Policymakers at the state and federal level are increasingly recognizing the benefits of NGVs for the economy, the environment, and our national security:
- Federal Light-Duty Vehicle Regulations: New federal regulations set unprecedented long-term targets for reducing oil use and emissions and give new incentives for automaker production of NGVs.
- State-Level Incentives: 22 states currently offer incentives that reduce the costs of purchasing light-duty NGVs, and many offer additional benefits like HOV lane access for NGV drivers.
- Government Fleet Purchasing: Governors are “walking the walk” with a multi-state initiative to purchase NGVs for public fleets – building demand for NGVs and saving on government fuel costs.
VNG is working to increase this support by helping policymakers at the state and national level understand the unique potential of natural gas – as well as the steps needed to make this vision a reality.