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11th October 2017

AEGPL was present at the 30th World LPG Forum in Marrakech

The European LPG Association was present in Marrakech, Morocco, on the ocasion of the 30th World LPG Forum, organised by the World LPG Association.

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26th September 2017

AEGPL launches Autogas Vehicle Catalogue 2017

AEGPL has produced a catalogue of the Autogas vehicles produced by car manufacturers available in Europe.

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6th September 2017

New Real Driving Emission tests for European cars will highlight benefits of Autogas

New Real Driving Emission tests for European cars will highlight benefits of Autogas

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6th July 2017

AEGPL elects new President

Mr. Francesco Franchi from Assogasliquidi has been elected as the new President of the AEGPL

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4th July 2017

2017 AEGPL Congress in Lisbon

The annual AEGPL Congress took place in Lisbon on the 21st and 22nd June 2017, bringing together more than 1200 professionals from all across the LPG industry.

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18th May 2017

27th April 2017

Emilia-Romagna offers ecobonus to replace diesel-powered commercial fleets

The region of Emilia-Romagna, in northern Italy, will award funds to help micro, small and medium businesses purchase fleets that run on alternative fuels, including Autogas.

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25th April 2017

First bus powered 100% by LPG under development in Spain

Repsol’s Technology Unit, together with the Polytechnic University of Valencia are taking part in a project to develop the first bus completely powered by Autogas for the European market, according to the Spanish energy company.

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17 February 2017

AEGPL present at the launch of LPG supercar at the 1st International Auto Show in Monaco

Monaco sees the launch of the latest LPG super car, the ECNO/Montecarlo LPG Racing EcoSupercar, supported by AEGPL

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31st January 2017

Catalonia allocates 300,000 euros to help purchase clean fuel vehicles

To address the current high pollution challenge and ensure clean air, the Government of Catalonia has put forward several green initiatives, including the extension of a support programme for the purchase of energy efficient vehicles in taxis, commercial fleets and other services.

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27th January 2017

Cyprus extends LPG refuelling network in capital city

Three new licences have been issued by the government, doubling the number of filling stations that provide Autogas in Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus. This is a clear step in favour of the emerging Autogas market in Cyprus.

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2nd December 2016

European Commission releases ‘Clean Energy for all Europeans’ package

The European Commission released on 30/11 its ‘Clean Energy for all Europeans’ package. The package contains key energy policy proposals that are going to help the EU to speed up its decarbonisation efforts.

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30th November 2016

The 29th World LPG Forum & 2016 AEGPL Congress in Florence was a success

The 29th World LPG Forum & 2016 European Congress took place from November 15th-17th, at the Firenze Fiera Congress and Exhibition Centre in Florence, Italy.

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29th November 2016

Autogas car, champion in the mountain category at Spanish race

The challenge assumed by the DISA Copi Sport team with the first LPG-powered vehicle in competition has surpassed all expectations with six victories and a record time in the six races.

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28th November 2016

AEGPL’s response to the European Commission Public Consultation on the Evaluation of the Oil Stocks Directive

The European Commission recently ran a public consultation on the evaluation of the Oil Stocks Directive. AEGPL welcomed the opportunity to share its views on security of supply with the European Commission.

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4th November 2016

European Commission releases its 2017 Annual Work Programme

The European Commission released last week its 2017 Annual Work Programme. The European Commission will continue the implementation of the Energy Union strategy, by delivering legislative proposals on decarbonisation of the transport sector.

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17th October 2016

LPG-powered Honda Civic ECO model to be launched in Turkey

The new Civic ECO model will be launched this month in Turkey.

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13th October 2016

Autogas featured at the Paris Motor Show

From 1 to 16 October 2016, LPG is highlighted at the booth on “Gas Transport Solutions” at the Paris Motor Show.

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5th October 2016

New Autogas dual fuel truck launched at IAA 2016 in Germany

The Ram Truck brand hosts its first-ever display at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Exhibition.

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3rd October 2016

Italian government approves decree that encourages adoption of alternative fuels

The Council of Ministers approved a decree to implement the EU Directive 2014/94/EU to develop infrastructure for alternative fuels.

