Ford E-450 Cutaway Chassis Truck Displayed by Westport
Westport displayed a CNG-fueled Ford E-450 cutaway chassis U-Haul box truck with at ACT Expo 2014.
The truck and seven others are available for rental by U-Haul fleet in the Los Angeles area. Conversions were done at Westport’s (formerly BAF) facility in Dallas and by National Fleet Services of Ohio, also a Ford QVM/Qualified Vehicle Modifier.
U-Haul also operates 16 propane autogas trucks in Los Angeles, with dedicated fuel systems by Roush CleanTech, installed by National Fleet Services of Ohio.
Besides the U-Haul E-450 at ACT Expo 2014, Westport showed off the first CNG-fueled Ford F-150 pickup to secure California Air Resources Board certification.
New Sales Managers
The CARB nod for the dedicated-CNG F-150 with 3.7-liter engine with Westport WiNG conversion was announced last month (F&F, April 19).
Westport named Gordon Lilley and Jeff Collins as its new western regional and East Coast sales managers on the eve of ACT Expo in Long Beach, Calif.
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Source: Fleets & Fuels at ACT Expo 2014 in Long Beach, Calif.