SAFE: Expanded use of natural gas as US motor fuel 'sensible strategy'

10/28/2013
Expanding the use of natural gas to fuel US motor vehicles, even partially, is the most sensible strategy for reducing petroleum's dominant fuel position—and the nation's reliance on oil imports from politically unstable parts of the world. This was one of many messages shared by panelists during a day-long conference in Washington, DC, sponsored by Securing America's Future Energy that examined lessons learned in the 40 years since the start of the Arab oil embargo. At the conference, General Motors announced plans to respond to "range anxiety" created by compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles' distance limits by introducing a bifueled Chevrolet Impala that has a gasoline backup...
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