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World Cup helps boost NGVs in Russia

Gazprom is pushing ahead with installing CNG fuelling stations to expand Russia’s use of gas in transport, but NGVs will face competition from electric vehicles Gazprom is pushing ahead with installing CNG fuelling stations to expand Russia’s use of gas in transport, but NGVs will face competition from electric vehicles.
By Andrew Walker 22 June 2018 0 31420
A CNG filling station near Moscow A CNG filling station near Moscow. (Gazprom)

Hosting a major sporting event presents an opportunity to boost investment in a country’s transport infrastructure and to put cash into new clean technologies. This year’s FIFA World Cup is no exception, with Russian cities buying more gas-powered vehicles and expanding refuelling infrastructure before the tournament. 

On Tuesday, Gazprom announced the completion of 47 CNG refuelling stations for use during the World Cup that will help supply the CNG buses and taxis ordered by the municipal government before the event

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