Germany’s Westfalen Group Plans LNG Filling Stations

| Germany: Münster | Source: Westfalen Group
Germany: Munster site for LNG Station

IVECO supported the Westfalen event with an LNG demonstration vehicle.

The Westfalen Group is already one of the pioneers in the market for alternative fuels such as LPG and hydrogen in Germany. Now the energy technology company has expanded its alternative fuel interests to include Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) for heavy-duty truck applications. Read more »

IVECO Introduces Natural Power Range to Argentine Market

| Argentina: San Nicolás | Source: IVECO Argentina

IVECO Argentina 50 year commemorationIVECO has brought its Natural Power range of commercial vehicles to Argentina, a major development for the country which until recently has held firmly to vehicle conversions as the way to access alternative fuels. The introduction of natural gas powered OEM vehicles will support the nation’s  growing commitment and investment for sustainable, cleaner alternatives. Read more »

Traxión’s 100 Hyundai CNG Buses Celebrated at AltFuels Mexico

| Mexico: Mexico City | Source: Hyundai and local agencies

Hyundai Super Aero CityEarlier this year, Mexican transportation and logistics company Traxión acquired 100 natural gas buses manufactured by Neohyundai México, to be operated in the vicinity of Tijuana. A symbolic delivery took place at Altfuels Mexico 2019,  between Gino Saer, General Director and CEO of Hyundai Trucks and Buses, and Elías Dana, Director of Traxión. Imported from Korea, these are the company’s first CNG buses. Read more »

City of Pernik in Bulgaria Issues Tender for 13 CNG Buses

| Bulgaria: Sofia | Source: Pernik Municipal Public Transport Co.

Bulgaria - buses in PernikIn Pernik, a city in western Bulgaria, Pernik Municipal Public Transport Company has issued a tender document for the supply of thirteen low floor buses powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Deadline for submission of tenders or requests to participate is April 8th 2019. Read more »

VW Adds Improved Engine and Extra CNG to Golf Variant TGI

| Germany: Wolfsburg | Source: Volkswagen AG
VW Golf Variant TGI natural gas

New Volkswagen Golf Variant TGI with three natural gas tanks

Volkswagen’s natural gas strategy continues to gain ground with the announcement that the Golf Variant TGI now joins the Polo TGI and Golf TGI as being available with a new eco-friendly natural gas engine and extended range using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) or RNG. Read more »

HAM opens LNG Mobile Refueling Station on Spain’s East Coast

| Spain: Barcelona | Source: HAM Group

HAM Mobile LNG Refueler station in ValenciaGrupo HAM has opened a mobile refueling unit for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) powered vehicles in the El Oliveral Industrial Park in the Autonomous Community of Valencia on the east coast of Spain. The mobile station is equipped with an LNG distributor that will supply trucks and heavy vehicles 24/7. Read more »

LNG Transforming Marine Fuels Market, Gazpromneft Prepares

| Russia: St. Petersburg | Source: Gazprom Neft

Gazprom Neft, a vertically integrated Russian oil company, says it marine fuel bunkering business Gazpromneft Marine Bunker is aiming to expand its marine-fuels product range in the medium term to include liquefied natural gas (LNG), with steps already taken to ensure fulfilment. Andrei Vasilyev, CEO, Gazprom Neft Marine Bunker commented: “The bunkering industry is on the verge of ground-breaking transformation.” Read more »

Bulgarian Municipality Issues Tender for 8 CNG Buses

| Bulgaria: Gabrovo | Source: Gabrovo Municipality

MAN CNG bus of Gabrovo municipality fleetIn the Bulgarian municipality of Gabrovo, Municipal Passenger Transport Company Ltd has issued a tender document for the supply of eight low floor buses powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). The value of the acquisition is estimated at 3.47 million levs (USD 2 million/ EUR 1.79 million), excluding VAT. Read more »

Howard Tenens Adds CNG Scania Rigids to Fleet

| United Kingdom: Thrupp | Source: Howard Tenens
Howard Tenens CNG Scania

Howard Tenens CNG Scania (image: Motortransport.co.uk)

Howard Tenens, has taken delivery of two 26 tonne 340 BHP dedicated CNG (compressed natural gas) rigids from Scania, bringing the total number of dedicated gas vehicles to four. The purchase of the two vehicles was made following the highly successful trial of two Scania 26 tonne gas rigids which began in October 2017. Read more »

Australia’s LNG Marine Bunkering Capabilities Brought Before Government

| Australia: Canberra ACT | Source: Gas Energy Australia
 Woodside Donaldson LNG carrier, Pluto LNG

Woodside Donaldson LNG carrier, Pluto LNG

Ahead of a forthcoming federal election, Gas Energy Australia (GEA), the nation’s downstream gaseous fuels peak industry body, provided a submission to the Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities (DoRIC) on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) marine bunkering in Australia. Read more »