For now, transportation accounts for almost 20% of global energy consumption and 25% of greenhouse gas emissions. This opens a window of opportunities for us. There are environmental, technological and economic conditions for development of gas consumption as a motor fuel — Viktor Zubkov, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Gazprom.
Transport is one of the major polluters of the atmosphere, it accounts for around 40% of all emissions <…> full transition of motor vehicles from traditional fuels, especially diesel, to gas will allow to cut emissions of sulfur oxides and low-dispersive particles by 100%, nitrogen oxides – by 47%, carbon dioxide – by 42% in the upcoming years — Evgeniy Ditrikh, Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation.
According to Platts, there are 1.4 billion cars in the world. 24 million of them work on gas, less than 10 million work on electricity. We can talk about the scale of transformation and opportunities in the context of gas vehicles; as the world will go through major changes in the energy sector over the next decades — Martin Fraenkel, President, S&P Global Platts Inc..
[In the Asia-Pacific region] most vehicles run on oil products. We need to figure out how to replace oil and coil with gas both in transportation and in cooking — Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).