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 »

Cimarron Composites Type 4 Composite Tube Approved

Cimarron Composites - CNG tubes May2017Cimarron Composites, based in the U.S. state of Alabama, has received a DOT special permit and ADR approval for a large type 4 composite tube. It was developed under the guidelines of UN ISO 11515 without exceptions and has been approved to function stand-alone, or in a tube trailer or in a multi-element gas container.  Read more »

Agility and McNeilus Upgrade Alliance to Serve US Fleets

Agility and McNeilus logosA strategic alliance between McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company and manufacturer of refuse truck bodies, and Agility Fuel Solutions — an international developer and manufacturer of all-composite cylinders and natural gas fuel systems for heavy-duty vehicles, has been further strengthen through a broader offering of services announced this week at WasteExpo 2017, May 8-11 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Read more »

Momentum Fuel Technologies Introduces New CNG Systems

Momentum Fuel Technologies, a Texas-based compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solutions provider has used Waste Expo 2017 to introduce three products that improve CNG vehicle performance of Class 6-8 vehicles. These include a 115 diesel gallon equivalent (DGE) tailgate system, CNG fuel management drop-in module, and live CNG vehicle data and fuel usage reports using Geotab’s fleet management solution. Read more »

Quantum Expands Back-of-Cab CNG Range

Quantum Q-Cab60 CNGQuantum Fuel Systems LLC (Quantum), a supplier of natural gas storage systems for the automotive and heavy duty industries, this week announced its intention to manufacture a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fuel Module – the  Q-Cab60. Quantum’s new module provides up to 60 Diesel Gallon Equivalents (DGE), and allows Back-of-Cab window visibility. Read more »

CNG Stations Part of Fortistar’s GHG Reductions Solution

TruStar Fast-Fill CNG StationU.S. energy asset management company Fortistar, claims it avoided 2.125 million tons of GHG emissions in 2016. The company builds, owns and operates natural gas cogeneration facilities, landfill gas to energy and biomass electric generating plants and CNG fueling stations throughout the United States and Canada. Read more »

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

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 »

ISO/DIS 17519.2 Mounted Cylinders Opens for Comment

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ISO has sent out for ballot the 2nd Draft International Standard ISO/DIS 17519.2, Gas cylinders – Refillable permanently mounted composite tubes for transportation. The draft document has been prepared by ISO TC58 SC3. TC 58 focuses on the Standardization of gas cylinders, their fittings and characteristics relating to their manufacture and use, and SC3 looks specifically at cylinder design. Read more »

Audi A5 Sportback g-tron Showcased at Geneva Motor Show

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 »

Bolivia Plans 20,000 CNG Conversions

Bolivia CNG conversionBolivia’s Implementing Entity [for] Conversion to Natural Gas Vehicles (EEC-GNV), an agency of the Ministry of Hydrocarbons and Energy, is planning a program of 20,000 conversions of vehicles to Compressed Natural Gas. “We have already acquired the cylinders and kits for moving to our regional warehouses and will then distribute them to the conversion workshops,” said EEC-GNV Executive Director Alejandra Huaylla. Read more »