Three New LNG Marine Engines from WinGD

| Switzerland: Winterthur | Source: WinGD

WinGD RE-flex50DF engineWinGD (Winterthur Gas & Diesel Ltd.) is building on the proven technology with the addition of new dual-fuel engines to its portfolio. The X40DF, X82-D and X82DF engines will provide a wider variety of compliant choices to the ship owner. The company says the new engines are part of its response to growing demand for more efficient and reliable marine propulsion that serves the needs of an increasingly environmentally sustainable industry. Read more »

Blue Bird Introduces Ultra-Low NOx, Type-C School Bus Fueled by CNG

| USA: Fort Valley Ga and Livonia MI | Source: Blue Bird Corporation
Blue Bird Vision CNG School Bus

Blue Bird Vision CNG School Bus

In the USA, School districts and transportation contractors can now purchase buses fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG) that are 90 percent cleaner than the national emissions standard, opening more opportunities for funding that supports reduced emissions. This is the offer from Blue Bird Corporation, designer and manufacturer of school buses. Read more »

RariTEK and Minsk Motor Plant Signal New CNG Engine

| Russia | Source: JSC RariTEK Holding

RariTEK methane engine under developmentRussian diesel engine manufacturer Minsk Motor Plant (MMP) and industrial vehicle manufacturer RariTEK began a project two years ago that today is on the threshold of delivering a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) engine. The cooperation falls Russia’s “Gas to Motors” development theme that is gaining momentum in this gas-rich country. Read more »

NREL Funds Nine Natural Gas Vehicle Technologies Projects

| U.S. Department of Energy & NGVAmerica | Source: U.S. Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has selected nine projects as part of a multimillion-dollar effort funded jointly by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the California Energy Commission (CEC), and the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) to advance the state of technology for natural gas vehicles (NGVs). Read more »

Agility Gains 2019 CARB Approval for Natural Gas Fuel System for Ford 6.8L V10 Engine

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

Ford F450 with 6.8L engineAgility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, says it has received California Air Resources Board (CARB) certifications for a natural gas fuel system for installation on Ford 6.8L V-10 gasoline engines with gaseous engine prep package. Read more »

MAN’s New TCT Turbocharger Series Suits Dual-Fuel and IMO Tier-III

| Greece: Piraeus | Source: MAN Energy Solutions
MAN TCT40

MAN TCT40

MAN Energy Solutions unveiled its new TCT turbocharger series in Piraeus, Greece last week. MAN TCT turbochargers are suitable for conventional fuel and dual-fuel engines in both marine and power applications ranging from 6 MW up to 24 MW output per turbocharger. Read more »

Tata Motors 3.8L NA SGI CNG Engine Certified to BS-IV

| India: Mumbai | Source: Tata Motors

Tata Motors BS6 Certified CNG EngineIn the run-up to its BS-VI preparations, Indian auto manufacturer Tata Motors has received BS-VI Type Approval certificate for its 3.8L NA SGI CNG engine from ARAI (Automotive Research Association of India). It is the first OEM in India to achieve BS-VI certification for a naturally aspirated CNG engine for commercial vehicles. Read more »

Agility Receives 2019 CARB Approval for Natural Gas Fuel System for GM 6.0L Engine

| USA: Costa Mesa CA | Source: Agility Fuel Solutions
GMC Sierra HD

GMC Sierra HD

Agility Fuel Solutions, a leading global provider of clean fuel solutions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, has received 2019 California Air Resources Board (CARB) certifications for its natural gas fuel system for installation on General Motors 6.0L gasoline engines. Read more »

FPT Industrial Showcases NG Engines Including Cursor EVO Prototype

| Italy: Turin | Source: FPT Industrial
FPT Industrial Cursor NEF N60 NG

FPT Industrial Cursor NEF N60 NG

FPT Industrial, a brand of CNH Industrial, showcased its Cursor 13 NG EVO Prototype during its Tech Day 2018 event on November 23. In doing so, it confirmed its commitment to environmental sustainability, one of the most important challenges that the powertrain industry must tackle, by seeking air quality improvement and the reduction of heavy­ duty vehicles’ impact on climate change. Read more »

FPT Industrial Presents Cursor X Power Source Concept

| Italy: Turin | Source: FPT Industrial

FPT Industrial Cursor X Natural Gas Concept PowertrainFPT Industrial presented a Multi-power, Modular, Multi-application and Mindful 4.0 Power Source Concept at its Tech Day 2018 event held in Turin, Italy. Named Cursor X, it represents a symbol of how FPT Industrial conceives innovation and reflects FPT Industrial’s product strategy vision. The company describes it as the engine of the future, “designed for Planet Earth”. Read more »