Agility Fuel Solutions Extends Long-Term Agreement with New Flyer

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Hexagon Composites

New Flyer Xcelsior bus for DART

New Flyer Xcelsior CNG bus for DART

Hexagon Composites’ wholly-owned subsidiary Agility Fuel Solutions has signed an exclusive long-term agreement with New Flyer Industries Canada ULC and New Flyer of America Inc. (collectively, New Flyer) for the supply of compressed natural gas (CNG) cylinders for transit buses. Read more »

Thirty CNG Buses Added to TUSSAM Fleet in Seville

| Spain: Seville | Source: Carrocera Castrosua S.A.

CNG buses for SevilleThirty Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses arrived in Seville last week as part of a 100-bus acquisition by Urban transport of Seville, Municipal Limited Company (TUSSAM). All buses have had bodywork carried out by Carrocera Castrosua S.A. which is based in Santiago de Compostela. Read more »

Lotos 105 LNG Bus Begins Tests by City of Chelyabinsk

| Tatarstan: Naberezhnye Chelny (Russia) | Source: RariTEK Group

Raritek Lotos 105 LNGRussian manufacturing group RariTEK presented its LOTOS 105 LNG city bus for testing by the City of Chelyabinsk, located in west-central Russia close to the Ural Mountains. On hand to receive the bus were Minister of Economic Development of the Chelyabinsk Region, Sergey Smolnikov, and the Acting Head of the City of Chelyabinsk, Vladimir Yelistratov. Read more »

Santa Clarita Transit Closer to 100 Percent CNG

| USA: Santa Clarita CA | Source: City of Santa Clarita

City Santa Clarita TransitJust north of Los Angeles, the City of Santa Clarita is building on its 2005 commitment to move to a 100 percent Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered bus fleet with the recent acquisition of seven new natural gas vehicles (NGVs). The purchase was aided by federal funding. Read more »

IVECO Natural Power Buses for South-Eastern France

| France: Lyon | Source: IVECO France

IVECO Crossway Natural Power DPVAThere are several recent developments in the Dracénie Provence Verdon (DPV) agglomeration in south-eastern France that involve natural gas vehicles (NGVs). Frédéric Decompte, Director of Transport of DPVA, said the changes stem from moves to encourage bidding companies to renew their fleets with cleaner vehicles. Read more »

World’s Largest Double Deck NGV Fleet to Double

| United Kingdom: Nottingham City | Source: Nottingham City Transport

Nottingham CT Bio-Gas busNottingham City Transport (NCT)’s fleet of 53 biogas double deck buses will more than double in size this year, as a further 67 join the City Operator of the Year’s fleet. NCT has been successful in securing a further £1.12m from OLEV (Office of Low Emission Vehicles), which will be used to expand its bio-methane refuelling station at its main bus depot. Read more »

EBRD Finances Low-emission CNG Buses for Skopje

| United Kingdom: London and Macedonia: Skopje | Source: EBRD
Macedonia buses

Old buses will soon give way to the latest CNG models in Skopje.

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is bringing 35 new compressed natural gas (CNG) buses to Skopje, the capital of FYR Macedonia, in response to the ever-growing demand for cleaner and more sustainable public transport. The new buses will cut CO2 emissions by at least 15 per cent. Read more »

Cairo Cleans Up with 122 MAN CNG Buses

| MAN Truck and Bus | Source: MAN Truck and Bus

MAN CNG Passenger Bus for CTA The Cairo Transportation Authority (CTA) has ordered 122 MAN natural gas buses, of which the first two were delivered at the end of last year. Natural gas city buses from MAN are especially environmentally friendly and economically attractive – two important reasons why CTA made their selection. Read more »

Colombian Fleets Grow with NGVs

| Colombia: Bogotá | Source: Naturgas and Mayor of Bogotá

Colombia's Transmilenio busThe Colombian Natural Gas Association reports that, during 2018, the number of public transport vehicles, trucks, dump trucks and garbage collectors dedicated to natural gas reached 800. New acquisitions were located in the Departments of Antioquia, Bolívar, Caldas and Valle del Cauca. Read more »

Lebanon Transit’s P3 CNG Station Opens

| USA: Harrisburg PA | Source: Lebanon Transit

Lebanon Transit CNG BusThe opening of a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, is another step in the building of 29 CNG stations across the State that will eventually fuel up to 1600 CNG buses. It is part of a public private partnership (P3) project commenced in 2016 with the support of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Trillium CNG. Read more »