PARIS – Emerging markets are choosing natural gas as the way to clean up exhaust emissions and reduce dependence on petroleum imports. Of the 4.75 million vehicles powered by natural gas in the world, 1.4 million are in Argentina and 1 million are in Brazil, according to the European Natural Gas Vehicle Assn. China, says Gang Wang, a professor at Tongji University in Shanghai, wants half its fleet in 2025 to run on natural gas, which would help replace 30 million tons (27 million t) of ...

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