NGV GLOBAL 2017 – Registrations Open Online

NGV 2017 LogoThe Committee for the 2017 NGV GLOBAL Conference and Exhibition are pleased to announce that registration for the conference is now available online via the event website. Natural gas continues to broaden its appeal and range of applications as a fuel for transportation. It’s profile has been enhanced by the growing availability of clean renewable natural gas, leading to the event’s theme of “Natural Gas Fuel – The Choice for a Sustainable Future”. Read more »

NGV Global 2017 Call for Champions

NGV Global Champion Trophies 2014NGV Global, established in 1986 to champion the natural gas for transportation industry worldwide, has a tradition of recognising and honouring individuals who, by their actions and endeavours, have promoted and inspired the development of a significant NGV program or activity. During periods of challenge, such as that presented to our industry by a prolonged low oil price, people of remarkable tenacity, skill and commitment keep pushing forward — these are the changemakers: policy and technology innovators, leaders and visionaries we would like to acknowledge and celebrate. Read more »

CNG and LNG Approved as Fuel for Transporting Dangerous Goods (ADR)

 | Source: NGV Global

ADR PictogramsThe last hurdle towards legalizing Natural Gas as a fuel for trucks transporting dangerous goods was lifted last week in Geneva. NGV Global’s Executive Director, Diego Goldin, says: “This sends a positive signal that using natural gas as a transport fuel is rightly considered safe, even for transporting dangerous products.”  Read more »

NGVAmerica Honours Recipients of the 2016 NGV Achievement Awards

| USA, Long Beach CA

Two North American companies — automaker FCA US LLC and brewer Anheuser-Busch — have been honoured with 2016 NGV Achievement Awards by NGVAmerica as part of the 2016 Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, California this week. The awards were presented by NGVAmerica President Matthew Godlewski as part of the 2016 Fleet Awards Dinner where hundreds of leaders of the clean transportation industry gathered from across the U.S. Read more »

NGV Global Event Moves to Europe

NGV 2017 LogoIn response to a multiplicity of market-related factors and industry feedback, and the subsequent consideration of how to provide best benefit for members and participants, NGV Global’s 15th Biennial Conference and Exhibition has been rescheduled from October 2016 to March 2017. Europe is the new destination and several venues are currently being considered. Read more »

NGVA Europe Appoints New Secretary General

| Belgium, Brussels | Source: NGVA Europe

• Natural gas key to Europe’s transport challenges
• Low-pollutant automotive fuel offers multiple opportunities

The Board of Directors of NGVA Europe has appointed Matthias Maedge as Secretary General from January 1. NGVA Europe promotes the use of natural gas and biomethane as an automotive fuel. Matthias Maedge previously served as Deputy Secretary General and EU Affairs Director of NGVA Europe. Read more »

NGVAmerica Reports on 2015, Sets Goals for 2016

| USA, Washington DC

NGVAmerica Report 2015NGVAmerica has published its annual report, marking it as the beginning of a new tradition of describing how the member-driven national trade association is leading initiatives to grow the natural gas vehicle industry and how it is helping members accomplish their business goals. In the face of the challenges from dropping world energy prices making for a difficult marketplace, NGVAmerica accelerated efforts to advance the industry in 2015 and names specific goals for 2016. Read more »

NGV CoTE Well Attended at Gastech

| Singapore

Gastech CoTE eventNGV Global facilitated an NGV Centre of Technical Excellence (CoTE) at Gastech 2015 in Singapore at the end of October. The CoTE was part of a technical seminar programme held in the exhibition hall over the 4 days of the Gastech exhibition. The interactive seminars were free to attend and visitors to the exhibition could drop in to as many of the presentations as they liked. The NGV sessions were well attended with most attracting over 50 participants. Read more »

New IGU Triennium First Meets in Cartegena

| Colombia, Cartegena

Colombia - IGU Council Mtg Oct2015The first Executive Committee and Council meetings of the new IGU Triennium (2015-2018) were held from 20-23 October in the city of Cartagena, Colombia, attended by NGV Global. The event was hosted by the Asociación Colombiana de Gas Natural – Naturgas. Delegates were treated to the warm Colombian hospitality and were provided with glimpses of the history, culture and food that make Colombia such a special place to visit.  Read more »