Californian Flour Transported with New Ultra-Low Emission HD Natural Gas Trucks

| USA: Los Angeles CA

Food Express (FXI) Kenworth FleetFood Express, Inc. (FXI) a transporter of flour and malt barley throughout California for use in products such as bread, ramen noodles, tortillas and craft beer, has taken delivery of the first set of 46 new trucks for use on delivery routes. Eleven new ultra-low emission Kenworth T680 natural gas trucks contribute to California’s and FXI’s clean air solution. Read more »

Colombian NGVs on the Rise

| Colombia: Bogotá D.C.

Naturgas GNVNaturgas, the Colombian Natural Gas Association, reports 9,421 cars were converted from gasoline to natural gas in the first six months of 2018, an increase of 19% over the same period last year. Hi numbers of conversions were recorded in the cities of Bogotá, Cali, Medellín, Barranquilla and Bucaramanga. Read more »

Hanoi Runs CNG Buses on Tourist Routes

| Vietnam: Hanoi

Hanoi CNG Bus On August 1, the Hanoi’s Department of Transportation Department launched the pilot operation of the first 3 buses using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) for tourism purposes in Vietnam’s capital city. The new service is being operated by Bao Yen Tourism Construction Services Co., Ltd. Read more »

Cordoba to Acquire 15 CNG-Powered HD Sanitation Vehicles

| Spain: Cordoba
 truck (not NG) 2018

A recent SADECO acquisition

SADECO S.A., the municipal sanitation company of Cordoba, has taken steps to upgrade its waste management fleet with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicles. The decision follows agreement at a city Plenary session on August 1 that contemplated Financially Sustainable Investments (IFS) for 2018. Read more »

Lima Public Transport Company Acquires IVECO Euro V Buses

| Peru: Lima

Iveco Bus 42 units for public transport in LimaProviding a major contribution to cleaner air for Lima’s resident is a new fleet of IVECO public transport buses powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). IVECO Bus together with dealer Motored delivered 42 urban buses CN170E20 to the company Transporte y Servicios Virgen de la Puerta SA (VIPusa) in mid July. Read more »

Tests Verify Status of IVECO Stralis NP 460 as Top Performer

| Italy: Turin

IVECO Stralis NP with onboard agri-tractorRecent tests have removed any doubt that the IVECO Stralis NP 460 is a top ranker in the market. Over 3,000 Stralis NP are operating in the fleets of more than 400 logistics operators on the major European transport routes. It delivers the performance and Total Cost of Operation (TCO) that transport companies require for their businesses. Read more »

UK OLEV-Funded Fleet Trial to Highlight Benefits of Renewable Biomethane

| United Kingdom: Northampton
Fleet of Waitrose CNG-fuelled trucks

Waitrose operates the Scania P-340 with biomethane.

The UK’s CNG Fuels is opening a renewable biomethane refuelling station at Northampton as part of the UK’s first large-scale study of how compressed natural gas (CNG) can help slash road transport emissions. The project, which has received funding from the Office for Low Emissions Vehicles (OLEV) in partnership with Innovate UK, aims to encourage UK fleet operators to switch from diesel to cost-effective, low-carbon biomethane fuel by demonstrating performance benefits, and by showing that CNG stations can support growing demand for gas. Read more »

SaiPa Leads Finnish Ice Hockey League with Skoda Octavia G-Tec and Biogas

| Finland: Espoo

Finland - SaiPa BioCNG Skoda OctaviaLiiga-SaiPa Oy (SaiPa), a Finnish ice hockey team based in Lappeenranta, has introduced gas-fuelled vehicles running on Gasum’s domestically-produced, renewable biogas in a cooperative agreement between them and Auto-Suni, an official dealer for Škoda. SaiPa’s players, coaches and other staff will use CNG-powered Škoda Octavian G-TEC models. Read more »

Omaha Metro Embraces the CNG Alternative

| USA: St. Cloud MN and Omaha NE
Omaha Metro CNG MOBY Van

CNG vans joined Omaha Metro in June.

In Omaha, Nebraska, the city’s Metro is changing the makeup of its fleet with the introduction of Compressed Natural gas (CNG) buses. The transit authority has awarded New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) an order for 35-foot Xcelsior® heavy-duty transit buses. By mid-January, the city will be operating 14 CNG buses. Read more »

Toronto Commits to RNG Facility to Fuel Waste Collection Fleet

| Canada: Toronto ON

Dufferin Waste Management site in TorontoToronto, Canada’s largest city and listed amongst the top ten largest cities in North America by population, is a leader in solid waste management. Continuing that theme of responsible city management, Toronto has collaborated with Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. to build one of the first renewable natural gas (RNG) facilities in Canada which will generate fuel for the city’s waste management fleet. Toronto’s more than 600 vehicles collect waste from approximately 1.6 million garbage, Blue Bins and Green Bins. Read more »