VIA’s New CNG Fueling Station Largest in North America

| USA: San Antonio TX

VIA CNG Bus San AntonioVIA Metropolitan Transit, the mass transit agency serving San Antonio, Texas and its surrounding municipalities, this week officially dedicated its new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station at the regional transit agency’s San Antonio campus. The 10,980 square foot compressor compound stands as the largest in North America. Read more »

Spain’s Acotral Opts for IVECO Stralis NP

| Spain: Malaga

IVECO Stralis NP 400 - ACOTRALAcotral, a Spanish freight transport company based in Antequera (Malaga), has reinforced its commitment to sustainability with the acquisition of ten new units of the natural gas powered IVECO Stralis NP 400. The company conducts 6,000 average daily services and has a fleet of 1,600 owned vehicles which it uses to develop its activity across southern Europe and in Morocco. Read more »

UK’s Cadent Flags Interest in IVECO Daily CNG Vans

| United Kingdom: Basildon

IVECO Daily for CadentCadent, the UK’s largest gas distribution network serving 11 million homes and an adopter of IVECO conventional fuel Daily vans, has signalled it’s intention to explore using CNG-powered vehicles for future fleet replacements – with IVECO’s gas models forming a key part of the International Van of the Year 2018-winning Daily Blue Power range. Read more »

Kalmar’s Liquid Biogas for Heavy Transport a Leader for Sweden

| Sweden: Stockholm

Swedish biogas plantA combination or clear climate targets and proactive companies are helping Sweden reduce the climate and environmental impact of the transport sector. The Fossil Free Sweden government initiative, together with Scania, Volvo and many other energy and transport players, has identified five arenas where Sweden can be the forerunner and inspirer for the rest of the world. On of those arenas is Liquid Biogas in Kalmar County. Read more »

Trillium CNG Contracted to Fuel and Maintain NY Public Bus Fleets

| USA: Houston TX

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Bus Company, the largest bus fleet in North America, and New York City Transit (NYC Transit) have selected Trillium CNG to provide operations and maintenance services for six existing compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facilities. Trillium CNG was selected for the seven-year contract after being the highest rated proposer in a competitive procurement. Read more »

EMT Issues Tender Notice for 460 CNG Buses

| Spain: Madrid

EMT CNG BusesThe Municipal Transport Company of Madrid (Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid, S.A. – ‘EMT’) has issued a tender notice for the supply of 460 standard public service buses to be delivered in the years 2019 and 2020. All buses will be powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

Matheson Lifts Natural Gas Fleet to 70 Trucks by End 2018

| USA: Sacramento CA

Matheson natural gas for sustainabilityMatheson Trucking, Inc. acquired six new 80,000 lb. Gross Vehicle Weight Kenworth T680 tractors in April built for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) operations with 12 more on order for delivery in the fall, bringing the company’s CNG fleet to 58 tractors. When combined with the company’s existing 12 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tractors, Matheson will have a total of 70 clean energy vehicles by December. Read more »

LNG-Fuelled Vehicles Welcomed in Jamaica

| Jamaica: Kingston

Jamaica - IGL LNG truck with Minister WheatleyIGL Limited is the first company in Jamaica to introduce liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel its vehicles. The move is expected to reduce harmful emissions and save on fuel costs for the company, which is a leading distributor of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and the primary manufacturer and distributor of industrial and medical gases. Jamaica’s Science, Energy and Technology Minister, Dr. the Hon. Andrew Wheatley, has commended IGL for its innovation. Read more »

Big Blue Bus to Upgrade Fleet with Near-Zero NG Engines

| USA: Santa Monica CA

Big Blue Bus CNGBig Blue Bus (BBB), serving Santa Monica and the Los Angeles area, has planned a new phase of fleet upgrades, which include further reduction of vehicle emissions. Buses will be equipped with Cummins-Westport Near-Zero engines and fueled by Renewable Natural Gas, to further reduce nitrogen oxides (NOx) vehicle emissions over 90% by December 2018. Read more »

First Transit Moves Philly International Bus Fleet to Full CNG

| USA: Philadelphia PA

First Transit for Philly AirportNorth American public transportation company First Transit, a leader in airport shuttle transportation solutions, has had its contract with Philadelphia International Airport renewed for operations and maintenance of the entire airport passenger shuttle operation. This year, First Transit will change its entire bus fleet at the Philadelphia International Airport to run on compressed natural gas (CNG). Read more »