Alstom’s Hydrogen Fuel Cell Train Wins 2018 GreenTec Mobility Award

| France: Saint-Ouen

Alstom Coradia iLint H2 Train wins awardAlstom’s Coradia iLint, the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell powered regional train, has won the GreenTec Award 2018 in the category Mobility by Schaeffler. Alstom was officially presented with the award at its largest production site, located in Salzgitter, Germany, during an advance award ceremony ahead of the GreenTec Awards gala to be held in Munich on May 13th. Read more »

GASNAM Recognises NGV Leaders in Spain

| Spain: Madrid

GASNAM awardees 2018As part of the 6th GASNAM Conference, awards have been bestowed upon Spain’s most outstanding companies, institutions and projects in the promotion and diffusion of natural gas as sustainable energy in maritime and land transport. Recipients include SEAT, Iveco, El País and the Basque Government. Read more »

Red Dot Award 2018 for New SEAT Arona

| Spain: Martorell

SEAT Arona Red Dot Award Product Design 2018The new SEAT Arona, for which the Spanish auto manufacturer has flagged a CNG version by year end, has been singled out as Best Product Design 2018 by the prestigious Red Dot Award design competition. This recognition “highlights the fresh, dynamic and robust design offered by the SEAT Arona”. Read more »

Trillium CNG Wins Award for Pennsylvania PPP Station Roll-out

| USA, Houston TX

Trillium CNG DispenserTrillium CNG, a leading U.S. provider of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle fueling facilities, and Larson Design Group (LDG) are being honoured for their work in bringing 29 CNG fueling stations to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as part of a public-private partnership (PPP) with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Read more »

Alstom’s Hydrogen Train Recognised in Europe 1 Mobility Awards

| France, Saint-Ouen

Alstom Coradia iLint H2 Train test in GermanyAlstom, a French engineering company focused on sustainable mobility, has been awarded the Mobility Trophy for Coradia iLint, its hydrogen train, in the context of the French leading radio Europe 1 Trophies of the Future. It is the world’s first low-floor passenger train powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, which produces electrical power for traction. 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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PitPoint’s Erik Büthker Awarded Pin for European Standardization Work

| The Netherlands, Nieuwegein
Erik Buthker (left) receives NEN Pin Award

Erik Büthker (left) receives NEN Pin Award

Every two years, CEN and CENELEC (the European standardization organizations) distinguish presidents and secretaries of technical committees who have made an exceptional contribution to standardization in Europe. On 6 December 2017, the ‘Pin Award 2017 Ceremony’ took place at the new premises of the CEN-CENELEC Management Center in Brussels. Erik Büthker, Business Development Manager for PitPoint Fuels, was one of ten selected nominees, who eventually received the special mark of appreciation. Read more »

Carrier Transicold CNG-Powered Supra® Wins at Stratégie Logistique

| France, Rueil Malmaison

Carrier Supra Refrigerant SystemThree weeks after its world premiere at Solutrans 2017, Carrier Transicold’s new compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Supra® multi-temperature truck refrigeration prototype unit has won the Sustainable Innovation award from Stratégie Logistique. The prototype unit also received the bronze Innovation award at Solutrans. The new unit is a high performance, sustainable solution that helps significantly reduce emissions and increase operator efficiencies. Carrier Transicold is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.  Read more »

Carrier Transicold’s CNG Refrigeration on CNG-Powered Trucks

| France, Lyon
Petit Forestier: with Carrier Supra CNG Refrigerant System

Dual-usage CNG (Image: Petit Forestier)

Carrier Transicold’s new compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Supra® multi-temperature truck refrigeration prototype unit has won the Solutrans 2017 Innovation Award (bronze) in the equipment category. Displayed at the event held at Lyon Eurexpo, the new unit is a high performance, sustainable solution that helps significantly reduce emissions and increase operator efficiencies.  Read more »

Daily Hi-Matic Natural Power Part of Iveco Award-winning Range

| United Kingdom, London

IVECO Blue Power LCVThe Daily Blue Power – IVECO’s new sustainable range for unlimited delivery in urban areas – was recently voted International Van of the Year 2018 by a panel of 25 senior commercial vehicle journalists from across Europe. In the range is the Daily Hi-Matic Natural Power, the first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicle with an 8-speed automatic gearbox in the LCV industry. Read more »