Isuzu Large LNG Truck Demo and Filling Station Launch on June 1

| Japan: Osaka

Isuzu LNG truckIsuzu has confirmed it will begin full-fledged public road demonstration of its first large-scale LNG truck in Japan. In advance of the demonstration, the Japanese vehicle manufacturer will hold the opening ceremony of the LNG refueling station and the departure ceremony of the large LNG truck in Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture on Friday, June 1. Read more »

KamAZ Bi-fuel Trucks for Trans-Russia Transport

| Russia: Naberezhnye Chelny

KAMAZ-5490-87 (S5) NEO (Gas-Diesel)KamAZ Leasing has financed the purchase of bi-fuel (natural gas/diesel) trucks for a large Yaroslavl freight forwarding company, Rostov Transport Company LLC, for the transportation of goods across Russia. The term of the lease is five years. Read more »

IVECO Launches Natural Gas Vehicle Range in Japan

| Italy: Turin and Japan: Yokohama

IVECO team launches NG vehicles at Truck Show in YokohamaIVECO has launched its natural gas powered vehicle range on the Japanese market with a display of the Stralis NP 400 and the Daily Blue Power Family at the Japan Truck Show in Yokohama, open from May 10th to 12th. The Stralis NP 400 is the first ever Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) truck ready for sale in Japan. Read more »

Total and Clean Energy to Drive Deployment of Natural Gas HD Trucks in USA

| France: Paris and USA: Newport Beach CA
Andrew Littlefair, CEO of Clean Energy, and Patrick Pouyanné, CEO of Total

Andrew Littlefair, CEO of Clean Energy, and Patrick Pouyanné, CEO of Total

Total SA and Clean Energy Fuels Corp. today announced that the two companies have entered into a broad strategic agreement to drive deployment of new natural gas heavy-duty trucks. Total has agreed to purchase up to 50.8 million shares of Clean Energy’s common stock for $83.4 million, to become Clean Energy’s largest stockholder with ownership of 25% of Clean Energy’s outstanding shares of common stock. Read more »

Cleaner Ports with CWI Near-Zero RNG Trucks

| USA: Newport Beach CA

RNG Port Trucks (TTSI)Ultra clean CWI engines achieve the lowest emissions of any heavy-duty engine used in any truck in North America, yet deliver diesel caliber performance with reliability and durability. That is good news for California which is determined to drive down air pollution from drayage fleets servicing the busiest ports in the USA. A project involving two ports, six trucking firms, trucks powered by Cummins Westport Inc. (CWI) near-zero ISX12N engines, and Redeem™ — Clean Energy Fuels Corp.’s brand of renewable natural gas (RNG), is leading by example. Read more »

Scania Boosts XT Range with CNG Truck for Construction Industry

| Sweden: Södertälje

Scania XT CNG for construction industry - cylinder mountingFollowing the successful launch of the new generation XT construction range, Scania has now expanded its product offer with natural gas-powered XT trucks. With these new trucks, Scania has developed a sustainable alternative for the construction industry, with significantly-reduced carbon emissions. Read more »

First Truck with CWI 12L Near Zero Natural Gas Engine Goes to California’s AJR Trucking

| USA: Long Beach CA
AJR Trucking receives Kenworth with CWI NZ 12 litre engine ACT Expo May2018

AJR Trucking T680 with Cummins Westport ISX12N

AJR Trucking, a California supplier of transportation services to the USPS for over 30 years, received the keys to the first truck equipped with the Cummins Westport 12-liter ISX12N engine. The ISX12N is the only engine to be certified by the California Air Resources Board as meeting the California Air Resources Board’s toughest optional Low NOx standard, which is 90% cleaner than current federal EPA emission standards. Read more »

Volkswagen Presents New Natural Gas System at Vienna Motor Symposium

| Austria: Vienna
Volkswagen Golf 1.5 TSI ACT BlueMotion

Volkswagen Golf 1.5 TSI ACT BlueMotion

Volkswagen will be enhancing its model range with the introduction of what it says is currently the world’s most cutting-edge natural gas drive, announced at the Vienna Motor Symposium (26 to 27 April). The technology meets the CO2 fleet emissions target of 95 g/km prescribed in the EU as of 2020. Read more »

IVECO Brings Natural Power to TEN-T in Ljubljana

| Slovenia: Ljubljana

IVECO Natural Power range at TEN-T SloveniaThe ninth edition of the TEN-T 2018 Conference, held last week in Ljubljana, Slovenia, was complemented by Italian vehicle manufacturer IVECO with a display of its full range of natural gas vehicles. The event, which has focused on infrastructure policies in the European Union, brought together Ministers, members of the European Parliament and key operators in the transport sector, providing opportunity to become acquainted with these low emission vehicles. Read more »

High-Performance CNG Walk-In Van from Agility, Freightliner and Morgan Olson

| USA: Costa Mesa CA

UPS van with Agility fuel system onboard at ACT Expo May 2018Agility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for heavy-duty commercial vehicles, revealed a new compressed natural gas (CNG) Morgan Olson walk-in step van during the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) EXPO in Long Beach, California. The vehicle uses an Agility 366NGTM natural gas engine, which is EPA certified and has CARB HD-OBD certification pending. Read more »