Lpg/cng Cars Can Reduce Pollution

By: carazoo.com

Increasing fuel price and pollution are the major concern in with today's auto industry. We can neither stop using car and other automobiles to solve this issue. What we can do is to think of other options that will not only lighten our pockets but also reduce the pollution control to a larger extent.
Government is taking initiative to protect our nature, in certain states they have introduced LPG version of fuel intake and made it a mandatory for all the public transport vehicles. Government should ensure that all the public transportation should run on either on LPG or CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) across the country.
Various Indian car makers are also rolling out with both LPG and CNG version. Some of CNG version cars are Ford Ikon Flair a dual-fuel variant that can run both on petrol and CNG, Mitsubishi Lancer, Chevrolet Optra and the cars with LPG versions are Maruti's Omni and WagonR Duo, which is receiving a very good response.

Hyundai is also preparing come up with its LPG version for Santro soon. Tata motors are also expected to join the race and will be launching it LPG variant shortly but presently they offer authorized CNG kit fitment with their dealers for their 'Indica' and 'Indigo' model.
But there are some issues faced with the LPG/CNG users that prevent others from opting for the LPG/CNG kits. Some car owners are not well versed with the knowledge of converting a car into LPG and fall prey to officials of Transport Department by paying huge some of money as fine. Some kits are authorization like lack of warranty, safety features leading to the poor performance of the vehicle as well as blow up your car.
One should be extremely careful while opting for a LPG/CNG kits, make sure that you visit an authorized dealer with a legal certificate with numbers and other details as the same will be verified by the checking officer
The authorized dealers fit the equipment and issue a certificate giving the numbers on the kit and other details. The car owners have to take their vehicle to the Transport authorities and show them the certificate issued by the dealer. The officials verify the same and make an affirmation in the RC book.
Comparing LPG with CNG
LPG version is always the first choice as it is easily available compared to CNG due to it limited availability and can be found only in 42 cities. LPG is also cheaper and easy to store than the CNG. This means that CNG is the best option for the commercial vehicles whereas; LPG fits perfectly in every sense to private vehicles.

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