SoCalGas Assists Fleets to Fund New Near-Zero Emissions Natural Gas Trucks

| USA: Los Angeles CA

CWI-powered HD truck New Natural Gas trucks can reduce smog-forming emissions by 90 percent

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has assisted California fleets to get more drivers behind the wheel of new near-zero emissions heavy-duty natural gas trucks.  The effort is part of a $21 million Prop 1B incentive pool administered by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). Read more »

Ankai Uses ‘Silk Road’ Rail to Deliver CNG Buses to Central Asia

| China, Hefei

Ankai 8.5m buses headed for Kazakhstan (1)Chinese bus manufacturer Ankai took advantage of the recently opened international freight railroad linking China with Europe — part of China’s “One Belt One Road” (OBOR) economic and strategic policy and the modern equivalent of the ‘Silk Road’ —  to deliver 70 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses to Kazakhstan. Read more »

European Trio Plan Bio-CNG Stations and 330 CNG HGVs

| France: Paris

Sigeif-Fraikin-TAB IVECO TruckA European transportation trio has united to promote the production and use of biomethane as an innovative and renewable fuel to significantly improve road transport in Europe. To this end, Sigeif Mobilités has joined forces with FRAIKIN Group, the European leader in commercial vehicle fleet management solutions, and TAB Rail Road, in a project to promote CNG/Bio-CNG named ‘Olympic Energy’. Read more »

Columbus Ohio Contracts New Flyer for up to 154 CNG Buses

| USA: St Cloud MN

New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (NFI Group), today announced that the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has awarded New Flyer a new contract for 154 Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses over the next five years. Read more »

Belgium’s Remitrans Begins Fleet Transition to LNG

| The Netherlands: Breda

Remitrans goes LNGThe Dutch company LIQAL is building a new LNG refuelling station for the Belgian transport company Remitrans. The successful tender incorporated design, production and realisation onsite, up to the maintenance and 24/7 service. With the arrival of its own LNG refuelling station Remitrans continues to reduce CO2 emission in the transport sector. Read more »

DART Exceeds 600 CNG Buses with Latest New Flyer Order

| USA: St. Cloud, MN

New Flyer Xcelsior bus for DARTNew Flyer Industries of America Inc. (New Flyer), the U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group, has been contracted by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) to supply 82 Xcelsior®compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. Read more »

London Timber Supplier Adds First Gas-powered HD Truck

| United Kingdom: Basildon

IVECO Stralis NP for Lawsons in UK (2)Lawsons, the largest family owned independent timber, building materials and fencing merchant in London and the South East, has taken delivery of its first natural gas-powered heavy truck. They have added a 26-tonne IVECO Stralis NP running on compressed natural gas (CNG) to their 90-strong fleet. Read more »

PHEV CNG California Energy Commission Vehicle Program Completed

| USA: Milpitas CA

EDI PHEVCNG Armored TrucksEfficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions’ has built a fleet of six Plug-in-Hybrid Electric International-brand armored vehicles for end user fleet Sectran Security. Renewable natural gas (RNG) is employed for range extension. Read more »

BC Transit Cuts Carbon Footprint with More CNG New Flyer Buses

| Canada: Winnipeg MB

BC Transit XN40 XcelsiorBC Transit, a crown corporation in British Columbia responsible for coordinating the delivery of public transportation outside Greater Vancouver, has placed an order with New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (New Flyer) for eight Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. Read more »

Spanish Supermarketeer Expands Natural Gas Fleet

| Spain: Tavernes Blanques

Mercadona Iveco TransporterMercadona, a Spanish supermarket chain, together with its transport suppliers is planning to invest a further EUR 4m (USD 5.12m) in clean energies. As part of their efforts to foster sustainable transport and good air quality, the company is set to incorporate 40 natural gas-propelled lorries in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia. Read more »