Agility and Hexagon’s Auto-Products Division to Merge

| USA, Santa Ana CA and Norway, Aalesund

Hexagon Composites’ CNG Automotive Products Division, which includes medium- and heavy-duty vehicle composite cylinder manufacturing operations and its bus systems business unit, and Agility Fuel Systems, a leader in natural gas fuel system solutions for commercial vehicles, will merge to form Agility Fuel Solutions. The new entity will be owned equally by Hexagon Composites and Agility’s current investors. Agility Fuel Solutions will continue to transform the global medium- and heavy-duty vehicle industry with clean fuel technologies. Read more »

New Roof-Mounted CNG Fuel Systems from Momentum in U.S.

| USA, Las Vegas NV

Momentum Fuel Technologies has addressed the unique requirements of waste collection vehicles by introducing two specially designed roof-mount configurations to its line of compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solutions for Class 6 to Class 8 trucks. The new 70DGE and 87DGE roof-mount systems are in production for immediate delivery. Read more »

New JV to Pursue Natural Gas Opportunities in India

| Norway, Ålesund

Norway-based Hexagon Composites has entered into a joint venture agreement with Siddha Gas Technik Pvt Ltd to pursue opportunities in India’s natural gas market. Siddha Gas Technik brings over 30 years of natural gas systems and service experience to the joint venture, which will sell CNG Automotive and Mobile Pipeline® products. Read more »

US DOE Approves High-Volume CNG Transportation Module

| USA, Lincoln NE

Hexagon Composites SMARTSTORE CNG transport module A new gas transportation module has been approved for operation in the United States by the US DOT (Department of Transportation). According to manufacturer Hexagon Lincoln, their newest Mobile Pipeline® product offers the highest compressed natural gas (CNG) volume of any 20 ft container transporting up to 245,000 scf (6,910 scm), with a total water volume of 23,175 liters. It is also suitable for transporting compressed hydrogen gas (CHG). Read more »

Luxfer Launches 2nd-Gen Type 4 CNG Cylinders 

| USA, Riverside CA

Luxfer CNG Type 4 2nd-gen composite cylinderLuxfer Gas Cylinders launched its second generation of G-Stor™ Go Type 4 carbon composite cylinders at ACTExpo in Long Beach, California earlier this month. The GEN2 G-Stor Go cylinders provide a 9 percent volume increase of compressed natural gas (CNG) in terms of diesel gallon equivalents (DGEs) and a 15 percent weight savings compared to the company’s first-generation Type 4 AF cylinders. Read more »

Xperion Delivers X-Store CNG Containers for Belgian Market

| Belgium

xperion virtual CNG pipeline (1)xperion Energy & Environment has delivered four 20ft X-Store transport containers for CNG to the Belgium market. These containers with lightweight full composite cylinders will transport gasified LNG from the Kallo LNG terminal, operated by Drive Systems N.V. and located inside the Antwerp harbour, to that company’s daughter station in Hoboken. Read more »

Momentum Introduces 150DGE Back-of-Cab CNG System

| USA, Nashville TN

Momentum Fuel 150DGE Back-of-CabMomentum Fuel Technologies, headquartered in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, has introduced a 150 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) back-of-cab system to its line of compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solutions for U.S. Class 6 to Class 8 trucks. It is in stock and ready for delivery. Read more »

Agility FS Improves 160 DGE Behind-the-Cab Fuel System

| USA, Santa Ana CA

New Agility Fuel Systems- 60-DGE-BTC CNG System Agility Fuel Systems, developer and manufacturer of natural gas fuel systems for heavy-duty vehicles in North America, launched their new 2016 160 DGE Behind-the-Cab compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system at the American Trucking Association’s Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee, earlier this week. Read more »

Hexagon Composites Extends Supply to New Flyer

| Norway, Ålesund and USA, Lincoln NE

Hexagon Lincoln CylindersHexagon Composites’ wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Lincoln and New Flyer Industries, a North American manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses and motor coaches have extended their 20-year collaboration by the signing of a long-term agreement for the supply of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel cylinders. Read more »

Hexagon Adds Brazilian CNG Fuel Systems for Buses and HD Trucks

| Norway, Ålesund
Hexagon Raufoss CNG Bus System

Hexagon Raufoss CNG Bus System

Hexagon Composites ASA, a Norway-based manufacturer of composite pressure vessels and systems, has agreed to acquire 67 % of an unnamed Brazilian entity to pursue fuel systems opportunities for transit buses and heavy-duty trucks. The company, to be named Hexagon Composites Brazil Ltda, will address market opportunities primarily in South America and Africa.  Read more »