Catalina Pacific CNG Mixer Fleet in US Top 25

| USA: Glendora CA | Source: CalPortland

Catalina Pacific CNG Mixer TruckCalifornia-based Catalina Pacific® has been selected by Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT) as one of the nation’s “Top 25 Green Fleets for 2018”.  A CalPortland company, Catalina Pacific commissioned 118 new “Near-Zero Emission” CNG/RNG powered concrete mixer trucks that were placed into operation in the fourth quarter of 2017. Read more »

Solaris CNG Buses for RATP in Paris

| France: Paris | Source: Solaris Bus & Coach S.A.

Solaris_Urbino 18 CNG ParisFrench public transport company Régie autonome des transports Parisiens (RATP) has placed the first of its orders with Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) -powered buses. RATP selected the Solaris Urbino as part of its drive for cleaner operations in France’s capital city. Read more »

Krummen Kerzers Purchases 20 LNG-powered Volvo Trucks

| Switzerland: Kerzers | Source: Krummen Kerzers

Krummen Kerzers Volvo LNGSwiss logistics specialist Krummen Kerzers has advanced its strategy for the sustainable reduction of CO2 emissions by purchasing 20 Volvo trucks that operate using Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). Purchase agreements were signed last week. Read more »

Scania Wins Record Order for Natural Gas Buses for Bogota

| Colombia: Bogotá | Source: Scania, Gas Natural S.A. ESP and other sources

Bogota CNG BusIn its largest Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) bus delivery ever, Scania will supply 481 Euro 6 buses for the renewal of Bogotá’s TransMilenio Bus Rapid Transit system. Colombia’s capital city is replacing its earlier Euro 2 and Euro 3 diesel buses with the latest in low-emission technology. Read more »

IVECO Stralis NP 460 “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019”

| Italy: Turin | Source: IVECO

IVECO Stralis NP 460A year after winning the “Low Carbon Truck of the Year” title in the UK, the Stralis NP 460 has received another important award, having been voted “Sustainable Truck of the Year 2019” in the Tractor category. IVECO says the award, sponsored by Vado e Torno magazine in collaboration with Lifegate, confirms its position as European leader. Read more »

New Northern Italian LNG Station to Fuel FERCAM’s Stralis Fleet

| Italy: Vipiteno | Source: IVECO

FERCAM Logistics Stralis NP at APS Fuel TerminalItaly’s LNG refuelling infrastructure continues to roll out with the recent opening last week of the first LNG refuelling station in the Alto Adige region, near the border with Austria. The opening was attended by Italian OEM IVECO, which took the opportunity to deliver the first Stralis NP LNG for Italian transportation specialist FERCAM S.p.A. Read more »

Hexagon to Supply H2 Tanks for New Flyer Fuel Cell Buses

| USA: Lincoln NE | Source: Hexagon Composites

Hexagon Lincoln Hydrogen storageNorth America’s largest transit bus maker, New Flyer of America Inc. and New Flyer Canada ULC (collectively “New Flyer”), has ordered high-pressure hydrogen tanks from Hexagon Composites to be used on 25 of its Xcelsior® hydrogen fuel cell (or fuel cell-electric) transit buses. Read more »

Finland’s Vaasa Reviews RNG

| Finland: Vaasa | Source: Scania

Vaasa fleet with Scania biogas busesThe transition to natural gas buses has been rewarding for the City of Vaasa, located on Finland’s mid west coast. Twelve Scania buses powered by renewable natural gas (RNG / biomethane) have delivered every-day public transportation service for more than a year. Fuel is derived from the waste processing plant at nearby Stormossen. Read more »

Germany Suspends Federal Highway Toll for Natural Gas Trucks

| Germany and United Kingdom | Source: DVGW and CNH Industrial

Iveco Stralis NPThe German Bundestag last week amended federal highway toll law to exempt lorries powered by natural gas from tolls from 1 January 2019 for a period of two years. The change will help to address the country’s growing CO2 emissions from the transport sector, at the same time providing a stimulus for the natural gas vehicle sector. Read more »