Colombia’s Ministerio de Minas y Energía (MINMINAS) recently updated statistics for the country that demonstrate the ongoing and significant growth of their natural gas vehicle industry. As at 30 June 2017, there were 562,614 registered NGVs, which equates to an 18% increase since 2013. At the same time the number of CNG stations passed another milestone.
According to data from the Ministry of Transportation and the automotive association Andemos, there were 12.302 million registered vehicles in the country (including motorcycles). On that basis, NGV saturation stands at about 4.5%.
Furthermore, the growth in the number of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling stations is up 7% since the end of 2016 and up by more than 13% compared to 2013. MINMINAS reports that the number of stations passed the 800 milestone, reaching 801 at the end of June this year.
Source of Data: MINMINAS