Impco will add CNG upfits of GM vrew cab pickups for model year 2014. A 2013 Chevrolet Silverado crew cab is shown here. Impco will add CNG upfits of GM crew cab pickups for model year 2014. A 2013 Chevrolet Silverado crew cab is shown here.
Impco’s proprietary CNG bi-fuel system will be installed at the company’s production facility in Union City, Ind. “GM and Impco have targeted ship to commerce notification for mid-2013,” the company says, “which will initiate Impco’s shipping of the crew cab trucks in the third and fourth quarters of 2013.”
Impco is a unit of Fuel Systems Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSYS). “Orders for GM’s CNG existing conversions of 610 van and 911 pickups have exceeded 2,000 units in 2013,” FSSI automotive executive sales and marketing director Marco Seimandi said in a release. GM Factory Procedures
“The crew cab order is expected to increase volumes by 400 to 500 units in 2013,” Seimandi said. Impco says it installs its single-tank bi-fuel CNG system “as an extension of GM’s manufacturing process… using GM’s OEM processes and standards.
“The entire gaseous fuel system adheres to GM’s strict quality, durability, and safety testing requirements to ensure a superior product. Once the fuel system is in place, GM delivers these trucks to a dealer or to an up-fitter for customer-ordered modifications.”