Italy is among the worldwide leading countries in terms of alternative vehicles. LPG as well as CNG have already surpassed the critical mark of 5 % of yearly new registrations. Therefore they are a real alternative. These impressive registration numbers are reached despite a still limited model offering from OEMs.
Ever since the United States have begun to exploit unconventional Oil- and Gas resources through „fracking“, Natural Gas prices have started to decouple from oil prices on a significant scale. The discount of natural gas compared to oil is up to 90 % (in a range of 54 to 90 % within the past 5 years). US Natural Gas is up to 90 % cheaper than Oil for 5 years in a row.