Utilimaster to offer CNG conversions

Utilimaster Corporation announced an alliance with LandiRenzo to offer compressed natural gas
conversions on Isuzu NPR-HD gas vehicles. LandiRenzo is a supplier of alternative fuel solutions with over 1.5 million systems sold
annually. Utilimaster has been providing alternative fuel solutions including LPG, CNG and plug-in electric since 2003.
Utilimaster says the CNG conversion provides current fuel costs savings up to 65% when compared to conventional gasoline (saving the equivalent of $1.50-$2.50 per gallon). CNG offers up to a 75% reduction in NOx of and a 25% reduction in carbon dioxide (CO2) greenhouse gases.
“With the rise in fuel prices, Utilimaster is offering fleet owners a green solution with field-proven financial returns,” says John Forbes, President, Utilimaster. “We are unique to offer the solution at our OEM assembly plant and offer in-field, on-site installations.”
These Utilimaster / LandiRenzo CNG conversions are installed adjacent to the Isuzu NPR gas assembly plant on the Spartan Motors Charlotte, Mich., campus or can be installed at Isuzu dealerships with training provided by Utilimaster Field Services teams.