Landi Renzo recently received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for its compressed natural gas (CNG) conversions on the Ford 2016 F-650, F-750 and F-53 and F-59 stripped chassis models.
The certification applies to Ford’s 6.8-liter V10 engine. The California Air Resources Board, or CARB, has also approved of the CNG conversion, according to greenfleetmagazine.com.
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Model year 2016 marks the first time that Ford began offering the F-650 and F-750 with a gaseous prep package. Ford has designated Landi Renzo as a Qualified Vehicle Modifier.
Delivery fleet companies, such as UPS and FedEx, use Ford’s stripped chassis models. Once these vehicles are equipped for the road, they’re commonly called step-vans or walk-in vans.
An autogas conversion is also available from Landi for Ford’s stripped chassis.