GAZ Group Presents Specialized CNG Models

| Russia, Nizhny Novgorod

Gaz_Group gaz-on-next-cng mobile repair shopGAZ Group, Russia’s largest manufacturer of commercial motor vehicles, has introduced new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) models of specialized vehicles – a garbage truck with rear loading and a repair mobile workshop created on the base of a GAZon Next CNG medium-duty truck. Read more »

IVECO’s Eurocargo Natural Power now with RH Drive

| United Kingdom, Basildon

Iveco Eurocargo 2017Extends IVECO’s Natural Power range to include right-hand drive models of Daily, Eurocargo and Stralis

IVECO’s latest generation Eurocargo Natural Power is now available to order in right-hand drive, giving UK and Irish fleets access to a medium truck running on compressed natural gas (CNG) – ideally suited for low emission transport applications and environmentally-minded urban operators. Read more »

Scania Displays CNG Bus at 2017 inter airport Europe

| Germany, Munich

Scania Citywide LF CNG on trials in FranceScania took its Citywide LF bus to this year’s (21st) edition of inter airport Europe, the International Exhibition for Airport Equipment, Technology, Design & Services in Berlin. The 12-metre model, powered by Compressed Natural Gas 320 hp gas engine, is described as an unusually flexible solution that can be easily and cost-effectively adapted to the operating conditions and needs that are typical for airports. Read more »

IVECO Launches Blue Daily with Natural Power

| Italy, Torino

IVECO Blue Power LCV (2) Italian auto manufacturer IVECO has launched a new range of light commercial vehicles (LCV) that celebrate its cutting edge technology for sustainable transportation. ​​​​​The New DAILY BLUE POWER family is described as the perfect vehicle for urban and suburban missions. Included in the new range is the Daily Hi-Matic Natural Power. Read more »

LA Metro Orders 300 CNG Buses from New Flyer

| USA, St. Cloud MN

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) has awarded Minnesota-based New Flyer Industries (NFI) a contract for up to 300 Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG), 60-foot heavy-duty transit buses. The contract is for 65 firm orders and options to purchase an additional 235 buses. Read more »

Volvo Introduces Low-Emission LNG-Powered Trucks

| Sweden, Gothenburg
Volvo FH hill climbing in Spain

Volvo FH LNG

New trucks from Volvo running on LNG offer the same performance as diesel, but with 20-100% lower CO₂ emissions

Volvo Trucks is now introducing Euro VI-compliant heavy duty trucks running on liquefied natural gas or biogas. Sales of Volvo FM LNG and Volvo FH LNG will start during spring 2018. Read more »

Gasum Adds CNG Station and LCNG Station to Finnish Network

| Finland, Espoo

Gasum Turku LNGGasum’s natural gas fueling station network in Finland will expand with the addition of four new stations in 2017. In the Helsinki Metropolitan Area, a new station was opened in the summer in Petikko, Vantaa and another station opened this month in Tuupakka, also in Vantaa. Read more »

LNG Best for HD and Long Haul says Volvo Trucks

| Sweden, Gothenburg
Lars Mårtensson, Director Environment and Innovation at Volvo Trucks

Lars Mårtensson, Director Environment and Innovation at Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks: “Liquefied gas is the best available climate alternative on the market for heavy regional and long-haul transport operations”

By replacing diesel with liquefied natural gas or biogas, CO₂ emissions from heavy trucks can be drastically reduced. Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) is today used primarily in industrial operations, but it has excellent prerequisites for being a competitive vehicle fuel with considerable environmental benefits. Read more »

City of Phoenix Adds 30 More CNG Buses With New Flyer

| USA, St. Cloud MN
New Flyer Phoenix CNG bus Valley Metro 2016

New Flyer LFR for the City of Phoenix (Image: Fleets&Fuels)

The City of Phoenix Public Transit Department in the U.S. State of Arizona has exercised an option with New Flyer of America Inc. (New Flyer) to acquire an additional 30 Xcelsior® compressed natural gas (CNG) buses. The order consists of 16 forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses and 14 sixty-foot heavy-duty transit buses, which will be converted from New Flyer’s backlog to a firm order. Read more »

IVECO Stralis NP Joins Trans-Europe Blue Corridor Rally

| Spain, Lisbon

IVECO, a pioneer in Natural Gas technologies for the transport industry, is taking part in this year’s “Blue Corridor-2017: Iberia – Baltia’ Rally which kicked off from Lisbon yesterday. Through participation of the Stralis NP, the first natural gas truck specifically designed for long-haul operations that can run on Compressed or Liquid Natural Gas, IVECO aims to support the development of natural gas, which it views as the best and the only mature alternative fuel for a sustainable transport industry. Read more »