HOUSTON--April 10, 2013: Nat G CNG Solutions based in Houston, Texas today announced that it is introducing the new DuraDrive bi-fuel CNG System from AGA Systems into Texas and Louisiana. DuraDrive brings AGA System's proven bi-fuel CNG technology to the 2013 General Motors and Isuzu adaptable chassis platforms powered by the 6.0L gaseous prep engine. The system is available for both above and below 14,000 GVW vehicle classes.
“We are enthusiastic about bringing the AGA DuraDrive platform to Texas and Louisiana”
The fully EPA-Certified system is now available for the GMC and Chevy Cutaway Vans, Utility Service Body, Bed Delete, and Isuzu NPR trucks that are widely used for delivery, transportation, industrial, and vocational truck service. Nat G CNG Solutions offers these vehicles with an extensive range of DOT approved CNG cylinders in various sizes and configurations to meet the customer's needs.
"We are enthusiastic about bringing the AGA DuraDrive platform to Texas and Louisiana," said Bob Lukefahr, Co-CEO of Nat G CNG Solutions. "This fills a key market need by offering a medium duty service vehicle that can run on both gasoline and natural gas. With AGA's proven track record of reliability and innovation, fleet customers are able to move with confidence to this new platform and begin saving 50% or more on their fuel bill right away."
Bryan Wilcox, VP of Marketing at AGA Systems said, "AGA is proud to bring the first bi-fuel system for this important vehicle category. DuraDrive continues AGA System's history of offering innovative Natural Gas Vehicle solutions to the US market." Wilcox added, "AGA is also pleased to be supporting a leading Natural Gas Vehicle company like Nat G to introduce the DuraDrive System into Texas and Louisiana."
Nat G CNG Solutions has begun taking orders for the new DuraDrive system and expects to begin deliveries of new vehicles with the system installed later this month.
About Nat G CNG Solutions LLC
Based in Houston, Texas, with offices in Texas and Louisiana, Nat G CNG Solutions LLC offers complete CNG vehicle upgrades for new vehicles with OEM solutions and for in-service vehicles with EPA approved aftermarket systems. The company also designs, builds, and installs complete natural gas fueling solutions for commercial and government clients. www.nat-g.com
About AGA Systems LLC
AGA Systems is a proven industry leader in EPA Certified General Motors bi-fuel conversion products. The company designs and manufactures CNG fuel systems for aftermarket installers and fleet owners, providing vehicle owners the many transportation fuel benefits of clean, economical compressed natural gas. Please visit AGA Systems .
Background About Natural Gas Vehicles
Compressed Natural Gas is the world's leading solution for alternative fuel vehicles. At the end of 2012 there were more than 16 million natural gas vehicles on the road worldwide. It typically costs $1.25-$2.00 per gallon to fuel a CNG vehicle in the US. A CNG upgrade typically reduces CO2 emissions on a vehicle by around 30%. While CNG vehicles are in widespread use around the world, in the United States there are fewer than 200,000 on the road. Natural Gas Vehicles (NGVs) offer significant economic and environmental benefits and offer the potential to substantially accelerate America's goal of achieving energy independence by using America's abundant natural gas instead of oil. The US is expected to be the fastest growing NGV market in the world in 2013.