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Jon T. Gabrielsen

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Alternative Fuels Competitiveness For Commercial Vehicles is Regional

Written by Jon T. Gabrielsen on Apr 13, 2016 6:00:00 AM

This is one article in a series that discuss key findings from a newly completed market and competitive economic analysis of ten potential alternative fuels for commercial vehicles. The analysis covered natural gas in both compressed (CNG including Bio-methane) and liquefied (LNG) forms, liquid propane gas (LPG a.k.a. Autogas), dimethyl ether (DME), Hythane®, hydrogen in both compressed and liquefied forms, (bio)ethanol, biodiesel, and methanol. Each of these fuels becomes competitive at different oil/diesel prices in each of the four global regions; North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, and EMEA (Europe, Middle-East, and Africa). This exercise has uncovered valuable insights and profitable opportunities for all the stakeholders in this exciting emerging sector.

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Topics: Environment

The Unsung Heroes of the Commercial Vehicle Sector - Specialty Commercial Vehicles

Written by Jon T. Gabrielsen on Dec 18, 2015 6:00:00 AM

They sweep and vacuum up the debris, plow and blow snow, spread snow and ice melting traction materials to keep us safe on the roadways. They suck the debris out of storm drains to keep us from hydroplaning on the roadways in heavy rains. They vacuum debris out of sanitary sewers and toxic waste spills and tanks to preserve our health and that of the environment. They collect our household and business refuse and recyclables.

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Topics: Instrumentation and Sensors