IVECO Introduces New Daily Commercial Vehicle with CNG Power

| Italy: Turin | Source: IVECO
IVECO New Daily cab tipper

IVECO New Daily cab tipper

What has vehicle manufacturer IVECO got to show at the end of more than 900,000 engineering hours, 800 virtual and physical tests, 200 prototypes, and more than 3.5 million of kilometres of durability and reliability testing? The New Daily, a full-tech commercial vehicle complete with a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) engine and an extraordinary array of features. Read more »

Natural Gas a “Real Alternative” to Traditional Fuels Concludes Belgian Study

| Belgium: Brussels | Source: CREG
Belgium - Chart of CNG stations and Vehicles as at March 2019

Chart: CNG stations and Vehicles as at March 2019

Belgium’s Commission for the Regulation of Electricity and Gas (CREG), being the federal body for regulating the electricity and natural gas market in that country, has published a report on the competitive position of natural gas used as CNG (compressed natural gas) and LNG (liquefied natural gas) fuel for different vehicle types. Read more »

Colombian Market Study Reveals Improving Competitiveness of CNG

| Colombia: Bogotá | Source: Naturgas

Bogota gas busThe Colombian Natural Gas Association, Naturgas, has published a study conducted by the industry to analyze the competitiveness of different fuels for urban transport. Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) or Vehicular Natural Gas (GNV) as it is known in Colombia, clearly demonstrates its economic advantage. Read more »

Balearic Islands Selects CNG for Sustainable Mobility

| Spain: Palma | Source: Redexis
Emaya CNG station in Palma

Emaya CNG station in Palma

Redexis, a Spanish integrated energy infrastructure company dedicated to the development and operation of natural gas transport and distribution networks, and the Balearic Islands Business Federation of Transport (FEBT) have signed a framework collaboration agreement for the development and promotion of sustainable mobility through the promotion of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

Italy’s Tourism Rail Migrating to Methane

| Italy: Rome | Source: Snam

FS Italiene trainFerrovie dello Stato Italiane SpA (FS Italiane), Snam and Hitachi Rail Italy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which aims to convert part of the current FS Italiane train fleet from diesel to methane. The decision contributes to sustainable mobility developments in Italy and will enhance enjoyment of the country’s green tourism sector. Read more »

BC Transit Adds More Buses to CNG Fleet

| Canada: Vancouver BC | Source: BC Transit

Nanaimo CNG 2017 smBC Transit continues to add compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to its fleet across the province as part of its commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. BC Transit will be welcoming its first 30-foot medium duty CNG buses to its fleet over the next two years. Read more »

First Public CNG and LNG Station in Galicia

| Spain: Barcelona | Source: Naturgy

Naturgy GNC fuel stationSpanish energy company Naturgy and Vallibria Service Station SL, located in Vilalba (Lugo), have signed an agreement to open first public dual CNG and LNG gas refuelling station in Galicia. The refuelling station will have a 60 m3 LNG tank, one LNG pump and two CNG pumps that will allow both light and heavy vehicles to refuel. Read more »

Snam to Dispense CNG and LNG at Tamoil Stations in Italy

| Italy: Milan | Source: Snam

Tamoil and Snam image CNG dispenserTamoil Italia S.p.A., a fuel energy provider within the European downstream oil and gas sector and Snam4Mobility, a subsidiary of Snam S.p.A., a European leader of natural gas infrastructure, are collaborating to build a first batch of five natural gas filling stations in Italy, promoting the development of sustainable mobility for cars and trucks throughout the country. Read more »

IVECO Showcases Zero-oil Refrigeration Innovations at SITL 2019

| France: Trappes | Source: IVECO France and Transicold

The 400-hp Stralis NP carrier: a 26-ton first-time Carrier Transicold Supra® CNG technology.

SITL, France’s major transport, logistics and supply chain solutions trade show, is home to the French Association for Natural Gas for Vehicles (AFGNV) this week. There is renewed interest in France in the use of natural and renewable gas for transportation and IVECO is displaying its related product at the AFGNV pavilion. Read more »

Juárez in Mexico Adds 80 CNG RAM Patrol Vehicles

| H. Ayuntamiento de Juárez | Source: H. Ayuntamiento de Juárez
RAM CNG Vehicle for Juarez SSPM

RAM CNG Vehicle for Juarez SSPM

The Municipal Government of Juárez, a Mexican city that is unfortunately renowned for its seriously high murder rate, has moved to safeguard its citizens with vehicles powered by Compressed Natural Gas. The city has leased 400 new patrol units for the Public Security Secretariat (SSPM) fleet, eighty (20%) of which have been or are in the process of being converted to CNG. Read more »