Israel’s Ministry of Energy plans Transition to CNG for Transportation

| Israel: Jerusalem | Source: Ministry of Energy
Ayalon Hwy, Israel - Photo: Ilan Malester

(Photo credit: Ilan Malester)

In Israel the Minister of Energy, Dr. Yuval Steinitz, Udi Adiri, General Manager of the Ministry of Energy, and Dr. Assaf Eilat, chairman of the Electricity Authority, presented a plan last October to save Israel from energy pollution, with a view of reducing the use of polluting fuel products by 2030. Natural gas features as a solution fuel. Read more »

New Fiat Ducato Natural Power Ambulances Serve Budapest Airport

| Hungary: Budapest | Source: Budapest Airport

Fiat Ducato CNG ambulances for Budapest airportThree new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-powered ambulances have been introduced to Liszt Ferenc International Airport by AMS, the airport emergency service and bodyguard transport organization. The Airport Medical Service assists many of the airport’s disabled passengers to move between the terminal and aircraft. Read more »

CNG Fuel on Upward Surge in Brazil

| Brazil: Rio de Janeiro | Source: ABEGÁS and Argus Media

Brazil CNG conversion installationBrazilian compressed natural gas (CNG) sales reached a record 6.25mn m3/d in September as more motorists shift away from gasoline and hydrous ethanol, reports Argus Media. The Brazilian Association of Piped Gas Distributors – ABEGÁS – is projecting that 150,000 vehicles will be converted to use CNG this year, up from 127,000 vehicles in 2017. Read more »

Rosneft and Beijing Gas Sign JV to Develop CNG Filling Station Network

| Russia: Moscow | Source: Rosneft

An agreement to set up a joint venture — LLC Vankorsky UTT — for construction and operation of a network of CNG stations in Russia was signed by Rosneft and Beijing Gas Group Company Limited (hereinafter, Beijing Gas), the largest supplier and services provider of piped natural gas in China, during the first Russian-Chinese Energy Business Forum. Read more »

Landi Renzo CARB-Certified for Ford MY2019 Models

| USA: Torrance CA | Source: Landi Renzo USA

MY2019 Ford with Landi Renzo conversionLandi Renzo USA has gained Model Year (MY) 2019 CARB Certification for the Ford Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) F-250/350 6.2L V8 Super Duty Truck and the E-350/450 6.2L V8 Cutaway and Strip Chassis. The CARB certifications cover dedicated CNG products. Read more »

SEAT and Snam Partner to Promote CNG and RNG Vehicle Fuel in Europe

| Italy: Milan | Source: SEAT
Italy_SEAT and Snam_003 SEAT President Luca de Meo (R) and Snam CEO Marco Alvera

SEAT President Luca de Meo (R) and Snam CEO Marco Alverà

Spanish auto manufacturer SEAT, with its comprehensive CNG vehicle lineup and Snam, European leader in gas infrastructure and committed to developing new refuelling stations have joined forces under a new agreement aiming to implement CNG and bio-CNG infrastructure and research and development projects. Read more »

Hyundai Santro CNG Raises Benchmark in India

| India: New Delhi | Source: Hyundai India

Hyundai Santro CNG (India)Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), India’s second largest car manufacturer and the number one car exporter since inception, says the All New SANTRO family car has received over 38,500 bookings and 211,000 enquiries since its national launch on Oct 23, 2018. 18% of those are for the CNG model. Read more »

NGV Texas Celebrates 10 Years and 10,000 NGV Actions

| USA: Dallas TX | Source: NGV Texas

NGV Texas - vehicles for saleNatural Gas Vehicle Texas (NGV Texas Inc.), a North American leader of natural gas technologies, has celebrated a decade of operations. The company says it has led the adoption of CNG and LNG vehicles in Texas and around the Nation through its expertise in natural gas conversion, sales distribution and support. Read more »

Natural Gas Part of Spanish Multi-Energy Service Stations Agreement

| Spain: Lorca | Source: Andamur

Andamur fuel station, SpainSpanish integrated services company Andamur Road Solutions (Andamur) has signed an agreement with energy provider Molgas giving rise to a new company whose objective is to build and operate the network of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed (CNG) stations, in strategic locations. Read more »

Gomselmash CNG Grain Harvester to be Tested in Irkutsk

| Belarus: Gomel | Source: Gomselmash

Gomsalmesh GS 4118 K natural gas powered harvester (2)Russia’s Irkutsk Oblast, located in southeastern Siberia, is to test a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered grain harvester manufactured by Belarusian manufacturer Gomselmash. The trial has been formalised under a cooperation agreement signed by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Irkutsk Region and Gomselmash OJSC. Read more »