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Gas Networks Ireland and Clean Ireland Recycling break ground on new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) re-fuelling station

Gas Networks IrelandGas Networks Ireland has begun work on a major network of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) filling stations. This week sees construction work begin on a fast-fill CNG re-fuelling station at the Clean Ireland Recycling premises at Smithstown Industrial Estate, Shannon, Co. Clare. With a build completed within twelve weeks, the Shannon site will be the first of three to be developed by the network operator in 2016 and is part of the company business strategy to further develop a market for natural gas as a transport fuel. Continue reading

Volvo Car Launches New V90 Bifuel Station Wagon

VolvoWestport Fuel Systems Inc. (“Westport”), a premier global company for
the engineering, manufacturing and supply of alternative fuel systems and components, announced that
Volvo Car will launch the BiFuel version of its new V90 station wagon. This vehicle is based on the same engine
technology as the Volvo V60 sports wagon which recently won second place in the Best Environmental Car in Sweden –
company car category.
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Opel Zafira Tourer 1.6 CNG ecoFLEX Most Environmentally Friendly Van Fourth Time in a Row

Opel Zafira Tourer 1.6 CNG ecoFLEXA real winner: After 2013, 2014 and 2015, now again rated number one by independent institute Ökotrend

Rüsselsheim.  It’s an outstanding start to the new year for Opel: the Zafira Tourer 1.6 CNG ecoFLEX is again the most environmentally friendly van. For the fourth consecutive time, the environmental institute Ökotrend and the trade magazine Auto Test have named the natural-gas model their “Auto Test Winner in Green” in its segment. The versatile, compact seven-seater wins its class with the low-emission and ultra-economical 1.6 CNG ecoFLEX turbo engine under its hood. CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) gives particularly clean combustion in the innovative Opel four-cylinder engine. Continue reading

Gasrec report ‘Driving change to low emission transport’ urges government action now

GasrecLondon, United Kingdom (16 December 2015) – Gasrec has this morning published a report, ‘Driving change to low emission transport’, which strongly urges the government to cease ignoring the extraordinary environmental and health benefits of natural gas powered vehicles and introduces a series of low cost measures that would encourage the growth of this proven, low emission transport solution. Continue reading

Antares Group opens the first compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station in Romania and prepares for new investments

Antares GroupBUCHAREST, December 3, 2015 – Antares Group, one of the most popular groups of companies with Romanian capital, announces the opening of the first compressed natural gas (CNG) filling station in Romania. The total investment was 3.2 million euro, a sum that includes the purchase of a property strategically located in Ramnicu Valcea near the E81 European route, close to a natural gas pipeline, the purchase of 20 buses, that are filled with GNC and the construction of the CNG filling station itself. Continue reading

Shell opens new LNG truck refuelling station in Amsterdam

Shell lngShell announced the opening of its third Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) truck refuelling station in the Netherlands. The station in Amsterdam is located in the western port area, a location with significant turnover from ships to trucks that distribute goods into the city. This follows closely after the official opening of Shell’s first two stations in the country in March and April 2015 in Rotterdam and Waalwijk. Continue reading

Westport delivers first 2016 Volvo V60 Bi-fuel cars

westportWestport Innovations Inc. engineering the world’s most advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, today announced delivery of the first 2016 Volvo V60 Bi-Fuel cars to key customer Sunfleet, a Volvo car sharing organization in Sweden. A total of 42 vehicles will be delivered and put into service between now and October. Continue reading