Entries Tagged as LNG

CNG Vehicles and Infrastructure Expand at UPS@

March 15, 2017



Building Six New CNG Fueling Stations and

Adding Nearly 450 Alternative Fuel Vehicles


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Tags: CNG · Emissions · LNG · VEHICLES

December Question of the Month - Answered!

December 20, 2016

Question of the Month: How is fuel economy determined and reported for alternative fuel vehicles?

Answer: Last month we learned about how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determines and reports conventional light-duty vehicle fuel economy ratings. While alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) fuel economy testing is largely similar to that of conventional fuels, the EPA makes some adjustments to account for different vehicle technology and fuel energy content. By tailoring AFV fuel economy testing and reporting, the EPA is able to provide apples-to-apples comparisons and allow consumers to make informed decisions. 

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Ethanol · Hybrid · Hydrogen · LNG · LPG · Question of the Month

Question of the Month....Answered!

May 25, 2016

Question of the Month: What is the AFLEET Tool, how can I use it to make decisions about alternative fuels, and what are the recent improvements?

Answer: Argonne National Laboratory’s Alternative Fuel Life-Cycle Environment and Economic Transportation (AFLEET) Tool allows you to examine both the environmental and economic costs and benefits of alternative fuel and advanced vehicles . 

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Emissions · Hybrid · Hydrogen · LNG · LPG · Other Fuels · Propane · Question of the Month · VEHICLES

Question of the Month: Are fuel taxes equal for all fuels?

September 28, 2015

In theory, if all motor fuels were taxed equitably it would ensure tax consistency among jurisdictions and reduce consumer burdens. In practice, motor fuel taxes vary widely between jurisdictions and across fuel types. 

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Tags: Biodiesel · CNG · E85 Ethanol · Electric · Fuel Taxes · Legislation · LNG · LPG · Propane · Question of the Month

LNG Excise Tax Fix Is Signed into Law

August 05, 2015


‘Common-Sense Change Will Mean Even Greater Savings’ on Fuel, Measure Enacted as Part of Broad Federal Highway Spending Bill


The U.S. Congress has passed legislation requiring that liquefied natural gas be taxed on a diesel gallon equivalent basis, putting it on an equal footing, energy-wise, with diesel.

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Tags: Legislation · LNG