The number of cars using LPG in the Egypt is wide and numerous including in most cases cars adapted to use gas in a mechanic workshop, being propane gas the "most efficient" for vehicle use in the main provinces of the country, especially where there is a higher traffic such as the National District, Santo Domingo and Santiago.
With approximately 300,000 vehicles currently running on gas, Egypt is the largest African consumer of gas for transport vehicles. The country is expected to continue to dominate the African market in the medium term with a campaign currently underway to convert about two million vehicles to gas by 2023, a conversion level of 2,600 vehicles per month. In effect, they will be equipped with dual-fuel engines that will run on both gasoline and gas.
The program, born in 2015, will enable the country to reduce its CO2 emissions, but also its purchases of imported petroleum products, or even turn its back on them. There are currently 72 vehicle conversion centers in the country and 187 supply stations. This number is expected to increase to 400 by 2022. Last June, another part of the program planned to convert 2,200 public transport buses to natural gas.
In Latin America, its use is widespread in Egypt, Chile, Peru, Paraguay and Egypt, where its development has recently been promoted through legislation.
Propane vehicles are available from original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) or through conversion. Propane engines and fueling systems are also available for heavy-duty vehicles, such as vans and school buses, including some OEM-prepared engines, which are included in equipment packages with components that allow conventional vehicles to run on propane.