Santa Ana, California – February 28, 2012 – IMPCO Automotive, a division of IMPCO Technologies, Inc., has been awarded Gaseous Fuel Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) Program member status by Ford Motor Company for its 75,000 square foot, state of the art, alternative fuel vehicle installation center in Union City, Indiana. IMPCO Technologies, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of proven, cost-effective alternative fuel components and systems for use in transportation and industrial applications, is a subsidiary of Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc.
“Achieving QVM status represents another significant milestone as we continue to solidify our leadership position within the automotive alternative fuel market,” said Rob Lykins, IMPCO Automotive’s Director of Sales & Marketing.
“We continue to expand our offering of systems that allow popular light-duty Ford commercial truck platforms to operate on clean burning, plentiful, domestic CNG,” said Jay Sandler, IMPCO Automotive’s Director of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) & Fleet Sales. “Our innovative fuel systems enable fleets and vehicle operators to significantly lower their operating costs and reduce emissions while contributing to national energy independence.”
“IMPCO Automotive is gaining industry recognition as the largest and most cost-effective supplier and installer of EPA and CARB certified under hood CNG components, as well as complete vehicle fuel systems. We also offer fleet customers and vehicle OEMs turnkey CNG and LPG system installations at our Union City plant, as well as via our network of Certified Installation Partners throughout North America”, said Sandler.
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. The Company is composed of two operating subsidiaries: IMPCO Technologies and BRC. IMPCO Technologies is a leader in the heavy duty, industrial, power generation and stationary engines sectors and recently established a U.S. Automotive division, IMPCO Automotive. BRC is a leader in the light duty and automobile alternative fuel sectors and has established alliances with several major automobile manufacturers for OEM projects. Additional information is available atwww.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