Natural & bio Gas Vehicle Association Europe

NGVA Europe keeps you informed!

09/11/2015 - Scientists increase capacity of NGV fuel tanksmore
09/11/2015 - Audi and two French distributors of natural gas new members of NGVA Europemore
09/11/2015 - University in Germany turns diesel tractor into NGV to stimulate use of biomethanemore
09/11/2015 - Belgian region of Flanders will cut road tax for cars on natural gasmore
09/11/2015 - New tenders for city buses will favour natural gas and biome thane, extensive survey showsmore
22/09/2015 - EU Member States and legislators could do much more to encourage the spread of alternative fuels, Brussels expert group saysmore

our Political Work

Being the only European association that promotes NG/biomethane as a fuel used in the transportation sector, NGVA Europe’s main objective is to seek support for the use of NGVs by convincing European politicians of the benefits when driving a NG/biomethane powered vehicle (both in economic and environmental terms). The reason is simple: NG/biomethane can only become a major clean fuel alternative if it is supported by the European legislative and executive bodies.


The European Parliament in Brussels and Strasbourg

In this context, a coherent EU policy would also have a lasting effect on national policies and could support incentive schemes and taxation policies favouring the use of NGVs (EU Institutions cannot legislate nor influence national tax matters). Linked with increased support for refuelling infrastructure developments, this would then convince potential customers to buy a NGV.

NGVA Europe is therefore closely observing and trying to influence the work of all important EU Political Institutions, in order to guarantee that NGVs in Europe become a stronger voice. Our political work is carried out and coordinated by NGVA Europe EU Affairs Manager & Head of Brussels Office, Matthias Maedge, who is supported by Katinka von Bonin, Policy Officer, both operating from our Brussels office in Avenue de Cortenbergh 172. The NGVA Europe staff is supported by the Country Representatives Committee (CRC).

We are encouraging the country representatives to contact Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from their respective countries in order to help seeking for political support of NGVA Europe positions. Part of the lobbying work must be undertaken also on a national level. The overall message is coordinated by NGVA Europe.

A detailed description of current issues affecting NGVs, currently and soon being dealt with, on the European Union political agenda is available to members of NGVA Europe only.

If you are interested in participating in our Political Work join NGVA Europe!

NGVA Europe... for sustainable mobility

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