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29th September 2016

European Mobility Week: free trips in LPG-powered buses in Spain

In the context of the European Mobility Week, trips on LPG powered buses routes were offered free of charge during the “Car Free Day” on 22 September in the city of Valladolid, in the autonomous region of Castile and Leon.

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21st September 2016

Biopropane key tool to decarbonise UK off-grid heating sector, British Think-tank says

Policy Exchange, a leading British think tank, published a paper (‘Too Hot to Handle? How to decarbonise domestic heating’) containing policy recommendations to the UK government on how to decarbonise the residential heating sector.

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14th September 2016

Spanish holiday car rental goes greener with LPG-powered cars

Goldcar, a company specialised in holiday car rental, has strengthened its Goldcar Blue project, aimed at contributing to the environment, sustainable mobility and reducing air and noise pollution, with the addition of new Autogas and hybrid cars to its eco-friendly fleet, which now exceeds 200 vehicles.

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7th September 2016

European commercial fleet company introduces LPG vehicles

Fraikin, one of the largest commercial vehicle fleet company in Europe providing fleet management and rental solutions, has teamed up with engine conversion specialist Alternatech to offer full service contract hire packages on bi-fuel LPG-petrol vans.

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29th August 2016

Turkish Autogas market grows steadily with 4.3 million cars

Turkey, with over 4.3 million cars, has the largest LPG-powered vehicle fleet in the world. The market grew steadily over the years, reaching 3.1 million tonnes in 2015 with an annual increase of 9% and of 5% CAGR.

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25th August 2016

Germany: how to save money on holidays with Autogas

Who begins his/her vacations with an LPG-powered vehicle can also benefit of cheap fuel prices this year. In many popular holiday destinations Autogas drivers refuel for half the price of conventional fuels.

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18th August 2016

Strategic agreement signed to promote adoption of Autogas in Spain

The Regional Director of Repsol Butano S.A. Francisco Fernández-Pacheco Cotillo and the General Director of HIDROGEA - a company in the environmental sector that manages all processes related to the complete water cycle – Javier Ybarra Moreno have signed a collaboration agreement in order to increase the use of Autogas in Spain.

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11th August 2016

Green Hybrid Cup featuring Autogas cars taking place in Italy

The third round of the 2016 edition of the Green Hybrid Cup – a racing series featuring hybrid Kia Vengas with combustion engines running solely on LPG –recently took place in Ascoli.

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8th August 2016

Autogas taxi pilot launched in London

A new trial will start in London with a traditional black London taxi running on LPG. If successful, the LPG-powered cab could be approved by Transport for London for use later this year. The project will be implemented by Autogas Ltd., which has the largest network of automotive LPG refuelling pumps in the United Kingdom.

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3rd August 2016

Spanish municipality saves cost with Autogas patrol cars

In a pioneering initiative in the province of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the municipality of San Miguel de Abona has introduced new vehicles powered by LPG, that will help the government save up to 50% in fuel costs and thus double their time of effectiveness and efficiency.

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1st August 2016

British fleets receive advices and education on benefits of Autogas

Experts from automotive LPG supplier Autogas Ltd have been educating motorists on the benefits of the environmentally-friendly fuel at two major conferences in the UK this month.

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27th July 2016

LPG-powered Fiesta at podium of “Rally di San Marino”

It was a double win for BRC at the 44th Rally di San Marino. Giandomenico Basso and Lorenzo Granai rule the competition with their Ford Fiesta by BRC after dominating almost all special trials. Just behind, the team-mates Simone Campedelli and Danilo Fappani made a wonderful race with the LPG-powered Fiesta.

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25th July 2016

AEGPL welcomes the Climate Package but expects Autogas to be properly recognised in the EU action plan on decarbonisation of transport

The European Commission has published last week the much awaited Climate Package. The European LPG Association welcomes the Communication on the Decarbonisation on Transport, in particular its focus on low and zero emission vehicles. AEGPL believes that in order for the EU to reach its climate goal, more efforts are needed in particular in the road transport sector.

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19th July 2016

Autogas vehicles get ECO sticker in Spain

The new vehicle classification system of the General Directorate of Transport distinguishes vehicles according to their emissions, and now categorizes Autogas vehicles, which are recognized for their low emissions with the ECO label (green and blue).

