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Ford (Re-) Flexes Its Alt Fuels Muscles

May 4, 2015 in ACT Expo 2015, New Products, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

This Time It’s the Gas-Prep 5.0 to Benefit CNG and Propane Vehicles

Ford has pledged to release a gaseous-prep version of its 5.0-liter spark-ignition V-8 engine for 2016, paving the way for increased sales of propane autogas- and CNG-powered versions of the popular F-150 pickup.
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Ledcor Canada’s 200 CNG Transit Connects

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

Vans with Altech-Eco Fuel Systems ‘the First Vehicles of Their Kind’

Canada construction giant Ledcor says will take ownership of more than 200 compressed natural gas-fueled Ford Transit Connects, “creating one of the largest fleets of CNG vehicles in Canada.” updated with additional photo on October 27
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Leggett & Platt Runs Alt Fuels Gamut

March 4, 2014 in NGVs, Propane, WorkTruck2014 by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Four CNG Systems, One Propane, Three Different Hybrids,
Taking Over & Moving Westport’s Canada Pickup Operation

Leggett & Platt CVP is advising customers of a full range of gaseous fuel and hybrid drive offerings at this week’s NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The firm is ranging beyond CNG for Ford vans using Landi Renzo USA hardware to CNG systems for GM and Chrysler vehicles, propane autogas for a wide range of vehicles, and hybrids: electric, plug-in electric, and hydraulic.
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Altech-Eco Drops CNG Upfit Prices

April 21, 2013 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Ford Transit Connect as Low as $6200, or $7779 for the F-250

Looking to help stimulate the market, North Carolina’s Altech-Eco has “drastically” reduced the prices of its compressed natural gas conversions of Ford Transit Connect and F-250 and -350 pickups.
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Ford Factory, Ford Upfits

November 20, 2012 in CNG, Companies, Electric Drive, NGVs, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Different Strategies for Electric and Gaseous Fuel Vehicles

Ford is talking up the $550 million upfit of MAP, its venerable Michigan Assembly Plant, for a line of common-platform gasoline and electric-drive vehicles, but has chosen case-by-case upfits by half a dozen aftermarket firms, designated Qualified Vehicle Modifiers (QVMs), for compressed natural gas and propane.

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