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 »

Agility Fuel Solutions Extends Long-Term Agreement with New Flyer

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Hexagon Composites

New Flyer Xcelsior bus for DART

New Flyer Xcelsior CNG bus for DART

Hexagon Composites’ wholly-owned subsidiary Agility Fuel Solutions has signed an exclusive long-term agreement with New Flyer Industries Canada ULC and New Flyer of America Inc. (collectively, New Flyer) for the supply of compressed natural gas (CNG) cylinders for transit buses. Read more »

New CNG Station for Trucks on Ontario’s QEW Highway

| Canada: Halton Hills ON | Source: Envoy Energy Fuels Inc.

QEW Highway Ontario (Image from The Toronto Star 2015Envoy Energy Fuels Inc. (Envoy Energy) and Truk-King Logistics Inc. (Truk-King) have started construction on a public compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Fort Erie, Ontario. The CNG cardlock station will include four fast-fill lanes for heavy-duty vehicles and 2 dedicated lanes for filling large capacity tube trailers for Envoy Energy’s mobile CNG refuelling operations. Read more »

ECO-GATE Introduces “ECO-G” as Unifying Brand for Natural Gas Mobility

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Naturgy

ECO-G (image by GASNAM)ECO-GATE (European COrridors for natural GAs Transport Efficiency), a European Consortium co-financed by the European Union and led by NEDGIA (Naturgy group’s gas distributor), has introduced the ECO-G brand, designed as the unique name to rename natural gas for vehicles. Read more »

Thirty CNG Buses Added to TUSSAM Fleet in Seville

| Spain: Seville | Source: Carrocera Castrosua S.A.

CNG buses for SevilleThirty Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses arrived in Seville last week as part of a 100-bus acquisition by Urban transport of Seville, Municipal Limited Company (TUSSAM). All buses have had bodywork carried out by Carrocera Castrosua S.A. which is based in Santiago de Compostela. Read more »

Santa Clarita Transit Closer to 100 Percent CNG

| USA: Santa Clarita CA | Source: City of Santa Clarita

City Santa Clarita TransitJust north of Los Angeles, the City of Santa Clarita is building on its 2005 commitment to move to a 100 percent Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered bus fleet with the recent acquisition of seven new natural gas vehicles (NGVs). The purchase was aided by federal funding. Read more »

IVECO Natural Power Buses for South-Eastern France

| France: Lyon | Source: IVECO France

IVECO Crossway Natural Power DPVAThere are several recent developments in the Dracénie Provence Verdon (DPV) agglomeration in south-eastern France that involve natural gas vehicles (NGVs). Frédéric Decompte, Director of Transport of DPVA, said the changes stem from moves to encourage bidding companies to renew their fleets with cleaner vehicles. Read more »

Landi Renzo – Uber Collaboration in Brazil Offers Conversion to CNG

| Brazil: Sao Paolo and Italy: Cavriago (RE) | Source: Landi Renzo

Brazil Uber graphicLandi Renzo Brasil, the Brazilian subsidiary of the Landi Renzo Group, has signed an exclusive collaboration contract with Uber, the global company that connects passengers and drivers. This agreement provides for the conversion of cars owned by Uber partners all over Brazil to natural gas fuel using Landi Renzo’s methane gas components and systems. Read more »

Lombardy Incentivises Transition to New NGVs

| Italy: Milan | Source: Regione Lombardia

Italy-auto-verde-ecologica-02Lombardy, the most populous and richest region in Italy, has long been a proud adopter and facilitator of natural gas as a fuel for transportation. Always striving for best practice, the region’s leaders have introduced new incentives to further build the regional NGV fleet. 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 »