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Why NGVs?

NGVs Mean Cleaner Air and Fuel Security Now

Moving to natural gas vehicles is the most immediate way to move towards cleaner and healthier fuels. The pace of global warming demands that we reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, like methane and black carbon, now. People in our most polluted communities need cleaner air now. Natural gas vehicles are already helping—and they’re doing it now.

NGVs mean lower GHGs, cleaner air, healthier Californians.

NGVs are among the cleanest commercially available vehicles. They provide immediate solutions to California’s air pollution and global warming problems, delivering lower greenhouse gas and pollutant emissions than diesel vehicles. And they can run on the lowest-carbon fuel available: renewable natural gas. Learn more about how NGVs reduce pollution.

Fuel diversity means fuel security.

To eliminate the economic risks associated with our dependence on petroleum as a primary fuel source, we must diversify our fuel supply. Natural gas has many advantages as a transportation fuel: it’s cost-effective; it’s domestically produced; and it can be produced from renewable sources. Learn more.

NGVs serve a wide variety of users.

NGV options include a full range of heavy-duty trucks, transit buses, refuse trucks, school buses, shuttle vans, delivery vehicles, pickup trucks and passenger cars. All provide performance comparable to diesel and gasoline vehicles. Learn more.

The fueling infrastructure is extensive.

California had nearly 600 natural gas stations at the beginning of 2012, with more than one-quarter providing public access—and the number keeps growing. Learn more.

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