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Hexagon Composites has been awarded order from Iveco for bus fuel systems

News International-French

27 Feb 2014

The company wholly owned subsidiary Hexagon Raufoss will deliver 350 CNG city bus fuel systems to Astana, Kazakhstan.

The new CNG city buses are the first buses with type 4 composite cylinders in the country. Iveco s.p.a. has been selected by the Kazakh authorities to upgrade the fleet of public transport vehicles for the World Expo to be held in Kazakhstan in 2017 under the theme "Energy of the Future."

Hexagon Raufoss bus system
Kazakhstan represents a new market to Hexagon Composites. Kazakhstan owns large reserves of energy resources and has started to develop its CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) market. The main market driver for the CNG market in Kazakhstan is local availability and the low gas price relative to conventional fuel.

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