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  • Oindrila

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    December 7, 2023 at 5:45 pm
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    Switching on CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) instead of petroleum products like gasoline or diesel can be advantageous for several reasons:

    1. Environmental Benefits:

      • CNG is cleaner-burning, producing fewer pollutants than gasoline or diesel.
      • Leads to lower carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, and particulate matter emissions.
    2. Cost Efficiency:

      • CNG is often more cost-effective on a per-unit energy basis.
      • Lower prices in many regions make it economically attractive for consumers.
    3. Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions:

      • CNG combustion results in fewer greenhouse gas emissions, especially CO2.
      • Contributes to a reduction in overall environmental impact.
    4. Domestic Availability:

      • Natural gas is often domestically sourced, reducing dependence on imported oil.
      • Promotes energy security and independence.
    5. Lower Maintenance Costs:

      • CNG engines generally experience lower wear and tear than traditional engines.
      • Leads to reduced maintenance costs over the vehicle’s lifespan.
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