TITLE

Alternative Fuels Still Stuck In The Slow Lane

AUTHOR(S)
Barrese, Robert
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Food Logistics;6/15/2002, Issue 51, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the use of alternative fuels for vehicles used for route deliveries and long-haul transportation in the U.S. Information on compressed natural gas (CNG) and propane; Reason of companies for switching to alternative fuels; Information on a study conducted by the California Air Resources Board that compared emissions from CNG- and diesel-fueled vehicles.
ACCESSION #
6994902

 

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