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The First Gas-Ready Ford F-150 Built

December 2, 2013 in CNG, Propane by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Ford Is Claiming the Most CNG-Propane Options of Any OEM

Ford is talking up the first production, in Kansas City, of an F-150 pickup with the gaseous-fuel prep option on its 3.7-liter V-6 engine. “By next summer, Ford will offer eight vehicles that can run on clean-burning, inexpensive CNG/LPG… [This] puts the company on track to sell more than 15,000 such vehicles this year,” states a release.

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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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BAF Technologies Acquires ServoTech

June 13, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Dallas-based BAF Technologies has acquired Belleville, Mich.-based ServoTech Engineering – its longtime supplier of compressed natural gas engine calibration support.
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Westport WiNG for Fords in Louisville

March 9, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Westport Innovations is well known in natural gas vehicles for its 15-liter over-the-road engines and smaller, dedicated-natural gas engines via the (just extended; F&F, Feb. 27) Cummins Westport joint venture.
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BAF Technologies (Fleets & Fuels Strategies)

January 2, 2012 in Uncategorized by rich  |  No Comments

A Deal with Collins and Many More for AT&T
As Clean Energy Fuels Unit Expands in Dallas

“Since 1992, we’ve done about 15,000 vehicles,” says Bill Calvert, founder and senior VP of BAF Technologies.
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