First LNG Fuelled ADR Truck at Gate Terminal

| The Netherlands, Rotterdam

Rolande first at GateThe first Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) -powered truck has this week loaded a trailer with LNG at the Gate terminal in Rotterdam. LNG power moving LNG fuel adds a new dimension to alternative fuel transportation for trucks and ships. After considerable effort to update and adjust legislation, LNG trucks are now compliant with ADR and regulation at terminals. Read more »

Six Major UK Fleet Operators to Trial Latest Gas-powered HGVs

| United Kingdom, Loughborough

Wincanton truckCenex – the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies – has confirmed its involvement in the UK’s largest trial of biomethane-fuelled heavy goods vehicles (HGVs). The trial is led by Air Liquide – a world leader in gases, technologies and services for industry and health – and funded in part by the Office for Low Emission Vehicles in partnership with Innovate UK via the recently launched Low Emission Freight and Logistics Project. Read more »

35 Million CNG Miles for Sheehy Mail Contractors

| USA, Houston TX

Sheehy mail truck Trillium CNG

Following the expansion of its natural gas fleet U.S. Midwest mail carrier, Sheehy Mail Contractors, Inc., has entered into a contract with Trillium to refuel with Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) at Omaha, Nebraska. Sheehy was an early adopter of CNG, beginning the conversion process in 2013. Read more »

UK Study Shows Huge Drop in CO2 Emissions from HGVs

| United Kingdom, Hinckley

Leyland CNG Station - Waitrose refuelA new UK study reveals an 84% drop in carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from lorries using that country’s first gas filling station connected to a high-pressure pipeline. Cadent, the UK’s biggest gas network, says this is evidence that gas can be the fuel of choice for HGVs, and supports ‘clean air’ policies. Compressed natural gas (CNG) dispensed at the Lancashire station is 100% renewable, fuelling HGVs for big companies. Read more »

Integra2 Introduces Its First ECO Trailer in Madrid

| Spain, Barcelona

Integra2 eco-trailerIntegra2, the Logista Group’s temperature-controlled transport distribution network, continues to invest in sustainable mobility with the introduction to its Madrid fleet of a tractor unit with a refrigerated trailer, powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

Biomethane at Heart of UK Study of Low-emission Vehicles in Heavy-duty Cycles

| United Kingdom, Loughborough

UK Kuehne + NagelCenex, the UK’s first Centre of Excellence for low carbon technologies, says global logistics provider Kuehne + Nagel Ltd will trial the effectiveness of low-emissions heavy-goods vehicles (HGVs) operating as parts of large fleets with demanding-duty cycles. The vehicles to be tested are powered by liquefied renewable natural gas (RNG). Read more »

LNG Station Underway for Upper Austria

| Austria, Ennshafen

Groundbreaking for LNG station Ennshafen Jul2017A new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) filling station has commenced with a groundbreaking ceremony in Austria, adding another important refueling facility for Europe’s logistics and heavy duty transportation, for both road and waterways. The station is being built in the city of Enns, at Ennshafen, the city’s port, on Donaustrasse. Read more »

ISL G Near Zero Emissions NG Engine for Kenworth T680, T880 and T880S Trucks

| USA, Kirkland WA

cummins-westport-isl-g-near-zeroKenworth’s T680 on-highway flagship and T880 and T880S vocational trucks are now available for order with the Cummins Westport ISL G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine. “The Kenworth T680 and T880 specified with the ISL G Near Zero emissions engine are ideal for regional haul, vocational and refuse fleets focused on decreasing their environmental impact and reducing operating costs,” said Kurt Swihart, Kenworth marketing director. Read more »

First Freightliner NZ Emission LNG M2 Road Tractors for Mountain Valley Express

| USA, Portland OR

Freightliner M2 112Freightliner Trucks has produced its first road tractors powered by the Cummins ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NOX natural gas engine. The Freightliner M2 112 is one of the nine trucks ordered by Mountain Valley Express of Stockton, California. Read more »

Peruvian HDVs Plan LNG Fuel for 2018

| Peru, Lima | Source: La República

TRC FleetTransportes Rodríguez Carranza (TRC), a major national operator in Peru’s transport and storage sector has signed a contract with Gases del Pacífico (GDP) to deliver Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to regions in the north of the country. Read more »