Supports IMPCO’s Service of Fleets Seeking CNG-Enabled Super Duty Trucks and E-Series Vans
Sterling Heights, MI, June 19, 2013: IMPCO Automotive, a division of IMPCO Technologies, Inc. and a subsidiary of Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc., has achieved Ship-Thru capability as a Gaseous Fuels Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) of Ford Motor Company. Effective May 17, 2013, IMPCO began Ship-Thru for E-Series and Superduty vehicles, including all F250 through F550 body styles, with the company’s CNG bi-fuel prep package. The Ship-Thru Program facilitates the vehicle’s progress from the Ford Motor Company assembly plant into IMPCO Automotive’s assembly plant in Union City, IN, for CNG bi-fuel system installation before being sold to Ford Dealers.
CNG/LPG conversion components and processes are designed and validated utilizing IMPCO Automotive’s industry leading technology as well as its engineering and OEM expertise. The entire gaseous fuel system adheres to IMPCO Automotive’s strict quality, durability, and safety testing requirements to ensure a superior and safe product to the end customer, and the production process is accomplished according to Ford procedures. Once the installation of the fuel system is completed in IMPCO’s facility, the vehicle re-enters Ford’s delivery channels to reach its destination to the final user’s site. The IMPCO Ship-Thru capability improves the company’s service of main fleet customers throughout the US by providing fleet managers quality control, mileage, convenience and scheduling assurances.
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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