Benefits of CNG

Cost

Cost

CNG is cheaper than petrol and diesel, with a lower tax rate.

Driveability

Driveability

It has good driveability, even under severe weather conditions.

Emissions

Emissions

Reduced emissions of some pollutants compared to petrol or diesel.

Safety instructions for refuelling CNG vehicles

Safety instructions for refuelling CNG vehicles
  • CNG vehicles should enter the station slowly and safely, leaving the passengers outside the car.
  • Switch off mobile phones while at the CNG station.
  • Stop the CNG vehicle in the designated area only.
  • There should be no exposed wires, abnormal smell, high temperature or other vehicle defects.
  • Stop the engine and remove the ignition key when at the CNG refuelling area.
  • Make sure that there are no flammable materials present in the vehicle.
  • The CNG storage vessel onboard should be valid before refuelling with CNG.
  • If there is any leakage in the CNG station, all the vehicles should stop.
  • There should be a minimum one-meter distance between vehicles while refuelling.
  • Ensure that the driver or passengers are not smoking or using mobile phones in the CNG station.


FAQs

Yes, CNG is very safe and is widely used across India.
The cylinders are specially designed to meet very high safety requirements in accordance with global standards. They are rigorously tested and certified for use by statutory authorities. Each cylinder carries an expiry date after which time it has to be retested to ensure it remains safe for use. 
Yes, if it’s a petrol and CNG hybrid vehicle. 
No, an LPG-powered vehicle cannot use CNG as the two fuels are different, having different calorific values and needing different air-fuel ratios for combustion.