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 »

IVECO Stralis NP 460 “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019”

| Italy: Turin | Source: IVECO

IVECO Stralis NP 460A year after winning the “Low Carbon Truck of the Year” title in the UK, the Stralis NP 460 has received another important award, having been voted “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019” in the Tractor category. IVECO says the award, sponsored by Vado e Torno magazine in collaboration with Lifegate, confirms its position as European leader. Read more »

Nikola Creates Hydrogen Truck for European Market

| USA: Phoenix AZ | Source: Nikola Motor Company

nikola tre1 (for Europe)U.S. hybrid truck manufacturer Nikola Motor Company has responded to growing interest from European customers by creating a hydrogen-electric truck for their market. Named the ‘Nikola Tre’ (three), the truck has 500 to 1,000 HP, 6×4 or 6×2 configurations and a range of 500 to 1,200 kilometers depending on options. Read more »

IVECO Stralis Achieves New LNG Distance Record

| United Kingdom: London | Source: IVECO

IVECO Stralis NP London to MadridThe natural gas powered IVECO Stralis NP has broken its own record for distance, again. First, it was 1,347 km, followed by an officially sanctioned 1,600 km and now its 1,728 km. The latter was achieved by a Stralis NP setting off from London and, after the short sea crossing from Dover to Calais, completed the road journey to Madrid without needing to refuel. Read more »

Clean Energy Reports Success with CNG and RNG Supply Contracts

| USA: Newport Beach CA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

PHL shuttle bus CNGClean Energy Fuels Corp. is to supply Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) with compressed natural gas (CNG) as part of a sustainability initiative to reduce toxic emissions, decrease noise volume, and lower fuel costs. The airport’s entire shuttle fleet will switch from diesel to CNG. Clean Energy reports on other successes also. Read more »

All New Santro CNG Introduced by Hyundai India

| India: New Delhi | Source: Hyundai India

Hyundai Santro CNG 2018Hyundai Motor India Ltd, India’s second largest car manufacturer, has launched an all new version of the Santro, dubbed “India’s Favourite Family Car”. Factory-fitted for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) operation, the vehicle is aimed at family buyers; it focuses on customer-centric safety and new age technology to give it a competitive edge. Read more »

Rev Group Introduces LNG-powered Terminal Tractors

| USA: Milwaukee WS | Source: REV Group, Inc.

REV Group Capacity L9N CNG TruckREV Group, a U.S. manufacturer of specialty vehicle brands, has introduced the Cummins-Westport LN9 natural gas engine to its Capital range of terminal tractors, also referred to as yard jockey trucks. Certified to the CARB and EPA Optional Low NOx emissions standard of 0.02 g/bhp-hr, the engine has 90% fewer NOx emissions than the current North American EPA standard. Read more »

Dutch Milk Sustainably Transported with LNG

| Netherlands: Amersfoort | Source: FrieslandCampina

FrieslandCampina Volvo LNG

Milk delivered with a Volvo LNG tractor

FrieslandCampina, a Netherlands producer and seller of dairy-based consumer products, values sustainable operations. For that reason it began with its carriers to experiment with Liquefied Natural Gas fuelled transportation in 2014, starting up a pilot project using LNG as an alternative to diesel fuel. The results have been more than satisfactory. Read more »

Belgium City Embraces CNG with Scania XT

| Belgium: Hasselt | Source: Scania

Scania CNG VrachtwagenDesigned for sensitive urban environments, the first gas-powered truck in Scania’s new XT range for construction applications has found a home in the Belgian city of Hasselt. The Scania P 340 4×2 hooklift truck for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) was selected by the municipal council, primarily for its lower emissions but also because of lower operating costs. Read more »