IVECO Introduces Natural Power Range to Argentine Market

| Argentina: San Nicolás | Source: IVECO Argentina

IVECO Argentina 50 year commemorationIVECO has brought its Natural Power range of commercial vehicles to Argentina, a major development for the country which until recently has held firmly to vehicle conversions as the way to access alternative fuels. The introduction of natural gas powered OEM vehicles will support the nation’s  growing commitment and investment for sustainable, cleaner alternatives. Read more »

Traxión’s 100 Hyundai CNG Buses Celebrated at AltFuels Mexico

| Mexico: Mexico City | Source: Hyundai and local agencies

Hyundai Super Aero CityEarlier this year, Mexican transportation and logistics company Traxión acquired 100 natural gas buses manufactured by Neohyundai México, to be operated in the vicinity of Tijuana. A symbolic delivery took place at Altfuels Mexico 2019,  between Gino Saer, General Director and CEO of Hyundai Trucks and Buses, and Elías Dana, Director of Traxión. Imported from Korea, these are the company’s first CNG buses. Read more »

City of Pernik in Bulgaria Issues Tender for 13 CNG Buses

| Bulgaria: Sofia | Source: Pernik Municipal Public Transport Co.

Bulgaria - buses in PernikIn Pernik, a city in western Bulgaria, Pernik Municipal Public Transport Company has issued a tender document for the supply of thirteen low floor buses powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Deadline for submission of tenders or requests to participate is April 8th 2019. Read more »

VW Adds Improved Engine and Extra CNG to Golf Variant TGI

| Germany: Wolfsburg | Source: Volkswagen AG
VW Golf Variant TGI natural gas

New Volkswagen Golf Variant TGI with three natural gas tanks

Volkswagen’s natural gas strategy continues to gain ground with the announcement that the Golf Variant TGI now joins the Polo TGI and Golf TGI as being available with a new eco-friendly natural gas engine and extended range using Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) or RNG. Read more »

Howard Tenens Adds CNG Scania Rigids to Fleet

| United Kingdom: Thrupp | Source: Howard Tenens
Howard Tenens CNG Scania

Howard Tenens CNG Scania (image: Motortransport.co.uk)

Howard Tenens, has taken delivery of two 26 tonne 340 BHP dedicated CNG (compressed natural gas) rigids from Scania, bringing the total number of dedicated gas vehicles to four. The purchase of the two vehicles was made following the highly successful trial of two Scania 26 tonne gas rigids which began in October 2017. Read more »

Maruti Suzuki Achieves 26% Improved Fuel Economy with new ‘WagonR S-CNG’

| India: New Delhi | Source: Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
Maruti Suzuki introduces cleaner, greener and environment friendly 'WagonR S-CNG'

Maruti Suzuki introduces ‘WagonR S-CNG’

To further strengthen its green technology footprint in India, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has launched the new WagonR S(Smart)-CNG. The CNG powered WagonR will be available in the Lxi variant of the 1.0 litre engine offering best-in-class mileage of 33.54km/kg. The technology delivers 26% better fuel economy than the previous version. Read more »

Bigger CNG Range for Latest Audi A3 Sportback g-tron

| Germany: Ingolstadt | Source: Audi AG
Audi A3 Sportback g-tron

Audi A3 Sportback g-tron

Audi AG, a German automobile manufacturer and member of the Volkswagen Group, is introducing the new model year Audi A3 Sportback g-tron with a technology update. Thanks to its increased tank volume, the compact model can cover around 400 kilometers (248.5 miles) (WLTP cycle) in natural gas operation. Read more »

Westport Fuel Systems Supports Europe’s Proposed CO2 Emission Reduction Standards for Trucks

| Canada: Vancouver BC | Source: Westport Fuel Systems Inc.
Westport_HPDI-2.0

Westport HPDI 2.0™ meets 2025 targets today

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (Westport)  supports the upcoming Plenary vote in the European Parliament to pass Europe’s first CO2 regulations which set CO2 emission reduction targets for heavy-duty vehicles.  On February 27, 2019, the Committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) voted to approve the final text of the legislation previously approved by the Committee of Deputy Permanent Representatives on February 22, 2019. This has now set the stage for final approval by the European Parliament currently scheduled for the week of April 15, 2019. Read more »

OEM LNG Trucks Will Deliver Date to ECO-GATE

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Naturgy

Iveco for Ecogate in PortugalThe Portuguese logistics and distribution transport companies HAVI, Santos e Vale and Transportes Paulo Costa & Ferreira have acquired IVECO and Scania Group LNG trucks within the framework of the ECO-GATE action, which is co-financed by the European Union’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF programme). Read more »