Krummen Kerzers Purchases 20 LNG-powered Volvo Trucks

| Switzerland: Kerzers | Source: Krummen Kerzers

Krummen Kerzers Volvo LNGSwiss logistics specialist Krummen Kerzers has advanced its strategy for the sustainable reduction of CO2 emissions by purchasing 20 Volvo trucks that operate using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Purchase agreements were signed last week. Read more »

UK Fuel Differential Freeze a Boost for NGV HGVs

| United Kingdom | Source: Gasrec and NGVN

The UK government has announced that the differential between fuel duty on diesel and alternative fuels has been extended to 2032, providing a major boost to an already surging natural gas industry. Natural Gas Vehicle Network (NGVN), which lobbied for the extension, says adoption by HGV operators will help address high emissions from this sector. Read more »

Funding for 12 CNG Projects to Improve Pennsylvania Air Quality

| USA: Harrisburg PA | Source: Penn Dept. of Environmental Protection
Giant Eagle CNG Station

Giant Eagle will add 20 CNG trucks to its fleet.

Twelve Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) clean energy vehicle projects have been funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as part of the commonwealth’s Alternative Fuels Incentive Grants (AFIG) Program. CNG projects accounted for almost 73% of funds approved. Read more »

Scania Wins Record Order for Natural Gas Buses for Bogota

| Colombia: Bogotá | Source: Scania, Gas Natural S.A. ESP and other sources

Bogota CNG BusIn its largest Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) bus delivery ever, Scania will supply 481 Euro 6 buses for the renewal of Bogotá’s TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit system. Colombia’s capital city is replacing its earlier Euro 2 and Euro 3 diesel buses with the latest in low-emission technology. Read more »

UK Bus Operator First to run CNG Minibuses

| United Kingdom: Basildon | Source: IVECO UK

IVECO Daily CNG for BlueBusBlue Bus Innovations has become the first company in the UK to operate compressed natural gas-powered (CNG) minibuses after ordering three 16-seater IVECO Daily Line Hi-Matic vehicles. The Luton-based start-up company says although performance is comparable, emissions reduction was the key to their decision. Read more »

New Northern Italian LNG Station to Fuel FERCAM’s Stralis Fleet

| Italy: Vipiteno | Source: IVECO

FERCAM Logistics Stralis NP at APS Fuel TerminalItaly’s LNG refuelling infrastructure continues to roll out with the recent opening last week of the first LNG refuelling station in the Alto Adige region, near the border with Austria. The opening was attended by Italian OEM IVECO, which took the opportunity to deliver the first Stralis NP LNG for Italian transportation specialist FERCAM S.p.A. Read more »

Finland’s Vaasa Reviews RNG

| Finland: Vaasa | Source: Scania

Vaasa fleet with Scania biogas busesThe transition to natural gas buses has been rewarding for the City of Vaasa, located on Finland’s mid west coast. Twelve Scania buses powered by renewable natural gas (RNG / biomethane) have delivered every-day public transportation service for more than a year. Fuel is derived from the waste processing plant at nearby Stormossen. Read more »

Clean Energy Reports Success with CNG and RNG Supply Contracts

| USA: Newport Beach CA | Source: Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

PHL shuttle bus CNGClean Energy Fuels Corp. is to supply Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) with compressed natural gas (CNG) as part of a sustainability initiative to reduce toxic emissions, decrease noise volume, and lower fuel costs. The airport’s entire shuttle fleet will switch from diesel to CNG. Clean Energy reports on other successes also. Read more »

John Lewis Partnership To Transition Full HGV Fleet to Biomethane

| United Kingdom: London | Source: John Lewis Partnership
Fleet of Waitrose CNG-fuelled trucks

Waitrose operates the Scania P-340 with biomethane.

“Five biomethane trucks produce the same emissions as one diesel lorry” – Justin Laney, John Lewis Partnership

UK retail giant John Lewis Partnership has embarked on a ten-year transition of all John Lewis & Partners and Waitrose & Partners heavy delivery trucks to low-carbon biomethane-powered versions, cutting HGV emissions by over 80%. All diesel-powered heavy trucks will be phased out from its fleet by 2028. Read more »

Rev Group Introduces LNG-powered Terminal Tractors

| USA: Milwaukee WS | Source: REV Group, Inc.

REV Group Capacity L9N CNG TruckREV Group, a U.S. manufacturer of specialty vehicle brands, has introduced the Cummins-Westport LN9 natural gas engine to its Capital range of terminal tractors, also referred to as yard jockey trucks. Certified to the CARB and EPA Optional Low NOx emissions standard of 0.02 g/bhp-hr, the engine has 90% fewer NOx emissions than the current North American EPA standard. Read more »