IVECO Introduces Natural Power Range to Argentine Market

| Argentina: San Nicolás | Source: IVECO Argentina

IVECO Argentina 50 year commemorationIVECO has brought its Natural Power range of commercial vehicles to Argentina, a major development for the country which until recently has held firmly to vehicle conversions as the way to access alternative fuels. The introduction of natural gas powered OEM vehicles will support the nation’s  growing commitment and investment for sustainable, cleaner alternatives. Read more »

Traxión’s 100 Hyundai CNG Buses Celebrated at AltFuels Mexico

| Mexico: Mexico City | Source: Hyundai and local agencies

Hyundai Super Aero CityEarlier this year, Mexican transportation and logistics company Traxión acquired 100 natural gas buses manufactured by Neohyundai México, to be operated in the vicinity of Tijuana. A symbolic delivery took place at Altfuels Mexico 2019,  between Gino Saer, General Director and CEO of Hyundai Trucks and Buses, and Elías Dana, Director of Traxión. Imported from Korea, these are the company’s first CNG buses. Read more »

VW Adds Improved Engine and Extra CNG to Golf Variant TGI

| Germany: Wolfsburg | Source: Volkswagen AG
VW Golf Variant TGI natural gas

New Volkswagen Golf Variant TGI with three natural gas tanks

Volkswagen’s natural gas strategy continues to gain ground with the announcement that the Golf Variant TGI now joins the Polo TGI and Golf TGI as being available with a new eco-friendly natural gas engine and extended range using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) or RNG. Read more »

Howard Tenens Adds CNG Scania Rigids to Fleet

| United Kingdom: Thrupp | Source: Howard Tenens
Howard Tenens CNG Scania

Howard Tenens CNG Scania (image: Motortransport.co.uk)

Howard Tenens, has taken delivery of two 26 tonne 340 BHP dedicated CNG (compressed natural gas) rigids from Scania, bringing the total number of dedicated gas vehicles to four. The purchase of the two vehicles was made following the highly successful trial of two Scania 26 tonne gas rigids which began in October 2017. Read more »

Maruti Suzuki Achieves 26% Improved Fuel Economy with new ‘WagonR S-CNG’

| India: New Delhi | Source: Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
Maruti Suzuki introduces cleaner, greener and environment friendly 'WagonR S-CNG'

Maruti Suzuki introduces ‘WagonR S-CNG’

To further strengthen its green technology footprint in India, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has launched the new WagonR S(Smart)-CNG. The CNG powered WagonR will be available in the Lxi variant of the 1.0 litre engine offering best-in-class mileage of 33.54km/kg. The technology delivers 26% better fuel economy than the previous version. Read more »

Bigger CNG Range for Latest Audi A3 Sportback g-tron

| Germany: Ingolstadt | Source: Audi AG
Audi A3 Sportback g-tron

Audi A3 Sportback g-tron

Audi AG, a German automobile manufacturer and member of the Volkswagen Group, is introducing the new model year Audi A3 Sportback g-tron with a technology update. Thanks to its increased tank volume, the compact model can cover around 400 kilometers (248.5 miles) (WLTP cycle) in natural gas operation. Read more »

Landi Renzo in Exclusive Partnership with Ford India for Aspire CNG

| Italy: Cavriago RE | Source: Landi Renzo

Ford Aspire CNG (India)Landi Renzo and Krishna Landi Renzo, the Indian joint venture of the Landi Renzo Group, a global leader natural gas components and systems for the motor vehicles sector, announce to have signed an agreement of exclusive partnership with Ford India. The agreement provides that Landi Renzo will manufacture and install its solutions for the methane gas version of the new Ford Aspire. Read more »

AB InBev Beer in UK LNG Pilot with IVECO Stralis

| Belgium: Leuven | Source: AB InBev UK Limited

AB InBev trials Iveco LNG for deliveriesAB InBev, the world’s leading brewer, is trialling making beer deliveries powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a UK first for its breweries. An IVECO 100% natural gas Stralis has been appointed to the task, part of the recently acquired fleet of Stralis NP 4×2 tractor units by H Parkinson Haulage Ltd (HPH). Read more »

New Three-Wheeler CNG Range for Patna by Piaggio

| India: Patna | Source: Piaggio Vehicles and MotorIndia

Piaggio Range 2019 CNGIn India, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL), a 100 % subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, has rolled out its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered, water-cooled 395cc engine vehicle range for the Patna, Bihar market. The launch coincides with the inauguration of the city gas distribution (CGD) system in Patna, a ancient city that sprawls alongside the Ganges River.  Read more »

Volvo Trucks Calls for Incentives to Stimulate Demand for Clean HD Vehicles

| Sweden: Gothenburg | Source: Volvo Trucks
Volvo FM LNG 2018

Volvo FM LNG

On February 18, the EU reached the decision to regulate CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles. Volvo Trucks produces HD trucks powered by natural gas (CNG and LNG) and biomethane. To speed up development, the heavy duty truck manufacturer continues to invest heavily in more climate-friendly transport solutions, but additional measures are needed to stimulate demand for vehicles with low CO2 emissions. Read more »