Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL), a Mumbai-based joint venture between GAIL (India) Ltd and BGAPH (a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell Plc), has joined with M/s Eco Fuel (Indian Partners of Lovato, Italy) to launch a major transition to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel for two-wheelers. The initiative continues MGL’s endeavor to protect the environment through its eco-friendly fuel. Read more »
ITUK Launches CNG Conversion Kit for India’s Scooters
Surat, a port city and economical capital of the Indian state of Gujarat, has witnessed the launch of ITUK Manufacturing India Limited’s Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) kit for two-wheeler vehicles this week. Choosing the Gujarat Gas Company Limited’s (GGCL) CNG filling station at Pal as the venue for the launch, ITUK officials described Surat as having the highest penetration of CNG-powered vehicles in the state. Read more »
Two-Wheeler CNG Pilot Program Launched in India
A clean-air New Delhi, and thereafter other cities, is one step closer following the launch this week of a first-of-its-kind Pilot Programme in India to run two-wheelers on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas (I/C) Shri Dharmendra Pradhan and Minister of State (I/C) for Environment, Forests & Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar said the decision represents a major initiative of the country’s commitment to curb rising air pollution in Indian cities. Read more »
Piaggio Ape CNG Reaches Indian Market
Piaggio Vehicles Private Limited (PVPL), headquartered in Pune and a 100% subsidiary of Piaggio & C. Spa of Italy, has brought to the Indian automotive marketplace a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered three-wheeler, named the Ape (ah-pay) City. Available in CNG/LPG and petrol versions, the Ape City is fitted with a Piaggio 200cc 3-valve engine. The CNG three-wheeler is priced at 1.25 lakh (USD 2,300).