Senate defeats tax break for natural gas trucks

The amendment to the Senate’s highway bill needed 60 votes to pass, but was rejected in a 51-47 vote. The closely watched vote pitted billionaire T. Boone Pickens, who has been promoting natural gas vehicles since 2008, against Koch Industries, an energy conglomerate that saw the plan as interference in the private sector. Praised by […]

Obama’s groundbreaking initiatives for the development of CNG market in the USA

On March 10, 2012 the President of USA Barak Abama visited the plant of Daimler Trucks North America in Mount Holly, North Carolina. The main purpose of his visit was to demonstrate the intention of the U.S. federal government to encourage increased environmental safety of municipal vehicles. Turning to local officials President Obama said: “If […]