Audi A5 Sportback g-tron Showcased at Geneva Motor Show

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Audi A5 Sportback G-tronFollowing the A3 Sportback g-tron and the A4 Avant g-tron, the Audi A5 Sportback g-tron is the brand’s third model that can run on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). It is powered by a 2.0 TFSI engine with 125 kW (170 hp) of power output and 270 Nm of torque. The new Audi, yet to enter production, has been showcased at the 87th International Motor Show which started this week in Geneva. Read more »

New Volvo V90 Bi-Fuel Coming to Belgium

Volvo V90 Bi-Fuel 2017First deliveries of the new Volvo V90 Bi-Fuel in Belgium will be provided from May 2017. The Volvo is based on the same engine technology as its predecessors Volvo V60 and V70 Bi-Fuel and is the alt-fuel choice for those looking for an environmentally friendly alternative in the premium class. Orders are being accepted now. Read more »

New Caddy Edition 35 TGI on Display at IAA

VW Caddy Edition 35 TGIThe German automaker Volkswagen is celebrating the longevity of its Caddy model with the launch of a 35th anniversary special vehicle — the stylish Caddy Edition 35. One of the available options is a bi-fuel natural gas van — the Caddy TGI, which the company will showcase at the IAA, opening this week in Hannover. Read more »

Spain’s Civil Guard Tests First NGV

Seat Leon TGI for Spain's Civil GuardSpain’s national police force, Guardia Civil, is venturing into new territory with the introduction of the first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) -powered vehicle to its fleet. The Director General of the Civil Guard, Arsenio Fernandez de Mesa has received from the Managing Director of Gas Natural Fenosa, Manuel Gil and Special Sales Manager of SEAT, Antonio Calvo, a bi-fuel Seat Leon TGI which can run on CNG or gasoline. Read more »

Chevrolet 2017 Impala Range Includes Two CNG Models

Chevrolet Impala 2017Chevrolet’s 2017 Impala Order Guide confirms the auto manufacturer’s intention to continue to provide top quality compressed natural gas (CNG) sedans next year. Chevrolet is offering the Impala with a 3.6L DOHC V6 Bi-Fuel LFR engine (operates on both gasoline and CNG). Read more »

Audi Introduces New A3 Sportback g-tron

Audi A3 2016Audi has introduced the new Audi A3 which includes the alternative-fuelled variant — the A3 Sportback g-tron. The five-door compact model can use climate-neutrally produced Audi e-gas as fuel, in addition to fossil-based natural gas and renewable biomethane. The 2017 A3 has had a technological makeover starting with new driver assistance systems, newly designed headlights and taillights and an innovative Audi virtual cockpit. Read more »

CNG One Source Moves to Field Testing of CNG Engine Technology

CNG One Source conversion technology CNG One Source, Inc., a Pennsylvania corporation specialising in Compressed Natural Gas technologies and service, has developed new fuel system technology for CNG engines and for a variety of other fuels. The company is now preparing to test the advancements in the field. Read more »

VW Premieres Caddy TGI 2016 with DSG at Geneva Motor Show

Caddy TGI 2016Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has premiered the new Caddy TGI BlueMotion at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show. The range of engines on offer include a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) version specially modified for natural gas fuel. Powered by either CNG or RNG (biomethane or renewable natural gas) the new caddy also comes with options of a five- or six-speed manual gearbox or, for the first time for this segment, a six-speed direct shift gearbox (DSG).  Read more »

Atul Delivers New Three-Wheeler Gemini CNG

ATUL GEMINI CNG

Atul Gemini CNG

Indian manufacturer Atul Auto Limited has showcased its new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-powered three-wheeler Gemini at the 14th Auto Expo Motor Show in New Delhi. The company also offers the Atul Gem Paxx  for passenger transportation. Both models are bi-fuel, able to operate on CNG or petrol. Read more »

Westport CNG Systems Certified for Ford MY 2016 Models in U.S.

Ford F-150 CNG 2016Westport Innovations Inc. has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) and bi-fuel CNG Westport WiNG™ Power System models of the Ford 5.0L F-150 trucks for Model Year (MY) 2016. This marks the first time that Ford has offered gaseous prep in the 5.0L F-150—the best selling vehicle in both the United States and Canada. Read more »