's  Instablog
Send Message is a leader in investor stock research by sector, featuring stock news, commentary and trading alerts in leading sectors including biotech, tech, mining, energy, water, renewable energy, beverage stocks and more . Follow on Twitter... More
My company:
Investor Ideas
My blog:
Clean Energy Stocks
  • Natural Gas Vehicle Stocks Snapshot; Clean Energy Fuels (Nasdaq:CLNE), EVCARCO (OTCBB: EVCA), Fuel Systems (NasdaqGS: FSYS), Westport (NasdaqGS: WPRT) 0 comments
    Mar 2, 2011 1:37 PM | about stocks: WPRT, FSYS
    Natural Gas Vehicle Stocks Snapshot; Clean Energy Fuels (Nasdaq:CLNE), EVCARCO (OTCBB: EVCA), Fuel Systems (NasdaqGS: FSYS), Westport (NasdaqGS: WPRT)
    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq:CLNE) trading up at $ 13.85, up 0.44 (3.28%)
    March 2 2011 ( renewable energy/green newswire) a leader in cleantech investor research, features a sector snapshot on natural gas vehicle stocks as investors and consumers look for alternative fuel choices.
    Facts about Natural Gas Vehicles;
    There are about 110,000 NGVs on U.S. roads today and more than 12 million worldwide.
    There are about 1,000 NGV fueling stations in the U.S. – and about half of them are open to the public.
    In the United States, about 30 different manufacturers produce 100 models of light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles and engines.
    Natural gas costs, on average, one-third less than conventional gasoline at the pump. The U.S. Energy Information Agency reports that natural gas, on average, costs 42 percent less than diesel fuel on an energy equivalent basis and is expected to cost 50 percent less by 2035.
    In 2009, about 318,600 million cubic feet of natural gas was used for vehicle fuel, according to the U.S. Energy Information Agency.
    Use of natural gas as a transportation fuel is growing  
    Source: Natural Gas Vehicles for America
    Natural Gas Vehicle Sector Snapshot
    Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (Nasdaq:CLNE) trading up at $ 13.85, up 0.44 (3.28%) 1:27PM EST
    EVCARCO (OTCBB: EVCA)) trading range of $ 0.0173 - 0.0257
    Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. (NasdaqGS: FSYS ) trading at $27.93, up 0.02 (0.07%) 1:30PM EST
    Westport Innovations Inc (NasdaqGS: WPRT ) (WPT.TO) trading up at $18.38, up 0.39 (2.17%) 1:23PM EST  
    Market Snapshot; as of close February 23, 2011
    Company Snapshots
    EVCARCO (OTC.BB: EVCA) - Green, Electric Cars and Natural Gas Vehicles
    EVCARCO (OTC.BB:EVCA) ( is the first automotive retail group dedicated to deploying a coast-to-coast network of environmentally friendly franchised dealerships and vehicles. EVCARCO is bringing to market the most advanced clean technologies available in plug-in electric, alternative fuel, and pre-owned hybrid vehicles
    Recent News
    Natural Gas News; EVCARCO (OTCBB: EVCA) to Sell Class 3-5 Commercial Compressed Natural Gas Powered Trucks at Its Green Auto Dealerships
    Westport Innovations Inc (NasdaqGS: WPRT ) is a global leader in alternative fuel, low-emissions technologies that allow engines to operate on clean-burning fuels such as compressed natural gas (CNG), liquefied natural gas (NYSEMKT:LNG), hydrogen, and biofuels such as landfill gas. Our unique technologies reduce nitrogen oxides (NOx), particulate matter (NYSE:PM), and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) while preserving the power, torque, and fuel efficiency of diesel engines. The Company focuses on three distinct categories or target markets - light-, medium-, and heavy-duty - through Westport business units or joint ventures. Juniper Engines is focused on 2.4L engines for industrial applications such as forklifts, oilfield service engines and light-duty automotive. Cummins Westport (NYSEARCA:CWI), a joint venture with Cummins, sells the world's broadest range of low-emissions alternative fuel engines for commercial urban fleets such as buses, refuse trucks and vocational vehicles ranging from 5.9L to 8.9L. Westport Heavy Duty (Westport HD), our proprietary development platform, is engaged in the engineering, design and marketing of natural gas-enabling technology for the heavy-duty diesel engine and truck market
    About Natural Gas Vehicles:
    Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) is a national organization dedicated to the development of a growing, sustainable and profitable market for vehicles powered by natural gas or hydrogen. NGVAmerica represents more than 100 companies interested in the promotion and use of natural gas and hydrogen as transportation fuels, including: engine, vehicle and equipment manufacturers; fleet operators and service providers; natural gas companies; natural gas producers; and environmental groups and government organizations.
    Research green car stocks, lithium stocks - with the renewable energy stocks directory Research over 1300 green stocks - Investors also have the option to access the directory as part of the Investor Ideas Investors also have the option to access the directory as part of the Investor Ideas Membership premium content that currently features an additional 10 stock directories, including the water stocks directory and all cleantech stock directories.
    Investors - sign up for free stock alerts and investor news alerts
    About Our Green Investor content: was on the of the first investor sites covering investing in water and renewable energy stocks and has become a global go-to destination for investors researching the cleantech sector, with stock directories, company news, commentary from experts, research reports and industry resources and links. Investors can follow solar stocks commentary on our site with solar expert, J. Peter Lynch.
    Disclaimer: Our sites do not make recommendations. Nothing on our sites should be construed as an offer or solicitation to buy or sell products or securities. We attempt to research thoroughly, but we offer no guarantees as to the accuracy of information presented. All Information relating to featured companies is sourced from public documents and/ or the company and is not the opinion of our web sites. Disclosure: Investorideas is compensated by featured green companies EVCARCO (OTCBB: EVCA) is a showcase stock at and compensated the site 500,000 144 shares in lieu of cash compensation.
    For more information contact:
    Email: or Cali at
    Stocks: WPRT, FSYS
Back To's Instablog HomePage »

Instablogs are blogs which are instantly set up and networked within the Seeking Alpha community. Instablog posts are not selected, edited or screened by Seeking Alpha editors, in contrast to contributors' articles.

Comments (0)
Track new comments
Be the first to comment
Full index of posts »
Latest Followers


More »
Instablogs are Seeking Alpha's free blogging platform customized for finance, with instant set up and exposure to millions of readers interested in the financial markets. Publish your own instablog in minutes.