NGVA Europe Publishes Five-Point Gas in Transport Manifesto

| Belgium: Brussels | Source: NGVA Europe

Cover-Gas-in-transport-manifesto July2019NGVA Europe has released its gas in transport manifesto with five policy recommendations to enable a cleaner future for transport. It will function as basis to steer the future of Europe’s mobility and environmental agenda, where the use of natural and renewable gas can contribute to decarbonisation and improved air quality. Read more »

NGVA Europe’s Revamped Map Marks 200th European LNG Station

| Belgium: Brussels | Source: NGVA Europe

NGVA Europe Stations MapNGVA Europe reports that this month, a milestone for sustainable transport in and for Europe was reached: the 200th LNG fuelling station was opened. These stations provide fuel for the over 6,000 LNG trucks now running in Europe driving a low-carbon emissions transport system that natural and renewable gas offer. NGVA Europe has marked the occasion by updating its natural gas filling stations map. Read more »

NGVA Europe Promotes ‘gmobility’ Following Changes to European Parliament’s Clean Vehicles Directive

| Belgium: Brussels | Source: NGVA Europe

NGVA_EUROPE_LOGOFollowing the provisional deal with the Council of 11 February 2019, the European Parliament formally adopted the reform of the Clean Vehicles Directive (CVD) on April 18. It will incentivise the market for zero- and low-emission vehicles by encouraging their use in public procurement. NGVA Europe, the trade association representing the interests of natural and renewable gas for mobility in Europe, applauds the improved acknowledgement of the benefits of utilising natural gas fuel. Read more »

NGVA Europe: EU HDV CO2 Standards Must Include Renewable Gaseous Fuel

| NGVA Europe | Source: NGVA Europe

NGVA_EUROPE_LOGONGVA Europe urges co-legislators of the European Parliament and Council to make appropriate inclusive decisions as they seek final agreement on the new regulation setting CO2 standards for Heavy Duty Vehicles. The European natural and bio gas vehicle association says it is fundamental that a mechanism for inclusion of renewable and synthetic fuels in the range of alternatives to reach the final CO2 reduction targets is developed. Read more »

NGVA-EBA 2030 Roadmap Highlights G-Mobility Role in Sustainable Future

| Belgium: Brussels | Source: NGVA Europe

G-Mobility Flowchart from 2030 RoadmapThe Natural & bio Gas Vehicle Association (NGVA Europe) and the European Biogas Association (EBA) have released a roadmap document that unveils the contribution that g-mobility will play to mitigate Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions moving rapidly towards carbon neutral solutions for a more sustainable future. Read more »

EU Adopts HDV CO2 Emissions Regulation with Room for Improvement

| Europe: Brussels

HDGAS imageThe first ever EU legislation on CO2 emissions of new heavy-duty vehicles (HDVs) registered in the EU, formally adopted Jun 25, requires emissions for Categories N2 and N3 and certain other vehicle types to be monitored and reported from 1 January 2019. The VECTO tool is adopted as the measurement tool but does it go far enough? Read more »

NGVA Europe Appoints New President to Board

| Belgium: Brussels
NGVA Europe Leadership

(L-R) G. Holtmeier, T. Kehler, N. Leclercq, P. Van Deven and A. Gerini.

Philippe van Deven, the General Manager of GNVERT (ENGIE subsidiary in charge of the distribution of alternative fuels) is NGVA Europe’s new President. Previously a Senior Vice-President of NGVA Europe, he takes over from Dr. Gerhard Holtmeier. Also appointed are a new Senior VP and Board Secretary. Read more »

NGVA Europe Comments on Proposed CO2-limiting Regulations for HDVs

| Belgium: Brussels | Source: NGVA Europe

Sweden traffic imageThe European Commission has proposed new limits to CO2 emissions from heavy-duty vehicles. NGVA Europe says the proposed targets represent a real challenge for the industry: average CO2 emissions from new lorries and tractors foresee an intermediate step already in 2025 with a reduction of 15% compared to 2019. The proposal further seeks to make the reduction 30% by 2030. Read more »

NGV Global: Natural Gas Regulations Update

| International | Source: NGV Global
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Globally, natural gas mobility is an evolving industry that continues to thrive, expand and consolidate despite market challenges. Natural gas vehicles (NGV) operate in more than 80 countries and natural gas propulsion is taking vessels along inland waterways and across oceans. Regulations and standards are a vital component of this industry.

Such is the context in which several documents were tabled at the UNECE Group of Experts on General Safety (GRSG) meeting on 10-13 April 2018 in Geneva. NGV Global was in attendance to ensure the best interests of the worldwide natural gas for transportation industry were kept to the fore. Discussed were proposed changes to UNECE R.110 (CNG/LNG Vehicles) including CNG cylinder inspections, and expansion to applications for on-board vehicle appliances. Read more »