IMPCO Automotive Awarded Bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado Chassis Cab Program
– Expands Bi-Fuel CNG programs with GM –
Sterling Heights, MI, May 19, 2015: IMPCO Automotive, a division of IMPCO Technologies, Inc. and a subsidiary of Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc., was awarded General Motors’ bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Cab Chassis 3 years program for MY2016, 17 and 18. The new Cab Chassis program expands IMPCO Automotive’s existing OEM working class vehicle programs for GM, which include Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and GMC Sierra 2500HD pickups with multiple Cab and bed configurations, and dedicated CNG full-size Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vans.
The Cab Chassis award, together with existing OEM contracts and the Ford QVM and Isuzu ship through programs, demonstrates IMPCO Automotive’s position as the leading alternative fuel system integration company in the United States. As an extension of GM’s manufacturing process, IMPCO Automotive installs the CNG fuel systems using OEM processes and standards. All of the CNG fuel systems are warranted and validated by General Motors.
The Cab Chassis configuration is a proven work truck for fleets. The bi-fuel vehicle enables fleet operators to reduce emissions using CNG, which burns cleaner and costs less than gasoline. The 24.5 gallon CNG tank in addition to the 23.5 gallon gasoline tank on the Silverado 3500HD provides fueling flexibility and optimal range between fill-ups.
OEM conversion of the vehicles will be done at IMPCO Automotive’s manufacturing facility in Union City, Indiana, with ship to commerce (STC) approval from General Motors (GM) expected to coincide with the gasoline vehicle’s release for MY2016.
About Fuel Systems Solutions
Fuel Systems Solutions is a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of proven, cost-effective alternative fuel components and systems for use in transportation and industrial applications. Fuel Systems’ components and systems control the pressure and flow of gaseous alternative fuels, such as propane and natural gas, used in internal combustion engines. These components and systems feature the Company’s advanced fuel system technologies, which improve efficiency, enhance power output and reduce emissions by electronically sensing and regulating the proper proportion of fuel and air required by the internal combustion engine. In addition to the components and systems, the Company provides engineering and systems integration services to address unique customer requirements for performance, durability and configuration. Additional information is available at www.fuelsystemssolutions.com.
About IMPCO Automotive
IMPCO Automotive, a division of IMPCO Technologies, Inc., is a cost effective, designer, manufacturer, calibrator and installer of innovative bi-fuel and dedicated gaseous fuel systems (CNG/LPG), focused on the North American passenger car, and light and medium duty truck alternative fuels markets. IMPCO Automotive offers a “one-stop shop” for alternative fuels solutions for customers through their North American distributor network and their high volume, OEM conversion center in Union City, Indiana. Additional information is available at www.impcoautomotive.com
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