Both companies begin a new period of collaboration to promote and spread the use of natural gas in the area of mobility in order to improve urban air quality and contribute to the goals of sustainability and economic development. The two year agreement will include the incorporation of SEAT CNG powered vehicles to the Gas Natural Fenosa fleets, as well as the installing of filling points at the manufacturer dealerships, among other initiatives.
The CEO of Retail Energy Business of Gas Natural Fenosa, Daniel López Jordà, and the Vice-President of Governmental and Institutional Relations for SEAT and the Volkswagen Group in Spain, Ramón Paredes, have signed this strategic agreement, which will allow both companies to value their leadership in this sector, strengthen their respective positions in the NGV market, and promote among companies and individuals the use of CNG in the area of mobility.
Among the initiatives agreed, the companies will study their joint participation in projects related to the promotion of CNG in vehicle fleets of companies and between individuals. Likewise, the companies will work to incorporate the SEAT vehicles running on CNG in the vehicles fleets of Gas Natural Fenosa and its partner companies.
Additionally, the energy company and the car company will jointly consider the installing of publicly accessible CNG filling points at dealerships considered relevant to promote this type of fuel.
Finally, both companies will work on the research and development of sustainable sources of natural gas as well as on the technical implications that can be applied to the engines of the car brand.
Currently, SEAT has designed two vehicles that run on compressed natural gas: the Mii Ecofuel and the New LEON 1.4 TGI.