SEAT Enhances CNG Leon with New 1.5 TGI Evo Engine

| Spain: Martorell | Source: SEAT
SEAT Leon 1.5 TGI EVO

CNG-powered Leon now available with a new 1.5 TGI Evo engine

SEAT is enhancing the compressed natural gas-powered variant of the popular Leon with a new 1.5 litre TGI engine and increased CNG range with the integration of three gas tanks. Smart integration of three compressed natural gas tanks boosts range in CNG-only mode to 500km without compromising practicality and driveability. Read more »

CARB Funding For Kenworth-Toyota Zero Emission Truck Collaboration

| USA: Las Vegas NV | Source: Kenworth Trucks

Kenworth_T680 toyotalrAdding to its range of alternative-fueled vehicles such as CNG and LNG, Kenworth Truck Company is collaborating with Toyota Motor North America to develop 10 zero-emission Kenworth T680s powered by Toyota hydrogen fuel cell electric powertrains. Read more »

France’s Kiloutou Selects Stralis NP 460 for Sustainable Logistics

| France: Trappes | Source: IVECO France

Stralis NP460 for KILOUTOUThe Kiloutou Group, an international equipment rental company based in northern France, has just added five IVECO Stralis NP 460 natural gas tractors to its fleet to deliver on-site equipment. It is the first company in the sector to offer in its logistics fleet of delivery of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fueled vehicles. Read more »

PIMK and IVECO Bring 50 STRALIS NP (CNG) Trucks to Bulgaria

| Bulgaria: Plovdiv | Source: CNH Industrial
IVECO Stralis NP for PIMK in Plovdiv (front)

Image courtesy of TRAFFICNEWS.BG

PIMK Ltd., one of the leading transport companies in Eastern Europe and largest in Bulgaria, has increased its sustainability credentials with the purchase of 50 new IVECO Stralis NP 400HP trucks running on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) to provide green logistics services to its partners across Europe. PIMK has selected the STRALIS NP AS440S40T/P model. Read more »

McDonalds Spain Adopts Green Logistics with Scania and HAVI

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Scania

HAVI and Scania service McDonaldsAs key players in the McDonald’s supply chain, HAVI Logistics Europe (HAVI) and Scania are responding to growing consumer demands for more sustainable transports. In Spain, the companies are accelerating the five-year roadmap that aims to cut CO2 emissions from the restaurant chain’s delivery vehicles. Read more »

ENGIE Fuels IVECO CNG Buses – First in Cote d’Ivoire

| Côte d'Ivoire: Abidjan | Source: ENGIE

Ivory Coast IVECO CNG busIn Abidjan, a city on the southern Atlantic coast of Côte d’Ivoire, in West Africa, ENGIE and Tractebel (a global engineering company and part of ENGIE) have collaborated to engineer, supply and install the first ever compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling station in Abidjan. The station will service a new fleet of  26 IVECO Crealis buses powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and complying with Euro VI regulations. Read more »

Swedish Energy Agency Funds First Part of ‘Drive LBG’ (RNG)

| Sweden: Stockholm | Source: Energigas Sweden
Volvo FH LNG at Gasum filling station

Volvo FH LNG at Gasum filling station

Further to the autumn funding announcement by the Swedish Energy Agency for an innovation cluster for liquid biogas, it has been decided that Energigas Sweden will be responsible for driving the “Drive LBG” cluster. The overall effort will be of great importance to the biogas (renewable natural gas – RNG) market and to achieve Sweden’s environmental and climate goals. Read more »

MAN Lion’s City G Bus Awarded German Innovation Prize

| Germany: Berlin | Source: MAN Truck & Bus

MAN Lion's City G HybridThe German gas industry has awarded the MAN city bus with its newly developed E18 natural gas engine at the 2018 Innovation Prize ceremony. The jury was won over by its economical and environmentally friendly overall concept in combination with the MAN EfficientHybrid hybrid module. Read more »

Maruti Suzuki Achieves Green Milestone with Half Million CNG Vehicle Sales

| India: New Delhi | Source: Maruti Suzuki

Green Milestone for Maruti Suzuki CNG VehiclesMaruti Suzuki has achieved the milestone of five lakh*  CNG vehicles sales in India, cumulatively. The Company presently offers CNG option in seven of its models, which include Alto 800, Alto K10, WagonR, Celerio, Dzire, Eeco and Super Carry. Read more »

Scania to Introduce Fuel Cell Refuse Truck

| Sweden: Södertälje | Source: Volkswagen AG

Scania-Renova image 2018Scania is developing a fuel cell refuse truck together with Renova, a waste handling company in western Sweden. The truck will feature a fully electrified powertrain as well as an electrified compactor. Delivery is anticipated late 2019. Read more »