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14th July 2016

Germany: new Opel Zafira features LPG version

Opel has upgraded its popular model, a revolutionary integrated five- or seven-seat van, to offer exceptional versatility and optimum comfort.

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11th July 2016

France: new decree establishes LPG cars as the least polluting

The French government has established a new classification of vehicles according to their level of air pollutant emissions, and Autogas vehicles recognised as being among the least polluting.

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27th June 2016

Spain: MOVEA Plan successfully supports alternative fuels

The 2016 MOVEA (Plan to Boost Mobility with Alternative Energy Vehicles) Plan, the Spanish Government’s initiative to encourage the use of alternative energies, such as Autogas, has been a success and has received a very positive reception from buyers and have exhausted all its funds.

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21st June 2016

Low Emission Zones - A Role to Play for Autogas

The European LPG Association has prepared an information sheet on Low Emission Zones in Europe.

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9th June 2016

Madrid encourages the conversion to Autogas of 1,000 cars

The Community of Madrid will launch a scrappage scheme to encourage the conversion of 1,000 private cars that run on gasoline to LPG with incentives of 400 euros per vehicle, as explained by the General Director of Industry, Energy and Mining the Community of Madrid, Carlos López Jimeno.

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2nd June 2016

Spain: Catalonia boosts alternative vehicles in public fleets

The Catalonia government is preparing a decree that will force the administration to purchase clean vehicles for their fleets.

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18th May 2016

Spanish utility renews vehicle fleet with Autogas Opel model

Aguas de Valencia Group has chosen again Opel brand to renew its commercial vehicle fleet and has purchased Opel cars, many of them powered by LPG from factory.

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16th May 2016

LPG-powered cabs project advances in England

The latest phase of a project to make Birmingham’s Hackney Carriage fleet cleaner got underway on April 25.

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11th May 2016

New Fiat LPG-powered model car to be launched in Romania

This year AGR Autogas Group and its partner Auto Italia plan to launch an LPG version of a model already successfully awarded as Best Seller at Geneva 2016: Fiat Tipo is the new star of passenger cars powered by alternative fuels.

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5th May 2016

UK: Parliamentary committee voices support for Autogas in new report

Urgent Government action is needed to stop up to 50,000 people a year dying early from air pollution-related illnesses, said the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee of the House of Commons. In this new report, Autogas is seen as a solution to improve the quality of the air.

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29th April 2016

France: free parking for Autogas drivers

France recognises the benefits of Autogas through the Green Disc Scheme

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27th April 2016

New user friendly platform to calculate Autogas savings

The equipment manufacturer Prins Autogassystemen has introduced a new consumer platform in Germany, France and Spain with an easy calculator for LPG drivers.

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20th April 2016

Spain: taxis in Galicia switching to Autogas

Taxis in the city of Vigo (region of Galicia) are switching to the “green philosophy” to reduce emissions and fuel costs.

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18th April 2016

Burning wood for residential heating must not hinder fight against air pollution

Policymakers must focus their attention on developing advanced technologies in the battle against air pollution, argue the Lombardy Regional Environmental Protection Agency's Silvia Anna Bellinzona and Guido Lanzani.

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14th April 2016

UKLPG Annual Conference 2016

The UK LPG industry's largest annual event will be held this year in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh.

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13th April 2016

Italy: incentives for Autogas conversions

1,8 million euros is the total amount of funds allocated by the Environment Ministry to encourage the promotion of alternative fuels.

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6th April 2016

Spanish giant energy firm renews fleet with 180 Autogas cars

Opel has delivered 180 Insignia vehicles to Repsol to renew their commercial fleet.

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29th March 2016

Autogas, the most popular alternative fuel in 2015 in Germany

Last year, LPG was the most widely alternative fuel used in Germany: on January 1, 2016 475,711 LPG-powered vehicles were registered.

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24th March 2016

British think tank encourages use of Autogas to reduce emissions

Policy Exchange, UK’s leading think tank and educational charity that develops and promotes new policy ideas for better public services, has set out the case for using fiscal policies to shift motorists away from diesels and clean up air pollution in our cities.

