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The rise and fall: Auto LPG runs on fumes, sales down 82% since FY19

The sales of LPG cars have seen a steep decline of 82 per cent in the past five years. In the financial year 2023 (FY23), only 23,618 units were registered as against 1,28,144 units registered in FY19

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Nitin Kumar New Delhi

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The country’s automotive sector is witnessing slow transition to greener alternatives like compressed natural gas (CNG) and electric vehicles (EV), thereby limiting the scope of automobile liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) — the world’s most widely used transport fuel after petrol and diesel and forerunner of CNG vehicles in India. 

The sales of LPG cars have seen a steep decline of 82 per cent in five years. In 2022-23 (FY23), only 23,618 units were registered, against 128,144 units registered in 2018-19, according to data on the VAHAN portal of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH). 

Of the total 22,224,702

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First Published: Apr 23 2023 | 11:21 PM IST

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