Learn About Green Vehicles -- Compressed Natural Gas
Compressed Natural Gas can be produced from*
- How to Fuel
Similar to refilling your gasoline tank, you attach the nozzle from a designated CNG dispenser at a public station. Most public stations are fast-fill, which can fill your tank in about the same amount of time it takes to refuel a gasoline vehicle.
- Vehicle Info
CNG cars operate in a similar way to gasoline cars. The fuel — natural gas — is burned in an internal combustion engine to power the wheels.
There are currently a limited number of dedicated CNG vehicles available.
- Did You Know?
CNG generally creates fewer smog-related tailpipe emissions than gasoline, and can reduce tailpipe GHGs by about 20%. There are also GHG emissions associated with extracting, processing, and distributing CNG. Learn more about GHG emissions.
*The sources displayed above are not intended to cover all possible feedstocks, or sources, nor do they reflect equal fractions of fuel production.