Scooters and motorcycles that run on non-polluting natural gas could be on India’s roads one day, if a pilot project involving 10 such two-wheelers launched on Thursday proves successful. The 10 two-wheelers retrofitted with compressed natural gas (CNG) systems are the first of 50 such vehicles which will be released in Delhi within a month. Emissions and efficiency of these vehicles will be closely monitored. Union environment minister Prakash Javadekar and petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the pilot in the national capital.
Gail India Ltd and Indraprastha Gas Ltd launched a pilot project for 50 two-wheelers running on CNG on Thursday. The CNG kit consists of two cylinders with a capacity of 1 kg each. These scooters can go up to 120 km with a single fill.
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