Alliance AutoGas receives EPA heavy-duty engine certifications

January 12, 2016 By    

2016-Ford-F-650Alliance AutoGas, through its equipment developer, Blossman Services Inc., gained U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval for two heavy-duty spark-ignited engine platforms: the 6.8 V10 from Ford and the 6.0 V8 from General Motors.

These engines are typically used in work trucks, shuttle buses, street sweepers and strip chassis, Alliance AutoGas reports. They are sometimes featured in the Isuzu NPR, Ford F-450, F-550, F-650, GM Express Van, Workhorse and Freightliner Custom Chassis vehicles. Additionally, depending on the engine certification, the engines cover model years 2010 to 2016.

“With the development of these engine platforms, we have positioned ourselves to be leaders in the Class 4-7 marketplace,” says Ed Hoffman, president of Blossman Services, in a press release. “The 6.8 V10 from Ford and the 6.0 V8 from General Motors are extremely popular engine options for many of our key segments.”

Alliance AutoGas is a nationwide network that provides certified propane autogas conversion systems to mid- and heavy-duty fleets in North America. It has converted more than 9,400 vehicles to run on propane autogas.

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Allison Kral was a senior digital media manager at LP Gas magazine.

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