CNG Production Pending for Volkswagen’s New Indian Tech Center

| India: Pune | Source: ŠKODA

SKODA-VW Technology Center PuneŠKODA AUTO and Volkswagen have celebrated the opening of a new Technology Center in Pune, India, attended by Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and other government officials. On behalf of the Volkswagen Group, ŠKODA is leading the INDIA 2.0 project, which sets out the Volkswagen Group’s model campaign on the Indian market. CNG vehicles may be forthcoming. Read more »

SEAT Enhances CNG Leon with New 1.5 TGI Evo Engine

| Spain: Martorell | Source: SEAT
SEAT Leon 1.5 TGI EVO

CNG-powered Leon now available with a new 1.5 TGI Evo engine

SEAT is enhancing the compressed natural gas-powered variant of the popular Leon with a new 1.5 litre TGI engine and increased CNG range with the integration of three gas tanks. Smart integration of three compressed natural gas tanks boosts range in CNG-only mode to 500km without compromising practicality and driveability. Read more »

CARB Funding For Kenworth-Toyota Zero Emission Truck Collaboration

| USA: Las Vegas NV | Source: Kenworth Trucks

Kenworth_T680 toyotalrAdding to its range of alternative-fueled vehicles such as CNG and LNG, Kenworth Truck Company is collaborating with Toyota Motor North America to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. Read more »

Landi Renzo USA Lists MY2019 Ford EPA Certifications

| USA: Torrance CA | Source: Landi Renzo

Ford F450Following a banner year in 2018, Landi Renzo USA has secured EPA certification for the F-450/550, F-650/750, and F-53/59 for Model Year 2019. Fleets have the opportunity to take advantage of all CNG products – open for orders. Read more »

Pioneering New Holland Methane-Powered Tractor wins 2018 Good Design

| United Kingdom: London | Source: CNH Industrial

New Holland Concept Tractor 2018Developing a product that reimagines tractor design, reveals a connected future and pioneers alternative fuel technology in agriculture has earned New Holland, a brand of CNH Industrial,  the prestigious Good Design® Award for its methane powered Concept Tractor from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. Read more »

ENGIE Fuels IVECO CNG Buses – First in Cote d’Ivoire

| Côte d'Ivoire: Abidjan | Source: ENGIE

Ivory Coast IVECO CNG busIn Abidjan, a city on the southern Atlantic coast of Côte d’Ivoire, in West Africa, ENGIE and Tractebel (a global engineering company and part of ENGIE) have collaborated to engineer, supply and install the first ever compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling station in Abidjan. The station will service a new fleet of  26 IVECO Crealis buses powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and complying with Euro VI regulations. Read more »

MAN Lion’s City G Bus Awarded German Innovation Prize

| Germany: Berlin | Source: MAN Truck & Bus

MAN Lion's City G HybridThe German gas industry has awarded the MAN city bus with its newly developed E18 natural gas engine at the 2018 Innovation Prize ceremony. The jury was won over by its economical and environmentally friendly overall concept in combination with the MAN EfficientHybrid hybrid module. Read more »

Maruti Suzuki Achieves Green Milestone with Half Million CNG Vehicle Sales

| India: New Delhi | Source: Maruti Suzuki

Green Milestone for Maruti Suzuki CNG VehiclesMaruti Suzuki has achieved the milestone of five lakh*  CNG vehicles sales in India, cumulatively. The Company presently offers CNG option in seven of its models, which include Alto 800, Alto K10, WagonR, Celerio, Dzire, Eeco and Super Carry. Read more »

Scania to Introduce Fuel Cell Refuse Truck

| Sweden: Södertälje | Source: Volkswagen AG

Scania-Renova image 2018Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor. Delivery is anticipated late 2019. Read more »

ŠKODA Includes CNG for new SCALA in 2019

| Czech Republic: Mladá Boleslav; Israel: Tel Aviv | Source: ŠKODA

Skoda Scala rear-right viewThe curtain is up for ŠKODA’s new compact model: the new ŠKODA SCALA celebrated its world premiere in Tel Aviv this evening. The more than 400 guests at the presentation and a massive online audience heard that Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is one of the options. Read more »