A Great Southern Press Site
Username:   Password: Forgot Password?

« Back to Resource Centre

Jump To:

Natural Gas Vehicles

Natural-gas vehicles use the same basic principles as gasoline-powered vehicles. In other words, the fuel (natural gas in this case) is mixed with air in the cylinder of a four-stroke engine and then ignited by a spark plug to move a piston up and down.

Although there are some differences between natural gas and gasoline in terms of flammability and ignition temperatures, NGVs themselves operate on the same fundamental concepts as gasoline-powered vehicles.

However, some modifications are required to make an NGV work efficiently. These changes are primarily in the fuel storage tank, the engine and the chassis.

Natural gas vehicles are utilised for private use, in trucking fleets and also comprise part of the public transport system in the ACT, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.

More Less

Latest News

LNG for transport not commercial: Caltex

Caltex Australia has stated it will not be pursuing plans to develop LNG for transport in the short-term.
Gas Energy Australia calls for better promotion of natural gas

Gas Energy Australia, Australia's peak gaseous ...

GLP wins contract for first micro-LNG plant in QLD

GLP Plant has signed a letter of agreement with...


Related Companies

Core Energy Group
ADELAIDE, SA, Australia
Reed Exhibitions
Profibus1 Pty Ltd
ALBURY, New, Australia
HAZELMERE, WA, Australia
Yokogawa Australia
Murarrie, Victoria, Australia

Related Events

Energy Networks 2014

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Gas Compressor Stations Conference

Stamford Plaza, Brisbane

Basket is empty.

Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement Advertisement