GAIL and Uber Partner to Roll Out CNG Initiative in India

| India: New Delhi

GAIL signs with Uber for CNG promotion GAIL Gas Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of GAIL (India) Limited, the pioneers of City Gas Distribution in India and Uber, the world’s largest ridesharing company, have entered into a strategic partnership to promote the usage of CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) across various cities in India. In the first leg, the initiative is being rolled out in Bengaluru in the country’s south and will subsequently be extended in other cities. Read more »

Clean Energy Brings Cleaner Fuel Alternative to Kansas

| USA: Olathe KS

Clean Energy Olathe-Press-ReleaseClean Energy Fuel Corp. today joined city officials and county executives in the City of Olathe and Johnson County, KS to mark the opening of a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station that is expected to greatly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, fueling costs (almost $7 million), noise pollution, and maintenance expenses. Read more »

Wincanton Trials Volvo LNG Truck in UK

| United Kingdom: Chippenham

Wincanton NG truck trialWincanton, one of the UK’s largest logistics companies, is trialling a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered vehicle as part of its general haulage fleet.  The gas-powered Volvo FH LNG 460 is being trialled as part of Wincanton’s ongoing commitment to exploring alternative fuels. Read more »

UPS Plans $130M Investment in Natural Gas Stations and Vehicles

| USA: Atlanta GA

UPS Natural Gas VehicleAmerican multinational package delivery and supply chain management company UPS plans to build an additional five compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations and add more than 700 new CNG vehicles including 400 semi-tractors and 330 terminal trucks. This $130 million dollar investment in CNG capacity for 2018 builds on previous UPS investments of $100 million dollars in 2016 and $90 million dollars in 2017. Read more »

Bolivia-Gazprom Initiative to Fund Massive Public Transport Move to Natural Gas

| Bolivia and Russia

Bolivia-Gazprom MoU signedAlexey Tyupanov, CEO of Moscow-based Russian Export Center Group EXIAR, and Luis Alberto Sanchez, Minister of Hydrocarbons and Energy of Bolivia, signed a Memorandum of Understanding mid-June to secure financing for supplies of gas-fueled machinery and equipment produced by Russian vehicle manufacturers. Read more »

Clean Energy Facilitates 168 Near Zero RNG Truck Grant Applications

| USA: Newport Beach CA

Clean Energy Carl Moyer FundingClean Energy Fuel Corp., provider of natural gas and renewable natural gas (RNG) fuels for transportation, has facilitated the filing of grant applications for 168 heavy-duty trucks equipped with the latest near zero engine technology and powered by Clean Energy’s Redeem™ renewable natural gas.  Read more »

DHL Selects Natural Gas Powered Trucks for Long Haul

| Belgium

DHL buys 4 Iveco LNG Stralis NP 400DHL Freight is bringing environmentally friendly transport to its long-haul road freight by purchasing four Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) -powered Stralis trucks from IVECO in Belgium. These heavy-duty, long-haul trucks have a driving range of up to 1,500 kilometers and enable a total weight of tractor and trailer of up to 40 tons. Read more »

Natural Gas for Trucks Promoted by German Transport Ministry

| Germany: Berlin
Iveco Stralis NP at Ulm LNG Station by Liqvis

First LNG Station in Germany (Ulm, 2016)

Germany’s Federal Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer earlier this month presented funding guidelines for subsidies for energy-efficient, low-carbon trucks using Compressed (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Transport companies are now awaiting notice about commencement from the Federal Office for Freight Transport (BAG) as fund manager, expected mid-July. Strong interest is anticipated. Read more »

Natural Gas Buses Cost Effective for Helsinki Metro Public Transport

| Finland: Helsinki

Scania Bus, natural gas  by GasumThe number of gas-fueled buses in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area will increase when Scania delivers two new gas buses to the bus company Helsingin Bussiliikenne at the beginning of 2019. Finnish energy gas company Gasum says new-generation gas buses are the most cost-effective way to reduce carbon dioxide and local emissions from urban transport. Read more »

Galicia Home to Spain’s First High-Powered IVECO Stralis NP 460 Fleet

| Spain: Madrid

IVECO LNG lorries for EndesaEndesa S.A, an energy supplier in Spain, is to introduce three new high-powered and ecologically efficient lorries that run on liquefied natural gas (LNG) to its coal transport service between Ferrol Port Terminal and the As Pontes Thermal Production Unit in A Coruña. They are said to be the first of their kind on Europe’s roads. Read more »