More than 26 million vehicles worldwide run on LPG, supported by some 71,000 LPG filling stations. Global automotive LPG consumption exceeds 26 million tonnes, while in India it is 0.35 million tonnes. South Korea is the world leader in the use of this clean automotive fuel, with sales exceeding 4 million tonnes per year. More than 70 countries use LPG in vehicles to help clean urban air and the environment. Among the most important countries, South Korea, Turkey, Poland, Japan, Australia, Italy, Mexico, the United States, Russia and China successfully use this clean fuel to meet their transport needs.
In terms of LPG refuelling infrastructure, there are more than 6,000 LPG refuelling stations in Poland, more than 5,000 in Turkey, some 3,000 in Australia and Mexico and more than 2,000 in countries such as Canada, France, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands and the United States.
Governments around the world promote alternative fuels through various fiscal and non-fiscal incentives.