Marked Growth of CNG Vehicles in Mumbai

| India, Mumbai

MGL CNG station snapshotAccording to figures made available by Mahanagar Gas Ltd (MGL), the population of natural gas vehicles in Mumbai region has gone up by 320 per cent in 5 years. MGL is the sole authorized distributor of CNG and PNG in Mumbai, its Adjoining Areas and Raigad (district to the south of Mumbai) with a more than 21 year track record in Mumbai. Across these areas, it serves more than 0.545 million natural gas vehicles. Read more »

Promotion Push in Pune for CNG Vehicle Uptake

| Inda, Pune

Ola and MNGL promote CNGOla, India’s leading mobile app for transportation, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra Natural Gas Limited (MNGL) to promote adoption of CNG vehicles in Pune. Under the alliance, both the companies will work closely to promote the use of CNG Cars and will roll out several initiatives to create awareness about the benefits of running CNG vehicles amongst drivers as well as the customers. Read more »

Madrid Taxis Move to Green in 2018

| Spain, Madrid

Madrid taxis 2017The City Council of Madrid has determined that as of January 1, 2018 all vehicles that are acquired to provide a taxi service, except the Eurotaxi, must be ecological, that is, they will have to be labeled ECO or ZERO emissions from the General Directorate of Traffic. This is one of the points of the modification of the Taxi Ordinance that has initially approved on Thursday 31 August, by the Governing Board. Read more »

5000 Hexagon CNG Cylinders for Indonesian Fleets

| Indonesia, Jakarta

CNG Taxi refuelling IndonesiaHexagon Composites’ subsidiary Hexagon Raufoss has recently received orders from PT Autogas in Indonesia for CNG cylinders for conversion of 5,000 taxis and government vehicles to compressed natural gas (CNG). Deliveries are scheduled for second quarter of 2017. Read more »

Endesa Opens CNG Station in Zaragoza

| Spain, Zaragoza
Endesa CNG station Valdemoro Feb2016

Endesa CNG station in Valdemoro (Madrid)

Endesa, a Spanish and Portuguese energy provider, has inaugurated a public Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling station in Zaragoza, the capital of northeastern Spain’s Aragon region. It is the second CNG station in the city and has been constructed as part of Endesa’s intention to create its own natural gas refuelling network. Endesa stations have already been opened in Palma de Mallorca and Madrid. Read more »

Price Pressure Prompts CNG Adoption in Mexico City

| Mexico, Mexico City

CDMX fleet vehicles (Mexico City)The Government of Mexico City is to replace 1,500 gasoline-operated vehicles in its fleet with those powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as part of a raft of measures, announced by head of city government Miguel Angel Mancera Espinosa, to offset the increased prices of oil-based fuels. Read more »

Student Transporter in Almere Chooses Biomethane

| The Netherlands, Oss

van Driel taxi Orangegas refuel of Skoda OctaviaBrabant carrier Van Driel Group, based in Oss, Netherlands is making a difference with its decision late last year to use renewable natural gas (biomethane) -powered vehicles to transport students in Almere. It is both contributing to a cleaner urban environment and modeling environmental responsibility before the next generation of decision-makers. Read more »

Mumbai CNG Momentum Led by Mahanagar Gas

| India, Mumbai | Source: Times of India

Mahanagar Gas CNG StationMahanagar Gas Limited (MGL), one of India’s leading Natural Gas Distribution companies, is a joint venture between GAIL (India) Ltd and BGAPH (a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell Plc). MGL provides Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel for almost half a million vehicles in Mumbai, Thane, Mira-Bhayander, Navi Mumbai and beyond, through a network of 190 CNG stations using more than 1,000 dispensers. Expansion plans are big. Read more »

ADNOC Facilitates NGV Growth in Abu Dhabi

| UAE, Abu Dhabi

ADNOC CNG stationADNOC Distribution reports the yearly conversion rate to Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs) in the emirate of Abu Dhabi has registered a sustained and growing uptake. In 2016, on an average to date, 130 cars per month have been converted to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Read more »

Emirates Transport Converts Diesels to Natural Gas

| UAE, Dubai | Source: The National

Emirates Transport CNG cylinder installationStarting December this year, Emirates transport (ET) will begin converting its diesel vehicles to dual-fuel systems using compressed natural gas (CNG). The implementation of the conversion policy follows a successful six-month trial of dual-fuel engines and is aimed at cutting transport-related emissions. The policy is described as a first for the region. Read more »