CNH Industrial Discusses NGVs in Tel Aviv; Haifa Orders

| Israel, Tel Aviv

CNH Industrial N.V., together with its sister company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), took part in the fifth edition of the Fuel Choices & Smart Mobility Summit, held on October 31 and November 1 in Tel Aviv, Israel. The 2017 edition of the Summit helped to demonstrate that a revolution in the sectors of transport and industry is taking place at a global level thanks to clean and accessible vehicles as well as the transition towards alternative power systems.  Read more »

Skoda Offers Bye-Bye Bonus for CNG Vehicles

| Germany
Skoda Octavia G-Tec CNG

Skoda Octavia G-Tec CNG

Take your old diesel car off the roads in Germany, replace it with a new Škoda Octavia G-tec or Octavia Combi G-tec and receive up to € 7,000 (USD 8,150) in environmental benefit as a ‘Bye-Bye bonus’. The offer remains valid until December 31, 2017 and applies to diesel engines that operate under European Emissions Standards 1 through 4. Read more »

Long Beach Transit Upgrades to CWI Near Zero CNG Engines

| USA, Long Beach CA

Long Beach Transit CNGLong Beach Transit (LBT), a Californian transportation agency focused on the use of clean air technology, has been granted $600,000 grant from the Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) of the South Coast Air Quality Management District Near Zero Incentive Program for the purchase of 40 “near zero” compressed natural gas (CNG) engines. Read more »

Natural Gas Powered Waste Collection Positive for Bogotá, Trial Shows

| Colombia, Bogotá DC

CNG-powered waste collection trial for GNF TGI EcoPetrolColombian natural gas pipeline operator Transportadora de Gas Internacional (TGI), together with energy suppliers Gas Natural Fenosa (GNF) and Ecopetrol, recently conducted a comparative test between a natural gas powered waste collection vehicle and a conventionally-powered vehicle. The results were presented on Monday this week and showed that natural gas garbage collection trucks are a great alternative to improve air quality in Bogotá. Read more »

SPIE Switzerland Initiates Biggest Swiss NGV Fleet

| Switzerland, Vevey

SPIE's Seat Leon Fleet at Bern STEP (2)SPIE Switzerland AG, an integrated ICT company and subsidiary of the SPIE Group, is the proud owner of Switzerland’s biggest natural gas/biogas fleet. These bi-fuel vehicles (natural gas and petrol) are generating growing interest among fleet managers, and this sizeable delivery of natural gas/biogas vehicles represents a significant first for Spanish auto manufacturer Seat. Read more »

European Vehicle Transporter Increases IVECO LNG Fleet to 15

| Belgium, Brussels
IVECO Stralis NP by i FAST Automotive Logistics

Stralis NP vehicle transporter operated by i-FAST Automotive Logistics

i-FAST Automotive Logistics, part of FCA group, is the first company to have used the Stralis NP powered by LNG in the vehicle transportation sector. After more than 600,000 km in service, the ten Stralis NP fleet of i-FAST Automotive Logistics reached a reduction of 15% in fuel consumption compared to diesel. Thanks to this positive result i-FAST AL will add five extra LNG units to its fleet from December 2017. Read more »

Macks Now Available with CWI L9N Natural Gas Engine

| Canada, Niagara Falls ON

Mack LR

Mack Trucks, Inc., part of the Volvo Group, is now offering its Mack® LR and TerraPro® models with the Cummins Westport L9N natural gas engine, enabling customers to meet near zero NOx emissions levels while providing excellent performance and efficiency. Mack made the announcement at the 2017 Canadian Waste & Recycling Expo in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Read more »

German Panel Manufacturer Selects Econic NGT for Clean Logistics

| Germany, Burgau

ROMA KG Mercedes Benz Econic NGTRomakowski GmbH & Co. KG (Roma KG), a Bavarian-Swabian specialist insulating panel, door and accessories manufacturer, has invested in its first natural gas truck from Mercedes-Benz. It will be used to transport product from its base in Burgau to its new logistics centre in the nearby Scheppach business park. Read more »

Californian Concrete Mixer Fleet Chooses CNG/RNG

| USA, Los Angeles CA

CalPortland CNG concrete truckCatalina Pacific®, a CalPortland Company has launched the first part of its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered concrete mixer truck fleet, which will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) and smog-causing emissions in Southern California. The company commissioned 118 new “Near-Zero Emission” concrete mixer trucks to be in operation by the end of 2017. Read more »

Swiss Salt Powers Internet Service Fleet with CNG

| Switzerland, Renens
New SEAT Leon for Salt (mockup)

New SEAT Leon for Salt (mockup)

Salt Mobile SA (Salt), a Swiss internet service provider, has advised its intention to majorly renew its fleet with vehicles powered by natural gas and biomethane. The company’s goal is to use natural gas/biogas for at least 80% of the kilometres driven. It will begin by switching a “significant portion of its corporate car fleet” within the next six months. Read more »