NGVAmerica and the Clean Vehicle Education Foundation announced the 2011 winners of the annual NGV (Natural Gas Vehicles) Achievement Awards.

  • Waste Management, Houston: For deploying its 1,000th natural gas truck and advancing natural gas vehicle and fueling technology.

  • Ryder System, Miami: For creating the first large-scale, heavy-duty natural gas truck rental and leasing program in the country.

  • Giant Eagle, Pittsburgh: For opening two CNG fueling stations.

  • EQT, Pittsburgh: For leadership in facilitating the development of public access CNG fueling stations.

  • Enviro Express Natural Gas LLC, Bridgeport, CT: For opening the first LNG/CNG vehicle fueling station east of the Mississippi.

  • Happy Cab Co., Omaha, NE: For committing to convert 50 taxicabs, 25% of its fleet, to CNG.

  • Heckmann Corp., Coraopolis, PA: For ordering 200 Peterbilt Model 367 LNG trucks.

  • Atlantic City Jitney Assn., Egg Harbor Township, NJ: For replacing its entire fleet of 190 gasoline shuttle buses with new CNG shuttle buses.