Korea Promotes Uptake of Hydrogen Buses

| Korea: Seoul | Source: Ministry of Trade, Energy and Industry

Korean H2 Bus cities sign agreementKorea’s central government, local governments and Korean manufacturers and producers have set in motion a major infusion of hydrogen-fuelled buses for public transportation. The project is commencing with FCEV pilot projects, and calls for the introduction of at least 1,000 FCEV buses by 2022. Read more »

Pune’s PMPML Fleet to Add 840 CNG Buses in 2019

| India: Pune | Source: Hindustan Times
Tata LPO 1613 CNG bus

Tata LPO 1613 CNG bus

Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Ltd (PMPML), provider of public transportation services in the fast growing cultural capital of India’s Maharashtra State, says it will add almost 1,000 alt-fuel buses to its fleet in 2019, 840 of which will be powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

Catalina Pacific CNG Mixer Fleet in US Top 25

| USA: Glendora CA | Source: CalPortland

Catalina Pacific CNG Mixer TruckCalifornia-based Catalina Pacific® has been selected by Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) as one of the nation’s “Top 25 Green Fleets for 2018”.  A CalPortland company, Catalina Pacific commissioned 118 new “Near-Zero Emission” CNG/RNG powered concrete mixer trucks that were placed into operation in the fourth quarter of 2017. Read more »

Lidl Finland Harnesses Biowaste for Grocery Deliveries

| Finland | Source: Gasum

Finland - Gasum RNG for Lidl - refuelingA Finnish project will lead the way for the country’s supermarkets to climb aboard the renewable fuel circular economy. The grocery store chain Lidl and the energy company Gasum are cooperating to produce environmentally friendly and local biogas from biowaste generated at Lidl grocery stores. Read more »

Solaris CNG Buses for RATP in Paris

| France: Paris | Source: Solaris Bus & Coach S.A.

Solaris_Urbino 18 CNG ParisFrench public transport company Régie autonome des transports Parisiens (RATP) has placed the first of its orders with Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) -powered buses. RATP selected the Solaris Urbino as part of its drive for cleaner operations in France’s capital city. Read more »

Krummen Kerzers Purchases 20 LNG-powered Volvo Trucks

| Switzerland: Kerzers | Source: Krummen Kerzers

Krummen Kerzers Volvo LNGSwiss logistics specialist Krummen Kerzers has advanced its strategy for the sustainable reduction of CO2 emissions by purchasing 20 Volvo trucks that operate using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Purchase agreements were signed last week. Read more »

UK Fuel Differential Freeze a Boost for NGV HGVs

| United Kingdom | Source: Gasrec and NGVN

The UK government has announced that the differential between fuel duty on diesel and alternative fuels has been extended to 2032, providing a major boost to an already surging natural gas industry. Natural Gas Vehicle Network (NGVN), which lobbied for the extension, says adoption by HGV operators will help address high emissions from this sector. Read more »

Funding for 12 CNG Projects to Improve Pennsylvania Air Quality

| USA: Harrisburg PA | Source: Penn Dept. of Environmental Protection
Giant Eagle CNG Station

Giant Eagle will add 20 CNG trucks to its fleet.

Twelve Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) clean energy vehicle projects have been funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as part of the commonwealth’s Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants (AFIG) Program. CNG projects accounted for almost 73% of funds approved. Read more »

Scania Wins Record Order for Natural Gas Buses for Bogota

| Colombia: Bogotá | Source: Scania, Gas Natural S.A. ESP and other sources

Bogota CNG BusIn its largest Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) bus delivery ever, Scania will supply 481 Euro 6 buses for the renewal of Bogotá’s TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit system. Colombia’s capital city is replacing its earlier Euro 2 and Euro 3 diesel buses with the latest in low-emission technology. Read more »

UK Bus Operator First to run CNG Minibuses

| United Kingdom: Basildon | Source: IVECO UK

IVECO Daily CNG for BlueBusBlue Bus Innovations has become the first company in the UK to operate compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) minibuses after ordering three 16-seater IVECO Daily Line Hi-Matic vehicles. The Luton-based start-up company says although performance is comparable, emissions reduction was the key to their decision. Read more »