GAZ Group Presents Specialized CNG Models

| Russia, Nizhny Novgorod

Gaz_Group gaz-on-next-cng mobile repair shopGAZ Group, Russia’s largest manufacturer of commercial motor vehicles, has introduced new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) models of specialized vehicles – a garbage truck with rear loading and a repair mobile workshop created on the base of a GAZon Next CNG medium-duty truck. Read more »

IVECO’s Eurocargo Natural Power now with RH Drive

| United Kingdom, Basildon

Iveco Eurocargo 2017Extends IVECO’s Natural Power range to include right-hand drive models of Daily, Eurocargo and Stralis

IVECO’s latest generation Eurocargo Natural Power is now available to order in right-hand drive, giving UK and Irish fleets access to a medium truck running on compressed natural gas (CNG) – ideally suited for low emission transport applications and environmentally-minded urban operators. Read more »

Scania Displays CNG Bus at 2017 inter airport Europe

| Germany, Munich

Scania Citywide LF CNG on trials in FranceScania took its Citywide LF bus to this year’s (21st) edition of inter airport Europe, the International Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Technology, Design & Services in Berlin. The 12-metre model, powered by Compressed Natural Gas 320 hp gas engine, is described as an unusually flexible solution that can be easily and cost-effectively adapted to the operating conditions and needs that are typical for airports. Read more »

IVECO Launches Blue Daily with Natural Power

| Italy, Torino

IVECO Blue Power LCV (2) Italian auto manufacturer IVECO has launched a new range of light commercial vehicles (LCV) that celebrate its cutting edge technology for sustainable transportation. ​​​​​The New DAILY BLUE POWER family is described as the perfect vehicle for urban and suburban missions. Included in the new range is the Daily Hi-Matic Natural Power. Read more »

California NGV Coalition Releases New CWI ISX12N Natural Gas Engine Video

| USA, Long Beach CA

CWI ISX12N engineEngine to be Certified by CARB to produce 90 percent less NOx than current EPA standard

The California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition (CNGVC) has released a video portraying the power and performance of heavy duty trucks powered by the newest 12 liter natural gas engine offering from Cummins-Westport. The engine is already in use on the road at the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. Read more »

LA Metro Orders 300 CNG Buses from New Flyer

| USA, St. Cloud MN

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) has awarded Minnesota-based New Flyer Industries (NFI) a contract for up to 300 Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG), 60-foot heavy-duty transit buses. The contract is for 65 firm orders and options to purchase an additional 235 buses. Read more »

Ruan CNG Tractor: 1 Million Miles and Going Strong

| USA, Des Moines IA

Ruan 1M Mile TruckA 2014 Kenworth T660 compressed natural gas (CNG) powered class 8 tractor operated by Ruan Transportation Management Systems has reached the milestone of 1 million miles in service without one major maintenance issue. It is part of a fleet of 40 tractors domiciled at Ruan’s operation in Fair Oaks, Indiana. Read more »

Volvo Introduces Low-Emission LNG-Powered Trucks

| Sweden, Gothenburg
Volvo FH hill climbing in Spain

Volvo FH LNG

New trucks from Volvo running on LNG offer the same performance as diesel, but with 20-100% lower CO₂ emissions

Volvo Trucks is now introducing Euro VI-compliant heavy duty trucks running on liquefied natural gas or biogas. Sales of Volvo FM LNG and Volvo FH LNG will start during spring 2018. Read more »

LNG Best for HD and Long Haul says Volvo Trucks

| Sweden, Gothenburg
Lars Mårtensson, Director Environment and Innovation at Volvo Trucks

Lars Mårtensson, Director Environment and Innovation at Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks: “Liquefied gas is the best available climate alternative on the market for heavy regional and long-haul transport operations”

By replacing diesel with liquefied natural gas or biogas, CO₂ emissions from heavy trucks can be drastically reduced. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is today used primarily in industrial operations, but it has excellent prerequisites for being a competitive vehicle fuel with considerable environmental benefits. Read more »