Natural Gas Vehicle Research Paper

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Humans have been using natural gas for thousands of years, in fact, the Chinese are believed to have used it as early as 500 B.C. to boil and purify water. According to Paykani (2013), natural gas was used to fuel streetlights as early as 1785, and was the primary source of light during the 19th century. The invention of the electric light bulb in 1879 then forced natural gas companies to find other uses for the resource, and as a result, natural gas has become a very popular source of energy.
Natural Gas vehicles have been documented as early as the 1930’s, although it is unclear exactly when, or who, invented them. According to Random History (2008), as far back as the 1930s, natural gas and manufactured gas were used in motor vehicles,
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This gaseous are lighter than the air, colorless and odorless. Usually, this gaseous may use as to heat home or cook the food but this natural gas vehicle gaseous are not dangerous as the gaseous that use at home for cook. Natural gas vehicle is more environmentally then the Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) because it produces less pollution and every natural gas vehicle combustion system does not produced greenhouse gases. According to Callanan (2011) said, as with all vehicle fuels, natural gas can be used safely if the unique properties of the fuel are understood and common sense procedures are followed. In fact, natural gas has safety advantages compared to gasoline and diesel because it is non-toxic, and has no potential for ground or water contamination in the event of a fuel release. Natural gas is lighter than air and dissipates rapidly when released. An odorant is added to provide a distinctive and intentionally disagreeable smell that is easy to…show more content…
This incentive may attract more car user using the natural gas vehicle. According to Y.B. Dato ' Ong Ka Chuan as the Minister International Trade and Industry (2009), tax incentives are given to encourage the usage of natural gas for vehicles and each of the incentives are exemption of import duty and sales tax, on equipment and components related to buses and vehicles transportation of a modified the dual-fuel vehicles. Government also gives reduction in road tax between 25 percent and 50 percent of the current rate of Monagas vehicles, bi-fuel and

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