Liverpool Leads with 25 Hydrogen Buses

| Alexander Dennis | Source: Alexander Dennis
Hydrogen Bus

Hydrogen Bus

The Liverpool City Region is set to be the first place in the North of England to trial hydrogen buses following a successful £6.4million bid to the government’s Office for Low Emission Vehicles. The project may deliver up to 25 buses if the trial is successful. Read more »

IVECO Showcases Zero-oil Refrigeration Innovations at SITL 2019

| France: Trappes | Source: IVECO France and Transicold
IVECO at SITL

The 400-hp Stralis NP carrier: a 26-ton first-time Carrier Transicold Supra® CNG technology.

SITL, France’s major transport, logistics and supply chain solutions trade show, is home to the French Association for Natural Gas for Vehicles (AFGNV) this week. There is renewed interest in France in the use of natural and renewable gas for transportation and IVECO is displaying its related product at the AFGNV pavilion. Read more »

Juárez in Mexico Adds 80 CNG RAM Patrol Vehicles

| H. Ayuntamiento de Juárez | Source: H. Ayuntamiento de Juárez
RAM CNG Vehicle for Juarez SSPM

RAM CNG Vehicle for Juarez SSPM

The Municipal Government of Juárez, a Mexican city that is unfortunately renowned for its seriously high murder rate, has moved to safeguard its citizens with vehicles powered by Compressed Natural Gas. The city has leased 400 new patrol units for the Public Security Secretariat (SSPM) fleet, eighty (20%) of which have been or are in the process of being converted to CNG. Read more »

Toyota and Australian Government Begin Pathway to Hydrogen for Mobility

| Australia: Altona VIC | Source: ARENA

Toyota's Altona facilityThe Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), an independent agency of the Australian federal government, will provide funding for Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited to start the transformation of part of its decommissioned car manufacturing plant in Altona Victoria into a renewable energy hub to produce green hydrogen for transport. Read more »

DHL Freight Trials First LNG truck with Mega Trailer in Germany

| Germany: Bonn | Source: Deutsche Post DHL Group
IVECO Stralis NP for DHL in Germany

Foto: Andreas Heddergott

DHL Freight, one of the leading providers of road freight services in Europe, has deployed one of the very first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered Iveco Stralis long-haul trucks capable of towing a mega trailer. During a year-long trial period the truck will operate as a daily shuttle between DHL’s logistics center and a BMW Group production plant in southern Germany. Read more »

SEAT Adds 173 CNG Models to its Car-sharing Fleet

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Respiro and Diariomotor
SEAT Leon 1.5 TGI EVO

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

In February 2018, SEAT fully acquired Madrid car-sharing company Respiro with the intention of becoming a benchmark mobility solutions provider. Included in SEAT planning was the gradual replacement of existing rent-by-the-hour vehicle stock with SEAT models powered by Compressed Natural Gas. That day has arrived. Read more »

Solaris Urbino 12 Hydrogen Concept Recognised for Award

| Poland: Owińska | Source: Solaris Bus & Coach S.A

Solaris Urbino 12 hydrogenSolaris has been awarded winner of the German industry magazine Busplaner’s “Sustainability Award 2019” competition for the Concept Vehicle category. The accolade is for the Urbino 12 hydrogen – a hydrogen bus that will be celebrating its premiere in June, during the UITP Congress in Stockholm. Read more »

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 »

New Flyer Unveils Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ Bus

| USA: St. Cloud MN | Source: New Flyer

New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE H2New Flyer of America Inc. and New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (together “New Flyer”), have unveiled the Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ fuel cell-electric heavy-duty transit bus. Both the forty-foot and sixty-foot model have successfully completed the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Model Bus Testing Program at Altoona, Pennsylvania. 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 »