Bristol Buys 21 Scania Biogas Buses

| United Kingdom: Bristol

Scania biogas double deckers for BristolIn the UK, Bristol Community Transport has invested in a fleet of 21 Scania biogas buses for its m1 Metrobus route, which will be operated by First West. Metrobus is a new rapid public transport system for the West of England region. The m1 connects south Bristol, the city centre and the Bristol campus of the University of the West of England. Read more »

TransLink Receives 106 CNG Buses with Cummins Westport LN9 Engines

| Canada: Surrey BC

New Flyer CNG buses for TransLink in Surrey BCThe Metro Vancouver city of Surrey is excited about 106 new New Flyer Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses. The buses join the fleet of Coastal Mountain Bus Company, the largest operating company in the integrated TransLink enterprise. They add to the 146 CNG buses in the fleet, operating out of the Port Coquitlam Transit Centre and the Hamilton Transit Centre in Richmond. Just in time for summer, all new CNG buses are climate controlled and set for 20.5°C Read more »

KamAZ Bi-fuel Trucks for Trans-Russia Transport

| Russia: Naberezhnye Chelny

KAMAZ-5490-87 (S5) NEO (Gas-Diesel)KamAZ Leasing has financed the purchase of bi-fuel (natural gas/diesel) trucks for a large Yaroslavl freight forwarding company, Rostov Transport Company LLC, for the transportation of goods across Russia. The term of the lease is five years. Read more »

IVECO Launches Natural Gas Vehicle Range in Japan

| Italy: Turin and Japan: Yokohama

IVECO team launches NG vehicles at Truck Show in YokohamaIVECO has launched its natural gas powered vehicle range on the Japanese market with a display of the Stralis NP 400 and the Daily Blue Power Family at the Japan Truck Show in Yokohama, open from May 10th to 12th. The Stralis NP 400 is the first ever Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) truck ready for sale in Japan. Read more »

More than 500 CNG and LNG Vehicles for France’s Jacky Perrenot

| Italy: Turin and France: Paris

IVECO NaturalPower rangeFrench transportation and logistics company Perrenot Group has acquired six IVECO Stralis X-WAY NP, signing the deal at Intermat Paris in late April. Perrenot is seeking to replace diesel with industry-leading natural gas technology for its construction logistics fleet. This agreement comes on the back of the order for 250 Stralis NP the logistics operator placed during the Solutrans show in November 2017. Read more »

Scania Boosts XT Range with CNG Truck for Construction Industry

| Sweden: Södertälje

Scania XT CNG for construction industry - cylinder mountingFollowing the successful launch of the new generation XT construction range, Scania has now expanded its product offer with natural gas-powered XT trucks. With these new trucks, Scania has developed a sustainable alternative for the construction industry, with significantly-reduced carbon emissions. Read more »

First Truck with CWI 12L Near Zero Natural Gas Engine Goes to California’s AJR Trucking

| USA: Long Beach CA
AJR Trucking receives Kenworth with CWI NZ 12 litre engine ACT Expo May2018

AJR Trucking T680 with Cummins Westport ISX12N

AJR Trucking, a California supplier of transportation services to the USPS for over 30 years, received the keys to the first truck equipped with the Cummins Westport 12-liter ISX12N engine. The ISX12N is the only engine to be certified by the California Air Resources Board as meeting the California Air Resources Board’s toughest optional Low NOx standard, which is 90% cleaner than current federal EPA emission standards. Read more »

Volkswagen Presents New Natural Gas System at Vienna Motor Symposium

| Austria: Vienna
Volkswagen Golf 1.5 TSI ACT BlueMotion

Volkswagen Golf 1.5 TSI ACT BlueMotion

Volkswagen will be enhancing its model range with the introduction of what it says is currently the world’s most cutting-edge natural gas drive, announced at the Vienna Motor Symposium (26 to 27 April). The technology meets the CO2 fleet emissions target of 95 g/km prescribed in the EU as of 2020. Read more »

Kenworth ZECT and HECT Technology at ACT Expo 2018

| USA: Long Beach CA
Kenworth T680 HECT at ACT Expo

Kenworth T680 HECT (Image: ACT Expo 2018)

Kenworth trucks incorporating the latest green emission technologies designed to help fleets and truck operators address requirements for emission reduction have been on display this week at Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach, California. Two special Kenworth T680 day cabs, the HECT (Hybrid Electric Cargo Transport) and the ZECT (Zero Emission Cargo Transport) attracted plenty of interest. Read more »

IVECO Brings Natural Power to TEN-T in Ljubljana

| Slovenia: Ljubljana

IVECO Natural Power range at TEN-T SloveniaThe ninth edition of the TEN-T 2018 Conference, held last week in Ljubljana, Slovenia, was complemented by Italian vehicle manufacturer IVECO with a display of its full range of natural gas vehicles. The event, which has focused on infrastructure policies in the European Union, brought together Ministers, members of the European Parliament and key operators in the transport sector, providing opportunity to become acquainted with these low emission vehicles. Read more »