Scania Brings 13 Litre Natural Gas Engine to Market

| Sweden, Södertälje

Scania 410hp gas engineSwedish truck manufacturer Scania has demonstrated its long term commitment to natural gas fueled vehicles with the introduction of a new 410 hp six-cylinder gas engine, designed for demanding and sustainable long-distance and regional transport operations. Using renewable natural gas / biomethane as fuel, CO2 reduction can be as much as 90 percent compared to a similar diesel engine. Read more »

Report: Major Benefits from Natural Gas in Marine and HHP Applications

| USA, Santa Monica CA
Clean Energy Fuels - Boron LNG Plant 600 - fuel for HHP Applications

Clean Energy Fuels’ LNG facility at Boron, CA

California-based clean transportation and energy consulting firm Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA) completed a report for the U.S. Department of Energy and the California Energy Commission (CEC), under oversight by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, in March this year. The report — The Feasibility, Issues, and Benefits Associated with Expanded Use of Natural Gas at Seaports and Other High Horsepower (HHP) Applications — has now been released by CEC. Read more »

FPT Industrial unveils New Cursor 13 Natural Gas Engine

| Italy, Turin

Iveco Cursor 13 NG Engine (2)Specifically designed for heavy duty missions – FPT Industrial’s flagship Natural Gas engine with 460 hp max power is ready for long-haulage commercial missions

100% Natural Gas: FPT Industrial (FPT) has unveiled its newest and most powerful NG engine. The Cursor 13 Natural Gas was presented at the FPT Tech Day 2017 event held in Turin on October 30. FPT describes it as “the most powerful 100% Natural Gas engine available on the on-road segment market today, and is the first purely NG engine on the market specially developed for long-haul missions”. Read more »

SPIE Switzerland Initiates Biggest Swiss NGV Fleet

| Switzerland, Vevey

SPIE's Seat Leon Fleet at Bern STEP (2)SPIE Switzerland AG, an integrated ICT company and subsidiary of the SPIE Group, is the proud owner of Switzerland’s biggest natural gas/biogas fleet. These bi-fuel vehicles (natural gas and petrol) are generating growing interest among fleet managers, and this sizeable delivery of natural gas/biogas vehicles represents a significant first for Spanish auto manufacturer Seat. Read more »

Macks Now Available with CWI L9N Natural Gas Engine

| Canada, Niagara Falls ON

Mack LR

Mack Trucks, Inc., part of the Volvo Group, is now offering its Mack® LR and TerraPro® models with the Cummins Westport L9N natural gas engine, enabling customers to meet near zero NOx emissions levels while providing excellent performance and efficiency. Mack made the announcement at the 2017 Canadian Waste & Recycling Expo in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Read more »

German Panel Manufacturer Selects Econic NGT for Clean Logistics

| Germany, Burgau

ROMA KG Mercedes Benz Econic NGTRomakowski GmbH & Co. KG (Roma KG), a Bavarian-Swabian specialist insulating panel, door and accessories manufacturer, has invested in its first natural gas truck from Mercedes-Benz. It will be used to transport product from its base in Burgau to its new logistics centre in the nearby Scheppach business park. Read more »

Californian Concrete Mixer Fleet Chooses CNG/RNG

| USA, Los Angeles CA

CalPortland CNG concrete truckCatalina Pacific®, a CalPortland Company has launched the first part of its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered concrete mixer truck fleet, which will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) and smog-causing emissions in Southern California. The company commissioned 118 new “Near-Zero Emission” concrete mixer trucks to be in operation by the end of 2017. Read more »

Swiss Salt Powers Internet Service Fleet with CNG

| Switzerland, Renens
New SEAT Leon for Salt (mockup)

New SEAT Leon for Salt (mockup)

Salt Mobile SA (Salt), a Swiss internet service provider, has advised its intention to majorly renew its fleet with vehicles powered by natural gas and biomethane. The company’s goal is to use natural gas/biogas for at least 80% of the kilometres driven. It will begin by switching a “significant portion of its corporate car fleet” within the next six months. Read more »

Logistics Trials Starts in UK for Scania Dedicated CNG 26-tonner

| United Kingdom, Swindon

Howard Tenens Scania gas-powered truck in UKLogistics company Howard Tenens has taken delivery of two 26-tonne rigid dedicated gas vehicles from Scania. As one of the first hauliers in the UK to introduce dedicated gas vehicles into its fleet, the company has confirmed its commitment to sustainable logistics by trialling the first two of their kind to operate in the country. Read more »

CNG Fuels a Winner at UK LowCVP Awards

| United Kingdom, Solihull
UK Waitrose Scania fills with biomethane

(Image: Matt Howell, UK)

CNG Fuels’ achievement in offering road transport operators a cost-effective, low carbon alternative to diesel won an award from the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership at its Low Carbon Champions Awards last night. CNG Fuels develops, owns and operates Bio-CNG distribution infrastructure including refuelling stations, trailers and vehicles in the UK. Read more »