Westport Gains CARB Certification for Dedicated CNG Ford Vehicles

| Canada, Vancouver

Ford Transit Van 2016Westport Innovations Inc., engineering advanced natural gas engines and vehicles, has received certification from the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG™ Power System used in the Ford Transit Cargo Van and Passenger Wagon, and the F-150 truck for Model Year (MY) 2016. Read more »

Ford Enhances 2017 Vans, CNG Options Included

| USA, Indianapolis IN

Ford Transit Connect Wagon v2017Ford is introducing enhancements across its North American van lineup for the 2017 model year, including a 3.7-liter engine that will now be standard on dual-rear wheel van and wagon models, lowering the base price and providing a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) option. Altogether, it will offer a choice of 64 configurations, up from 58 in the previous model year. Read more »

Westport CNG Systems Certified for Ford MY 2016 Models in U.S.

| Canada, Vancouver BC

Ford F-150 CNG 2016Westport Innovations Inc. has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) and bi-fuel CNG Westport WiNG™ Power System models of the Ford 5.0L F-150 trucks for Model Year (MY) 2016. This marks the first time that Ford has offered gaseous prep in the 5.0L F-150—the best selling vehicle in both the United States and Canada. Read more »

IMPCO Gains EPA Certification for Ford MY 2016 Bi-Fuel F150 Truck

| USA, Sterling Heights MI
Ford-F150 2016 CNG-prepped pick-up

2016 Ford F150

IMPCO Automotive, a division of IMPCO Technologies, Inc. and a subsidiary of Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc., has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its 2016 Ford F150 (half ton) Pick-Up truck. The truck features the 5.0-Liter TI-VCT V8 engine converted for bi-fuel operation. Read more »

Ford Rolls Off First 2016 F-150 CNG

| USA, Dearborn MI

Ford F-150 CNG 2016Ford has rolled the first clean-burning compressed natural gas (CNG) 2016 Ford F-150 off the assembly line. The CNG/propane-capable half-ton pickup with 5.0-liter Ti-VCT V8 engine is available with a factory-installed, gaseous-fuel prep package that includes hardened valves, valve seats, pistons and piston rings so it can operate on natural gas, propane or gasoline through separate fuel systems. Read more »

Ford 2016 F-150 Available with V8 and CNG

| USA, Detroit MI

Ford 2016 F150-CNG (rear view) Ford will offer the 2016 F-150 with an available gaseous-fuel prep package that enables 5.0-liter V8-powered models to run on clean, low-cost compressed natural gas (CNG). Ford says it is the only manufacturer of a CNG-capable half-ton pickup. It will be available to order this summer with a factory-installed, gaseous-fuel prep package that includes upgraded intake and exhaust valves and valve seats to ensure the engine performs to expectations. Read more »

Altech-Eco Adds EPA Certification for 2015 Ford CNG Transit

| USA, Asheville NC
Ford CNG Transit 2015 full size van and wagon bi-fuel

2015 Ford CNG Bi-Fuel Transit 150/250/350 3.7L Full-Size Van & Wagon

Altech-Eco Corporation of Asheville, North Carolina has received U.S. EPA certification for the new 2015 Ford CNG Transit 150/250/350 3.7L Full-Size Van & Wagon with the Ford gaseous prepped engine option. The Altech-Eco CNG system for the Ford Transit is Ford QVM approved and is available as bi-fuel or dedicated. Using an Altech-Eco CNG System insures the original Ford Engine and Powertrain Limited Warranty remains intact.

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EPA Certifies Westport WiNG System for 2015 Ford Transit

| Canada, Vancouver BC

Ford Transit Van 2014Westport Innovations Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of natural gas engines and systems, has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its 2015 Ford Transit Van. As Ford’s largest qualified vehicle modifier (QVM), Westport is offering the 2015 Ford Transit Van as a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) Westport WiNG™ Power System vehicle. Westport expects California Air Resources Board (CARB) certification in early 2015. Read more »

NatGasCar Receives US EPA Cert. for MY 2014 and 2015 Ford Transit Connect

| USA, Cleveland OH
Ford Transit Connect XLT Van 2.5L MY 2015

Ford Transit Connect XLT Van 2.5L MY 2015

NatGasCar, LLC, a company dedicated to the development and growth of alternative energy for greener and more reliable CNG transportation in USA, has received EPA certification for the (MY) 2014 and 2015 Ford 2.5L Transit Connect Bi-Fuel engine platform. Compressed Natural Gas vehicle conversions and parts sales will all take place at the new NatGasCar 50,000 sq. ft. facility located on the Cleveland Industrial Innovation Center campus in Cleveland, Ohio. Read more »

Westport Encourages Fleet Procurements with Ford CNG Demo Program

| USA, Houston TX

Ford Transit with Westport WiNG - demo program 2014Fleets interested in switching to natural gas can take advantage of an all new, free Westport demonstration program, announced at APTA Expo. “Drive Now with CNG,” for fleets interested in the Westport WiNG™ Power System Ford Transit Van, gives the experience and benefits of operating on compressed natural gas (CNG). Read more »