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Impco Readies LPG Ford F150 Pickup

June 16, 2015 in New Products, propane autogas by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Bi-Fuel Truck to Use Newly Available V-8 Engine

Impco Automotive vows to be the first to market with a half-ton pick-up fueled by propane autogas, as it will begin taking orders this summer for Ford F-150 pickups powered by the newly available 5.0-liter gaseous-prep V-8 engine.

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.

3.7-Liter Gas Prep Engine from Ford

July 31, 2013 in CNG, NGVs, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Hardened V-6 Enables More Trucks to Use CNG and Propane
Venchurs Promises a CNG F-150 and Roush a Propane Transit

Ford is announcing a new gaseous prep engine today, noting that the 3.7-liter V-6 with hardened valves paves the way for CNG- and propane autogas-powered F-150 pickups and Transit vans – including the new and larger Transits for 2014. Ford said compressed natural gas sells for an average of $2.11 per gallon of gasoline equivalent, “and is as low as $1 in some parts of the country.”

Ford Beefs Up Its Alt Fuel-Ready Line

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

Gas-Prep Engines for New (and Larger) Transit Cab, Cutaways

Ford roared into the 2013 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis with word that it’s expanding its line of vehicles that are delivered factory-ready for alternative fuels with gaseous-prep engines. Among them are all-new Transit chassis cab and cutaway models, “engineered to tackle an almost unlimited variety of specialized jobs and vocations.”

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