Bonett’s CNG Fuel Sales in Czech Republic Highest for Third Year

| Czech Republic, Prague

Bonett 32nd CNG StationBonett has become the Czech Republic’s biggest CNG vendor for transport for the third year running. In 2017, it sold more than 9 million m3, a record volume that was 20% larger than in 2016, which in turn was up by almost 13% on 2015. Read more »

San Diego MTS Adds 50 More New Flyer CNG Buses

| USA, St. Cloud MN

New Flyer Xcelsior CNG MTS RAPIDSan Diego Metropolitan System (MTS) has awarded New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) a new contract for up to 50 Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) sixty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. Read more »

Kenworth Shows Hydrogen-Fuelled T680; CNG Hybrid in Development

| USA, Las Vegas NV

Kenworth_T680 ZECT at Port of SeattleKenworth used the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January to display its zero-emission T680 day cab equipped with a hydrogen fuel cell. The vehicle is part of the Zero Emission Cargo Transport (ZECT) demonstration project managed through Southern California’s South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD). The company is also working on a natural gas engine project. Read more »

Ten NefAZ CNG Buses for Vologda

| Russia, Vologda

NEFAZ CNG Buses for VologdaTen low-floor compressed natural gas (CNG) NefAZ buses have been delivered to Vologda, the administrative, cultural, and scientific center of Vologda Oblast, Russia. Buses are designed for a large number of passengers, with a total complement of 110 people including 25 seated. Read more »

Spain’s Transportes Agustín Martínez Expands Natural Gas Fleet

| Spain, Madrid

IVECO Stralis NP 400 GNL for Agustin MartinezSpanish freight transporter Transportes Agustín Martínez is firmly committed to road transport vehicles powered by natural gas. 17% of its current fleet uses natural gas. To these vehicles are now added two new IVECO Stralis NP (Natural Power) units. Iveco says the heavy duty model delivers the same power as its diesel equivalent. Read more »

Solaris CNG Buses Headed to Ostrava in Czech Republic

| Czech Republic, Ostrava and Poland, Owińska

Solaris Urbino 12m CNGPolish manufacturer Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. has signed a contract with Ostrava-based Dopravní Podnik for 40 new Solaris Urbino 12 CNG buses, powered by Cummins ISL G 239 kW engines. It is the second-biggest order ever of compressed natural gas vehicles of the Polish manufacturer in the Czech Republic. Read more »

IVECO Crealis CNG-Powered Buses for Côte d’Ivoire

| Côte d'Ivoire, Abijan and France, Lyon

Iveco CrealisLyon based bus manufacturer Iveco Bus, with some 6,000 natural gas powered buses currently operating in Europe, says it is delivering the first-ever high-value CNG buses on the African continent. It has just signed an order for 50 Crealis 18-metre CNG buses for the Abidjan Transport Company SOTRA. Read more »

Dina CNG Buses to Replace Aged Fleet in Puerto Vallarta (MX)

| Mexico, Puerto Vallarta

DINA Linner G CNG bus for Unibus PVIn Mexico’s western state of Jalisco, Mexican bus manufacturer Dina (part of the Grupo Empresarial G consortium) presented the Linner G and Runner 9G buses to Unibus PV at the end of last week. The public transportation company has ordered 327 compressed natural gas (CNG) buses in total to replace its ageing fleet. Read more »

Landi Renzo Adds Quintet of U.S. EPA Certifications for Ford MY2018

| USA, Torrance CA

Ford Landi Renzo EPA-Certified ConversionsLandi Renzo USA Corporation, the California-based company of Italy’s Landi Renzo Group, gained U.S. EPA CNG certification for MY2018 Ford F-450/550, F-650/750, F-59 & E-450 with 6.8L gaseous prep engines last week. This week it has added EPA certification for the MY2018 Ford F-250/350 CNG product. Read more »

Spain’s National Transport Awards 2018 go to Iveco Daily Blue Power and Stralis NP 460

| Spain, Madrid

IVECO receives double award in the National Transport Awards 2018 with its new vehicles Daily Blue Power and Stralis NP 460 natural gasAt Spain’s National Transport Awards event, held in Madrid on January 17, Iveco was acclaimed with two awards for its natural gas vehicles – ‘Industrial Light Vehicle of the Year’ and ‘Truck of the Year’. The awards are conferred by Spanish editorial group Editec, which published specialised transportation journals Transporte 3 and Viajeros.

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