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Research, Development, Production and Performance of heavy duty CNG fleets in Iran


  • Ale Ebrahim, Nader
  • Rostamnezhad, Maziar
  • Momeni, Ali


In recent years, along with the trend toward clean air and less dependency to imported oil products, there has been increasing willing to use substitute fuels in transport industry. Automobile industry is an exhaustive industry bringing development for any country. The industrial capabilities needed for development rest in this branch of industry. The Iranian automobile making companies move in line with this aim. But in recent decades, in addition to development of automobile industry, the pollution too has occupied the minds of the authorities of these companies. Some measures, investments, researches, and exhaustive studies related to the pollution problem have been made to produce an automobile of higher technology and lower pollution.

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  • Ale Ebrahim, Nader & Rostamnezhad, Maziar & Momeni, Ali, 2005. "Research, Development, Production and Performance of heavy duty CNG fleets in Iran," MPRA Paper 28436, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2005.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:28436

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    Natural gas; Substitutes fuels;

    JEL classification:

    • O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
    • L11 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure; Size Distribution of Firms
    • L6 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing


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