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 »

Emirates Transport 2018 CNG Conversions Up 21%

| UAE: Dubai | Source: Emirates Transport

Dubai CNG conversion centre Emirates GasAl Etihad Centre, a subsidiary of Emirates Transport (ET) which specialises in converting vehicles to operate on compressed natural gas (CNG), reported it converted 1,325 vehicles to natural gas fuel during 2018. The Centre serves clientele from both the government and private sectors. Read more »

Galileo’s LNG Expands Argentina’s Fueling Options

| Argentina: Buenos Aires | Source: Galileo Technologies S.A.

Galileo fueled first LNG fleet ScaniaArgentina’s Galileo Technologies, a global natural gas solutions provider, has fueled six liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fueled Scania trucks at the Anchoris thermoelectric power plant in Mendoza province. The Scania G340 trucks, owned by the Andreu carrier company from Mendoza, will transport the Virtual Gas Pipeline, the system used by Galileo Technologies to distribute gas as liquid fuel. Read more »

SEAT Enhances CNG Leon with New 1.5 TGI Evo Engine

| Spain: Martorell | Source: SEAT
SEAT Leon 1.5 TGI EVO

CNG-powered Leon now available with a new 1.5 TGI Evo engine

SEAT is enhancing the compressed natural gas-powered variant of the popular Leon with a new 1.5 litre TGI engine and increased CNG range with the integration of three gas tanks. Smart integration of three compressed natural gas tanks boosts range in CNG-only mode to 500km without compromising practicality and driveability. Read more »

Landi Renzo USA Lists MY2019 Ford EPA Certifications

| USA: Torrance CA | Source: Landi Renzo

Ford F450Following a banner year in 2018, Landi Renzo USA has secured EPA certification for the F-450/550, F-650/750, and F-53/59 for Model Year 2019. Fleets have the opportunity to take advantage of all CNG products – open for orders. Read more »

France’s Kiloutou Selects Stralis NP 460 for Sustainable Logistics

| France: Trappes | Source: IVECO France

Stralis NP460 for KILOUTOUThe Kiloutou Group, an international equipment rental company based in northern France, has just added five IVECO Stralis NP 460 natural gas tractors to its fleet to deliver on-site equipment. It is the first company in the sector to offer in its logistics fleet of delivery of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled vehicles. Read more »

Pioneering New Holland Methane-Powered Tractor wins 2018 Good Design

| United Kingdom: London | Source: CNH Industrial

New Holland Concept Tractor 2018Developing a product that reimagines tractor design, reveals a connected future and pioneers alternative fuel technology in agriculture has earned New Holland, a brand of CNH Industrial,  the prestigious Good Design® Award for its methane powered Concept Tractor from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies. Read more »

PIMK and IVECO Bring 50 STRALIS NP (CNG) Trucks to Bulgaria

| Bulgaria: Plovdiv | Source: CNH Industrial
IVECO Stralis NP for PIMK in Plovdiv (front)

Image courtesy of TRAFFICNEWS.BG

PIMK Ltd., one of the leading transport companies in Eastern Europe and largest in Bulgaria, has increased its sustainability credentials with the purchase of 50 new IVECO Stralis NP 400HP trucks running on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) to provide green logistics services to its partners across Europe. PIMK has selected the STRALIS NP AS440S40T/P model. Read more »

ENGIE Fuels IVECO CNG Buses – First in Cote d’Ivoire

| Côte d'Ivoire: Abidjan | Source: ENGIE

Ivory Coast IVECO CNG busIn Abidjan, a city on the southern Atlantic coast of Côte d’Ivoire, in West Africa, ENGIE and Tractebel (a global engineering company and part of ENGIE) have collaborated to engineer, supply and install the first ever compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling station in Abidjan. The station will service a new fleet of  26 IVECO Crealis buses powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and complying with Euro VI regulations. Read more »

MAN Lion’s City G Bus Awarded German Innovation Prize

| Germany: Berlin | Source: MAN Truck & Bus

MAN Lion's City G HybridThe German gas industry has awarded the MAN city bus with its newly developed E18 natural gas engine at the 2018 Innovation Prize ceremony. The jury was won over by its economical and environmentally friendly overall concept in combination with the MAN EfficientHybrid hybrid module. Read more »