Applies to 2016 Engines in F-650/760 and F-53/59 Strip Chassis
Landi Renzo USA said today that it has secured U.S. EPA certification for dedicated natural gas conversion of Ford’s 6.8-liter V-10 engine for 2016. The engine powers such vehicles as Ford F-650/750 and F53 and F59 strip chassis trucks.
Landi says it has maintained both EPA and California Air Resources Board certifications on the 3-valve Ford V-10 engine since model year 2012.
“The most recent 2016MY EPA certification makes it the industry’s first dedicated CNG application for the engine test group GFMXE06.8BW6 under Ford’s gaseous fuel QVM program,” states today’s release.
QVM stands for qualified vehicle modifier.
CARB Nod Soon
The company said it excepts to announce the corresponding CARB certification “in the coming weeks as it relates to successful pursuit of the highly coveted CARB certification for the same engine family.
The engine is available exclusively through Landi Renzo USA’s ship-thru partnerships and certified installation network.
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Source: Landi Renzo USA with Fleets & Fuels follow-up