Ankai Secures 70 CNG Bus Order for Kazakhstan

| China, Hefei

Ankai CNG Buses being built for KazakhstanOn the production line of Chinese bus manufacturer Anhui Ankai Automobile Co., Ltd. (Ankai), 70 exotic Ankai natural gas buses are being built for Kazakhstan. Ankai reports there is a “new upsurge” in the New Year’s orders. The buses have been ordered by Kazakhstan Saryarka AvtoProm LLP, which signed up for 70 8.5 metre units in January.  Read more »

Gas Natural Fenosa Updates on BESTWay Project and Vehicular Natural Gas

| Spain, Madrid

Spain_GNF_station 2018The BESTWay project is an important infrastructure initiative between Spain and France, co-financed by the European Union’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF). Promoted by Gas Natural Fenosa to develop nine liquefied natural gas refuelling stations along the Atlantic Corridor between Algeciras and Paris, the project is part of the large-scale roll-out of natural gas as an alternative fuel for road transport. Read more »

Jordan School District Commended for Fleet of Natural Gas School Buses

| USA, West Jordan UT

Jordan School District CNG busJordan School District (JSD), the largest of the U.S. State of Utah’s school districts, currently has the largest fleet of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) school buses in the state and the Board of Education just approved an additional 36 new CNG buses. That is deserving of recognition, says Utah Senator Cheryl Acton, who has introduced a resolution commending Jordan School District for their commitment to clean transportation. Read more »

Vicinity CNG Buses Ordered for Ontario Public Transport Agency

| Canada, Vancouver BC

Vicinity Bus 2018Grande West Transportation Group Inc. (Grande West), a Canadian manufacturer of mid-sized multi-purpose transit vehicles for sale in Canada and the United States, is to supply a new Vicinity order for approximately $3.1 million. Hamilton Street Railway (HSR), a public transport agency in Hamilton, Ontario has placed a new order for compressed natural gas (CNG) Vicinity buses.  This is the second order from HSR for delivery in 2018. Read more »

Arrow Services Opens its First CNG Station in LA County

| USA, La Puente CA

Arrow Disposal Facility, CaliforniaArrow Services, Inc., a Californian waste disposal and recycling company, has opened its first Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station in the City of La Puente. The station is a limited-access station, enabling it to also serve NASA Services, Inc., another local refuse service company which utilizes CNG vehicles. Read more »

Seven IVECO Stralis NPs for UK Haulage Company

| United Kingdom, Basildon

Iveco Stralis NPs for H Parkinson Haulage in UKUK transportation company H Parkinson Haulage, from Preston in Lancashire, has taken delivery of its first IVECO vehicles – seven Stralis NP 4×2 tractor units. The compressed biomethane-powered trucks will be used on high-mileage contracts with each vehicle expected to cover more than 350,000 km every year. Read more »

Orange County Expands Low-Emissions Fleet with New Flyer CNG Buses

| USA, St. Cloud MN

New Flyer Xcelsior 2017Natural gas bus manufacturer New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (NFI Group), has been awarded a contract for six Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) forty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses by Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) in Southern California. Read more »

120 Dina CNG Buses Added to CDMX Fleet

| Mexico, Mexico City

Dina 120 Linner G Units for CDMXIn Mexico City, 120 DINA Linner G buses were officially launched last week. The compressed natural gas powered buses from the domestic manufacturer will circulate along the Eje 5 and 6 South corridors, Santa Catarina-Metro Observatorio, and will replace 300 microbuses to maintain the commitment to better mobility by Ciudad de México (CDMX). Read more »

India’s Natural Gas Fuelled Transport Sector Poised for Growth in 2018

| India, Delhi

Mahanagar Gas CNG StationContinuing the theme of the ‘Gas4India’ campaign launched in 2016 by Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, which aimed to move India towards a gas-based economy, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has issued a 2017 Year End Review that reiterates its intentions for natural gas fuel. Read more »