First LNG Fuelled ADR Truck at Gate Terminal

| The Netherlands, Rotterdam

Rolande first at GateThe first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) -powered truck has this week loaded a trailer with LNG at the Gate terminal in Rotterdam. LNG power moving LNG fuel adds a new dimension to alternative fuel transportation for trucks and ships. After considerable effort to update and adjust legislation, LNG trucks are now compliant with ADR and regulation at terminals. Read more »

NGVs in Texas up 27% – Top Counties

| USA, Austin TX
CNG 4 America station in Baytown TX

CNG 4 America station in Baytown TX

There are now 9,040 natural gas vehicles on Texas roads –  a 27% increase since August 2014, according to a recent survey conducted by the Texas Natural Gas Foundation (TXNG). Planned additions by fleets such as VIA in San Antonio and Houston Metro will soon swell that number to 10,084 (approx. 42% over 2014). Refueling stations under development will add an additional 33 stations to the state’s current 86 public fueling stations and 67 private stations. Read more »

Madrid’s EMT Expands CNG Fleet Facilities

| Spain, Madrid

EMT CNG BusesThe Municipal Transport Company of Madrid (EMT) plans to expand existing Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) refueling stations at its Operations Centers in the city regions of Fuencarral, Carabanchel and Entrevías. The objective is to be able to supply all the buses propelled by this less polluting fuel. Read more »

Biogas for Bristol Double-Decker

| United Kingdom, Bristol

Bristol's biogas busFrom next week, residents of the UK city of Bristol will be able to catch a new kind of bus – a double-decker bus that’s powered by biomethane, a renewable natural gas (RNG) that is a completely sustainable and renewable fuel source. The bus is rated as the best low-emission double decker bus currently on the market. Read more »

MAN Auto Uzbekistan Launches Low-floor CNG Bus

| Uzbekistan

MAN Lion's City CNG 12mAt this year’s World Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, MAN Truck & Bus will be presenting an Uzbekistan-produced low-floor city bus with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) drive for the Central Asian market. The bus manufacturer says gas engines are playing an important role across the globe on the road to reduced emissions. Read more »

Celerio Limited Edition with CNG Launched by Maruti

| India, Delhi

Maruti Suzuki Celerio Limited EditionIndian auto manufacturer Maruti Suzuki has launched the Celerio Limited Edition hatchback with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) option. According to an article by DriveSpark, the new version Celerio fully accessorised will cost approximately 4.58 Lakh (USD 7,200). Read more »

CNG Buses Headed for MBTA in Boston

| USA, Boston MA

New Flyer 60ft CNG Bus for MBTA (Boston)Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), located in Boston on the northern east coast of U.S.A., is home to a fleet of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses that just got a whole lot bigger. The delivery of 219 New Flyer CNG-powered buses, ordered in 2015, will be completed by next month. Read more »

Another CNG-Powered Emergency Vehicle for Bossier

| USA, Madison AL

Excellance-made Bossier EMS CNG-powered vehicleExcellance, Inc., a family-owned manufacturer of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Alabama, has completed another Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) unit for Bossier City Fire Department. Bossier City’s switch to CNG has saved over $7,000 per vehicle in fuel costs annually. Excellance’s CNG vehicles get up to 7 miles a gallon, compared to 3½ miles on a standard diesel truck. Read more »

35 Million CNG Miles for Sheehy Mail Contractors

| USA, Houston TX

Sheehy mail truck Trillium CNG

Following the expansion of its natural gas fleet U.S. Midwest mail carrier, Sheehy Mail Contractors, Inc., has entered into a contract with Trillium to refuel with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) at Omaha, Nebraska. Sheehy was an early adopter of CNG, beginning the conversion process in 2013. Read more »

Scania Cuts Emissions for McDonalds Supply Chain

| Sweden, Södertälje

Scania P340 at McDonaldsHAVI, a global supply chain specialist and Swedish truck manufacturer Scania are actively addressing global climate goals by collaborating on sustainable transport and logistics solution. They are implementing a five year roadmap aimed at making a significant carbon footprint reduction in transport operations to and from McDonald’s restaurants in several European countries. Read more »