Córdoba (Spain) Tender – 19 Urban CNG Buses

| Spain, Córdoba

Aucorsa issues tender for 19 CNG BusesAutobuses de Córdoba, SA (Aucorsa) has announced a tender to contract the supply of a minimum of 19 urban buses of 12 meters propelled by compressed natural gas (CNG). The order may be extended by six units depending on Aucorsa’s financial position. Read more »

Goa Plans Natural Gas for Land and Naval Applications

| India, Vasco da Gama

GSL Offshore Patrol Vessel (India)India’s Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has drawn attention to the state of Goa on the country’s west coast as a development centre for alternative fuels for marine and land-based transportation. Potential users of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) include naval vessels build by Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL). If it goes ahead, the proposed green energy fuel chain will be the first of its kind in India. Read more »

Pune Discusses CNG to Replace Polluting Diesel Buses

| India, Pune

PMPML buses in PunePune, one of India’s largest cities, continues to struggle with air pollution, due in part to its ageing diesel-powered buses. With fine particulate matter levels rising, Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML) has reportedly decided to scrap 400 diesel buses, contemplating Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses instead. Read more »

NGVs in Texas up 27% – Top Counties

| USA, Austin TX
CNG 4 America station in Baytown TX

CNG 4 America station in Baytown TX

There are now 9,040 natural gas vehicles on Texas roads –  a 27% increase since August 2014, according to a recent survey conducted by the Texas Natural Gas Foundation (TXNG). Planned additions by fleets such as VIA in San Antonio and Houston Metro will soon swell that number to 10,084 (approx. 42% over 2014). Refueling stations under development will add an additional 33 stations to the state’s current 86 public fueling stations and 67 private stations. Read more »

Madrid’s EMT Expands CNG Fleet Facilities

| Spain, Madrid

EMT CNG BusesThe Municipal Transport Company of Madrid (EMT) plans to expand existing Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) refueling stations at its Operations Centers in the city regions of Fuencarral, Carabanchel and Entrevías. The objective is to be able to supply all the buses propelled by this less polluting fuel. Read more »

LSG Sky Chefs Begins Fueling With Clean Energy

| USA, Newport Beach CA

LSG Sky Chefs 2017Clean Energy Fuels, the largest provider of natural gas fueling in North America, says that LSG Sky Chefs, the world’s leading provider of airline catering, will use Clean Energy stations to power a new fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles at Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport. Read more »

Two NGV Milestones for Waste Management

| USA, Oklahoma City OK

Waste Management time-fill facilityTwo significant natural gas vehicle (NGV) milestones have been reached by Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. The company has opened its 100th natural gas fueling station at a ceremony in Oklahoma City, attended by industry representatives and local and state officials. And it now has 6,000 natural gas trucks in operation. Read more »

MAN Auto Uzbekistan Launches Low-floor CNG Bus

| Uzbekistan

MAN Lion's City CNG 12mAt this year’s World Expo in Astana, Kazakhstan, MAN Truck & Bus will be presenting an Uzbekistan-produced low-floor city bus with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) drive for the Central Asian market. The bus manufacturer says gas engines are playing an important role across the globe on the road to reduced emissions. Read more »

ECO-GATE Funded to Develop European Natural Gas Mobility

| Spain, Barcelona

The European Union has approved funding of EUR 10 million (USD 10.8 million) for the ECO-GATE project in order to develop the natural gas market for mobility. Gas Natural Fenosa will manage and coordinate the project, heading a consortium made up of natural gas operators, technology and service providers, end users and marketing and promotion knowledge experts in Spain, Portugal, France and Germany. Read more »

Celerio Limited Edition with CNG Launched by Maruti

| India, Delhi

Maruti Suzuki Celerio Limited EditionIndian auto manufacturer Maruti Suzuki has launched the Celerio Limited Edition hatchback with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) option. According to an article by DriveSpark, the new version Celerio fully accessorised will cost approximately 4.58 Lakh (USD 7,200). Read more »