1951-01-01

Liquefied Petroleum Gas as Fuel for Automotive Vehicles 510208

ALTHOUGH the use of liquefied petroleum gas in automotive vehicles dates back to the early Thirties, it is only in recent years that there has been considerable interest in this application of LPG.
The author lists the factors contributing to this increasing interest as follows:
  1. 1.
    Rising operating costs in the bus industry.
  2. 2.
    The increased supply of LPG.
  3. 3.
    The availability of engines of higher compression ratio.
The author discusses both the fuel and the vehicles in which it can be used, placing particular emphasis on cost considerations.

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