NGV/bioNGV, a concrete alternative to petroleum fuels


VOLVO FE CNG, a new opportunity to reduce polluting émissions

The new Volvo FE CNG (compressed natural gas) is a low emissions vehicle developed especially for short driving operations as well as fréquent stops and starts, such as garbage collection and local distribution.

Characteristics of the Volvo FE CNG

  • Carrier configuration 4 × 2 (19t) or 6 × 2 (26t)
  • 9 litre G9K gas motor compliant with Euro 6 standards, spark plug technology development 320 HP/1 356 Nm
  • Fully automatic gearbox
  • Short cab
  • System of tanks holding up to 160 m³ of methane gas
  • 2 × 4 or 2 × 3 compressed natural gas tanks attached to each side of the chassis.

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Information about methane

  • Methane gas can designate both biogas and natural gas.
  • Both have a high methane content.
  • Natural gas is a fossil dating from 40 to 500 million years, extracted using deep wells in the Earth's crust.
  • Biogas is similar to natural gas, but it's a renewable gas from the decomposition of organic matter by bacteria in an anaerobic environment. One can produce it with waste and other organic matter.
  • When a vehicle runs on biogas, carbon dioxide emissions are reduced by up to 70% compared to diesel.

*Compressed Natural Gas

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