Accession Number : ADA301462

Title :   Technology Demonstration of Dedicated Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Vehicles at Ft. Bliss, Texas.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INST SAN ANTONIO TX BELVOIR FUELS AND LUBRICANTS RESEARCH FACILITY

Personal Author(s) : Alvarez, R. A. ; Yost, D. M.

PDF Url : ADA301462

Report Date : NOV 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 94

Abstract : A technology demonstration program of dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) original equipment manufacturer (OEM) vehicles was conducted at FL Bliss, Texas to demonstrate the use of CNG as an alternative fuel. The demonstration program at FL Bliss was the first Army initiative with CNG-fueled vehicles under the legislated Alternative Motor Fuels Act. This Department of Energy (DOE)-supported fleet demonstration consisted of 48 General Services Administration (GSA)-owned, Army-leased 1992 dedicated CNG General Motors (GM) 3/4-ton pickup trucks and four 1993 gasoline-powered Chevrolet 3/4-ton pickup trucks.

Descriptors :   *GROUND VEHICLES, *NATURAL GAS, *AUTOMOTIVE FUELS, TEST AND EVALUATION, MAINTENANCE, FUEL SYSTEMS, EMISSION, COST EFFECTIVENESS, DEMONSTRATIONS, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), MILITARY VEHICLES, COMPARISON, EFFICIENCY, HYDROCARBONS, SAFETY, FUEL CONSUMPTION, ROAD TESTS, TRUCKS, CARBON MONOXIDE, GASOLINE, EXHAUST GASES, AUTOMOBILE EXHAUST, GAS CYLINDERS.

Subject Categories : Fuels
      Surface Transportation and Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE