Order Book Opens in Germany for Audi A4 and A5 g-tron

| Germany, Ingolstadt

Audi’s order book is now open for the new A4 Avant g-tron and the new A5 Sportback g-tron–two sustainable alternatives in the midsize category. Both models are powered by a bivalent 2.0 TFSI engine developing 170 hp. Read more »

Landi Renzo ‘Successfully’ Crashes CNG MY2017 F-250

| USA, Torrance CA

Landi Renzo crash test Ford MY2017 F-250Landi Renzo USA is committed to meeting it’s safety obligations under US law. That is why is has just destroyed a CNG-modified Ford MY2017 F-250 by crashing it into several barriers to prove the safety of the compressed natural gas powered vehicle and its fuel system. Read more »

Audi A5 Sportback g-tron Showcased at Geneva Motor Show

| Germany, Ingolstadt

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

| Sweden and 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

| Germany, Hannover

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

| Spain, Madrid

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

| USA

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

| Germany, Ingolstadt

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

| USA, Erie PA

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

| Switzerland, Geneva and Germany, Hanover

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 »