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More FCCC Propane S2G Truck Variants

December 2, 2014 in Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Bobtails and Buses Being Followed by Beverage and Vocational Options

Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp is offering more variants of its dedicated-propane S2G model, adding beverage bodies and boxes to its bobtails for propane delivery companies.

Expect to see an even wider range of vocational applications for the dedicated-propane S2G from Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp in 2015.

Expect to see a wider range of vocational applications for the dedicated-propane S2G from Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp in 2015.

The S2G will be offered for vocational vehicles, too – flatbeds, utility trucks, dump trucks – “wherever it makes sense,” says senior technical sales manager Mike Stark.

The basic vehicle, developed with the support of PERC, the Propane Education & Research Council, was announced at the NTEA Work Truck Show in 2012. FCCC’s S2G has an 8.0-liter engine from Powertrain Integration and a propane autogas fuel system from CleanFuel USA.

FCCC's dedicated-propane/autogas S2G is being made available 'wherever it makes sense,' says senior technical sales manager Mike Stark.

FCCC’s dedicated-propane/autogas S2G is being made available ‘wherever it makes sense,’ says senior technical sales manager Mike Stark.

School Buses Introduced This Year

“It is the first OEM-produced medium duty dedicated-propane truck,” Stark told F&F.

Production began last year (F&F, August 16, 2013), and the chassis was offered for school buses as well as bobtails for propane delivery companies.

This past year also saw delivery of the first S2G-chassis box truck, to Southern California’s RH Peterson, a manufacturer of specialty barbecues and fireplaces. “This is a first-ever factory purpose-built medium duty propane box truck,” RH Peterson executive VP Tod Corrin says in a recent CleanFuel USA blog post.

The 26-foot truck has a GVWR of 33,000 pounds.


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Source: CleanFuel USA with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

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