World’s Largest Double Deck NGV Fleet to Double

| United Kingdom: Nottingham City | Source: Nottingham City Transport

Nottingham CT Bio-Gas busNottingham City Transport (NCT)’s fleet of 53 biogas double deck buses will more than double in size this year, as a further 67 join the City Operator of the Year’s fleet. NCT has been successful in securing a further £1.12m from OLEV (Office of Low Emission Vehicles), which will be used to expand its bio-methane refuelling station at its main bus depot. Read more »

Girteka Logistics Confirms Benefits of LNG-fuelled Trucks

| Lithuania: Vilnius | Source: Girteka Logistics

Girteka IVECO LNGEuropean transportation and logistics heavyweight Girteka Logistics, based in Lithuania, has been testing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) -powered trucks. It has found CO2 emissions reduction of 85 per cent is possible using the renewable fuel Bio LNG when compared to an equivalent diesel vehicle. Read more »

Landi Renzo – Uber Collaboration in Brazil Offers Conversion to CNG

| Brazil: Sao Paolo and Italy: Cavriago (RE) | Source: Landi Renzo

Brazil Uber graphicLandi Renzo Brasil, the Brazilian subsidiary of the Landi Renzo Group, has signed an exclusive collaboration contract with Uber, the global company that connects passengers and drivers. This agreement provides for the conversion of cars owned by Uber partners all over Brazil to natural gas fuel using Landi Renzo’s methane gas components and systems. Read more »

Sanpellegrino Sparkles with Scania LNG Truck Deliveries

| Italy: San Pellegrino Terme | Source: Gruppo Sanpellegrino

Gruppo Sanpellegrino Scania LNG Trucks Renowned Italian natural mineral water brand Sanpellegrino will add a sustainable sparkle to its drinks with the addition of Scania R 410 liquified natural gas trucks (LNG) by its logistics partner, Koinè SpA. Gruppo Sanpellegrino in 2018 produced 1.5 billion bottles of mineral water, exported to more than 150 countries.  Read more »

IVECO Delivers Hungary’s First LNG Trucks

| Hungary: Budapest | Source: IVECO

Duvenbeck Stralis NP 460Hungary’s domestic automotive market and road haulage industry have stepped onto new ground with the introduction of Liquefied Natural Gas semi-trailers. DanubeTruck Hungary Kft, the national IVECO supplier, has delivered four LNG-powered units to Duvenbeck Logistics Ltd. Read more »

Scania P280 CNG Trucks Cater in Belgium

| Belgium: Neder-Over-Heembeek | Source: Scania Luxembourg

Scania P280 CNG for BidfoodBidfood Flanders, part of the international Bidcorp foodservice company, has purchased eight Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-powered Scania P280 carriers. The vehicles will be used for the distribution of food and non-food items for collective catering. Read more »

Volkswagen CNG Commercial Vehicles for MRW

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Volkswagen

MRW buys VW CaddyVolkswagen Commercial Vehicles and MRW, a Spanish express transportation company, have reached an agreement to provide a comprehensive sustainable Joint Mobility solution based on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel. To that end, ten new CNG-powered vans have joined the MRW fleet. Read more »

EBRD Finances Low-emission CNG Buses for Skopje

| United Kingdom: London and Macedonia: Skopje | Source: EBRD
Macedonia buses

Old buses will soon give way to the latest CNG models in Skopje.

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is bringing 35 new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to Skopje, the capital of FYR Macedonia, in response to the ever-growing demand for cleaner and more sustainable public transport. The new buses will cut CO2 emissions by at least 15 per cent. Read more »

Cairo Cleans Up with 122 MAN CNG Buses

| MAN Truck and Bus | Source: MAN Truck and Bus

MAN CNG Passenger Bus for CTA The Cairo Transportation Authority (CTA) has ordered 122 MAN natural gas buses, of which the first two were delivered at the end of last year. Natural gas city buses from MAN are especially environmentally friendly and economically attractive – two important reasons why CTA made their selection. Read more »

Colombian Fleets Grow with NGVs

| Colombia: Bogotá | Source: Naturgas and Mayor of Bogotá

Colombia's Transmilenio busThe Colombian Natural Gas Association reports that, during 2018, the number of public transport vehicles, trucks, dump trucks and garbage collectors dedicated to natural gas reached 800. New acquisitions were located in the Departments of Antioquia, Bolívar, Caldas and Valle del Cauca. Read more »