KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 23 (Xinhua) -- Four natural gas vehicles (NGV) bi-fuel cars left a service station near here on Friday for Bangkok, capital of Thailand, starting their journey to explore the southern route of "green highways" in the Asia Pacific region.
The four-vehicle convoy, which comprised two cars representing Singapore and two representing Malaysia, left the service station at Shah Alam, capital of Malaysia's Selangor State, on the journey under the Green Highways Project sponsored by the Asia Pacific Natural Gas Vehicles Association (ANGVA), the association said.
The Project was launched earlier this year by ANGVA President Abdul Rahim Hashim, vice-head of the research arm of
"Under the Project, ANGVA seeks to highlight gaps in the NGV refueling infrastructure and the need for the harmonization of NGV standards ad co-operation among the national NGV associations and government(s) along the chosen routes," it said in a press release issued here.
ANGVA currently has chosen two routes for its Green Highway Project -- the
The teams from both routes are scheduled to reach
The Eastern Route Team, comprising three bi-fuel NGV vehicles, started their journey from Chuncheon on Oct. 23 this year and it was currently in