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English Español Over 14,000 CNG commercial vehicles registered in Europe in 2019

Registrations of natural gas commercial vehicles increased by more than 30% over the past year, according to ACEA.

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Author: PetrolPlaza Correspondent Pablo Plaza

A total of 14,313 CNG commercial vehicles were registered in Europe during the past year, according to figures by the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association. Compared to the 10,839 units registered in 2018, the segment grew by 32.1%.

Italy is Europe's largest market for light-duty vehicles powered by gas - in 2019, 6,293 units were registered in the commercial vehicle segment, an increase of 27% compared to 2018. In second place, Spain recorded 1,858 registrations, while Belgium came third with 1,281 registrations.

With 1,147 units sold and an increase of 46% compared to 2018, France ranks fourth in the European market, just ahead of Sweden (1,081) and Germany (1,003).

The European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) represents the 16 major Europe-based car, van, truck and bus makers.

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