The Truth About Cars » LPG http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 15:30:39 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Ford’s Transit Taxi To Connect Passengers Worldwide http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/fords-transit-taxi-to-connect-passengers-worldwide/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/10/fords-transit-taxi-to-connect-passengers-worldwide/#comments Tue, 22 Oct 2013 17:00:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=631698 With a few successes under Ford’s strap with the American buckle, the Blue Oval made be known its aspirations to go for the world championship belt in ferrying drunk revelers and harried air travelers with their Transit Connect Taxi in its debut in Hong Kong. “Ford Transit Connect Taxi has proven itself in taxi fleets […]

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With a few successes under Ford’s strap with the American buckle, the Blue Oval made be known its aspirations to go for the world championship belt in ferrying drunk revelers and harried air travelers with their Transit Connect Taxi in its debut in Hong Kong. “Ford Transit Connect Taxi has proven itself in taxi fleets […]

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Ford F-150 Now Available With CNG/LPG Prep Package, Most Ford Trucks Now Cooking With Gas http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/ford-f-150-now-available-with-cnglpg-prep-package-most-ford-trucks-now-cooking-with-gas/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/ford-f-150-now-available-with-cnglpg-prep-package-most-ford-trucks-now-cooking-with-gas/#comments Fri, 02 Aug 2013 11:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=497807 Starting with the 2014 model year, for the first time Ford will be offering F-150 buyers the option of running on compressed natural gas or liquid propane gas in addition to gasoline. Automotive News reports that interested can spec a F-150 with the 3.7 liter V6 engine, and then receive a factory-installed CNG/LPG prep package […]

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Starting with the 2014 model year, for the first time Ford will be offering F-150 buyers the option of running on compressed natural gas or liquid propane gas in addition to gasoline. Automotive News reports that interested can spec a F-150 with the 3.7 liter V6 engine, and then receive a factory-installed CNG/LPG prep package […]

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Ask An Engineer: Natural Gas For Dummies http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/ask-an-engineer-natural-gas-for-dummies/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/06/ask-an-engineer-natural-gas-for-dummies/#comments Wed, 27 Jun 2012 15:49:48 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=450553 Westport Innovations has just signed a second deal with General Motors to produce light duty natural gas engines, and it’s probably not the last time we’ll be seeing these kind of partnerships forming. Natural gas vehicles have been explored previously on TTAC, but the technology hasn’t been fully explored in-depth, aside from some well-informed comments […]

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Westport Innovations has just signed a second deal with General Motors to produce light duty natural gas engines, and it’s probably not the last time we’ll be seeing these kind of partnerships forming. Natural gas vehicles have been explored previously on TTAC, but the technology hasn’t been fully explored in-depth, aside from some well-informed comments […]

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Low Natural Gas Prices Aren’t Spurring Demand For NGVs http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/low-natural-gas-prices-arent-spurring-demand-for-ngvs/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/low-natural-gas-prices-arent-spurring-demand-for-ngvs/#comments Mon, 02 Apr 2012 16:42:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=437701 Even with gasoline prices reaching higher and higher, and natural gas prices at decade lows, consumers are doing as little as possible to adopt natural gas vehicles. As investment blog Seeking Alpha found out, the answer isn’t so complex. The issue is of course, a classic chicken-and-egg problem. Looking at fleet customers as an example, […]

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Even with gasoline prices reaching higher and higher, and natural gas prices at decade lows, consumers are doing as little as possible to adopt natural gas vehicles. As investment blog Seeking Alpha found out, the answer isn’t so complex. The issue is of course, a classic chicken-and-egg problem. Looking at fleet customers as an example, […]

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Chevy Beats The Gas Prices Blues In India With LPG, EV City Car http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/chevy-beats-the-gas-prices-blues-in-india-with-lpg-ev-city-car/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/06/chevy-beats-the-gas-prices-blues-in-india-with-lpg-ev-city-car/#comments Mon, 27 Jun 2011 21:21:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=400640 Speaking of GM’s future lineup, there’s no sign in GMI’s 2013 projected lineup of the on-again-off-again Spark city car (A-Segment) that we had heard would be here now. Hell, they’ve had the cupholders ready since 2009. So what’s the Spark up to? It’s already on sale in much of the world, but in India (where […]

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Speaking of GM’s future lineup, there’s no sign in GMI’s 2013 projected lineup of the on-again-off-again Spark city car (A-Segment) that we had heard would be here now. Hell, they’ve had the cupholders ready since 2009. So what’s the Spark up to? It’s already on sale in much of the world, but in India (where […]

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Are Europe’s Diesel Days Drawing To A Close? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/are-europes-diesel-days-drawing-to-a-close/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/are-europes-diesel-days-drawing-to-a-close/#comments Thu, 18 Feb 2010 16:11:34 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=345950 Diesel drivetrains have long been a crucial component to the European market’s forbidden-fruit appeal for American enthusiasts, ranking right up with station wagons and manual transmissions on the list of under-offered features in the American market. But there are signs now that Europe’s longtime infatuation with oil-burners might be drawing to a close (and not […]

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Diesel drivetrains have long been a crucial component to the European market’s forbidden-fruit appeal for American enthusiasts, ranking right up with station wagons and manual transmissions on the list of under-offered features in the American market. But there are signs now that Europe’s longtime infatuation with oil-burners might be drawing to a close (and not […]

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Hong Kong Battles Strange Ghosts In A Bottle http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/hong-kong-battles-strange-ghosts-in-a-bottle/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2010/02/hong-kong-battles-strange-ghosts-in-a-bottle/#comments Mon, 15 Feb 2010 14:07:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=345384 While the world is trying to come to grips with pedal-gate, tiny Hong Kong is attempting an exorcism of its own gremlins: 18,000 (mostly Toyota Crown) taxis and 2,000 minibuses are propelled by LPG, liquefied petroleum gas. The gas is lugged around in a large tank housed in the trunk of the taxis, much to […]

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While the world is trying to come to grips with pedal-gate, tiny Hong Kong is attempting an exorcism of its own gremlins: 18,000 (mostly Toyota Crown) taxis and 2,000 minibuses are propelled by LPG, liquefied petroleum gas. The gas is lugged around in a large tank housed in the trunk of the taxis, much to […]

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