Solaris CNG Buses for RATP in Paris

| France: Paris | Source: Solaris Bus & Coach S.A.

Solaris_Urbino 18 CNG ParisFrench public transport company Régie autonome des transports Parisiens (RATP) has placed the first of its orders with Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) -powered buses. RATP selected the Solaris Urbino as part of its drive for cleaner operations in France’s capital city. Read more »

Krummen Kerzers Purchases 20 LNG-powered Volvo Trucks

| Switzerland: Kerzers | Source: Krummen Kerzers

Krummen Kerzers Volvo LNGSwiss logistics specialist Krummen Kerzers has advanced its strategy for the sustainable reduction of CO2 emissions by purchasing 20 Volvo trucks that operate using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Purchase agreements were signed last week. Read more »

UK Fuel Differential Freeze a Boost for NGV HGVs

| United Kingdom | Source: Gasrec and NGVN

The UK government has announced that the differential between fuel duty on diesel and alternative fuels has been extended to 2032, providing a major boost to an already surging natural gas industry. Natural Gas Vehicle Network (NGVN), which lobbied for the extension, says adoption by HGV operators will help address high emissions from this sector. Read more »

Scania Wins Record Order for Natural Gas Buses for Bogota

| Colombia: Bogotá | Source: Scania, Gas Natural S.A. ESP and other sources

Bogota CNG BusIn its largest Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) bus delivery ever, Scania will supply 481 Euro 6 buses for the renewal of Bogotá’s TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit system. Colombia’s capital city is replacing its earlier Euro 2 and Euro 3 diesel buses with the latest in low-emission technology. Read more »

IVECO Stralis NP 460 “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019”

| Italy: Turin | Source: IVECO

IVECO Stralis NP 460A year after winning the “Low Carbon Truck of the Year” title in the UK, the Stralis NP 460 has received another important award, having been voted “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019” in the Tractor category. IVECO says the award, sponsored by Vado e Torno magazine in collaboration with Lifegate, confirms its position as European leader. Read more »

UK Bus Operator First to run CNG Minibuses

| United Kingdom: Basildon | Source: IVECO UK

IVECO Daily CNG for BlueBusBlue Bus Innovations has become the first company in the UK to operate compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) minibuses after ordering three 16-seater IVECO Daily Line Hi-Matic vehicles. The Luton-based start-up company says although performance is comparable, emissions reduction was the key to their decision. Read more »

IVECO Stralis Achieves New LNG Distance Record

| United Kingdom: London | Source: IVECO

IVECO Stralis NP London to MadridThe natural gas powered IVECO Stralis NP has broken its own record for distance, again. First, it was 1,347 km, followed by an officially sanctioned 1,600 km and now its 1,728 km. The latter was achieved by a Stralis NP setting off from London and, after the short sea crossing from Dover to Calais, completed the road journey to Madrid without needing to refuel. Read more »

Clean Energy Reports Success with CNG and RNG Supply Contracts

| USA: Newport Beach CA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

PHL shuttle bus CNGClean Energy Fuels Corp. is to supply Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) with compressed natural gas (CNG) as part of a sustainability initiative to reduce toxic emissions, decrease noise volume, and lower fuel costs. The airport’s entire shuttle fleet will switch from diesel to CNG. Clean Energy reports on other successes also. Read more »

Trial a 12-Liter Near Zero Natural Gas Truck with SoCalGas

| USA: Los Angeles | Source: SoCalGas

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), the largest natural gas distribution utility in the United States, has launched a SoCalGas Truck Loan Program – a“try before you buy” service. The program allows qualified fleet owners the opportunity to try out the latest in heavy-duty natural gas truck technology by test driving a 12-Liter near-zero truck. Read more »