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Chart: 6% More Onboard LNG Fuel

April 29, 2014 in ACT Expo 2014, LNG, New Products, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Bonus Capacity’ LNG Tank for 2015 Has the Same External Size

Chart Industries will show a new “bonus capacity” liquefied natural gas vehicle fuel tank at ACT Expo 2014 next week in Long Beach, Calif.

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Chart has increased the volumetric efficiency of its 26-inch-diameter LNG vehicle fuel tank by 6% as an option for the 2015 model year.

The new Chart product for the 2015 model year “maximizes the volumetric efficiency” of the LNG vehicle fuel tank by 6%. The option is available on industry standard 26-inch-diameter horizontal tanks.

“While the size of the external tank remains the same, the internal tank capacity has been increased to allow extended mileage for truck drivers,” Chart says.

‘More Time on the Road and Less at the Pump’

“Continuously improving our vehicle fueling portfolio to satisfy the evolving needs of LNG end users is one of our top priorities,” Chart Distribution & Storage Americas president Bill Haukoos said in a release.

“The increased capacity of our new LNG tank means more time on the road and less at the pump for truck drivers, ultimately having a positive effect on their bottom line.”

“LNG continues to become an increasingly attractive fuel for the heavy duty trucking industry, as more and more significant weight, space and fill speed advantages develop,” said Chart LNG vehicle fueling products GM Peter Murray.

ACT Expo Next Week!

ACT Expo – North America’s largest clean vehicles event – takes place May 5-8 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif. It is co-located with NGV Global 2014, the world natural gas vehicles meeting.

The Alternative Clean Technology Expo & Conference is organized by Fleets & Fuels publisher GNA – Gladstein, Neandross & Associates.

ACT Expo registrations are discounted until April 30.


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