Venture Capital Turns India’s BioCNG into ‘Carbonlites’

| India, Bangalore | Source: BW Disrupt

Carbonlites CNG cylindersIndian Angels Network (IAN) says Carbon Masters UK, it’s newest portfolio company, has introduced India’s first branded bio-CNG ‘Carbonlites’ through Carbon Masters India Pvt. Ltd (CMI), providing clean energy for a cleaner India. Also supporting the new venture is Sangam Ventures, a seed and early stage sustainable technology fund. Read more »

Quantum Expands Back-of-Cab CNG Range

| USA, Lake Forest CA

Quantum Q-Cab60 CNGQuantum Fuel Systems LLC (Quantum), a supplier of natural gas storage systems for the automotive and heavy duty industries, this week announced its intention to manufacture a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fuel Module – the  Q-Cab60. Quantum’s new module provides up to 60 Diesel Gallon Equivalents (DGE), and allows Back-of-Cab window visibility. Read more »

Luxfer CNG Cylinders for McNeilus Front Discharge Mixer

| USA, Riverside CA

McNeilus Front Discharge Mixer CNGMcNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has selected Luxfer’s industry-leading G-Stor™ Go Type-4 cylinders and G-Flo™ valves for its S-Series Front Discharge Mixer compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system. The Twin Vertical CNG configuration maximizes truck ground clearance without compromising on wheelbase. Read more »

Redmark Selects Cobham as Supplier of Type 4 Cylinders for CNG Conversions

| USA, Orchard Park NY

Pickup trucks-tank CobhamColorado-based Redmark CNG Services, a CNG conversion and service provider, has chosen Cobham Mission Systems (Cobham) as a Type 4 cylinder preferred supplier.  Redmark’s team has delivered upfit CNG vehicles to multiple fleets in the region. Read more »

First Anniversary for Agility’s Vertically Integrated Plant

| USA, Santa Ana CA

Agility workshop at SalisburyAgility Fuel Solutions, an international developer and manufacturer of all-composite cylinders and natural gas fuel systems for heavy-duty vehicles, is celebrating one year of production at its state-of-the-art facility in Salisbury, N.C. The $20 million flagship plant, opened in October 2015, is the only vertically integrated facility of its kind in North America and has revolutionized how natural gas fuel systems are manufactured and assembled. Read more »

Cobham Selected by Altech-Eco for Type IV Cylinders

| USA

Cobham Type IV CNG CylinderCobham Mission Systems, a division of global technology and services innovator Cobham, has been selected by Altech-Eco Corporation, a US manufacturer of fuel conversion systems for light duty vehicles, as a preferred supplier for Type 4 cylinders. Altech-Eco is an approved Ford QVM (Qualified Vehicle Modifier) CNG technology developer. Read more »

Hexagon Composites Acquires xperion

| Norway and Germany

xperion x-store CNG cylindersNorway’s Hexagon Composites ASA has enhanced its commitment to alternative energy by entering into an agreement to acquire German company xperion Energy & Environment. The acquisition will enable Hexagon Composites to strengthen its global market presence and further broaden its gas storage product and technology portfolio. Read more »

Agility Fuel Solutions Merger Finalized

| USA, Santa Ana CA

agility-fuel-systems-global-locationsAgility Fuel Systems and Hexagon Composites have finalized their merger effective October 3, 2016. The merger unites Hexagon Composites’ CNG Automotive Products Division, which includes medium- and heavy-duty vehicle composite cylinder manufacturing operations and its bus systems, with Agility to form the new company, Agility Fuel Solutions. Read more »

U.S. DOT Approves Lightstore High Capacity Pressure Vessels

| USA, Berkeley CA

Lightsail 'Lightstore' CNG CylindersThe United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) has approved a permit application from LightSail Energy, a developer of sustainable energy technologies, for its breakthrough high capacity, lightweight, low-cost carbon composite pressure vessels. Read more »

Quantum Fuel Systems Acquired by Douglas Acquisitions

| USA, Lake Forest CA

Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies (Quantum) has a new lease of life and identity after being acquired by Douglas Acquisitions LLC. The transaction, initiated in April of this year, has now been finalized. Quantum, a manufacturer of CNG (compressed natural gas) fuel systems for the automotive and heavy-duty industry, is renamed Quantum Fuel Systems LLC, a company wholly owned by Douglas. Read more »