The Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance (CNGVA) says it has produced technical guidelines for fleet managers to help with the transition to natural gas-fueled vehicles.
The guidelines provide all the necessary information in one place to help ease the transition, the organization says.
“Ensuring the safe maintenance, storage, and loading of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) vehicles in indoor facilities is an important enabler for market development in Canada,” said Alicia Milner, CNGVA president. “Natural gas is a proven and safe fuel for transportation, but its properties are different than those of liquid fuels. These differences need to be understood and addressed in indoor facilities where vehicles are maintained, stored or loaded.”
The organization says publishing the free guidelines is the first of many capacity-building activities to come, which will make natural gas more accessible to Canadian truck fleets.
The CNGVA says its goal is to lead the sustainable growth of natural gas as a primary transportation fuel for heavy vehicles. To access the guidelines, visit www.cngva.org or call 613-748-0057.