Landi Renzo – Uber Collaboration in Brazil Offers Conversion to CNG

| Brazil: Sao Paolo and Italy: Cavriago (RE) | Source: Landi Renzo

Brazil Uber graphicLandi Renzo Brasil, the Brazilian subsidiary of the Landi Renzo Group, has signed an exclusive collaboration contract with Uber, the global company that connects passengers and drivers. This agreement provides for the conversion of cars owned by Uber partners all over Brazil to natural gas fuel using Landi Renzo’s methane gas components and systems. Read more »

Emirates Transport 2018 CNG Conversions Up 21%

| UAE: Dubai | Source: Emirates Transport

Dubai CNG conversion centre Emirates GasAl Etihad Centre, a subsidiary of Emirates Transport (ET) which specialises in converting vehicles to operate on compressed natural gas (CNG), reported it converted 1,325 vehicles to natural gas fuel during 2018. The Centre serves clientele from both the government and private sectors. Read more »

GAIL and Uber Partner to Roll Out CNG Initiative in India

| India: New Delhi

GAIL signs with Uber for CNG promotion GAIL Gas Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of GAIL (India) Limited, the pioneers of City Gas Distribution in India and Uber, the world’s largest ridesharing company, have entered into a strategic partnership to promote the usage of CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) across various cities in India. In the first leg, the initiative is being rolled out in Bengaluru in the country’s south and will subsequently be extended in other cities. Read more »

Gas Natural Services and Madrid Taxis to Promote Move to NGVs

| Spain, Madrid

Taxis in a SCAT workshopSpanish energy company Gas Natural Services and the Madrid-based Cooperative Society of Auto Taxi Services (SCAT) have entered into an agreement to promote the use of Compressed Natural Gas (CN) among cooperatives. The agreement also includes initiatives such as the construction of CNG refueling infrastructure for taxis in the facilities of SCAT, among others. Read more »

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 »