Global market forecasts for the coming years assume double-digit growth rates for natural-gas vehicles. There are some very good reasons for the increased use of alternative powertrain technology fueled by natural gas. Compared with liquid fuel, natural gas produces fewer emissions (CO2 and particulate matter). Pure natural-gas engines are already helping automakers comply with the EU VI emission standard.
less CO2 emissions than a pure diesel powertrain
Commercial vehicles with a modern natural-gas powertrain are fascinatingly quiet
Depending on current fuel prices, vehicles with a natural-gas powertrain offer cost advantages in many countries.