End of the road for CNG as fuel for vehicles? [News]
By Christopher Tan, The Straits Times, 20 Aug 2013.
Four years ago, Mr Teo Kiang Ang had high hopes for compressed natural gas (CNG) when he opened the world’s largest CNG refuelling station in Old Toh Tuck Road.
He envisioned the 7,066 sq m facility – with 46 pumps – getting a counterpart in the eastern part of Singapore and his taxi company Trans-Cab operating a fleet of 8,000 CNG cabs by 2014.
Today, those dreams are dashed and he has switched gear.
Fewer than half of his 4,500-strong fleet run on CNG, there is no second station, and he has applied to the Government to convert his Toh Tuck premises to office space.
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Source: The Straits Times