Indian-Manufactured CNG Composite Cylinders Complete Trials

| India, Mumbai

Time Technoplast Lite Safe CNG CylinderIndian technology and innovation company Time Technoplast Ltd, based in Mumbai, says it has completed successful trial production and testing of carbon fibre based Composite Cylinders for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for automotive applications, the first time this has been done in India. Read more »

Venture Capital Turns India’s BioCNG into ‘Carbonlites’

| India, Bangalore | Source: BW Disrupt

Carbonlites CNG cylindersIndian Angels Network (IAN) says Carbon Masters UK, it’s newest portfolio company, has introduced India’s first branded bio-CNG ‘Carbonlites’ through Carbon Masters India Pvt. Ltd (CMI), providing clean energy for a cleaner India. Also supporting the new venture is Sangam Ventures, a seed and early stage sustainable technology fund. 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 »

Cimarron Composites Type 4 Composite Tube Approved

| USA, Huntsville AL

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

| USA, Dodge Center MN

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

| USA, Louisiana LA

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

| USA, Lake Forest CA

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

| USA, White Plains NY

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

| 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 »

ISO/DIS 17519.2 Mounted Cylinders Opens for Comment

| International | Source: NGV GLOBAL
Hexagon Lincoln Tuffshell (TM) cylinders

Image: Agility Fuel Solutions

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 »