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Study finds CNG conversion policy in Bangladesh did result in more travel; congestion costs still half the health benefits

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Several years ago, the government of Bangladesh took took various policies to convert the petroleum vehicles on road to run on compressed natural gas (CNG), which allows both air quality improvements and energy security benefits. In a 21013 study, researchers found large air quality and associated health benefits accruing to the residents of Dhaka (the capital of Bangladesh) as a result of the rapid conversion of the motor vehicle fleet to CNG.

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Analysis finds air-quality justification for CNG vehicle conversion in developing cities, despite negative climate impact

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An analysis by a team in Bangladesh found large air quality and associated health benefits accruing to the residents of Dhaka (the capital of Bangladesh) as a result of the rapid conversion of the motor vehicle fleet to CNG. Around 2,045 avoided premature deaths in greater Dhaka can be attributed to air quality improvements from the CNG conversion policy in 2010, resulting in a saving of around US$400 million, they found.

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Could CNG conversions be good for our health?

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There may be significant health benefits to converting our motoring fleet to compressed natural gas (CNG): as an analysis of CNG conversions in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has revealed. There has been a rapid conversion in the Bangladeshi capital following the introduction of a CNG conversion policy in 2010[.].

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Axial Vector and Kirloskar Oil Engines Forming JV for Mass Production of Axial-Type Engines

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The AVEC engines can use multiple fuel types, including diesel, JP5 and JP8 military fuels, kerosene, bio-diesels, ethanol, and other blends of these fuels, with a special conversion kit available for the combustion of natural gas or propane. The marketing rights of the joint venture company will extend to all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries: India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

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EV Radar: June 2022

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Join the conversation at EV Daily on Facebook. An optional electric power supply can be used to operate auxiliary equipment, eliminating the need for the usual diesel or gas generator. Bangladesh.