EuroCement Plans 1000 KAMAZ Natural Gas Trucks

| Tatarstan: Naberezhnye Chelny (Russia) | Source: RariTEK Group

EuroCement facilityEuroCement group, an international industrial Holding company and Russia’s leading producer of construction materials, has concluded a cooperation agreement with Russian truck manufacturer KAMAZ, that will lead to the acquisition of one thousand natural gas powered KAMAZ trucks. Read more »

Hydrogen Refuelling Network Expands in Germany

| Germany: Munich | Source: TÜV SÜD

World H2 Station Map 2019In Germany, 17 new public refuelling stations started operation in 2018, further consolidating Germany as the country with the second largest public hydrogen refuelling infrastructure globally with 60 public stations, ahead of the USA (42 stations) and only surpassed by Japan (96 public stations). Read more »

New CNG Station for Trucks on Ontario’s QEW Highway

| Canada: Halton Hills ON | Source: Envoy Energy Fuels Inc.

QEW Highway Ontario (Image from The Toronto Star 2015Envoy Energy Fuels Inc. (Envoy Energy) and Truk-King Logistics Inc. (Truk-King) have started construction on a public compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Fort Erie, Ontario. The CNG cardlock station will include four fast-fill lanes for heavy-duty vehicles and 2 dedicated lanes for filling large capacity tube trailers for Envoy Energy’s mobile CNG refuelling operations. Read more »

ECO-GATE Introduces “ECO-G” as Unifying Brand for Natural Gas Mobility

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Naturgy

ECO-G (image by GASNAM)ECO-GATE (European COrridors for natural GAs Transport Efficiency), a European Consortium co-financed by the European Union and led by NEDGIA (Naturgy group’s gas distributor), has introduced the ECO-G brand, designed as the unique name to rename natural gas for vehicles. Read more »

Thirty CNG Buses Added to TUSSAM Fleet in Seville

| Spain: Seville | Source: Carrocera Castrosua S.A.

CNG buses for SevilleThirty Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses arrived in Seville last week as part of a 100-bus acquisition by Urban transport of Seville, Municipal Limited Company (TUSSAM). All buses have had bodywork carried out by Carrocera Castrosua S.A. which is based in Santiago de Compostela. Read more »

Republic Services Buys More RNG for Growing Natural Gas Fleet

| USA: Phoenix AZ | Source: Republic Services, Inc.

Republic Services NG Waste Collection VehicleRepublic Services, Inc., the second largest waste collection services provider in the United States and a leader in the use of natural gas refuse vehicles, has signed up for more renewable natural gas from Clean Energy Fuels Corp. Read more »

Lotos 105 LNG Bus Begins Tests by City of Chelyabinsk

| Tatarstan: Naberezhnye Chelny (Russia) | Source: RariTEK Group

Raritek Lotos 105 LNGRussian manufacturing group RariTEK presented its LOTOS 105 LNG city bus for testing by the City of Chelyabinsk, located in west-central Russia close to the Ural Mountains. On hand to receive the bus were Minister of Economic Development of the Chelyabinsk Region, Sergey Smolnikov, and the Acting Head of the City of Chelyabinsk, Vladimir Yelistratov. Read more »

Santa Clarita Transit Closer to 100 Percent CNG

| USA: Santa Clarita CA | Source: City of Santa Clarita

City Santa Clarita TransitJust north of Los Angeles, the City of Santa Clarita is building on its 2005 commitment to move to a 100 percent Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered bus fleet with the recent acquisition of seven new natural gas vehicles (NGVs). The purchase was aided by federal funding. Read more »

IVECO Natural Power Buses for South-Eastern France

| France: Lyon | Source: IVECO France

IVECO Crossway Natural Power DPVAThere are several recent developments in the Dracénie Provence Verdon (DPV) agglomeration in south-eastern France that involve natural gas vehicles (NGVs). Frédéric Decompte, Director of Transport of DPVA, said the changes stem from moves to encourage bidding companies to renew their fleets with cleaner vehicles. Read more »

LNG Proposed for HD Vehicles in Bolivia

| Bolivia: La Paz | Source: YPFB

HD Trucks on dusty Bolivian roadBolivia’s state owned and operated oil company Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) is conducting a series of tests aimed at replacing the short-term consumption of diesel by Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in heavy transport and the public sector fleet. Gas will be sourced from its LNG Plant in Rio Grande, Santa Cruz. Read more »