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21st March 2016

Strategic LPG partnership for Italian rally championship

After the excellent results obtained in the two previous seasons, BRC has decided to collaborate again with Giandomenico Basso and the Ford Fiesta R5 EVO powered by Autogas.

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15th January 2016

New Autogas Manager joins AEGPL

AEGPL, the European LPG Association, has recently strenghtened its team with the recruitment of Cécile Nourigat for the post of Autogas Manager.

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16th December 2015

State of the Energy Union: Alternative fuels have essential role in tackling climate change

The EU is on the right track to attain its decarbonisation goals, but must do more to cut its road transport sector emissions.

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13th November 2015

AEGPL proudly supports the 2015 International LPG Summit

In December, AEGPL will speak at the 2015 International LPG Summit, the International LPG Summit that takes place in Novi Sad, Serbia. This annual conference attracts every year LPG professionals coming from the Balkan area and beyond.

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3rd November 2015

UN highlights key role of LPG in tackling climate change

Two studies recently published by UN agencies highlight the link between black carbon emissions and the greenhouse effect and identify solutions to tackle this problem.

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30th October 2015

EU approves new car emissions testing procedure

The Technical Committee on Motor Vehicles, an advisory body comprising representatives from EU member states, approved on October 28th the introduction of a new testing for passenger cars’ emissions.

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29th October 2015

AEGPL Participates in LPG Ukraine International Conference 2015

AEGPL had the honour of opening the Ukrainian LPG Congress 2015 that took place in Kiev on October 20th and 21st.

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27th October 2015

AEGPL organised a Workshop on the implementation of the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive

On October 27th, AEGPL organised a workshop for its members on the implementation of the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive. Experts from LPG national associations met to discuss the contribution that Autogas, automotive LPG, can provide to the member states’ and to the European Union’s climate and environmental goals.

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4th October 2015

LPG Fuel Direct Injection for Turbocharged Gasoline Engines

Repsol and AVL have carried out tests on a turbocharged direct-injection 1.4-l gasoline engine that was converted from gasoline fuel to monovalent LPG operation.

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20th September 2015

European boilers to become more energy-efficient

Domestic heating boilers may not be the obvious choice when the goal is to tackle CO2 emissions.

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30th August 2015

Renewable LPG is just around the corner

The industry’s investment in research and development of new products was once more in evidence with two announcements that took place last week.

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13th July 2015

AEGPL welcomes Hexagon Ragasco as new member

AEGPL is pleased to announce the addition of a new member: Hexagon Ragasco.

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16th June 2015

AEGPL to be part of the Sustainable Transport Forum

The European Commission announced today the results of the selection process for the composition of the Sustainable Transport Forum (STF). AEGPL, the voice of the LPG industry in Europe, has been accepted as a member of the STF.

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1st June 2015

Paul Ladner elected new President of AEGPL

On May 19th the AEGPL’s General Assembly elected Paul Ladner as President of the Management Committee. Paul Ladner, UGI International’s Vice-president for marketing, has 20 years of experience in the LPG business and has also served for 4 years as AEGPL’s Vice-President.

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27th May 2015

New Members join AEGPL

AEGPL is delighted to announce the addition of two new full members: Afriquia Gaz and the LPG department of Norsk Petroleum.

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25th May 2015

AEGPL Congress Berlin 2015

On 20 and 21 May 2015, the AEGPL Congress brought together more than 1500 professionals from all across the LPG industry. This year’s congress was held in Berlin, at the Expocenter City, Berlin’s main exhibition center. The AEGPL Congress is the biggest LPG event in Europe and a recognized opportunity for the industry to meet.

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10th March 2015

REPSOL AND RENAULT SUPPORT THE SALE OF AUTOGAS VEHICLES

Repsol and the Renault Group in Spain have signed an agreement to encourage the sale of autogas vehicles in Renault-Dacia dealerships.

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1 November 2014

Bio-propane to be available in Europe in 2016

SHV Energy will market the first bio-propane to be available anywhere in the world from 2016

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22nd October 2014

11th June 2014

Dinner with Gas Heat Pump Association and Manufacturers

AEGPL and WLPGA hold a networking dinner with the European Gas Heat Pump Association and Manufacturers

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23rd May 2014

CEN TC 286 Plenary Held in Delft, Netherlands

This year the Annual plenary took place place in Delft, Netherlands hosted by NEN, the Dutch standards body, on the 20th and 21st of May.

