20th AMPCNG Fueling Station Kicks Off in Texas

| USA, Chicago IL

ampCNG stationAMP Americas, a North American renewable natural gas (RNG) producer and marketer which has just been awarded a Carbon Intensity (CI) score of -254.94 gCO2e/MJ by California’s Air Resources Board (CARB), has broken ground on a new public-access ampCNG fueling station in Buda, Texas, with US Foods serving as the station’s anchor fleet. Read more »

Transnugon Gains 17% with Allison Transmission and LNG

| Spain, Madrid

Transnugon increases efficiency of natural gas vehicles with Allison transmissionsTransnugon SL, a Spanish transportation company whose headquarters are located in Alaquás (Valencia), had added to its fleet trucks that use Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as fuel. Combining a clean source of energy with fully automatic Allison transmissions has proven to be the perfect combination, Allison states. The transport company’s Scania liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks with Allison Automatics save about 7 percent more fuel than fleet vehicles with automated manual transmissions (AMTs). Read more »

NefAZ Delivers CNG Buses

| Republic of Tatarstan, G. Naberezhnye Chelny

NEFAZ 5299-30-51 CNG buses NefAZ PTC, a subsidiary of KamAZ in Bashkiria, has delivered a batch of 20 low-entry 5299-30-51 buses running on compressed natural gas (CNG) to Sverdlovsk Oblast, of which the city of Yekaterinburg is the administrative centre. The buses were delivered to the local enterprise specializing in passenger transportation on the city and interurban routes and serves citizens in two city regions. Read more »

Pennsylvania-Funded CNG Projects to Save Fuel

| USA, Harrisburg PA

Trillium CNG DispenserIn the U.S. State of Pennsylvania, funding through the Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants (AFIG) program has been approved to support three alternative fuel projects that will save hundreds of thousands of gallons of fuel and reduce air pollution in Pennsylvania. More than $1.04 million in grants was awarded for one vehicle project and two refueling infrastructure projects. Read more »

Mexican Company Introduces Ankai Natural Gas Buses

| Mexico, Monterrey NL

Mexico - Ankai busesA new entrepreneurial company in Mexico is seeking to provide transportation choices that will reduce costs and pollution while improving economy, including those powered by compressed natural gas (CNG). The new venture, EGS Trucks, has been appointed the in-country distributor for the Chinese heavy duty vehicle manufacturer Ankai, which specialises in buses and coaches. Read more »

Portland’s METRO Adds 5 New Flyer CNG Buses

| USA, St. Cloud MN

New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (NFI Group), a North American transit bus and motor coach manufacturer, has received an order from the Greater Portland Transit District (METRO) for five Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses.  Read more »

Road Transport Plying Delhi Airport Directed to Adopt CNG

| India, New Delhi

Delhi airport transfer busIndia’s National Green Tribunal (NGT), established in 2010 for effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental matters, has directed that all coaches, buses and other vehicles plying the airport zone of Indira Gandhi International Airport should operate using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

New CNG Shuttle Buses Debut at Washington’s BWI Airport

| USA, Baltimore MD

BWI CNG Shuttle BusBaltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport last week put into service the first of 20 new buses that provide transportation between the passenger terminal and the airport’s consolidated rental car facility.  The 60-foot, articulated, compressed natural gas (CNG) buses will provide around-the-clock service at BWI Marshall Airport. Read more »

Fribourg Fleet Adds Ten Opel Combo CNG

| Switzerland, Fribourg

SINEF SA fleet Opel CNG Nov2017SINEF SA, a company offering high value-added services and advice in the fields of gas, water and heat throughout French-speaking Switzerland, has added eight natural gas / biogas Opel Combo units to its company fleet in the canton of Fribourg, with two to follow. The Opel Combo is among the best-rated natural gas / biogas utilities on the list of the Ecomobiliste Utilitaires 2018, unveiled on November 9th. Read more »

Iveco Stralis NP x 1,000 for Jacky Perrenot by 2020

| France, Lyon

Iveco Stralis NPOne of the largest transport firms in Europe, Jacky Perrenot, has ordered 250 IVECO Stralis NP heavy trucks, with nearly 200 to feature the new Cursor 13 460 hp natural gas engine. The French company announced the order at the Solutrans trade show in Lyon, adding to the 250 Stralis NP 400 hp vehicles ordered last year. Read more »