Automotive Transporters Discuss Sustainability using LNG Fuel

| United Kingdom, London
IVECO Stralis NP by i FAST Automotive Logistics

Stralis NP operated by i-FAST Automotive Logistics: HDV Sustainability

Sister companies CNH Industrial and FCA brought over 30 of Europe’s principle logistics and automotive transporters together on November 6 in Germany to discuss the benefits of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) for the logistics sector and demonstrate positive examples from their own supply chain operations. The recently launched new IVECO Stralis NP (Natural Power) 460, classed as the most sustainable heavy long-haul truck ever, was presented to the audience on the occasion.  Read more »

CNH Industrial Discusses NGVs in Tel Aviv; Haifa Orders

| Israel, Tel Aviv

CNH Industrial N.V., together with its sister company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), took part in the fifth edition of the Fuel Choices & Smart Mobility Summit, held on October 31 and November 1 in Tel Aviv, Israel. The 2017 edition of the Summit helped to demonstrate that a revolution in the sectors of transport and industry is taking place at a global level thanks to clean and accessible vehicles as well as the transition towards alternative power systems.  Read more »

FPT Industrial unveils New Cursor 13 Natural Gas Engine

| Italy, Turin

Iveco Cursor 13 NG Engine (2)Specifically designed for heavy duty missions – FPT Industrial’s flagship Natural Gas engine with 460 hp max power is ready for long-haulage commercial missions

100% Natural Gas: FPT Industrial (FPT) has unveiled its newest and most powerful NG engine. The Cursor 13 Natural Gas was presented at the FPT Tech Day 2017 event held in Turin on October 30. FPT describes it as “the most powerful 100% Natural Gas engine available on the on-road segment market today, and is the first purely NG engine on the market specially developed for long-haul missions”. Read more »

Legislation Moves Natural Gas to Professional Fuel Status in France

| France, Paris
Air Liquide LCNG Station in Duttlenheim

Air Liquide LCNG Station in Duttlenheim

An increasing number of road transport operators have chosen natural gas fuel in the Alpine valleys of France to contribute to the emergence of clean mobility that preserves the quality of the air. Until now, users of this fuel have not been eligible for an excise consideration and are therefore financially disadvantaged compared to their competitors who use diesel. Read more »

European Vehicle Transporter Increases IVECO LNG Fleet to 15

| Belgium, Brussels
IVECO Stralis NP by i FAST Automotive Logistics

Stralis NP vehicle transporter operated by i-FAST Automotive Logistics

i-FAST Automotive Logistics, part of FCA group, is the first company to have used the Stralis NP powered by LNG in the vehicle transportation sector. After more than 600,000 km in service, the ten Stralis NP fleet of i-FAST Automotive Logistics reached a reduction of 15% in fuel consumption compared to diesel. Thanks to this positive result i-FAST AL will add five extra LNG units to its fleet from December 2017. Read more »

Macks Now Available with CWI L9N Natural Gas Engine

| Canada, Niagara Falls ON

Mack LR

Mack Trucks, Inc., part of the Volvo Group, is now offering its Mack® LR and TerraPro® models with the Cummins Westport L9N natural gas engine, enabling customers to meet near zero NOx emissions levels while providing excellent performance and efficiency. Mack made the announcement at the 2017 Canadian Waste & Recycling Expo in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Read more »

German Panel Manufacturer Selects Econic NGT for Clean Logistics

| Germany, Burgau

ROMA KG Mercedes Benz Econic NGTRomakowski GmbH & Co. KG (Roma KG), a Bavarian-Swabian specialist insulating panel, door and accessories manufacturer, has invested in its first natural gas truck from Mercedes-Benz. It will be used to transport product from its base in Burgau to its new logistics centre in the nearby Scheppach business park. Read more »

Californian Concrete Mixer Fleet Chooses CNG/RNG

| USA, Los Angeles CA

CalPortland CNG concrete truckCatalina Pacific®, a CalPortland Company has launched the first part of its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered concrete mixer truck fleet, which will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) and smog-causing emissions in Southern California. The company commissioned 118 new “Near-Zero Emission” concrete mixer trucks to be in operation by the end of 2017. Read more »

500 LNG-fuelled IVECO Stralis NP Trucks Ordered by Jost Group

| United Kingdom, London

IVECO Stralis NPOne of Europe’s largest transport and logistics companies is to buy 500 IVECO natural gas-powered heavy trucks, confirming its confidence in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as an alternative fuel to diesel. It is IVECO’s largest deal to date and is with the pan-European transport and logistics specialist, Jost Group. Read more »

Logistics Trials Starts in UK for Scania Dedicated CNG 26-tonner

| United Kingdom, Swindon

Howard Tenens Scania gas-powered truck in UKLogistics company Howard Tenens has taken delivery of two 26-tonne rigid dedicated gas vehicles from Scania. As one of the first hauliers in the UK to introduce dedicated gas vehicles into its fleet, the company has confirmed its commitment to sustainable logistics by trialling the first two of their kind to operate in the country. Read more »