With the enormous finds of shale gas in both Canada and the United States increasingly being viewed as an alternative to oil and oil products like gasoline and diesel, there is a growing interest in using natural gas to reduce CO2 emissions while powering the continent’s transportation future.

Below is a map of the shale gas basins in North America.

“Natural gas is clean, it’s cheaper, and it provides a domestic source of fuel, so there’s energy security involved as well,” said ThinkEquity analyst Shawn Severson.   And it looks like North American car manufacturers GM and Chrysler are looking at investing in companies that make engines and parts for vehicles that run on this fuel.

Read here about how you may be driving a natural gas vehicle a decade from now. (Natural gas engine makers to purr as automakers invest)

 

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2 Comments on Will Your Next Car be Running on Natural Gas?

  1. Katherine says:

    I’m shocked that I found this info so easily.

  2. Geralyn says:

    Whoa, whoa, get out the way with that good inofrmaiton.