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Fiat succeeds with the Panda in producing 300,000 units powered by CNG

Fiat Panda Metano Pomigliano

One of the major concerns that has the automotive industry is to deal with the prices and the oil shortage. Why different brands have invested large amounts of money to transform their internal combustion engines so that they can be used with other less polluting fuels. One of the firms that most opted for the Gas liquefied petroleum (LPG) or Natural Gas (CNG) is the Italian Fiat.

The transalpine House years offering in its different cars alternative to their traditional mechanics and it seems that they are a hit with customers. In this case, the model that is taking the glory is the small urban micro Panda. Mythical signature model is manufactured in versions diesel, gasoline and CNG (Natural Gas) and all of them are manufactured in the Italian plant of Pomigliano d’Arco.

Fiat Panda 2017

This modern factory production lines just leave 300,000 of the Fiat Panda Natural Power Unit (commercial denomination of this engine). This unit employs the TwinAir Turbo Natural Power engine with two cylinders and dual fuel system. You can use gasoline or CNG and develops an output of 80 HP. Its homologated consumption of petrol stands at 4.5 liters 100 kilometers and that of Natural Gas at 3.1 pounds.

With this data in hand have the urban small Fiat emits pollutants emissions and oxides of nitrogen very nuanced. Records range from 106 grams of CO2 per kilometre journey when it uses gasoline to 85 when using gas. Face to the emissions of CO2 and nitrogen oxides methane a 23 per cent and a reduced them 52 percent respectively.

Finally there is mention that the Group Fiat Chrysler automobiles (FCA) is very active in terms of the care of the environment. Thanks to its policy of manufacturing and recycling in 2014 were Lean and green management award to Pomigliano d’Arco by improving their processes and optimize the resources needed to manufacture their cars.

Source – Fiat

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