Among other things, the organizers detailed how the NGV technology works and how these pieces of equipment increase the lifespan of spark plugs, exhaust and carburetor. In this first phase, the EEC-GNV confirmed that users had insufficient information on the subject and found that carriers are interested in learning more about the benefits of changing the national energy grid.
As part of this campaign, driver cleared up their doubts about the conversion process and it was pointed out that the national government pays the cost of the kit and the cylinder, as well as the installation charge at the authorized conversion centers.
Moreover, it is worth mentioning that the 30% of 2012 NGV program goal has been achieved, reaching 9,210 vehicles fitted by May, whereas it is expected that a total of 34,080 vehicles will be switched nationwide over this year. The highest number of CNG conversions has been registered in La Paz Department, with 3,263 changes. The plan has been also launched in Santa Cruz, Cochabamba, Oruro and Chuquisaca.