Bigger CNG Range for Latest Audi A3 Sportback g-tron

| Germany: Ingolstadt | Source: Audi AG
Audi A3 Sportback g-tron

Audi A3 Sportback g-tron

Audi AG, a German automobile manufacturer and member of the Volkswagen Group, is introducing the new model year Audi A3 Sportback g-tron with a technology update. Thanks to its increased tank volume, the compact model can cover around 400 kilometers (248.5 miles) (WLTP cycle) in natural gas operation. Read more »

Agility Gains 2019 CARB Approval for Natural Gas Fuel System for Ford 6.8L V10 Engine

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions

Ford F450 with 6.8L engineAgility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, says it has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) certifications for a natural gas fuel system for installation on Ford 6.8L V-10 gasoline engines with gaseous engine prep package. Read more »

Bolivian Automotive Fleet Reaches 25 Percent Natural Gas Powered

| Bolivia: La Paz | Source: EEC-GNV

EEC-GNV image - CILINDROSThe Executive Director of Bolivia’s Execution Entity of Conversion to Natural Gas Vehicles (EEC-GNV), Alejandra Huaylla, reported in February that growth of natural gas vehicles in his country has been exponential. The national fleet has grown from 40,000 vehicles in 2005 to 390,000 vehicles today using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), representing 25% of the entire Bolivian automotive fleet. “We can qualify this program as successful”, Huaylla says. Read more »

Madrid (EMT) Continues Massive Fleet Renewal to CNG

| Spain: Madrid | Source: La Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid

EMT buses for MadridThe Municipal Transport Company of Madrid (EMT) is continuing its massive fleet renewal with new acquisitions that includes hundreds of buses powered by natural gas. In the 2016-2020 period, EMT will complete the renewal of 60 percent of its fleet by acquiring 1,222 new buses. The size of the investment is not only a milestone in the history of the municipal company but is one of the largest in Europe. Read more »

OEM LNG Trucks Will Deliver Date to ECO-GATE

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Naturgy

Iveco for Ecogate in PortugalThe Portuguese logistics and distribution transport companies HAVI, Santos e Vale and Transportes Paulo Costa & Ferreira have acquired IVECO and Scania Group LNG trucks within the framework of the ECO-GATE action, which is co-financed by the European Union’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF programme). Read more »

CNG Fuel Consumption up 12% for Czech Republic

| Czech Republic: Prague | Source: Czech Gas Association
Bonett 32nd CNG Station

Bonett’s 32nd CNG Station in Czech Rep.

The Czech Republic amply demonstrates the rightful place for Natural Gas Vehicles (NGV) as an alternative fuel component of its national fleet: advantageous prices, the increasing number of filling stations, and the wider offer of new models of passenger cars and buses all stand behind the record consumption of compressed natural gas (CNG) in 2018 and continued investment in 2019. Read more »

Landi Renzo in Exclusive Partnership with Ford India for Aspire CNG

| Italy: Cavriago RE | Source: Landi Renzo

Ford Aspire CNG (India)Landi Renzo and Krishna Landi Renzo, the Indian joint venture of the Landi Renzo Group, a global leader natural gas components and systems for the motor vehicles sector, announce to have signed an agreement of exclusive partnership with Ford India. The agreement provides that Landi Renzo will manufacture and install its solutions for the methane gas version of the new Ford Aspire. Read more »

Hexagon Sharpens Focus on Hydrogen and CNG Opportunities

| Norway: Ålesund and Germany: Kassel | Source: Hexagon Composites

Hexagon Purus image cylinders X-storeThe strong momentum towards global zero-emission economies is stimulating demand for Hexagon’s clean mobility and storage solutions. To focus its pursuit of the growing market opportunities for renewable fuel solutions, Hexagon has launched Hexagon Purus, a dedicated business division for its group-wide Hydrogen activities and CNG Light-Duty Vehicle activities. Read more »

HAM opens its First Gas Station in Asturias

| Spain: Barcelona | Source: HAM Group

HAM opens L-CNG station in Asturias (2)

Spain’s HAM Group has opened its first service station in the Principality of Asturias, an autonomous community in northern Spain, where it will supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) and compressed natural gas (CNG) as a fuel for transportation. It is located in the Central Slaughterhouse of Asturias in the town of Noreña. Read more »

AB InBev Beer in UK LNG Pilot with IVECO Stralis

| Belgium: Leuven | Source: AB InBev UK Limited

AB InBev trials Iveco LNG for deliveriesAB InBev, the world’s leading brewer, is trialling making beer deliveries powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a UK first for its breweries. An IVECO 100% natural gas Stralis has been appointed to the task, part of the recently acquired fleet of Stralis NP 4×2 tractor units by H Parkinson Haulage Ltd (HPH). Read more »