NGV stands for 'Natural Gas For Vehicles'. It is equivalent to natural gas supplied to power stations, industries, commercial establishment and households. NGV is an environmentally friendly fuel and has been proven to be lighter than air. It is specially developed to provide economic value to users without compromising on quality.
The advantages NGV can offer to vehicle owners include:
- Substantial savings (50%) in fuel cost
- Lower operating cost
- Contributes to a cleaner environment
- Extended travel range
Government Incentives & Legislations To Encourage Use of NGV
NGV is supported by the government with incentives and legislation to encourage vehicles owner to use NGV. NGV price is only 63.5 cent/litre equivalent of petrol, is cheaper than other fuels. NGV conversion kits are exempted from import duty and sales tax.
Reduction of road tax from existing levels:
- Monogas vehicle (NGV only) - 50% off
- Bi-fuel vehicle (Petrol & NGV) - 25% off
- Dual-fuel vehicle (Diesel & NGV) - 25% off
All these are major factors for potential owners to consider when making their vehicle fuel choices. However, what many owners may not be aware of is the safety record of NGV vehicles. NGV vehicles safety record compares favourably to other traditional fuels or alternative fuels available today. This is due to the superior (and still improving) technology, higher safety standards and the physical properties of NGV itself which makes it as safe or safer to use than petroleum-based fuels.