Compressed natural gas
Compressed natural gas gains U.S. foothold in fleetsApril 4, 2016
While cheap gasoline in North America wipes out many of the economic reasons to buy a plug-in hybrid, sales of the vehicles in Europe could be stunted by testing that measures carbon dioxide output in real-world driving.
FCA invests $40 million to convert parts transport fleet to CNGDec. 4, 2015
Honda will drop CNG vehicles to focus on hybrids, EVsJune 15, 2015
Honda is reworking its alternative powertrain strategy to focus on hybrids and EVs, and will phase out efforts to commercialize cars powered by compressed natural gas. A new plug-in vehicle, a new battery-electric car and a new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle are all on tap, and Honda is expecting them to combine to generate significant sales volumes.
Chevy's CNG Impala rollout delayed nearly a year to fix quality bugJune 9, 2015
The rollout of Chevrolet's 2015 Impala that runs on natural gas has been delayed by nearly a year as GM works to fix a quality problem. Production and dealer ordering for the 2016 model are on track to start in the third quarter.