Fausto Maranca, president of the Argentine Chamber for CNG, was the first speaker to address the audience present in the auditorium of ADIMRA (Association of Metallurgical Industries of Argentina). The businessman stressed the need to implement projects for heavy duty transportation. “With NGV trucks and blue corridors which cover long distances, costs will be dramatically reduced.” He also added: “Biogas and biomethane turned vital for our industry”.
Then, Horacio Magraht, president of the Argentine Chamber for Gas Equipment Producers (CAPEC), emphasized the key role of 5th generation kits in international sports competitions. “We took part in Dakar Rally 2010 and 2011 with CNG equipments manufactured in Argentina and obtained excellent results,” he stated.
The panel was also integrated by Juan Carlos Lascurain, president of the Argentine Association of Metallurgical Industries (ADIMRA) and Benjamin Navarro, advisor of the National Directorate of Industry, who expressed their interest in the event and highlighted its importance. In turn, Gabriele Gozzi, president of NGV Global, sent his support and pledged his presence in Buenos Aires next November through a video projected to the audience.
The moderator of the launching, Luis Pompa, president of NGV Communications Group, stated that the proceedings to declare the International NGV Congress & Gaseous Fuels Conference as a “National and Buenos Aires’ Interest event” have already been initiated. The exhibition will cover a 8,000 m2 space and will have an outdoor area for displaying light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles. Also, different test-drives and technical tours will be carried out, along with NGVs caravans arriving to the venue from the Argentina’s interior.
For more information about the International NGV Congress & Gaseous Fuels Conference, visit www.expognc.com.