EuroCement Plans 1000 KAMAZ Natural Gas Trucks

| Tatarstan: Naberezhnye Chelny (Russia) | Source: RariTEK Group

EuroCement facilityEuroCement group, an international industrial Holding company and Russia’s leading producer of construction materials, has concluded a cooperation agreement with Russian truck manufacturer KAMAZ, that will lead to the acquisition of one thousand natural gas powered KAMAZ trucks. Read more »

Lotos 105 LNG Bus Begins Tests by City of Chelyabinsk

| Tatarstan: Naberezhnye Chelny (Russia) | Source: RariTEK Group

Raritek Lotos 105 LNGRussian manufacturing group RariTEK presented its LOTOS 105 LNG city bus for testing by the City of Chelyabinsk, located in west-central Russia close to the Ural Mountains. On hand to receive the bus were Minister of Economic Development of the Chelyabinsk Region, Sergey Smolnikov, and the Acting Head of the City of Chelyabinsk, Vladimir Yelistratov. Read more »

Girteka Logistics Confirms Benefits of LNG-fuelled Trucks

| Lithuania: Vilnius | Source: Girteka Logistics

Girteka IVECO LNGEuropean transportation and logistics heavyweight Girteka Logistics, based in Lithuania, has been testing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) -powered trucks. It has found CO2 emissions reduction of 85 per cent is possible using the renewable fuel Bio LNG when compared to an equivalent diesel vehicle. Read more »

Volkswagen TGI Models Gain Range with More Gas

|  Germany: Wolfsburg | Source: Volkswagen AG
VW Golf TGI

VW Golf TGI now with extra CNG

Volkswagen has completely overhauled its natural gas models and is equipping its Polo TGI and Golf TGI with a third natural gas tank. This allows the Polo and the Golf to respectively travel up to 60 and 80 kilometres further in pure Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) mode. Read more »

Scania G 410 elected Spain’s Ecological Industrial Vehicle of 2019

| Scania | Source: Scania

Scania G 410 wins award SpainThe Scania truck, propelled by the new 410 hp natural gas engine, has been chosen as the 2019 Ecological Industrial Vehicle in Spain by a jury of almost fifty businessmen and alternative energy specialists. The 410 hp engine, launched just over a year ago, is Scania’s most powerful natural gas engine.  Read more »

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 »