India’s first LNG trucks, a ‘major evolution’ in commercial transport


Earlier this month clean fuel company Blue Energy Motors launched India’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-fuelled green truck manufacturing plant in Chakan, Pune, closely followed by an announcement yesterday (September 12th) that it has launched its first LNG trucks with BS VI-compliant engines.

The facility was opened on September 2nd and reflects BEM’s intention to ‘disrupt the trucking industry in India’ by manufacturing clean energy, near-zero emission trucks.  

Having signed an agreement with FPT Industrial – the global powertrain brand of Iveco Group (IVG) – the company will launch its first trucks with FPT’s BS VI-compliant engines, capable of reducing CO2 emissions up to 30% compared to ‘conventional solutions’, according to BEM.  

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