Cheap natural gas makes inroads as U.S. vehicle fuel. Natural gas, whose price is at record lows thanks to a shale drilling boom, is gaining traction as an alternative energy in the United States, with automakers jumping on the bandwagon.
Have Natural Gas Cars Finally Arrived? - "With new supplies of gas predicted to keep the United States awash in cheap fuel for the next few decades, teams of researchers at both academic labs and startup companies are banking that natural gas could -- this time -- really be the fuel of the future."
Frito-Lay is running more than 200 natural gas trucks and installing stations. A waste hauler in Connecticut has already pumped a million gallons of the stuff. At half the price of diesel (and with greatly reduced emissions), #CNG and #LNG are taking over the trucking business.