for Natural Gas Vehicles
T. Boone Pickens explains why Volkswagen's settlement with the Justice Department can help move U.S. energy security in the right direction.
Experts say that relatively low prices for natural gas and high domestic production provide the right conditions to bring about a greater penetration of NGVs in the country’s automobile fleet.
A number of ARPA-E projects are also dedicated to enabling transportation without oil, such as better batteries for electric vehicles, supportive technologies for natural gas vehicles, and more advanced biofuels.
Current low prices for natural gas and the ongoing production boom in shale gas should provide the perfect impetus to boost NGVs in the country’s automobile fleet.
Policymakers and industry experts discuss how the natural gas vehicle industry is faring in the low oil price environment.