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Pi Innovo ECU for AGA Systems Bi-Fuels

October 16, 2015 in NGVs, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Freedom to Develop Software and Unique Control Methodologies’

Plymouth, Mich.-based Pi Innovo reports that Utah’s AGA Systems is using a new diagnostic interface module on its compressed natural gas-gasoline bi-fuel vehicles.
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Heartland CNG for 43 Oklahoma Trucks

January 19, 2015 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Bi-Fuel Vehicles for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

Oklahoma City-based Heartland CNG has a contract to convert 43 trucks to compressed natural gas-gasoline bi-fuel operation for the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.
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Nat G CNG Delivers Direct Injection

October 24, 2014 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs, Technology by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Claims First Natural Gas-Fueled GM Pickups with 5.3-Liter DI

Nat G CNG Solutions says it’s delivered the first natural gas-fueled half-ton pickup trucks with General Motors’ 5.3-liter direct injection engine. The 2015 model vehicles were purchased by Houston-based NewTex Plumbing and San Antonio’s Pioneer Energy Services. updated October 27

The GMC Sierra and Chevy Silverado trucks have DuraDrive DI brand compressed natural gas-gasoline bi-fuel systems from Utah-based AGA Systems.

Houston-based Nat G CNG Solutions reports the first delivery of natural gas-fueled half-ton pickups with General Motors’ 5.3-liter direct injection engine. The vehicles have DuraDrive DI fuel systems from Utah’s AGA Systems.

Houston-based Nat G CNG Solutions reports the first delivery of natural gas-fueled half-ton pickups with General Motors’ 5.3-liter direct injection engine. The vehicles have DuraDrive DI fuel systems from Utah’s AGA Systems.

“During EPA testing the DuraDrive DI set a record for efficiency on an eight-cylinder natural gas truck, achieving 23 miles per gallon highway,” states a Nat G CNG release.

24 GGEs Standard

The half-ton CNG upgrade comes standard with a 24 gasoline gallon equivalent CNG cylinder “giving the vehicle a combined natural gas and gasoline range of more than 1,000 highway-miles.”

“It’s just a no-brainer, the savings are incredible,” NewTex Plumbing CEO Bill Collora says in the Nat G announcement. “We’re based out of The Woodlands but serve the entire Houston area – from Kingwood to Sugar Land.

“Before, our average gas bill was $8,000 per week,” Collora said “Now it’s down to about $5,000 per week.”

50 on Order for Texas and Louisiana

Nat G CNG Solutions says it has pre-orders for more than 50 units of the DuraDrive DI, to be delivered in Texas and Louisiana before the end of the year. The first is using all-composite Type IV cylinders, 21-by-60 inches, yielding a nominal rate capacity of 24 GGE/gasoline gallon equivalents of CNG, Nat G CNG co-CEO Balu Balagopal told F&F.

“Customers have been looking forward to getting a high-quality natural gas option for the new direct injection engines from General Motors,” said Bob Lukefahr, co-CEO of Nat G. “The system performs flawlessly, has great power and offers tremendous efficiency.”


No Loss of Cargo Space on 6.2-Liter Vehicles

In addition to the 5.3 liter engine, AGA Systems has also started shipping the DuraDrive DI for GM’s 6.2 liter direct injection engines for Chevy Suburban, GMC Yukon XL and several larger pickup trucks.

Nat G is offering an underbody cylinder system for the full line of GM full-sized SUVs to allow customers to upgrade their SUVs without losing cargo space.


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Source: Nat G CNG with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

AGA Reports 6.2L EPA Certification

September 4, 2014 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Augments Earlier Nod for 5.3-Liter Direct Injection GM Engine

Utah’s AGA Systems reports full U.S. EPA certification for compressed natural gas-gasoline bi-fuel conversion of vehicles with General Motors’ 6.2-liter direct injection engine for 2015.

GM Tahoe PPV – police pursuit vehicle – for 2015

GM Tahoe PPV – police pursuit vehicle – for 2015

AGA describes its DuraDrive DI product as “a completely redesigned system utilizing Tier 1 OEM supplier components specified to accommodate the unique operating characteristics of the GM direct injection engine.”

DuraDrive DI upfits will be available for the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups and vans, the entire SUV family (Tahoe, Suburban, Yukon, Yukon XL, Escalade and Escalade ESV) and the GM Tahoe PPV (police pursuit vehicle), AGA says.

The EPA certification for the 6.2-liter engine follows earlier approval of AGA’s system for GM’s 5.3-liter direct injection engine for 2014 and 2015, “and completes the certification for all General Motors trucks, vans, and SUVs equipped with new fuel efficient direct injection engines,” AGA says.


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Source: AGA Systems with Fleets & Fuels follow-up

Optimum CNG Tanks for AGA Vehicles

August 12, 2014 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Type III Pressure Vessels for Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain

Utah’s Optimum Composite Technologies says it’s now the exclusive compressed natural gas fuel tank supplier for AGA Systems, also of Utah. AGA offers U.S. EPA-certified CNG-gasoline bi-fuel systems for the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain compact SUVs.
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AGA 5.3-Liter Direct Injection Certification

June 30, 2014 in CNG, New Products, Regulations by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

U.S. EPA Nod Covers GM 2014 and 2015 Model Year Vehicles

Kaysville, Utah-based AGA Systems reports full U.S. EPA certification for compressed natural gas-gasoline bi-fuel conversions of vehicles with the 5.3-liter General Motors direct injection engine, for both the 2014 and 2015 model years.
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CLNE & WorldCNG for Bell in Las Vegas

December 16, 2013 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Whittlesea-Bell Transportation Commits to 229 New CNG Vehicles

Clean Energy Fuels is talking up the pending deployment of 229 new compressed natural gas vehicles by Whittlesea-Bell Transportation in Las Vegas, and said that the taxi, bus and limo operator plans to switch its entire fleet to CNG by 2016. Whittlesea-Bell Transportation – aka Bell Trans – operates some 950 vehicles in all.
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Nat G CNG for New GM Crossovers

December 2, 2013 in CNG, Fleet Order, New Products, NGVs, NGVs2013Atlanta by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

EPA Bin 3 Certification Reported at NGVs2013Atlanta,
Silver Eagle Distributing Places an Initial Order for 60

Utah’s AGA Systems and Houston’s Nat G CNG Solutions reported U.S. EPA certification of their bi-fuel compressed natural gas-gasoline system for GMC Terrain and Chevrolet Equinox crossover vehicles with 2.4-liter direct injection engine. An initial operator is Silver Eagle Distributing, also of Houston – which is taking up to 100.
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AGA Adds Certified Adaptables

April 6, 2013 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

The Full EPA Nod for GM and Isuzu Chassis with 6.0-Liter V-8

AGA Systems has followed up late last year’s U.S. EPA certification of its proprietary CNG-gasoline bi-fuel kits for 2013 General Motors trucks, vans and SUVs with approval of its DuraDrive kits for GM and Isuzu adaptable chassis platforms with the 6.0-liter gaseous prep engine.
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