CNG-Hybrids Tapped for Curbing Diesel Consumption in Iran

CNG-Hybrids Tapped for Curbing Diesel Consumption in IranCNG-Hybrids Tapped for Curbing Diesel Consumption in Iran

A new scheme has been designed jointly by the National Iranian Oil Refining and Distribution Company and the Ministry of Industries that calls for h engines of 20,000 diesel-powered commercial vehicles  to be converted into CNG-diesel hybrids. Vehicles to is to curb diesel consumption.
Director of the CNG office at NIORDC, Hamid Qasemi told IRNA that the plan will target heavy-duty vehicles used for public transportation in the major cities. He did not put a price tag on the interesting scheme.
In addition to curbing diesel consumption, the plan should also help reduce toxic emissions released by diesel engines seen as heavy polluters contributing to the worsening environmental degradation
The same plan was earlier implemented on a small scale in Qazvin Province and a pilot program will be carried out in the capital before it receives permits for nationwide implementation.


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