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New German scheme may boost gas in transport – Iveco

The new measure will mean gas will be more competitive than petrol or diesel as a transport fuel in Germany The new measure will mean gas will be more competitive than petrol or diesel as a transport fuel in Germany.
By Silvia Favasuli 12 December 2017 0 28756
German NGV filling station An NGV filling station in Germany. (Daimler)

A new carbon credit scheme designed to reduce emissions from Germany’s transport sector will make gas more competitive than traditional road fuels, a senior executive at vehicle manufacturer Iveco has told Interfax Natural Gas Daily

The new mechanism was introduced as part of the 2017 revision of Germany's implementation of the EU’s Fuel Quality Directive (FQD) and is scheduled to come into force by the end of the year. 

Under the scheme, operators of CNG and LNG filling stations will be awarded CO2 certificates that can be...