Category Archives: LNG/CNG

Iveco sells 500 Stralis LNG trucks to Jost Group

Iveco sells 500 Stralis LNG trucks to Jost Group

Iveco has secured the largest deal for its Stralis NP vehicles to date. The agreement signed with Jost Group, one of the leading pan-European transport and logistics companies, foresees the delivery of a fleet of 500 Stralis NP trucks running on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). LNG is widely regarded as the only currently available mass…Continue Reading

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Volvo unveils new LNG engines

Volvo unveils new LNG engines

When Volvo decided it would compete in the new class of LNG trucks, which is being dominated by Iveco and Scania, they wanted engines which deliver the same performance as their diesel siblings. It seems that Volvo has succeeded. Volvo unveils  a thirteen litre LNG engine which is based on the current diesel block and…Continue Reading

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Will Volvo reintroduce methane diesel trucks in 2017?

Will Volvo reintroduce methane diesel trucks in 2017?

Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter quotes Volvo manager Lars Mortensson, who says that Volvo will introduce a new methane diesel truck somewhere next year.  Volvo used this technology back in 2011 en it conducted several tests in a number of countries. In 2014 Vovlo signed a deal with Shell about Blue Corridors. Shell would build a…Continue Reading

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VW Constellation on CNG

VW Constellation on CNG

Volkswagen has introduced a CNG version of the VW Constellation 24.280. This biggest VW truck ever, introduced six years ago was presented now with a CNG system. Estimates for the prototype is a 20% reduction in nitrogen oxide and particulate emissions compared with certifiable diesel engines in Brazil. The CNG system should be compliant with…Continue Reading

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FPT presents 400 Hp CNG engine at Beijing Bus and Truck Show

FPT presents 400 Hp CNG engine at Beijing Bus and Truck Show

FPT Industrial, market leader and innovator of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) engines, extends its range of on-road alternative fuel solutions with the first real 9 liter diesel equivalent at the Beijing Bus and Truck Show, from the 23rd to the 26th of May, 2016. The new Cursor 9 CNG, based on the Best in Class…Continue Reading

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An Isuzu N-Series doing doughnuts?

An Isuzu N-Series doing doughnuts?

Isuzu N-Series trucks are not particularly cool. They are very useful, but all they do is their job and that’s it. Typical examples of N-Series Isuzu’s in practice are waste trucks. In the US, former Tesla-engineer Ian Wright is developing a plug-in-hybrid driveline based on a gasturbine combined with a small electric motor. The entire…Continue Reading

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First details of new Mercedes gas engine

First details of new Mercedes gas engine

Mercedes-Benz introduces a new natural gas engine at the upcoming International Commercial Vehicles show (IAA) in Hanover (25 Sept. till 2 Oct.). The new M936G natural gas engine destined for  the Econic (picture) is based on the OM 936 turbodiesel engine from the new 7.7 l generation, which is being mounted in Atego and Antos…Continue Reading

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