Michigan Startup Develops Customized Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles


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SHELBY TOWNSHIP, MI--April 23, 2014: Daryl Patrishkoff of Shelby Township, MI, has a vision for the American automotive industry. He firmly believes that our fuel of choice should be Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), not gasoline. Until the full CNG infrastructure is in place a Bi-Fuel vehicle is the bridge vehicle that can lead this transition.

Patrishkoff heads up a (3) man technical team developing this technology. The advantages are:

40 percent savings in fuel costs at the pump 25-30 percent reduction in harmful emissions 100 percent US provided natural gas Meaningful employment for the US economy

The most important benefit, however, is that a CNG-powered vehicle runs on fuel that can be mined in America.

Although CNG is used in more than 15 million vehicles worldwide, acceptance of this alternative fuel has been slow in the U.S.

Patrishkoff and his team, known as Performance CNG, LLC (performcng), are trying to change that.

Patrishkoff invested his own money and received support from his partners, local automotive companies, friends and family. This Bi-Fueled Mustang Muscle Car was unveiled last year at the Woodward Dream Cruise in Royal Oak, MI.

Having demonstrated that using CNG does not decrease HP from a gasoline baseline, the next step is to show it can increase HP. For that purpose Patrishkoff needs an additional $55,000 of funding. About $15,000 of this total is needed for high-performance CNG components and $10,000 is required for engine calibration refinements on the Dynamometer. The remaining $30,000 is slotted for EPA 75 testing.

In order to raise funds for this final phase of this project, Patrishkoff has launched an Indiegogo campaign at Muscle Car on CNG.

Depending on their levels of contribution, backers can receive brochures, technical documentation and continued project progress updates of the project. The top donation level also receives (2) invitations to the grand unveiling event.

But, most of all, they'll be contributing to a cleaner environment and for the first time a true path to U.S. energy independence.

"We're shattering the various paradigms about the application of Compressed Natural Gas used in real consumer vehicles," Patrishkoff said. "This final stage of the project will prove the point that CNG is a high performance fuel backed up with real engineering data that complies with global automotive standards."

For further information, visit Muscle Car on CNG or the Performance CNG website, performcng.

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