Indian Auto LP Gas

Auto LPG Worldwide

 

More than 26 million vehicles run on Auto LPG globally, supported by close to 71,000 LPG Filling Stations. Global Auto LPG consumption exceeds 26 Million Tonnes, in comparison to India still at about 0.35 Million Tonnes level. South Korea leads the world in the usage of this clean auto fuel with sales of more than 4 million tonnes annually. More than 70 countries use Auto LPG in vehicles to help clean their urban air and clean environment. Among the Key nations that have successfully adopted this green fuel for their transportation requirements are South Korea, Turkey, Poland, Japan, Australia, Italy, Mexico, USA, Russia & China.

 

In terms of LPG refuelling infrastructure, there are over 6000 LPG Filling Stations in Poland, over 5000 in Turkey, about 3000 each in Australia, Mexico and more than 2000 stations each in nations like Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Holland and the US.

Governments across the globe promote alternative fuels through several Fiscal and Non- Fiscal Incentives, which could be summarized as under:

Fiscal

·        Sales Tax and Excise duty exemption or rebate

·        Road / registration-tax exemption or rebate

·        Vehicle sales tax exemption or income/profit tax credit for purchasers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)

·        Tax credits to companies for investment in distribution infrastructure and research and development.

·        Grants/tax credits for vehicle conversions or purchases

·        Exemption from parking or road-use charges

Regulatory

·        Mandatory purchase requirements for public and/or private fleets

·        Standards to harmonise refuelling facilities

·        Vehicle conversion standards

·        Health and safety regulations

·        Exemptions from city driving restrictions, such as London’s congestion charge

Other

·        Government own-use of alternative fuelled vehicles

·        Information dissemination and public awareness campaigns

·        Voluntary agreements with OEMs to develop and market alternative fuel technologies

 

 

Prices in Metros (Rupees/litre)

Applicable from: 16/05/2017
Delhi 33.31
Kolkata 34.79
Mumbai 38.11
Chennai 34.81
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Source: IOCL Website

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