WA partnered with WorldCNG to purchase four new GM shuttle buses powered by compressed natural gas (CNG). The buses were purchased from the Washington State Transportation Contract, which lists …

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WorldCNG expands alternative fuel conversion options with World Alt Fuels division

New alternative fuel conversions include liquid propane gas (LPG) and hydrogen

KENT, Wash., December 3, 2010 – WorldCNG, a Kent, Washington based company that specializes in alternative fuel packaging and applications, launched a new division entitled World Alt Fuels. This new division will perform other alternative fuel conversions without being strictly limited to using compressed …

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NAFA shows that number of corporate fleets with sustainability initiatives soared

Sustainability incentives are key to getting more and more corporate fleets to make the conversion over to CNG. This report from NAFA shows that there’s definitely interest there, and WorldCNG is in the perfect place to help with these needs.

From US Gas Vehicles:

October 5, 2010. Fleets throughout North America seek to reduce their …

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Obama calls for more clean energy credits

In this video from the Associated Press via The Washington Post, President Obama called on congress during his speech at UNLV in Las Vegas to expand the clean energy credits program, saying that he is urging congress to put $5 billion more into clean energy tax breaks. This amount of money is more than double …

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