Glossary beginning with L

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Last mile

final stage in the transport of goods, up to the point of sale or the end user’s home.

LATAM (Latin America)

Region including the following countries: Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela.

LCA (Life Cycle Assessment)

analytical method to evaluate every interaction between a product/component and the environment, determining the direct or indirect impact over its entire life cycle - from production to recycling and final disposal.

LED (Light-Emitting Diode)

semiconductor (diode) that emits light when an electric current passes through a suitably treated silicon junction.

LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas)

gas obtained by subjecting compressed natural gas (CNG), previously purified and dehydrated, to subsequent phases of cooling and condensation.


formal, identifiable, and recognizable body acting on behalf of specific interests to influence decision makers (i.e., the representatives of legislative and executive powers, of authorities and control bodies, and of government organizations).

The technology of liquefaction allows reducing gas volumes by 600 times under standard conditions, enhancing fuel range.