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Natural Gas Trucks Aren't Just for Major Corporations Anymore

By Taylor Muckerman and Joel South – Feb 12, 2014 at 10:32AM

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Greater access to natural gas refueling stations is allowing mom-and-pop businesses to start investing in the new technology.

Whether compressed natural gas or liquified natural gas takes over in the transportation sector, Clean Energy Fuels (CLNE -3.34%) has you covered. It has been working closely with companies like General Electric (GE -2.61%) and the joint venture between Cummins (CMI -2.23%) and Wesport Innovations (WPRT -0.43%) to expand the availability and feasibility of this technology. Because of this, major corporations like United Parcel Service (UPS -1.11%) aren't the only ones able to take advantage. Check out the short clip below to find out why.

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This segment is from Tuesday's edition of "Digging for Value," in which sector analysts Joel South and Taylor Muckerman discuss energy and materials news with host Alison Southwick. The twice-weekly show can be viewed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It can also be found on Twitter, along with our extended coverage of the energy and materials sectors @TMFEnergy.

Joel South has no position in any stocks mentioned. Taylor Muckerman has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Clean Energy Fuels, Cummins, United Parcel Service, and Westport Innovations. The Motley Fool owns shares of Cummins, General Electric Company, and Westport Innovations. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

Stocks Mentioned

General Electric Stock Quote
General Electric
GE
$81.45 (-2.61%) $-2.18
United Parcel Service Stock Quote
United Parcel Service
UPS
$177.64 (-1.11%) $-1.99
Cummins Stock Quote
Cummins
CMI
$238.14 (-2.23%) $-5.44
Westport Fuel Systems Inc. Stock Quote
Westport Fuel Systems Inc.
WPRT
$0.93 (-0.43%) $0.00
Clean Energy Fuels Stock Quote
Clean Energy Fuels
CLNE
$5.50 (-3.34%) $0.19

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