Leading industry trade body, the Gas Vehicle Network, GVN, statistics show that in 2019 almost 80% of the total dispensed volume of gas for transport fuel was biomethane-a renewable and sustainable low carbon fuel.
“Clean, low carbon gas powered vehicles are an obvious, sustainable choice for transport”, says the head of the Gas Vehicle Networks (GVN), Mike Foster. Following GVN analysis on the fuel source of gas vehicles, since 2018.
Following the cancellation of this year's Autumn Budget, the co-chairs of the Gas Vehicle Network wrote to Sajid Javid, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, to update him on the industry's last 12 months and set out the actions which could further boost the industry.
An economic study commissioned by The Natural Gas Vehicle Network (NGVN) to explore the impact of the fuel duty differential between diesel and gas concludes that ‘retaining the duty differential is an important policy which complements other initiatives aimed at reducing HGV greenhouse gas, GHG, emissions.’
The consultation on the Government’s Clean Air Strategy, released on the 22nd May, closed today. Responding to the consultation the Natural Gas Vehicle Network, (NGVN) believe the strategy to be too weak and lacking in resolve.