EghtesadOnline: A nationwide scheme has been launched to convert 1.46 million gasoline-powered public transport and commercial vehicles to compressed natural gas hybrids.
EghtesadOnline: A nationwide scheme has been launched to convert 1.5 million gasoline-powered public transport vehicles to compressed natural gas hybrids.
EghtesadOnline: National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company has launched an initiative to convert 1.4 million gasoline-powered vehicles (pickup trucks, taxis and vans) to compressed natural gas hybrids, director of the CNG office of NIORDC (a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company) said.
EghtesadOnline: Domestic compressed natural gas consumption has reached 25 million cubic meters a day, indicating 31% rise compared to the 19 mcm/d before gasoline was rationed and pump prices increased in mid-November.
EghtesadOnline: Despite the fact that liquefied petroleum gas is good for auto engines, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says so long as cars can run on compressed natural gas, LPG should be used for other purposes.
EghtesadOnline: To curb air pollution and reliance on fossil fuels, Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh has set forth a plan to convert carbureted motorcycles into using compressed natural gas (CNG).
EghtesadOnline: Demand for auto fuel system conversions to LPG and CNG hybrids has been growing in Iran ever since November 2019, when the government rationed and tripled the price of fuel overnight.
EghtesadOnline: Iran has 37,000 kilometers of high-pressure gas pipelines and more than 2,000 trucks to transport CNG, a large part of which need renovation, the manager for operations coordination at the Iranian Gas Transmission Company said.
EghtesadOnline: Gasoline consumption fell by 22 million liters a day in the three weeks from November 15 after the government rationed gasoline and raised prices by selling it at two rates.
EghtesadOnline: Converting gasoline-powered vehicles, especially vans, to compressed natural gas hybrids can help reduce fuel costs for motorists by 100%, deputy managing director of the state-run National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company said.