DHL Selects Natural Gas Powered Trucks for Long Haul

| Belgium

DHL buys 4 Iveco LNG Stralis NP 400DHL Freight is bringing environmentally friendly transport to its long-haul road freight by purchasing four Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) -powered Stralis trucks from IVECO in Belgium. These heavy-duty, long-haul trucks have a driving range of up to 1,500 kilometers and enable a total weight of tractor and trailer of up to 40 tons. Read more »

Natural Gas Buses Cost Effective for Helsinki Metro Public Transport

| Finland: Helsinki

Scania Bus, natural gas  by GasumThe number of gas-fueled buses in the Helsinki Metropolitan Area will increase when Scania delivers two new gas buses to the bus company Helsingin Bussiliikenne at the beginning of 2019. Finnish energy gas company Gasum says new-generation gas buses are the most cost-effective way to reduce carbon dioxide and local emissions from urban transport. Read more »

Ballard and Audi Extend PHEV Fuel Cell Passenger Car Program

| Canada: Vancouver BC and Germany: Ingolstadt
Audi h-tron quattro PHEV

Audi h-tron quattro PHEV concept

Ballard Power Systems, a global provider of clean energy and fuel cell solutions, has signed a 3.5-year extension to its current Technology Solutions contract with AUDI AG, part of the Volkswagen Group, extending the HyMotion program to August 2022. The program encompasses automotive fuel cell stack development as well as system design support activities.  Read more »

WGC 2018 ‘Transportation Driven by Gas Award’ Part of Event’s Rich NGV Offering

| USA: Johns Island SC

ANGP PHANGV Technology Ford 2018 F-150Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc. (ANGP) is to be a proud recipient of the 2018 World Gas Conference ‘Innovation Award for the Transportation Driven by Gas’ segment for the company’s PHANGV® technology. This and a content rich with opportunities to learn more about natural gas for transportation applications  demonstrates the IGU’s commitment to engage downstream stakeholders. Read more »

Galicia Home to Spain’s First High-Powered IVECO Stralis NP 460 Fleet

| Spain: Madrid

IVECO LNG lorries for EndesaEndesa S.A, an energy supplier in Spain, is to introduce three new high-powered and ecologically efficient lorries that run on liquefied natural gas (LNG) to its coal transport service between Ferrol Port Terminal and the As Pontes Thermal Production Unit in A Coruña. They are said to be the first of their kind on Europe’s roads. 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 »

Nottingham UK Hits Top Deck with Biogas Buses

| United Kingdom: Nottingham

Scania NCT Gas Bus and fuellingWith its 53rd biogas bus, the world’s largest fleet of biogas double-decker buses is now fully operational in Nottingham. The engines and chassis of the new buses have been developed by Scania with bodywork by Alexander Dennis Limited. Read more »

Stuttgart Adds More Mercedes-Benz Econic NGTs for Waste Collection

| Germany: Stuttgart

Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT 2630Waste Management Stuttgart (AWS) is very aware that it operates in a city challenged by excessive particulate matter pollution and where the city managers are formulating the terms and scope of a diesel ban, an action recently upheld by Germany’s Federal Administrative Court. To navigate the city for environmentally sensitive collection of waste requires specialised vehicles and a Euro VI natural gas fuelled solution is meeting the brief. Read more »

Pittsburgh Carrier Will Trial Mack Anthem Natural Gas Test-Tractors

| USA: Greensboro NC

Mack Anthem with CWI Near Zero enginePittsburgh-based carrier Pitt Ohio will test two Mack Anthem® highway tractors equipped with Cummins Westport ISX12N natural gas engines. They will be tested during the next year as part of an ongoing commitment to reducing the environmental impact of their fleet through the use of alternative fuels. Read more »

Isuzu Large LNG Truck Demo and Filling Station Launch on June 1

| Japan: Osaka

Isuzu LNG truckIsuzu has confirmed it will begin full-fledged public road demonstration of its first large-scale LNG truck in Japan. In advance of the demonstration, the Japanese vehicle manufacturer will hold the opening ceremony of the LNG refueling station and the departure ceremony of the large LNG truck in Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture on Friday, June 1. Read more »