NGVs left in the dust by electric competition

The window of opportunity for NGVs to operate as a bridge from oil-fuelled to electric vehicles is fast disappearing The window of opportunity for NGVs to operate as a bridge from oil-fuelled to electric vehicles is fast disappearing.
By The Wildcat 22 September 2017 0 27688
A photo of a Blue Corridors event for gas-fuelled vehicles in Brussels. A Blue Corridors event for gas-fuelled vehicles in Brussels. (NGVA)

The expected growth in sales of battery electric vehicles (EVs) in OECD countries over the coming years will leave little room for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) in the passenger and light-duty commercial vehicle segment.

This was the view of most experts speaking at the Natural Resources Forum in London this week. They expect rapid adoption of EVs over the coming years as the cost of the vehicles falls and their range and performance continues to increase.

But while the scope for NGV uptake in some mature vehicle...

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