The development status of CNG in the transportation industry.
Logistics transportation is a relatively mature transportation industry in China. Transportation networks are spread throughout the country. In the beginning, from the ancient chariots and horses to the present oil trucks. Until now, it has slowly developed into LNG and CNG vehicles. The emergence of these, no doubt, is to reduce costs. Or save time, or be convenient, or be environmentally friendly.
As the global economic trend continues to change and oil prices continue to rise, the advantages of natural gas heavy caine, such as high efficiency and economy, are gradually heating up in northwest China, Xinjiang, and other regions. From January to March 2023, the cumulative sales of domestic natural gas heavy trucks reached 16,000 units, an increase of 136.8%. Among them, 8,302 units were sold in March, an increase of 53% month-on-month and a year-on-year increase of 222.5%.
CNG development has begun in the transportation field.
Oil prices are high, and “oil” worry is rampant. In logistics, what you save is what you earn. Many regions began to buy natural gas heavy trucks, so LNG and CNG slowly began to rise.
Due to the high volatility of LNG prices, and the low and stable price of CNG, CNG heavy trucks and CNG highway buses have entered the original use of LNG.
The impact of economic interests
For example, at present, the average retail price of LNG in Chengdu, China is 9.3 yuan/kg (6.64 yuan/cubic meter), the retail price of CNG is 3.46 yuan/cubic meter, and the liquid-gas ratio is 1:0.52. In terms of economic comparison, the reduction of transportation costs. The CNG car costs 20 cents a kilometer,
Impact on the environment
In the world, environmental protection has been constantly advocated, but the exhaust gas released by diesel and other vehicles is still relatively polluting the environment, and the emergence of CNG cars has alleviated exhaust pollution to a certain extent. CNG gas is a clean energy source that emits far fewer pollutants than diesel after combustion.
Less wear on vehicle parts
Logistics transportation is to drive transportation every day, mainly dealing with cars, CNG cars for parts wear less. This will make the vehicle last longer.
Convenient transportation of natural gas
CNG is easy to transport by pipeline, which provides convenience for large-scale storage and transportation of natural gas. Developed countries generally have high-quality pipeline infrastructure within their borders that can transport natural gas to all urban areas and most suburban areas. There are more than 1,300 gas filling stations in the United States alone, and the number is increasing every day.
But there are also many shortcomings and deficiencies, and they are slowly improving
Peak city gas consumption: The current city gas supply is insufficient, and it is more difficult to fill the gas during peak gas consumption.
At present, there are more natural gas vehicles modified, so it is necessary to retain the original fuel system but also to increase the CNG system so that the system is heavier.
Because natural gas has not yet been developed and popularized in the world as oil engines, there are fewer stations.
And has a certain impact on the engine, wear problems.
But these problems are slowly being solved. Because there are many advantages, in the near future, we will certainly solve these disadvantages. The development of new energy is an inevitable trend for social and environmental considerations.
The development of CNG has more and more impact on logistics and transportation, and many environmental problems of transportation costs have been solved at present. It will only get better in the future.