July 27, 2016 - 4:49 AM EDT
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TruStar Energy Nominated for Three Prestigious Qualitas Vendor Awards by FCA US

DETROIT, July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TruStar Energy, one of the nation's leading developers of compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations, was nominated for three prestigious nominations during the FCA US LLC Qualitas 2016 Annual Strategy Meeting and Supplier Awards Ceremony, held at Sound Board in the MotorCity Casino Hotel on July 14, 2016.

FCA US LLC’s high-volume Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station, designed and built by TruStar Energy, one of the nation’s leading developers of CNG fueling infrastructure. The station, powered by six Ariel compressors and capable of dispensing nearly 40 gasoline-gallon equivalent (GGE) per minute, is owned and maintained by TruStar Energy and represents the largest private fast-fill CNG fueling station in North America. The station, located at the automaker's North American Detroit Terminal fuels FCA Transport’s fleet of 179 tractor trucks with cleaner, domestically produced natural gas.

The nominations: Services Supplier of the Year, Logistics Supplier of the Year, and Foundational Principles Award: Logistics, recognized TruStar Energy for its execution in terms of both speed and quality of work in designing and constructing the Compressed Natural Gas [CNG] fueling station that supplies the automaker's 179 truck fleet with domestic, clean-burning fuel. The FCA US fleet delivers vehicle parts to its assembly plants scattered throughout Michigan, Ohio and Ontario, Canada.

TruStar Energy designed and built the large fast-fill station during 2015 in less than four months, which given the record low temperatures and snow fall during the fall and winter construction phase – was no small feat. In addition, the station, which is powered by six Ariel compressors and two PSB driers, represents the largest private CNG fueling station in the country, with forecasted annual production of over four million gallons of CNG.

"We were honored to have been nominated for three separate awards," said TruStar Energy VP of Sales and General Manager, Scott Edelbach. "When you get the opportunity to work with an automobile legend like FCA US – and you see the amount of work they do behind the scenes to keep their assembly lines moving, it's astounding.  TruStar Energy takes great pride in taking care of our customers and we thank FCA US for this prestigious recognition."

CNG is insulated from the price volatility of diesel and gas resulting from international conflicts and events, which in recent years have been responsible for dramatic price fluctuations for those fuels. As for the environment, CNG-powered engines are clean and quiet; produce 30 percent less greenhouse gases; and do not need the costly exhaust after-treatment devices and diesel exhaust fluids required for diesel engines. Natural gas engines also have an average of 80 to 90 percent lower noise decibel level than diesel engines.

To learn more about TruStar Energy's CNG fueling station program, visit www.trustarenergy.com.

About TruStar Energy

TruStar Energy, a subsidiary of Fortistar, is one of the nation's leading developers of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling stations. With decades of experience in trucking and fueling, the company's professionals are experts at designing and building CNG fueling stations that are ready on time, on budget and that are profitable for their owners. And with a rapidly growing network of public stations and 24/7 service and support, we're always there when you need us.

TruStar Energy puts fleet owners in the driver's seat by offering best-in-class, realistic and affordable options to meet a full range of fueling needs. For additional information, please visit www.trustarenergy.com and follow us on LinkedInYouTubeTwitter, and Facebook.

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TruStar Energy Media Contact:
Jeffry Swertfeger
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