About Natural Gas VehiclesThere are more than 13 million natural gas vehicles in use worldwide, according to Clean Energy. Moreover, 25% of all new buses and 60% of refuse trucks currently on order nationwide will be powered by natural gas. Here are some additional facts about natural gas from Clean Energy:
- Natural gas currently costs about $1.50 less per gallon than diesel or gasoline, depending upon local prices.
- Vehicles that run on natural gas emit up to 30% less greenhouse gas emissions than gasoline or diesel vehicles.
- Nearly all natural gas consumed in North America is produced domestically.
- There are more than 1,100 natural gas fueling stations in the U.S. — and about half of them are open to the public.
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