Gas Leak

Pumping life in to its ailing gas conversion and filling business, United Motors will convert its three remaining filling stations into motor shops. rnrn
Motor bikes, lubricants and auto care products will be among the new range of products that will be promoted along with gas filling services to prop up returns from each location. rn

rnThe firm does not expect future growth in the gas conversion business as the cost of gas races close to the price of petrol. rn

rnUnited Motors, Chief Executive, Anil Wijeyasinghe says the price difference between gas and petrol has dropped to less than 30 per cent from over 40 per cent when the firm ventured into the gas conversion business.rn

rnThe perception that converting a vehicle to run on gas will affect its performance is also contributing to its unpopularity. rn

rnWijeyasinghe says the lack of regulation in the gas conversion business is also to blame. rn

rnIndividuals promising cheap fixes have installed unreliable and potentially dangerous equipmen