Russia skips hybrids in push for natural gas cars

www.nytimes.com Published: April 11, 2013
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Russia, the world’s second-largest producer of natural gas, is making a bet that methane-powered cars are an alluring market for future growth.
Economically, it’s no contest at the pump compared with gasoline because natural gas, whose main component is methane, is so abundant and cheap in Russia. It costs about $2 a gallon less than gasoline.



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