SEAT, Volkswagen-Audi Spain and Madrileña Red de Gas (Madrid gas network) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to develop and promote natural gas powered vehicles and the necessary refueling infrastructure as part of the strategy shared by all three companies to promote sustainable mobility, improve air quality in cities and contribute to the fight against climate change.
The agreement, which is valid for two years, renewable by express agreement between the parties, was signed in Madrid by Vice President of Governmental and Institutional Relations for SEAT and the Volkswagen Group in Spain, Ramón Paredes, President of Volkswagen-Audi Spain Francisco Pérez Botello and CEO Madrileña Red de Gas, Alejandro Lafarga.
Under this agreement, the three partners will enhance the marketing of vehicles Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) by developing joint commercial packages, which comprise the vehicle, infrastructure and supply of CNG. They will also study specific offers in the form of renting designed for companies with fleets of cars, which include vehicle and fuel supply security through filling stations.
The agreement also includes the installation of CNG refuelling points with different dealers and the development and updating of a map of the geographical distribution of this alternative fuel infrastructure.