NREL Funds Nine Natural Gas Vehicle Technologies Projects

| U.S. Department of Energy & NGVAmerica | Source: U.S. Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has selected nine projects as part of a multimillion-dollar effort funded jointly by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the California Energy Commission (CEC), and the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) to advance the state of technology for natural gas vehicles (NGVs). Read more »

Agility Gains 2019 CARB Approval for Natural Gas Fuel System for Ford 6.8L V10 Engine

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions

Ford F450 with 6.8L engineAgility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, says it has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) certifications for a natural gas fuel system for installation on Ford 6.8L V-10 gasoline engines with gaseous engine prep package. Read more »

MAN’s New TCT Turbocharger Series Suits Dual-Fuel and IMO Tier-III

| Greece: Piraeus | Source: MAN Energy Solutions
MAN TCT40

MAN TCT40

MAN Energy Solutions unveiled its new TCT turbocharger series in Piraeus, Greece last week. MAN TCT turbochargers are suitable for conventional fuel and dual-fuel engines in both marine and power applications ranging from 6 MW up to 24 MW output per turbocharger. Read more »

Tata Motors 3.8L NA SGI CNG Engine Certified to BS-IV

| India: Mumbai | Source: Tata Motors

Tata Motors BS6 Certified CNG EngineIn the run-up to its BS-VI preparations, Indian auto manufacturer Tata Motors has received BS-VI Type Approval certificate for its 3.8L NA SGI CNG engine from ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India). It is the first OEM in India to achieve BS-VI certification for a naturally aspirated CNG engine for commercial vehicles. Read more »

Agility Receives 2019 CARB Approval for Natural Gas Fuel System for GM 6.0L Engine

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions
GMC Sierra HD

GMC Sierra HD

Agility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, has received 2019 California Air Resources Board (CARB) certifications for its natural gas fuel system for installation on General Motors 6.0L gasoline engines. Read more »

FPT Industrial Showcases NG Engines Including Cursor EVO Prototype

| Italy: Turin | Source: FPT Industrial
FPT Industrial Cursor NEF N60 NG

FPT Industrial Cursor NEF N60 NG

FPT Industrial, a brand of CNH Industrial, showcased its Cursor 13 NG EVO Prototype during its Tech Day 2018 event on November 23. In doing so, it confirmed its commitment to environmental sustainability, one of the most important challenges that the powertrain industry must tackle, by seeking air quality improvement and the reduction of heavy­ duty vehicles’ impact on climate change. Read more »

FPT Industrial Presents Cursor X Power Source Concept

| Italy: Turin | Source: FPT Industrial

FPT Industrial Cursor X Natural Gas Concept PowertrainFPT Industrial presented a Multi-power, Modular, Multi-application and Mindful 4.0 Power Source Concept at its Tech Day 2018 event held in Turin, Italy. Named Cursor X, it represents a symbol of how FPT Industrial conceives innovation and reflects FPT Industrial’s product strategy vision. The company describes it as the engine of the future, “designed for Planet Earth”. Read more »

ULEMCo’s 100% Hydrogen Zero Emission Engine Hits New Highs

| United Kingdom: UK | Source: ULEMCo

ULEMCo H2 truckULEMCo, a company pioneering the adoption of ultra-low emission hydrogen fuel in the UK, and their R&D partner Revolve Technologies, say their 100% hydrogen fuelled zero emission engine has achieved record breaking energy efficiency results. Read more »

Omnitek’s Euro VI 13-Liter Natural Gas Engine Ready to Go

| USA: Vista CA | Source: Omnitek Engineering

Omnitek Engineering Corp., developer of natural gas engines and conversion technology, has finalized the development of a 420 hp 13-liter heavy-duty natural gas engine for truck and bus applications. The project was commenced for a European customer in late 2016 and the end product exceeds the Euro VI emissions standard.  Read more »

CWI ISX12N Natural Gas Engine Performance Confirmed in New Study

| Canada: Vancouver BC | Source: Cummins Westport Inc.

HDV in USAAn independent third-party study on the Cummins Westport ISX12N 400 hp natural gas engine has demonstrated that the engine meets and exceeds California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) optional Low NOx standard of 0.02 g/bhp-hr. The study was carried out by The University of California, Riverside College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology. Read more »