31 Jul '13, 4pm

Senate Bill Boosts CAFE Ratings For Natural-Gas Vehicles With Gasoline Backup

Sounds like a bone tossed to natural gas lobbyists. It's hard envisioning the practicality of it from a residential standpoint. The F-150 costs upwards of $9,000 to upfit, about a 25% increase to sticker price. How long would it take to recoup that expense on a compact or a sedan even, especially if CNG is only $1.50 cheaper/gallon? No wonder it was introduced by Senator from Oklahoma, home to the biggest producers of natural gas aside from Exxon.

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1085915_senate-bill-b...

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