Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs) are helping to fuel the future of transportation. That’s because NGVs run cleaner and cost less to operate than gasoline, diesel or other alternative fueled vehicles.
With over 110,000 NGVS on U.S. roads today and 11 million world-wide, more and more businesses and consumers are clearly turning to NGVs as the solution to their needs for clean, cost-effective transportation solutions.
Did you know?
- There are more than 1,100 NGV fueling stations in the U.S. – and about half of them are open to the public.
- In the United States, about 30 different manufacturers produce 100 models of light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles and engines.
- According to the American Public Transit Association, 27 percent of all new transit bus orders in 2008 were for natural gas. According to the association, about 18 percent of transit buses run on natural gas.
- Natural gas costs, on average, one-third less than conventional gasoline at the pump.
- Natural gas is sold in gasoline gallon equivalents (GGE). A GGE has the same energy content (125,000 BTUs) as a gallon of gasoline without ethanol.
Source: Natural Gas Vehicles for America and Department of Energy