What is LPG know as around the EU

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What is LPG know as around the EU

#1 Post by admin » Wed Oct 17, 2007 11:01 am

I know its GPL in France. To assist in our travels I think it would be good to know what LPG is know as around Eurpoe.

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#2 Post by lebesset » Tue Feb 05, 2008 1:11 pm

mostly lpg or gpl ....in spain it's gasauto

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#3 Post by pauloans » Mon Feb 02, 2009 10:18 am

Hello
In Portugal is GPL, we are complied to use a bumper-sticker with the word GPL on the car.
Any info on Portugal, or LPG in Portugal, just ask, or visit http://forum.autogas.pt/
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Re: What is LPG know as around the EU

#4 Post by Chevy-LPG » Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:01 pm

In Norway we call it LPG. Gasoline station run by Shell call it Autogas in Norway.

In Sweden they call it Motorgas, but they also use LPG.
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Re: What is LPG known as around the EU

#5 Post by Matvoz » Thu Feb 14, 2013 1:20 pm

Hello,

I see you are a nice community and I wanted to contribute.

Austria - Autogas, LPG
Belgium - LPG, Autogas
Bosnia and Herzegovina - Autoplin, Plin, LPG, UNP
Croatia - Autoplin, Plin, LPG, UNP
Czech Republic - LPG, Ropný plyn,
Denmark - LPG, Autogas,
Estonia - Autogaas, LPG, Gaas, Ecom 102
France - Autogas, GPL, LPG
Germany - Autogas, LPG
Greece - LPG, υγραέριο
Hungary - LPG, PB-gáz
Ireland - Autogas, LPG
Italy - GPL
Latvia - LPG, Auto gāze
Liechtenstein - Autogas, LPG
Lithuania - SNG, Autogas
Luxembourg - Autogas, GPL, LPG
Macedonia - Autogas, ТНГ, TNG
Netherlands - LPG
Norway - Autogass, LPG, Autogas
Poland - LPG, Gaz, Autogaz
Portugal - GPL, GLP
Romania - GPL
San Marino - GPL
Serbia - Autogas, ТНГ, TNG
Slovakia - LPG, Autoplyn
Slovenia - Avtoplin, Plin, LPG, UNP
Spain - GLP, Gasauto
Sweden - LPG, Motorgas
Switzerland - LPG, GPL, Autogas
United Kingdom - Autogas, LPG

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Re: What is LPG know as around the EU

#6 Post by Gilbertd » Thu Feb 14, 2013 8:38 pm

and for completeness, if you go east of Poland into the Russian speaking areas, it's газ
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Re: What is LPG know as around the EU

#7 Post by djcat » Fri Apr 24, 2015 10:17 am

Bear in mind that although LPG is always LPG, the composition of it is not the same across the EU. In the UK its 100% propane gas, on the continent its 60% Butane / 40% Propane in the summer and the other way around in the winter. All of them work in my car, but I get 6 imperial miles per gallon more out of the continental summer mix.

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Re: What is LPG know as around the EU

#8 Post by LPGC » Fri Apr 24, 2015 8:00 pm

Hmm, I wonder if it's possible to get hold of some cheap butane...

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