IMPCO Technologies, a business unit of Fuel System Solutions, Inc., has been issued 2011 model year Certifications for IMPCO dedicated Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fuel Systems for Ford Motor Company vehicles. “We are excited to expand our offering of products to convert popular Ford trucks from gasoline to clean burning plentiful, domestic CNG,” said Rob Lykins, IMPCO Automotive Director of Sales & Marketing.
“Our innovative fuel systems enable fleets and vehicle operators to significantly lower their operating costs and reduce emissions while at the same time avoid reliance on foreign oil during these times of rising fuel prices”, Lykins added.
The following Ford vehicles are included:
- Ford 5.4-Liter V8 engine in the Ford E-150, 250 & 350 Platform
- Ford 6.8-Liter V10 2v engine in the Ford E-450 Platform
- Ford 6.8-Liter V10 3v engine in the Ford F450, 550 Super Duty Truck Platform
- Ford 6.2-Liter V8 engine in the Ford F-250, 350 Super Duty Truck Platform
- Ford 2.0-Liter I4 engine in the Ford Transit Connect Van
EPA Certifications for these Ford products fits into the New category (MY >= current calendar year – 1) of rules changes issued for alternative-fuel vehicle conversions.
IMPCO Automotive has also received approval by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) for the 6.8-Liter V10 engines in both the 2-valve and 3-valve configurations. CARB approvals for other Ford engines are expected soon.
Additionally, IMPCO has been granted 2011 EPA Certifications for the following dedicated CNG conversions:
- GM 4.8L HD
- GM 6.0L HD (10,001-14,000 GVW)
- GM 6.0L HD (10,001-14,000 GVW and Over 14K GVW)
This article primarily compiled using information from an IMPCO Technologies press release.