Go Gas-Free With These 6 Alternative Fuels

LPG, Liquefied Petroleum Gas
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Liquefied Petroleum Gas

Mixing butane and propane together yields a combination known as liquefied petroleum gas, which can be used for cooking, heating, and powering vehicles. When it is used in vehicles, liquefied petroleum gas can also be called “autogas.”

The gas is produced either by refining petroleum or “wet” natural gas, a process that is unlikely to cause water- or ground-level pollution. When burned in a vehicle, it doesn’t produce soot. However, some studies show that it emits more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than regular petrol.

Liquefied petroleum gas may be used in some diesel engines, but you should confirm that your vehicle has been certified by the manufacturer to use liquefied petroleum gas before giving it a try.

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