Hexagon Composites VP Receives CSA Group Award of Merit

| Canada, Halifax NS | Source: NGVAmerica

Norman Newhouse Hexagon Lincoln - CSA awardDr. Norman Newhouse, Vice President, Technology, Hexagon Composites was presented the CSA Group Award of Merit on June 20, 2017, in Halifax, Nova Scotia as part of the CSA Group 2017 Annual Conference and Committee Week. The CSA Group Award of Merit is bestowed upon individual members for outstanding contributions and leadership in the development and advancement of voluntary standards. Read more »

Nashville Airport Earns Environmental Stewardship Award for CNG Fleet

| USA, Nashville TN

Nashville TN Airport CNG Parking ShuttleEarlier this year, Metropolitan Nashville Airport (MNAA) introduced a new fleet of 28 environmentally friendly parking shuttle buses at Nashville International Airport (BNA). The decision to adopt a cleaner domestic fuel, together with the authority’s geothermal plate cooling system, has earned it a Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation’s (TDEC) 2017 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Award in the Pursuit of Excellence category, for its ongoing commitment to sustainability. Read more »

Audi Achieves Best Ever Endurance Test for A3 g-tron

| Germany, Ingolstadt

Audi A3 Sportback g-tronThe Audi A3 Sportback g-tron with compressed natural gas (CNG) drive was awarded the first-ever rating of 1+ by the automotive publication Auto Bild after completing 100,000 kilometers of endurance testing. Audi says this ranking confirms the quality of the climate-friendly g-tron technology, which was introduced in 2013. Read more »

Californian Drayage Company Receives NGV Achievement Award from NGVAmerica

| USA, Washington D.C.

TTSI CWI Natural Gas TruckNGVAmerica today presented the NGV Achievement Award to Total Transportation Services, Inc. (TTSI), one of largest drayage trucking companies in the Californian ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, for their natural gas fleet program. The award was presented by NGVAmerica President Matthew Godlewski to TTSI’s Chief Executive Officer, President and Founder Vic LaRosa at the ACT Expo in Long Beach, California. Read more »

Colorado Springs Utilities Leads By Example

| USA, Colorado Springs CO

Colorado Springs CNG Truck Colorado Springs Utilities, serving the Pikes Peak community at the eastern foot of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, received one of the top awards at the Green Transportation Summit annual Western Region Sustainable Fleet Awards held in Portland, Oregon last month. The utility’s willingness to adopt alternative fuels, embracing natural gas, electric, hybrid and E85 compatible vehicles, contributed to it earning the Leading by Example award in the government large fleet category (>100 vehicles).  Read more »

Piedmont Natural Gas a U.S. Environmental Champion

| USA, Charlotte NC

Piedmont Natural Gas CNG Station A U.S. survey of utility customers nationwide has named Piedmont Natural Gas, a North Carolina energy services company, a Top Utility Environmental Champion of 2017 for initiatives such as slashing emissions in its vehicle fleet and making its facilities more energy efficient. Piedmont has taken a lead role in championing the use of cleaner, lower-cost compressed natural gas (CNG) as a transportation fuel, resulting in a surge in CNG demand from trucks and other fleet vehicles. Read more »

NGV Global Recognizes IVECO as a Pioneer of Natural Gas Vehicle Technology

| The Netherlands, Rotterdam

Pierre Lahutte, IVECO Brand President (R) receives the award from NGV Global chair Dr. Mike Gallagher (centre) and Executive Director Diego Goldin (L).

At NGV Global 2017 in Rotterdam this week, the inaugural “NGV Global Industry Champion” Award was bestowed upon IVECO in recognition of its commitment to the natural gas sector. At this time, when natural gas is commanding recognition as the most mature and affordable solution for sustainable transport, with the rapid expansion of the refuelling network and an accelerating adoption rate by fleets, this prize recognises IVECO’s pioneering work in developing a full range of natural gas vehicles – from LCV to Heavy Trucks and Buses – over the past 20 years. Read more »

IVECO Stralis NP Awarded Project of the Year

| Italy, Turin

Iveco Stralis NPIVECO Stralis NP, launched by the Turin-based truck manufacturer mid-2016 as the first natural gas truck for long-haul operations, has been voted ‘Project of the Year’ at the European Gas Awards of Excellence 2017. The recognition follows closely on the UK GreenFleet Awards in November 2016 where IVECO was named ‘Large Goods Vehicle Manufacturer of the Year’, specifically for the development of its New Stralis NP. Read more »

Dual-Fuel Dredgers Deliver Awards for Project Team

| Belgium, Flanders

TSHD Minerva in constructionThe ‘Innovation in Dredger Design’ category, an important component of the inaugural DPC (Dredging and Port Construction) Innovation Awards, has this year been awarded to engineering company DEME and specialist marine shipyard Royal IHC after judges were captivated by their work on the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD). Read more »

Iveco New Stralis NP Recognised at UK GreenFleet Awards 2016

Iveco New Stralis NPIveco, the Turin-based international manufacturer of natural gas powered trucks, has been named Large Goods Vehicle Manufacturer of the Year at the GreenFleet Awards 2016, specifically for the development of its New Stralis NP. Designed for low impact long-haul operations, Iveco refers to the truck as “the most sustainable international transport truck ever”.  Read more »