The Urban Environment Services Municipal Company of Gijon (EMULSA) extended this year its fleet with the addition of two waste collection trucks powered by natural gas, the first of its kind to acquire the company.
German environmental institute Okotrend and trade magazine Auto Test have selected the Zafira Tourer 1.6 CNG ecoFlex as the most environmentally friendly van on sale in Europe for the second year in a row, the automaker Opel announced.
The new Energy Research Institute will benefit technological development and interaction of gaseous fuels and other energy sources. It is expected that research can be translated more quickly into concrete projects for industry.
The National Company for Petroleum Products Marketing and Distribution (NAFTAL) commissioned in Rouiba (east of Algiers), the first station of compressed natural gas (CNG), in the presence of Energy Minister, Youcef Yousfi.
In a new report, Navigant Research forecasts that light-duty natural gas vehicle (LD NGV) sales will grow 119% between 2014 and 2024, culminating in 42.1 million NGVs on the world’s roads and accounting for 2.8% of all vehicles on the roads.
The number of vehicles that have adopted the use of compressed natural gas in the Brazilian region of Campinas, Sao Paulo, increased by 14.5%, according to a study by Comgás, the largest distributor of this fuel in Brazil.
The Port Authority is promoting a series of measures to promote the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel, and convert the Port of Cartagena in a national reference in this type of supply.
Gazprom Transgaz Yekaterinburg recently shipped two Volvo FM trucks with dual fuel engines that can operate on a combination of methane natural gas and cycle diesel. They are the only two vehicles of their kind currently available in Russia.
On December 10, in the French town of Annecy, took out one of the events that embody, in late 2014, the mobilization of the road haulage sector in favor of natural gas and biomethane as a vehicle fuel.
For the first time a natural gas-fueled KAMAZ sports truck customized with the support of Gazprom and VTB Bank – the official partner of the team, will take part in the competition on the KAMAZ-Master team.
In the coming year, the HUMMEL LNG Hybrid Barge will enable Becker Marine Systems to supply low-emission power to cruise ships lying at port in Hamburg, Germany. The first container with LNG fuel has now arrived in the Hanseatic City.