Ford India Launches Aspire CNG

| India: Chengalpattu | Source: Ford India Pvt. Ltd.

Ford Aspire CNG (India)Ford India has updated the Aspire with a CNG option. The bi-fuel option will be offered in the Ambiente and Trend Plus trims at a price of Rs 6,27,414  (USD 8,783) and Rs 7,12,314 (USD 9,972) ex-showroom respectively. The Ford Aspire will come equipped with a sequential Italian-designed CNG kit from the factory, supplied and installed by Lovato (Krishna Landi Renzo India Private Limited). Read more »

Valio Adds Volvo FH LNG As Finland’s First Biogas-fueled Milk Collection Truck

| Finland: Espoo | Source: Gasum and Valio
Valio's Volvo FH 460 running on LBG

Photographer Sofia Virtanen

Finnish gas supplier Gasum and dairy manufacturer Valio are collaborating to stimulate the circular economy made possible using Liquefied renewable gas (LBG). Valio has introduced to its fleet a Volvo FH 460 biogas-fueled tractor unit for the collection of organic Valio Luomu™ milk. Read more »

RariTEK Highlights Natural Gas Technology Options for Tatarstan’s Agriculture

| Tatarstan: Naberezhnye Chelny (Russia)  | Source: RariTEK Group

Gomselmash Gas harvester KZS-4118K PALESSERussian manufacturing group RariTEK, participating this last week at the Collegium of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Tatarstan, discussed and displayed natural gas technology as it applies to the region’s massive agricultural sector. Read more »

EuroCement Plans 1000 KAMAZ Natural Gas Trucks

| Tatarstan: Naberezhnye Chelny (Russia) | Source: RariTEK Group

EuroCement facilityEuroCement group, an international industrial Holding company and Russia’s leading producer of construction materials, has concluded a cooperation agreement with Russian truck manufacturer KAMAZ, that will lead to the acquisition of one thousand natural gas powered KAMAZ trucks. Read more »

Thirty CNG Buses Added to TUSSAM Fleet in Seville

| Spain: Seville | Source: Carrocera Castrosua S.A.

CNG buses for SevilleThirty Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses arrived in Seville last week as part of a 100-bus acquisition by Urban transport of Seville, Municipal Limited Company (TUSSAM). All buses have had bodywork carried out by Carrocera Castrosua S.A. which is based in Santiago de Compostela. Read more »

Lotos 105 LNG Bus Begins Tests by City of Chelyabinsk

| Tatarstan: Naberezhnye Chelny (Russia) | Source: RariTEK Group

Raritek Lotos 105 LNGRussian manufacturing group RariTEK presented its LOTOS 105 LNG city bus for testing by the City of Chelyabinsk, located in west-central Russia close to the Ural Mountains. On hand to receive the bus were Minister of Economic Development of the Chelyabinsk Region, Sergey Smolnikov, and the Acting Head of the City of Chelyabinsk, Vladimir Yelistratov. Read more »

IVECO Natural Power Buses for South-Eastern France

| France: Lyon | Source: IVECO France

IVECO Crossway Natural Power DPVAThere are several recent developments in the Dracénie Provence Verdon (DPV) agglomeration in south-eastern France that involve natural gas vehicles (NGVs). Frédéric Decompte, Director of Transport of DPVA, said the changes stem from moves to encourage bidding companies to renew their fleets with cleaner vehicles. Read more »

Girteka Logistics Confirms Benefits of LNG-fuelled Trucks

| Lithuania: Vilnius | Source: Girteka Logistics

Girteka IVECO LNGEuropean transportation and logistics heavyweight Girteka Logistics, based in Lithuania, has been testing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) -powered trucks. It has found CO2 emissions reduction of 85 per cent is possible using the renewable fuel Bio LNG when compared to an equivalent diesel vehicle. Read more »

Volkswagen TGI Models Gain Range with More Gas

|  Germany: Wolfsburg | Source: Volkswagen AG
VW Golf TGI

VW Golf TGI now with extra CNG

Volkswagen has completely overhauled its natural gas models and is equipping its Polo TGI and Golf TGI with a third natural gas tank. This allows the Polo and the Golf to respectively travel up to 60 and 80 kilometres further in pure Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) mode. Read more »

Sanpellegrino Sparkles with Scania LNG Truck Deliveries

| Italy: San Pellegrino Terme | Source: Gruppo Sanpellegrino

Gruppo Sanpellegrino Scania LNG Trucks Renowned Italian natural mineral water brand Sanpellegrino will add a sustainable sparkle to its drinks with the addition of Scania R 410 liquified natural gas trucks (LNG) by its logistics partner, Koinè SpA. Gruppo Sanpellegrino in 2018 produced 1.5 billion bottles of mineral water, exported to more than 150 countries.  Read more »