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20th May 2014

A successful 2014 AEGPL Congress!

Just 7 months since the last AEGPL Congress in London, the LPG industry convened last week for its key annual exhibition and conference in Genoa, Italy.

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10th March 2014

Registration Open for AEGPL Congress 2014!

Europe's Biggest LPG event will take place on May 14th-15th in Genoa, Italy. Register now!

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26th February 2014

Repsol and Opel Commit to Spanish Autogas Market

Repsol and Opel have signed a collaboration agreement to promote the sale of Autogas vehicles and increase their use in Spain, a country where Autogas already powers more than 28,000 cars.

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4th November 2013

AEGPL Participates in Commission Conference on Transport Fuels

The European Commission held a conference on clean transport fuels last month at which AEGPL participated in one of the panel discussions. In a room packed with around 450 stakeholders from European and national institutions, industry and civil society, participants discussed way forward in developing alternative fuels today.

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30th October 2013

Repsol and Fiat Sign Agreement to Promote Autogas in Portugal

Repsol and Fiat have signed a collaboration to promote sales of Autogas vehicles in Portugal, offering lower fuel costs to drivers and environmental benefits to society as a whole

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26th September 2013

AEGPL Co-hosts European Parliament Roundtable on Alternative Fuels

AEGPL co-hosted a breakfast debate on the proposed Directive on the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure this morning at which around 60 stakeholders from institutions, industry and civil society discussed the best way forward concerning this increasingly high profile piece of legislation.

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15th Septmber 2013

AEGPL President Ramon de Luis Serrano: “London 2013 will be very special”

AEGPL President Ramón de Luis Serrano, in an exclusive interview with the Forum Voice, has highlighted how much he is looking forward to welcoming participants from across the world to this year’s event.

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10th September 2013

Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal to Open AEGPL Congress

AEGPL is delighted to announce that the office of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has confirmed the Princess Royal’s attendance to open the AEGPL Congress in London on Wednesday 2nd October

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10th June 2013

AEGPL Publishes Revised Autogas Roadmap

AEGPL has released the 2013 edition of its Roadmap "Autogas in Europe, the ustainable Alternative". The Roadmap presents the potential of Autogas (automotive LPG), already the leading alternative fuel in Europe, to contribute to the achievement of the EU's objectives in the fields of environment, public health, and energy security.

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27th May 2013

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15th March 2013

AEGPL publishes its annual review for 2012

AEGPL has released its annual review for 2012. Click below for more information and to download the document

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28th February 2013

29th November 2012

AEGPL Presents Benefits of Autogas at Future Transport Fuels Debate

General Manager Samuel Maubanc gives overview of Europe's leading alternative fuel, and highlights beneifts of increasing its uptake

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29th October, 2012

23rd October 2012

French LPG Association Highlights the Benefits of Autogas

Participation in global car show demonstrates benefits of Europe's largest alternative fuel for consumers and society

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10th October 2012

Italy to Host AEGPL Congress 2014

AEGPL's annual Congress will return to Italy for the first time in six years

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28th September 2012

Repsol Provides Emergency LPG Kits for Humanitarian Assistance

Kits to provide those in need with cooking and lighting equipment in disaster areas

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27th September 2012

AEGPL Presents MEP Award for Regional Development

Dutch MEP Lambert Van Nistelrooij wins MEP award for his contributions to Europe's regions

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14th June 2012

Diesel Confirmed as Carcinoegenic by World Health Organization: Time to switch to Autogas!

Autogas a cleaner and healthier choice for drivers - especially in urban environments

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3rd October 2012

UKLPG Conducts Safe Cooking Campaign

British LPG sector raises awareness about the dangers of carbon-monoxide

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7th June 2012

AEGPL Congress 2012: A Huge Success!

Brussels welcomes 1,200 LPG professionals for Europe's landmark annual LPG event

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25th April 2012

AEGPL Roadmap for Rural Energy Presented in European Parliament

AEGPL promotes benefits of LPG at breakfast meeting on the role of decentralised energy

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AEGPL Congress 2018: Monaco, May 31st - June 2nd
 



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