Over the last 40 years, the availability of LPG for Dutch vehicles due to the existence of a considerable network of Autogas filling stations, involving both the public and private sector, have been constant factors in Dutch mobility.
Although some parts of the Dutch LPG policy have been adjusted in response to changes in the geo-political and economic environment, the main feature of the Dutch LPG policy is that it has been developed in response to the changing geo-political and economic environment.
political and economic environment, the main characteristic of the Dutch government on LPG has been its relative stability.
Vehicles in the Netherlands can be converted to use LPG and be dual-fuel. Dual-fuel vehicles
have two separate fuel systems, and only one fuel is used at a time. In this operation both the Dutch tradition and the industry generated in equipment has set an example for other countries that wanted to use other alternative fuels.
The popularity of LPG as a vehicle fuel in the Netherlands depends to a large extent on the extensive network of LPG filling stations in the Netherlands.
extensive network of LPG filling stations throughout the country. Clear and long-term policies are needed to encourage long-term investment in LPG refuelling stations and the Netherlands has once again been an example of such policies.
In the Netherlands there are currently 936 refuelling stations offering LPG for sale to the public, a network that reaches every location in the country.