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Gas industry eager for EU transport policy plan

A forthcoming EU study could boost the prospects for gas in Europe’s transport sector A forthcoming EU study could boost the prospects for gas in Europe’s transport sector.
By Andreas Walstad 23 October 2017 0 28081
HGV refuelling with gas Refuelling a gas-powered HGV in the UK. (CNG Fuels)

The European Commission will unveil a new policy plan in early November for the transport sector that could boost the prospects for using natural gas and renewable fuels in road transport.

The commission is expected to release the European Action Plan on Alternative Fuels Infrastructure on 8 November, together with a proposal for tighter limits on carbon emissions from motor vehicles by 2030. 

The proposal is a follow-up to the strategy paper for low-emission mobility launched by the commission last year. Although few details about...