GM Sets Price For Heavy Duty Pickup CNG Conversion At $9,500

GM's is converting heavy duty Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 pickups to run on compressed natural gas for $9,500, adding to their CNG-capable fleet that already includes their van lineup and soon the Impala sedan. » 4/15/14 5:46pm 4/15/14 5:46pm

Ram 2500 CNG Pickup: The Jolly Green Giant

If your goal is to drive a vehicle that has arguably greater environmental friendliness than a Prius, but you want to look like you're driving pretty much the exact opposite of that, you're in luck. For the first time, a North American manufacturer is making a Compressed Natural Gas-powered vehicle right in the… » 3/06/12 9:45am 3/06/12 9:45am

The 230 mph, V12-powered case for Compressed Natural Gas

Billionaire T. Boone Pickens tried to convince the world CNG was the fuel of the future, but the possibility of a Civic-heavy future excited no one. He should have started the conversation with this — the Speedriven 800-hp CNG-powered V12 Mercedes roadster. » 2/25/11 11:00am 2/25/11 11:00am

Natural Gas Hot Rod Is VERY Green, Very Fast

This Factory Five '33 Ford wears a very loud shade of Lamborghini green, but it's not just posing, it's green enough to turn anyone envious. Under the hood's a CNG-fueled LS7 exhaling at 650 HP though four catalytic converters. » 5/18/10 10:30am 5/18/10 10:30am

Peak Oil Argument Pretty Much Irrelevant

"Peak Oil" is breathlessly bandied about as reason to kill or vilify fun, high-powered cars or adopt mass transit. Argue the environmental benefits all day, but there's possibly 60 years of natural gas reserves if the oil runs dry. [Telegraph] » 10/14/09 8:00am 10/14/09 8:00am

AFVTech Developing Natural Gas-Huffing, 600HP, LS7-Powered Hot Rod

AFVTech is a company which sells conversion kits for compressed natural gas, mother nature's most ignored fuel source. We suspect their '33 Ford hot rod boasting a CNG-burning 600 HP 7.0-liter LS7 won't be ignored. » 10/01/09 5:30pm 10/01/09 5:30pm

UPS Going From Brown To Green

UPS, the company known for offering it services under the color brown, is now taking a green route by adding a whole bunch of alternative energy vehicles to its fleet. Unlike other companies that declares greenness by adding a couple vehicles, UPS has ordered 200 hybrid-electric and 300 compressed natural gas vans.… » 5/14/08 4:40pm 5/14/08 4:40pm

UPS Hearts Greenwashing, Adds CNG Trucks to Alt-Fuel Fleet

In a courageous example of marketing, UPS has distributed another 167 compressed natural gas vehicles to its fleets in Texas, Georgia, and California. This brings the total number of CNG vehicles deployed to around 950, and the total green fleet number to 1692 in their army of over 88,000 ground vehicles. While… » 4/04/08 10:40am 4/04/08 10:40am