Cali Joins Colombia’s Clean Cities with CNG Buses

| Colombia: Cali | Source: Gases de Occidente

Colombia MetroCali imageIn the southwest of Colombia, gas distributor Gases de Occidente (GdO) reports twenty one new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses will join the fleet of Masivo Integrado de Occidente (MIO), operators of the mass transit system in the city of Santiago de Cali. The delivery of the new buses is planned for mid 2019. Read more »

Scania P280 CNG Trucks Cater in Belgium

| Belgium: Neder-Over-Heembeek | Source: Scania Luxembourg

Scania P280 CNG for BidfoodBidfood Flanders, part of the international Bidcorp foodservice company, has purchased eight Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-powered Scania P280 carriers. The vehicles will be used for the distribution of food and non-food items for collective catering. Read more »

Volkswagen CNG Commercial Vehicles for MRW

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Volkswagen

MRW buys VW CaddyVolkswagen Commercial Vehicles and MRW, a Spanish express transportation company, have reached an agreement to provide a comprehensive sustainable Joint Mobility solution based on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel. To that end, ten new CNG-powered vans have joined the MRW fleet. Read more »

EBRD Finances Low-emission CNG Buses for Skopje

| United Kingdom: London and Macedonia: Skopje | Source: EBRD
Macedonia buses

Old buses will soon give way to the latest CNG models in Skopje.

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is bringing 35 new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to Skopje, the capital of FYR Macedonia, in response to the ever-growing demand for cleaner and more sustainable public transport. The new buses will cut CO2 emissions by at least 15 per cent. Read more »

Cairo Cleans Up with 122 MAN CNG Buses

| MAN Truck and Bus | Source: MAN Truck and Bus

MAN CNG Passenger Bus for CTA The Cairo Transportation Authority (CTA) has ordered 122 MAN natural gas buses, of which the first two were delivered at the end of last year. Natural gas city buses from MAN are especially environmentally friendly and economically attractive – two important reasons why CTA made their selection. Read more »

Naturgy Inaugurates Toledo CNG Station; More to Follow

| Spain: Toledo | Source: Naturgy

Naturgy inaugurates CNG station at ToledoSpain’s international energy company Naturgy, formerly Gas Natural Fenosa, has expanded its domestic refueling network for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) with the opening of a new Compressed Natural Gas filling station in Toledo. It is the first of the three public stations that Naturgy will open in the coming months in Castilla-La Mancha. Read more »

Lid Lifted off CNG and LNG Vehicle Imports for Argentina

| Argentina: Buenos Aires | Source: Télam Agency
Galileo fueled first LNG fleet Scania

LNG-fuelled Scania trucks in Mendoza

The Government of Argentina has published ENARGAS (National Gas Regulatory Entity) Resolution 42 to enable the importation of vehicles powered by natural gas. According to the official bulletin of the Republic of Argentina, the efficient use of natural gas represents a transition from the secondary energy matrix to cleaner and more efficient fuel use patterns. Read more »

Colombian Fleets Grow with NGVs

| Colombia: Bogotá | Source: Naturgas and Mayor of Bogotá

Colombia's Transmilenio busThe Colombian Natural Gas Association reports that, during 2018, the number of public transport vehicles, trucks, dump trucks and garbage collectors dedicated to natural gas reached 800. New acquisitions were located in the Departments of Antioquia, Bolívar, Caldas and Valle del Cauca. Read more »

Lebanon Transit’s P3 CNG Station Opens

| USA: Harrisburg PA | Source: Lebanon Transit

Lebanon Transit CNG BusThe opening of a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, is another step in the building of 29 CNG stations across the State that will eventually fuel up to 1600 CNG buses. It is part of a public private partnership (P3) project commenced in 2016 with the support of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Trillium CNG. Read more »

CNG Production Pending for Volkswagen’s New Indian Tech Center

| India: Pune | Source: ŠKODA

SKODA-VW Technology Center PuneŠKODA AUTO and Volkswagen have celebrated the opening of a new Technology Center in Pune, India, attended by Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and other government officials. On behalf of the Volkswagen Group, ŠKODA is leading the INDIA 2.0 project, which sets out the Volkswagen Group’s model campaign on the Indian market. CNG vehicles may be forthcoming. Read more »