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Number of Methane-Run Vehicles Doubles

By Iceland Review

The number of vehicles that run on methane in Iceland has doubled in the past 18 months, Sverrir Vidar Hauksson, chairman of the project management of Graena orkan, a company promoting green fuel solutions, states.


From Reykjavík. Photo by Páll Kjartansson.

There are now 555 methane-run vehicles in Iceland, according to statistics from the Road Traffic Directorate, Fréttabladid reports.

Among these vehicles are 229 cars with additional equipment for using methane which was established in Iceland.

Einar Vilhjálmsson, managing director of methane company Metan, pointed out that the interest in using methane instead of fossil fuel is steadily increasing in Iceland.

A recent survey conducted by Capacent concluded that 85 percent of respondents are interested in methane.

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