NGV Global Technical Forum to Discuss CNG Vehicle Inspections

| USA: Long Beach CA

NGV Global - International Association for Natural Gas VehiclesA new Technical Forum organised by NGV Global will address the evolving safety paradigm of natural gas fuel systems for vehicles. Planned to run in conjunction with ACT Expo in Long Beach, California, the event is entitled Guaranteeing Safety in CNG Vehicles: Inspections, Improvements and Innovations. It will provide participants an opportunity to learn from and discuss with global experts issues of relevance to natural gas vehicle (NGV) inspection practices. Read more »

Columbus Ohio Contracts New Flyer for up to 154 CNG Buses

| USA: St Cloud MN

New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (NFI Group), today announced that the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) has awarded New Flyer a new contract for 154 Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses over the next five years. Read more »

DART Exceeds 600 CNG Buses with Latest New Flyer Order

| USA: St. Cloud, MN

New Flyer Xcelsior bus for DARTNew Flyer Industries of America Inc. (New Flyer), the U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group, has been contracted by Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) to supply 82 Xcelsior®compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. Read more »

London Timber Supplier Adds First Gas-powered HD Truck

| United Kingdom: Basildon

IVECO Stralis NP for Lawsons in UK (2)Lawsons, the largest family owned independent timber, building materials and fencing merchant in London and the South East, has taken delivery of its first natural gas-powered heavy truck. They have added a 26-tonne IVECO Stralis NP running on compressed natural gas (CNG) to their 90-strong fleet. Read more »

CSA Group’s New Online Training: Defuel-Decommission-Dispose of NGV CNG Cylinders

| USA, Cleveland OH

CSA Group logoImproper handling of containers at their end of life poses significant safety risks. CSA Group’s unique online course offers best practices to safely advance the CNG industry.

CSA Group is pleased to announce a new no-cost online training course: Best practice for defueling, decommissioning, and disposal of compressed natural gas vehicle fuel containers. Read more »

Mahindra Launches Bi-fuel KUV100 Trip

| India, Mumbai

Mahindra KUV100 Trip CNGIndia’s automotive manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., a company of Mahindra Group, has reportedly launched a new Compressed Natural Gas powered compact SUV. The KUV100 Trip bi-fuel version (CNG and petrol) has a starting price of Rs 5.16 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi), about USD 7,925. The diesel version is 5% more expensive. Read more »

PHEV CNG California Energy Commission Vehicle Program Completed

| USA: Milpitas CA

EDI PHEVCNG Armored TrucksEfficient Drivetrains, Inc. (EDI), a global leader in advanced high-efficiency zero emissions hybrid and electric vehicle drivetrain solutions’ has built a fleet of six Plug-in-Hybrid Electric International-brand armored vehicles for end user fleet Sectran Security. Renewable natural gas (RNG) is employed for range extension. Read more »

BC Transit Cuts Carbon Footprint with More CNG New Flyer Buses

| Canada: Winnipeg MB

BC Transit XN40 XcelsiorBC Transit, a crown corporation in British Columbia responsible for coordinating the delivery of public transportation outside Greater Vancouver, has placed an order with New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (New Flyer) for eight Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. Read more »

Spanish Supermarketeer Expands Natural Gas Fleet

| Spain: Tavernes Blanques

Mercadona Iveco TransporterMercadona, a Spanish supermarket chain, together with its transport suppliers is planning to invest a further EUR 4m (USD 5.12m) in clean energies. As part of their efforts to foster sustainable transport and good air quality, the company is set to incorporate 40 natural gas-propelled lorries in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia. Read more »