The government of Bangladesh has increased the economic lifetime of four-stroke three-wheeler auto-rickshaws by one year, following a recommendation by Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).
Peruvian company Energigas plans to invest about USD 25 million in projects that consider new facilities, purchase of trucks for transportation of compressed natural gas (CNG) and filling stations for natural gas vehicles (NGV) in 2014.
Gas Natural Fenosa has opened a new filling station for liquefied natural gas in Motilla Palancar (Cuenca), which expands to 16 the number of stations of this fuel in Spain and places it as the fourth country in the world with more LNG stations.
A survey on vehicle emissions in India released by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) in November found the number of vehicles on the countryís roads has nearly trebled to 130 million in 2013, from 50 million in 2003.
In late January, 19 more new ecological compressed natural gas (CNG) buses will be put into service in Vilnius, Lithuania. This will be the second upgrade by the UAB Vilniaus Viesasis Transportas (Vilnius Public Transport) vehicle fleet.
A request for proposals has been issued to the pre-qualified shipyards in Vancouver, Norway, Germany, Poland and Turkey to build two vessels capable of carrying 145 vehicles and 600 passengers, and a third ship able to carry 125 vehicles.
On December 12, in compliance with its rules, the Argentina Natural Gas Vehicles Association conducted a General Assembly where new officers were elected and discussed the main guidelines for the coming year.
Shell Canada and Caterpillar have signed an agreement to test a new engine and fuel mix using liquefied natural gas (LNG) that could reduce operating costs and lead to reduced emissions from oil sands mining in northern Alberta.
Natural gas for vehicles (NGV) is expected to become more popular among Thai motorists in 2014 on account of its stable price, in contrast to other types of fuel which have been seeing continuous price hikes.
Compressed natural gas as fuel for cars is 41% cheaper than diesel and 50% more than gasoline in Spain, according to a report on the fuel produced by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers and Bosch.
The station will have a deposit of 60 square meters, which will have a capacity of up to 200 trucks a year, and it also has a double pump for compressed natural gas refueling to serve up to 600 vehicles a year.
In a press release issued on December 12, 2013, Tissťo, the union that manages the bus agglomeration of Toulouse, said its fleet of 800 buses will run on a 60% to natural gas for vehicles (NGV), compared with the current 30%, by 2025.
Nearly 30 U.S. Colorado local governments, businesses and mass transit agencies have signed onto a Memorandum of Understanding with the state to buy more natural gas-fueled vehicles (NGVs) for their fleets.
The Italian Consortium of Biogas, NGV Italia and Assogasmetano expressed appreciation for the signature of the interministerial decree authorizing the use of biomethane within the network and for cars by the Italian Minister of Agriculture.