July 18, 2013

CleanFUEL USA propane chassis attains certification

CleanFUEL USA, the nation’s first developer of liquid propane fuel injection systems, received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and California Air Resources Board (CARB) certification for the S2G chassis from Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. (FCCC).

The engine and fuel system may now be purchased and used in all 50 states and Canada for up to 33,000 lbs. gross vehicle weight ratio (GVWR).

The chassis, which includes an eight-liter engine built by Powertrain Integration from a General Motors long block and a liquid propane injection (LPI) system manufactured by CleanFUEL USA, will be in full production by early September.

The S2G touts a carbon monoxide rating of 60% below and a nitrogen oxide rating of 20% below EPA set standards for heavy duty vehicles.

In addition to emissions certification, the S2G has undergone years of rigorous and comprehensive reliability testing, such as validation of the complete engine assembly (including the heavy duty accessory drives), engine durability tests, heavy-load testing and multiple rounds of high-altitude, cold and hot weather testing.

The S2G joins other propane autogas vehicles CARB-certified with CleanFUEL USA's LPI system, including the GM 6.0-liter G4500.

 

deli.cio.us digg it stumble upon newsvine
[ Request More Info about this product / service / company ]


E-NEWSLETTER

Receive the latest Metro E-Newsletters in your inbox!

Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!

View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit

White Papers

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.

Mass transit mobile Wi-Fi & the public sector case study How Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority successfully implemented Wi-Fi on its light rail and bus lines

More white papers


STORE
METRO Magazine - November/December 2013

METRO Magazine
Here are the Highlight:
  • Who Will Runn Transit Tomorrow
  • BusCon 2013 Expo Recap
  • Tracking Progress: Light Rail Projects in the U.S. and Beyond
    And much more…
  •  
    DIGITAL EDITION

    The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue