The Transport Fuel of the 21st Century event was held at the Heritage Motor Centre in Warwickshire and sponsored by the Government-funded body TransportAction PowerShift.
Guests were told that technological developments, together with recent improvements to the tax and grant regime for gas in the UK, mean 'there has never been a better time to fuel vehicles with natural gas' and that it saves them money and protects the environment. The conference heard that the benefits of using natural gas include:
TransportAction head of marketing Martyn Pring said: 'With the increasing number of vehicles and traffic on the road, it is vital that hauliers and logistics companies understand the benefits of using environmentally- friendly alternatives to traditional fuels. Using greener alternatives such as natural gas not only helps to protect our environment but can deliver cost benefits by saving money in the long term.'