The Asia Pacific Natural Gas Vehicles Association (ANGVA) was established in 2002 and is a trade association for the natural gas vehicles industry in the Asia Pacific region. It serves the needs of fleet operators, vehicle manufacturers, OEMs, gas suppliers, equipment suppliers, refuelling equipment providers, consultants, government representatives, NGOs and others involved with the natural gas vehicle industry by promoting the use of natural gas as a transport fuel, by defining industry standards and guidelines and by providing training.
The activities of the Association are governed by the Board and its committees and implemented by the Secretariat. The first board election was held in Oct 2003 in Manila, Philippines. The Secretariat office is currently based in Malaysia. ANGVA provides NGV related information to members and helps members to communicate and share their experiences for improving the NGV industry in their countries. Moreover ANGVA is dedicated to developing an industry with highest technical and safety standards covering the entire Asia Pacific region. ANGVA also involves the leadership of the NGV community to influence activities and policies that provide increased market opportunities.
In 2013, ANGVA adopted a new vision statement of “To lead and promote Asia Pacific NGV Industry towards sustainable growth”. This vision will be achieved by ANGVA planting the seeds, providing the catalysts, monitoring and steering the development of a safe, profitable and sustainable market for natural gas as an environmentally friendly, economically viable, and energy security transport fuel, throughout the region.
In 2020, ANGVA adopted a mission statement “Together we propagate and support the efficient utilization of low to net zero carbon fuels for cleaner air and better life in the Asia Pacific Region” as the association, besides continuing to push for low carbon fuels such as CNG and LNG, ANGVA is also moving towards net zero carbon fuels such as bioCNG, bioLNG, Hydrogen, Electricity, Synthetic fuels, Electrofuels, Renewables, etc.