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Ford Expands CNG / LPG Conversion-Capable Vehicles to F-450 and F-550
In brief: Ford will now be offering the popular F-450 and F-550 Super Duty vehicles with an engine prep package for the 6.8L engines to allow them to run on compressed or liquified natural gas (CNG / LPG).
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Make/Model: F-450 and F-550 Super Duty
Ford's alt-fuels engine preparation package now to be available for the F-450 and F-550 Super Duty 6.8L chassis, starting this fall. This allows the trucks to be converted relatively easily to CNG or LPG.
Ford introduced the conversion option with the E-Series and similar commercial vehicles last fall and has shipped about 3,000 E-Series vans with the 5.4L and 6.8L CNG/LPG conversion package.
Also getting the optional package for natural gas conversion is the F-53 motor home and F-59 commercial strip chassis.
And so ...
Ford held the largest share of commercial and government fleet sales in 2009.
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