NASEO and NACAA’s VW Settlement Resource for State and Local Governments

Natural Gas Basics

Natural Gas Basics 2016-06-08T00:00:00+00:00

Resource Description

Natural gas powers about 150,000 vehicles in the United States and roughly 22 million vehicles worldwide. Natural gas vehicles (NGVs) are a good choice for high-mileage fleets — such as buses, taxis, and refuse vehicles — that are centrally fueled or operate within a limited area or along a route with natural gas fueling stations. This brochure highlights the advantages of natural gas as an alternative fuel, including its domestic availability, established distribution network, relatively low cost, and emissions benefits.

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