Road Transport Plying Delhi Airport Directed to Adopt CNG

| India, New Delhi

Delhi airport transfer busIndia’s National Green Tribunal (NGT), established in 2010 for effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental matters, has directed that all coaches, buses and other vehicles plying the airport zone of Indira Gandhi International Airport should operate using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

Carrier Transicold’s CNG Refrigeration on CNG-Powered Trucks

| France, Lyon
Petit Forestier: with Carrier Supra CNG Refrigerant System

Dual-usage CNG (Image: Petit Forestier)

Carrier Transicold’s new compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Supra® multi-temperature truck refrigeration prototype unit has won the Solutrans 2017 Innovation Award (bronze) in the equipment category. Displayed at the event held at Lyon Eurexpo, the new unit is a high performance, sustainable solution that helps significantly reduce emissions and increase operator efficiencies.  Read more »

BC’s TransLink Orders New Flyer Buses with Cummins LN9 Engines

| Canada, Winnipeg MB

New Flyer Xcelsior 2017New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (New Flyer), the Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group, has been contracted by South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) to supply 106 Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. Read more »

Natural Gas Energy Companies Clamp Down on Emissions

| Germany, Kassel
Gas Energy Wintershall

Image courtesy of Wintershall

BP, Eni, ExxonMobil, Repsol, Shell, Statoil, Total and Wintershall this week committed to further reduce methane emissions from the natural gas assets they operate around the world. The energy companies also agreed to encourage others across the natural gas value chain – from production to the final consumer – to do the same. Read more »

MAN-led Gathering in Bonn Discusses Maritime Decarbonisation

| Germany, Augsburg

IMO - ambition 1.5A meeting of maritime experts and decision-makers gathered in Germany this week on the sidelines of COP 23 to discuss ways to advance the goals of ‘Maritime Energy Transition’. The term, which stems from the German expression ‘Energiewende’, encapsulates MAN Diesel & Turbo’s call to action to reduce emissions and establish natural gas as the fuel of choice in global shipping. Read more »

Swiss Survey: Natural Gas Vans Top Environmental List

| Switzerland, Bern
Panda Van 0.9 TwinAir

Panda Van 0.9 TwinAir: 5-star rating

The highest rating of this year’s van environmental list has been achieved by natural gas models. Surveying organisation VCS Traffic Club Switzerland explains that as before, there are no really clean diesel vehicles in the van area, and the market is still awaiting gasoline direct injection vehicles with a particle filter.  Read more »

Fleets Share Natural Gas Experience in Spain

| Spain, Logroño

Spain_Flota-EMT-CO-CarabanchelAt Natural Gas in Transportation: environmental and economic benefits, a seminar organised by Gas Natural Fenosa in Logroño, in northern Spain, the advantages and experiences of utilising natural gas as a transportation fuel have been discussed. In particular, experts examined use of the fuel in urban transport, waste collection and delivery vehicle fleets. Read more »

NGVA Europe: EC Mobility Package Needs Expansion

| Brussels, Belgium

NGVA Europe: for sustainable mobilityWell-to-wheel approach can accelerate transition to transport decarbonisation

NGVA Europe welcomes the publication of the EU Commission’s second part of the Mobility Package but says the tailpipe emissions approach is discriminatory and limiting. It is calling for a more comprehensive approach to be introduced for assessing environmental benefits from mobility solutions. Read more »

Automotive Transporters Discuss Sustainability using LNG Fuel

| United Kingdom, London
IVECO Stralis NP by i FAST Automotive Logistics

Stralis NP operated by i-FAST Automotive Logistics: HDV Sustainability

Sister companies CNH Industrial and FCA brought over 30 of Europe’s principle logistics and automotive transporters together on November 6 in Germany to discuss the benefits of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) for the logistics sector and demonstrate positive examples from their own supply chain operations. The recently launched new IVECO Stralis NP (Natural Power) 460, classed as the most sustainable heavy long-haul truck ever, was presented to the audience on the occasion.  Read more »

ETI Report: Tax Stability the Key to Natural Gas for HDVs in UK

| United Kingdom, Loughborough

ETI Study 2017 - Tax Key to NG HDVsA new report released at the beginning of this month by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), a public-private partnership between global energy and engineering companies and the UK Government, will help support industry and government to make decisions about the future economic and environmental impact of using natural gas as an HDV fuel. Read more »