Record Year for Czech Republic CNG Fuel Supplier

| Czech Republic: Prague | Source: TZ Bonett

Bonett CNG dispenserCzech fuel vendor Bonett added four new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations in 2018 to retain its position as the largest private CNG network in the Czech Republic. It also achieved record sales of 11.56 million m3 and accounted for more than 15% of the total volume. That has made 2018 its fourth consecutive year as the largest CNG seller in the country. Read more »

Valley Metro Adds 24 CNG Buses to Phoenix Fleet

| USA: St. Cloud MN | Source: New Flyer

New Flyer Phoenix CNG bus Valley Metro 2016

An earlier New Flyer bus supplied to Valley Metro

The Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA), operating out of Phoenix, Arizona, has exercised options to purchase 24 additional Xcelsior® forty-foot, compressed natural gas (CNG) heavy-duty transit buses from New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. Read more »

Arcese Trasporti Trials IVECO LNG Trucks in Italy

| Italy: Riva del Garda | Source: Arcese Trasporti S.p.A.

IVECO NP 460 for ArceseArcese Trasporti S.p.A., an Italian international transport and logistics company, took delivery of its first low-floor LNG-fuelled trucks from IVECO on April 9. The company says these trucks are in keeping with its commitment to promoting environmentally sustainable. Read more »

Arriva Orders 54 Solaris CNG Buses for Warsaw Fleet

| Poland: Warsaw | Source: Solaris Bus & Coach S.A.

Solaris Urbino CNG for ArrivaArriva, one of Europe’s leading passenger transport providers, has ordered 54 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) -fuelled Solaris Urbino 18 buses. The vehicles will transport Warsaw residents on a daily basis, after the carrier won the public tender for operating selected bus lines in the capital of Poland. Read more »

Volvo Trucks Using Liquefied Biogas Trialled by Swedish Electronics Company

| Sweden: Jönköping | Source: Gasum

Volvo Truck trialled by ElgigantenSwedish consumer electronics company Elgiganten is commencing road trials of Volvo trucks powered by Liquefied Biogas (LBG). Using gas supplied by Nordic energy company Gasum and vehicles from Volvo Lastvagnar AB (Volvo Trucks), Elgiganten’s transport partners will run the outgoing transport from their Nordic distribution centre in Jönköping. Read more »

LNG-Powered Scania Trucks x100 for KP Logistik

| Germany: Stavenhagen | Source: Scania

KP Logistik Scania R 410In its largest single order to date, Scania will deliver 100 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) -powered trucks to KP Logistik, based in Stavenhagen, Germany. The Scania R 410 tractor units will be evenly split between KP Logistik’s centres in Stavenhagen and Wustermark, near Berlin. The trucks will be used for deliveries of dry, refrigerated and frozen foods, primarily to retailers Netto’s and Norma’s stores in eastern Germany, including Berlin. Read more »

BC Transit Adds More Buses to CNG Fleet

| Canada: Vancouver BC | Source: BC Transit

Nanaimo CNG 2017 smBC Transit continues to add compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to its fleet across the province as part of its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. BC Transit will be welcoming its first 30-foot medium duty CNG buses to its fleet over the next two years. Read more »

IVECO Showcases Zero-oil Refrigeration Innovations at SITL 2019

| France: Trappes | Source: IVECO France and Transicold
IVECO at SITL

The 400-hp Stralis NP carrier: a 26-ton first-time Carrier Transicold Supra® CNG technology.

SITL, France’s major transport, logistics and supply chain solutions trade show, is home to the French Association for Natural Gas for Vehicles (AFGNV) this week. There is renewed interest in France in the use of natural and renewable gas for transportation and IVECO is displaying its related product at the AFGNV pavilion. Read more »

John Lewis Partnership to Switch HD Fleet to Biomethane by 2028

| United Kingdom: London | Source: John Lewis Partnership

John Lewis Waitrose Workshop HD vehiclesIn the UK, the John Lewis Partnership has declared its goal to reduce operational greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 at the latest, without purchasing offsets, in line with the pathway set by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) to limit global warming to 1.5C. Biomethane-powered trucks will are a significant component of the company’s sustainability strategy. Read more »

Juárez in Mexico Adds 80 CNG RAM Patrol Vehicles

| H. Ayuntamiento de Juárez | Source: H. Ayuntamiento de Juárez
RAM CNG Vehicle for Juarez SSPM

RAM CNG Vehicle for Juarez SSPM

The Municipal Government of Juárez, a Mexican city that is unfortunately renowned for its seriously high murder rate, has moved to safeguard its citizens with vehicles powered by Compressed Natural Gas. The city has leased 400 new patrol units for the Public Security Secretariat (SSPM) fleet, eighty (20%) of which have been or are in the process of being converted to CNG. Read more »