NGV Texas Celebrates 10 Years and 10,000 NGV Actions

| USA: Dallas TX | Source: NGV Texas

NGV Texas - vehicles for saleNatural Gas Vehicle Texas (NGV Texas Inc.), a North American leader of natural gas technologies, has celebrated a decade of operations. The company says it has led the adoption of CNG and LNG vehicles in Texas and around the Nation through its expertise in natural gas conversion, sales distribution and support. Read more »

Hexagon Composites Moves to Acquire 100% Agility Fuel Solutions

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions

Agility Logo Fuel SolutionsHexagon Composites ASA (Hexagon) has signed an agreement to acquire the remaining 50% of Agility Fuel Solutions Holdings Inc. (Agility).  By bringing together two leading players in clean energy, the two companies will become an even stronger force in driving energy transformation globally by promoting natural gas and other alternative fuels. Read more »

Hexagon Acquires Testing Technology for Type 4 HP Cylinders

| USA: Denver CO | Source: Hexagon Composites ASA

Hexagon Lincoln CylindersHexagon Composites ASA has moved to acquire the technology testing company Digital Wave Corporation, based in Denver, Colorado. With this acquisition, Hexagon Composites will fully integrate capabilities for testing and requalification of high-pressure cylinders. Read more »

Trial a 12-Liter Near Zero Natural Gas Truck with SoCalGas

| USA: Los Angeles | Source: SoCalGas

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas), the largest natural gas distribution utility in the United States, has launched a SoCalGas Truck Loan Program – a“try before you buy” service. The program allows qualified fleet owners the opportunity to try out the latest in heavy-duty natural gas truck technology by test driving a 12-Liter near-zero truck. Read more »

Gasum Augments Nordic LNG Supply with 100% Ownership of Skangas

| Finland: Helsinki | Source: Gasum
Coral Energy

Skangas’s natural gas fuelled carrier Coral Energy

Nordic energy company Gasum has increased its shareholding in LNG company Skangas to 100%. The acquisition strengthens a key element of Gasum’s strategy and will further enhance the development of the Nordic gas market and LNG distribution network. In 2014, Gasum became Skangas’s majority shareholder with a 51% holding, and in 2017 the share grew to 70%. Read more »

Naturgy and Fiat Professional Join to Push Sustainable Mobility in Spain

| Spain: Madrid | Source: Naturgy
Signing by Naturgy and Fiat Professional

Raffele Brustia (Fiat) and Alfonso del Río (Naturgy)

International energy company Naturgy and auto manufacturer Fiat have signed a strategic agreement to promote natural gas as a fuel for light commercial vehicles in Spain. Through innovative projects they will develop new infrastructure for refueling and expand the use of vehicles that use this energy. Read more »

Agility and Advantek Jointly Target Indian CV Market

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions

Agility and Advantek Sign Agreement Aug 2018Agility Fuel Solutions, a global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, and Advantek Fuel Systems, a provider of natural gas solutions to Indian automotive OEMs, recently entered into a strategic alliance to provide CNG products and services to the Indian CV market. The relationship is part of Agility’s launch into India with a turnkey approach that includes design, manufacture, testing and aftermarket support, with the requisite local certifications and homologation. Read more »

KAMAZ-Weichai JV Sets up Russian Production of Large Natural Gas Engines

| China: Weifang and Russia: Naberezhnye Chelny
Weichai Power 12M26 Dual Fuel Engine

Weichai Power 12M26 Dual-Fuel Engine

Russian heavy duty vehicle manufacturer PJSC KAMAZ has signed an agreement with Weichai Power Co. Ltd. of China to establish a joint venture on a parity basis for the production of industrial engines in Russia. The joint venture KAMAZ VEYCHA LLC, which specializes in the production of industrial diesel and natural gas engines with a capacity of more than 17 liters, capacity from 520 to 2000 kW, is planned to be located in the free areas of the KAMAZ subsidiary in the Yaroslavl Region – PJSC Tutaevsky Motor Plant. Read more »

Solaris Bus & Coach Acquired by Spain’s CAF

| Poland: Owińska
Solaris Urbino 12m CNG

Solaris Urbino 12m CNG

CAF (Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles), a Spanish company best known for its strong position in the global railway industry, has acquired 100% of the shares of Poland’s Solaris Bus & Coach S.A., a leading European manufacturer of innovative public transportation vehicles including buses powered by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Hydrogen. Solaris will be included to the Group CAF. Read more »