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NGV numbers rising in South Asia

China and South Asia offer some of the biggest markets in the world for NGVs, and they are also where the biggest demand for new vehicles will emerge China and South Asia offer some of the biggest markets in the world for NGVs, and they are also where the biggest demand for new vehicles will emerge.
By Andrew Walker 31 August 2017 0 27351

India and Pakistan have two of the largest natural gas vehicle (NGV) fleets in the world, with more than 3 million vehicles on the road in each country. When combined with China and Iran, they account for more than 60% of all the world’s NGVs, according to statistics published by NGV Global earlier this month.

These countries are expected to experience strong economic growth over the coming years, and car ownership will rise in tandem. If NGVs are considered an attractive alternative to petrol and...