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California encouraging purchase of Honda's natural gas vehicle.



Vacaville, California, is encouraging the purchase of the Honda Civic GX The Honda Civic GX is a passenger car that has been created to run on CNG (Compressed Natural Gas). History
The Honda Civic GX first appeared in 1998 as a [factory] modified Civic LX that had been designed to run exclusively on CNG (compressed natural gas).
 natural gas vehicle with a Compressed Natural Gas Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is a substitute for gasoline (petrol) or diesel fuel. It is considered to be an environmentally "clean" alternative to those fuels. It is made by compressing natural gas (which is mainly composed by methane (CH4  Vehicle Incentive Program.

The city program cuts $6,800 from the purchase price of a new 2007 Honda Civic GX-the cleanest internal combustion engine powered car on the road, according to the EPA.

Partial funding for the program comes from a federal air quality grant the cCity has acquired to cover a portion of the costs. Participants must live or work full-time in the northeastern portion of Solano County: Vacaville, Dixon or Rio Vista.

Contact: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2007/03/ vacaville_ca_pr.html#more

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Title Annotation:Industry Report
Publication:Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Today
Date:Mar 12, 2007
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