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Natural gas-fuelled Mercedes Econic trucks with Allison transmissions help Stuttgart win battle against fine dust pollution

22/05/18 In a major expansion of its efforts to reduce particulate and noise emissions, AWS Abfallwirtschaft Stuttgart plans to acquire 30 additional Mercedes-Benz Econic NGT (Natural Gas Technology) refuse trucks equipped with Allison 3500 fully automatic transmissions. In December 2016, the municipally-owned company put into service the first of 10 Allison-equipped Mercedes-Benz NGT trucks now Read the full article…

Warsaw Public Transport Adds 80 CNG Buses for 2019

30/04/18 MAN Truck and Bus submitted the most advantageous bid in the tender for the supply of 80 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) buses for Zarzฤ…d Transportu Miejskiego m.st. (ZTM โ€” Warsaw Public Transport Authority). The tender called for 50 articulated buses and 30 single 12 metre buses for the cityโ€™s public transportation. All buses will Read the full article…

Latest Low-Emissions Volvo FM LNG Truck Makes UK Debut

04/04/18 A new Volvo FM truck with an LNG power train has arrived on British soil for the first time, adding to the growing momentum that natural gas HGVs are developing in the marketplace at the moment. The Volvo FM LNG generates a fifth less carbon dioxide than its equivalent diesel-powered stable mates while still Read the full article…

Lawsonsโ€™ new gas-powered eco-friendly lorry

26/03/18 Lawsons now offer an eco-friendly delivery solution for builders in the capital, with the first natural gas-powered lorry joining its London delivery fleet. Lawsons has unveiled the newest addition to its fleet, an IVECO natural gas-powered Eco Truck. Fitted with a fully electric Hiab crane, it is the first vehicle of its kind in Read the full article…

Islington looks to expand CNG-use in vehicle fleet

12/03/18 News Source: https://www.airqualitynews.com/2018/03/09/islington-looks-expand-cng-use-vehicle-fleet/ Islington borough council in north London has announced plans to expand the use of low emission compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelled and electric vehicles across its fleet. This will involve spending around ยฃ3 million in total this year on vehicles, including trialling three refuse and recycling trucks, five heavy vans, an Read the full article…

Industry sees bright future for LNG to fuel Europe’s trucks

05/03/18 News Source: https://www.platts.com/latest-news/natural-gas/london/feature-industry-sees-bright-future-for-lng-to-26899113 When Gasunie and its partners announced last year plans for a 5 Bcm/year LNG import terminal in Germany, many industry players were skeptical that northwestern Europe needed another facility given the chronic under-utilization of the region’s existing plants. – Current demand negligible on lack of infrastructure – European truck producers looking Read the full article…

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