Westport Fuel Systems Supports Europe’s Proposed CO2 Emission Reduction Standards for Trucks

| Canada: Vancouver BC | Source: Westport Fuel Systems Inc.
Westport_HPDI-2.0

Westport HPDI 2.0™ meets 2025 targets today

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (Westport)  supports the upcoming Plenary vote in the European Parliament to pass Europe’s first CO2 regulations which set CO2 emission reduction targets for heavy-duty vehicles.  On February 27, 2019, the Committee for Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) voted to approve the final text of the legislation previously approved by the Committee of Deputy Permanent Representatives on February 22, 2019. This has now set the stage for final approval by the European Parliament currently scheduled for the week of April 15, 2019. Read more »

Landi Renzo in Exclusive Partnership with Ford India for Aspire CNG

| Italy: Cavriago RE | Source: Landi Renzo

Ford Aspire CNG (India)Landi Renzo and Krishna Landi Renzo, the Indian joint venture of the Landi Renzo Group, a global leader natural gas components and systems for the motor vehicles sector, announce to have signed an agreement of exclusive partnership with Ford India. The agreement provides that Landi Renzo will manufacture and install its solutions for the methane gas version of the new Ford Aspire. Read more »

Emcara Certifies Stainless Steel, Long Trigger PRD

| Canada: Guelph ON | Source: Emcara
Emcara Stainless Steel Viper

Emcara Stainless Steel Viper

Emcara Gas Development Inc. (Emcara), a Canadian company designing pressure relief devices (PRD), has developed and certified the most robust thermally activated long trigger PRD to date, the Stainless Steel Viper. The newly certified Emcara Stainless Steel Viper is Emcara’s solution to extreme environmental conditions. Read more »

IAPH LNG Bunkering Audit Tool Showcased

| United Kingdom: London | Source: IAPH: World Ports Sustainability Program
Multiple truck-to-ship LNG bunkering at Waalhaven (Image: Port of Rotterdam)

Multiple truck-to-ship LNG bunkering at Waalhaven (Image: Port of Rotterdam)

At the LNG Ship/Shore Interface Conference in London late November, which brought together Europe’s LNG transportation supply chain to discuss ship and terminal operations at the jetty, offshore and bunker station, the IAPH Clean Marine Fuels Working Group’s LNG bunkering audit tool was showcased. Read more »

Hexagon to Supply H2 Tanks for New Flyer Fuel Cell Buses

| USA: Lincoln NE | Source: Hexagon Composites

Hexagon Lincoln Hydrogen storageNorth America’s largest transit bus maker, New Flyer of America Inc. and New Flyer Canada ULC (collectively “New Flyer”), has ordered high-pressure hydrogen tanks from Hexagon Composites to be used on 25 of its Xcelsior® hydrogen fuel cell (or fuel cell-electric) transit buses. Read more »

Compac Brings World Class Fast Fill Technology to India

| India and New Zealand | Source: Compac Industries

Compac 4-hose fast-fill CNG for IGLNatural Gas Vehicles have to wait for a long time at India’s compressed natural gas stations (CNG) as growth in the number of vehicles running CNG has outpaced the rate of expansion in the refuelling stations. The situation is further aggravated by paucity of land for putting up new CNG stations. All that is about to change with a new dispenser designed and manufactured by Compac Industries. Read more »

NW Natural Tests GoFlo Mobile CNG Compressor

| USA: Bend OR | Source: Onboard Dynamics

Onboard Dynamics GoFlo CNG80 Mobile CompressorOregon-based Onboard Dynamics has delivered their GoFlo® CNG80 mobile compressor unit to NW Natural, the largest independent natural gas utility in the Pacific Northwest. The unit is being used to fill tube trailers for bringing compressed natural gas to where it is needed throughout the company’s service territory. Read more »

Dairy Facility Orders Puregas Turnkey RNG Solution, First for U.S.

| Finland and USA | Source: Wärtsilä Corporation
Oregon Wartsila biodigester

The Puregas solution will convert methane gas from cow manure into sustainable transportation fuel.

Technology from Puregas Solutions, a part of the technology group Wärtsilä, will process 3100 cfm (cubic feet per minute) of biogas from the anaerobic digestion of manure from more than 50,000 dairy cows in Oregon. The renewable natural gas (RNG) will then be injected into a pipeline for use as transportation fuel in neighbouring California. Read more »

Westport-Weichai Agreement Begins HPDI 2.0 Technology Commercialization for China

| Canada: Vancouver BC

Westport_HPDI-2.0

Westport Fuel Systems Inc. reports it has entered into definitive development and supply agreements with Weichai Westport Inc. (WWI) to develop, market, and commercialize a heavy-duty, natural gas engine featuring the Westport HPDI 2.0™ technology, based on one of Weichai Power Co., Ltd.’s heavy-duty engine platforms. Weichai Power and WWI are affiliates of the Weichai Holding Group Co., Ltd (Weichai). Read more »