Landi Renzo Adds Ford E-350 to CARB-approved List

| USA: Torrance CA

Landi Renzo's CNG E-350/450 6.2L V8 now certified to CARB standardsLandi Renzo USA has gained CARB certification for the Ford E-350/450 6.2L V8 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) product. The company explains this is the only OEM/Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) recognized product available in the market and demonstrates Landi Renzo USA’s commitment to expanding our CNG product offerings. Read more »

IVECO Anticipates Swell in German Natural Gas Truck Acquisition

| Italy: Milan
BMW tests Iveco LNG

BMW pilot of an IVECO LNG truck in February 2018

​​​​Following the German Federal Ministry of Transport’s announcement of new subsidies for energy-efficient and low CO2 trucks, IVECO, the Italy-based manufacturer of commercial natural gas-powered vehicles, says it is ready to help transport operators access new funding and convert their fleet to Natural Gas with its full range of eligible CNG and LNG trucks. Read more »

Natural Gas for Trucks Promoted by German Transport Ministry

| Germany: Berlin
Iveco Stralis NP at Ulm LNG Station by Liqvis

First LNG Station in Germany (Ulm, 2016)

Germany’s Federal Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer earlier this month presented funding guidelines for subsidies for energy-efficient, low-carbon trucks using Compressed (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Transport companies are now awaiting notice about commencement from the Federal Office for Freight Transport (BAG) as fund manager, expected mid-July. Strong interest is anticipated. Read more »

Endesa Completes Fifth CNG Station in France, in Metro Paris

| France: Paris

Endesa CNG station Ile de FranceSpanish energy company Endesa S.A., a subsidiary of Italian multinational energy supplier Enel Group, and SIGEIF (the inter-council association for managing gas and electricity in Île-de-France) plan to build a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) public filling station in Paris. The contract was awarded as part of the plan to tackle pollution in the city of Paris and its metropolitan area. Read more »

ECO-GATE Meeting Defines Solutions for CNG/LNG Station Implementation

| Spain: Madrid

logo-ecogateThe meeting of the General Assembly of ECO-GATE, has agreed on concrete innovative solutions that it will develop and implement in the 21 gas stations that are going to be launched in Spain, France, Portugal and Germany. The project falls within the framework of the European plan of global action for the development of sustainable mobility, an initiative led by Nedgia, the natural gas distribution company of the Gas Natural Fenosa group. Read more »

Oasis’ New CNG Inline Trailer Breakaway Designed for Safety and Convenience

| New Zealand: Tauranga

Oasis Eng IB108 Inline Trailer BreakawayOasis Engineering, a specialist Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and product development company based in Tauranga, New Zealand, has designed and manufactured the latest technology in Trailer Breakaway’s for the Natural Gas Vehicle (NGV) industry. Read more »

ALDI South Field-testing Iveco Natural Gas Trucks in Germany

| Germany: Mülheim an der Ruhr

ALDI SOUTH launches long-term test with natural gas trucksThe ALDI SÜD group of companies in Germany’s west is testing four natural gas trucks in daily goods traffic. Over a period of five years, it will be shown to what extent the climate-friendly drive technology can be used as an alternative to diesel models. The natural gas trucks operate in the catchment area of ​​four ALDI SÜD regional companies. Read more »

GEV Delivers CNG Pipe for ABS Testing

| Australia: West Perth WA

GEV pipe for ABS testingGlobal Energy Ventures Ltd , an Australian developer of global integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) projects, says that the test pipe required for the ABS Approval of the CNG Optimum 200 system has been delivered to Edmonton, Canada from Japan. Read more »

Agility Fuel Solutions Recognised as ‘NGV Innovator of the Year’

| USA: Costa Mesa CA

Agility BlueIQVector LogoThe California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition (CNGVC) recently gave recognition to Agility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, as its NGV Innovator of the Year. The award was presented by CNGVC President Thomas Lawson to Agility’s Chief Legal Officer and head of government relations, Seung Baik. Read more »

NGVAmerica Releases Greenhouse Gas Emission Metrics White Paper

| USA: Washington D.C.

NGVAmerica Report Image - Global WarmingNatural gas use in transportation provides an immediate reduction in long-lived CO2 emissions

NGVAmerica, the national trade association for natural gas fuel in transportation, has released a white paper on greenhouse gas emission metrics — Understanding Global Warming Potential and Other Greenhouse Gas Emission Metrics.  The white paper offers a high-level overview of emission metrics and their associated timeframes, while explaining when one might use different metrics. Read more »