Fuel Cards to Incentivise Trinidad CNG Adoption

| Trinidad, Pt. Lisas

Trinidad's NGC_and Scotiabank sign AgreementTrinidad’s NGC CNG Company Limited and Scotiabank Trinidad and Tobago Limited have signed an agreement to provide fuel cards to vehicle owners who switch to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), signalling a growing push to build the national natural gas fuel market. Read more »

NGV Provisions Discussed at UNECE GRPE Meeting in Geneva

| Switzerland, Geneva

UNECE GRPE BannerThe UNECE Working Party on Pollution and Energy (GRPE) is the subsidiary body of the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) that prepares regulatory proposals on pollution and energy efficiency to WP.29.  This group of experts, which includes representation from NGV Global, conducts research and analysis to develop emission and energy requirements for vehicles. NGV Global reports here, on the two provisions related to natural gas vehicles (NGV) that were on last week’s agenda in Geneva. Read more »

Landi Renzo USA Adds Ford MY2018 F-150 with CNG

| Italy, Cavriago and USA, Torrance CA

Ford MY2018 F-150Landi Renzo USA is launching its first-ever F-150 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) product for the all-new MY2018 5.0L gaseous prep engine. The company will be offering several options, including multiple CNG tank configurations and other essential equipment used in fleet operations. Read more »

5000 Hexagon CNG Cylinders for Indonesian Fleets

| Indonesia, Jakarta

CNG Taxi refuelling IndonesiaHexagon Composites’ subsidiary Hexagon Raufoss has recently received orders from PT Autogas in Indonesia for CNG cylinders for conversion of 5,000 taxis and government vehicles to compressed natural gas (CNG). Deliveries are scheduled for second quarter of 2017. Read more »

“Gas Fuel for Indonesia” Forum Highlights Recent Developments

| Indonesia, Jakarta

11th Indonesia NG Forum Road Show 2017In order to support the government’s policy to optimize the utilization of natural gas as a domestic fuel, the Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) held its 11th Natural Gas Vehicle & Infrastructure Indonesia Forum and Exhibition a few weeks ago in Jakarta. The event was hosted by the Indonesian CNG Association (APCNGI) and endorsed by the Asia Pacific Natural Gas Vehicles Association (ANGVA). Read more »

Luxfer CNG Cylinders for McNeilus Front Discharge Mixer

| USA, Riverside CA

McNeilus Front Discharge Mixer CNGMcNeilus Truck and Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, has selected Luxfer’s industry-leading G-Stor™ Go Type-4 cylinders and G-Flo™ valves for its S-Series Front Discharge Mixer compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system. The Twin Vertical CNG configuration maximizes truck ground clearance without compromising on wheelbase. Read more »

Redmark Selects Cobham as Supplier of Type 4 Cylinders for CNG Conversions

| USA, Orchard Park NY

Pickup trucks-tank CobhamColorado-based Redmark CNG Services, a CNG conversion and service provider, has chosen Cobham Mission Systems (Cobham) as a Type 4 cylinder preferred supplier.  Redmark’s team has delivered upfit CNG vehicles to multiple fleets in the region. Read more »

Landi Renzo USA Gains EPA CNG Certification for MY2017 F250/350

| USA, Torrance CA

Ford-MY 2017 SuperDuty Commercial F-250 XLLandi Renzo USA, an approved Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM), has received US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certifications for its natural gas bi-fuel & dedicated MY2017 Ford F-250/350 6.2L engine with gaseous prep engine package. The approval builds on the company’s growing list of certifications for natural gas vehicle conversions. Read more »

Mexican City of Morelia Facilitates CNG Conversions

| Mexico, Morelia (Michoacán)

The City of Morelia, the capital of the central Mexican state of Michoacán, is receiving applications from public transport entities interested in participating in a program to convert vehicles from gasoline to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Marco Tulio Campos Vargas, city director of Environment and Sustainability, says the initiative aims to convert 1,400 vehicles between May 2017 and January 2018. 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 »