Chevy engineers have recently developed a range of alternative-energy designs that increase fuel economy and reduce emissions like never before. The Chevy alternative-fuel fleet will include a number of full-size vans and heavy-duty pickups, created in partnership with Power Solutions International. Chevy is leading the way when it comes to green technologies.
According to Chevrolet, trucks and vans will get some new options, including a 6.0-liter V8 compressed natural gas (CNG) engine and a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) engine. There are also several new cars and crossovers with new green options, including electric, hybrid, and alternative-fuel powertrains. For example, you can now select the Bolt EV or a Duramax 2.8-liter B20 engine.
“Expanding choice is the key to helping more commercial and government fleets reduce their fuel consumption, fuel costs and emissions using alternative fuels and EVs versus using traditional gasoline,” said Ed Peper, U.S. vice president of GM Fleet. “There are no ‘one size fits all’ solutions for fleet managers.”
The biggest changes, however, are the CNG and LPG, or propane, options mentioned earlier. The CNG system runs on methane stored at high pressure, which is cleaner and cheaper than gasoline. The LPG system, which is also called propane or butane, is also meant to reduce the demand of gasoline by allowing drivers to select alternative options. These two systems are sure to redefine the way we drive.
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