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 »

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 »

Bolivia Plans 20,000 CNG Conversions

| Bolivia, La Paz

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 »

First Anniversary for Agility’s Vertically Integrated Plant

| USA, Santa Ana CA

Agility workshop at SalisburyAgility Fuel Solutions, an international developer and manufacturer of all-composite cylinders and natural gas fuel systems for heavy-duty vehicles, is celebrating one year of production at its state-of-the-art facility in Salisbury, N.C. The $20 million flagship plant, opened in October 2015, is the only vertically integrated facility of its kind in North America and has revolutionized how natural gas fuel systems are manufactured and assembled. Read more »

Cobham Selected by Altech-Eco for Type IV Cylinders


Cobham Type IV CNG CylinderCobham Mission Systems, a division of global technology and services innovator Cobham, has been selected by Altech-Eco Corporation, a US manufacturer of fuel conversion systems for light duty vehicles, as a preferred supplier for Type 4 cylinders. Altech-Eco is an approved Ford QVM (Qualified Vehicle Modifier) CNG technology developer. Read more »