One of the most important aspects of having a fleet of vehicles that provide the transportation needed for many companies is to bring in better fueling solutions to these commercial vehicles that can help reduce the pollution that’s put off into the air. Right now, Chevrolet and GMC are expanding the lineup of vehicles that are offered for fleet needs that are powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) creating a stronger fleet selection of highly capable vehicles that use these alternative fuels to power them and bring about the ride and responsibility needed.
with a partnership with Power Solutions International, Inc. (PSI) the heavy duty pickups and full size vans that use the 6.0-liter V8 engines will offer a new way of receiving these vehicles from this partnership. This will also apply to the new Low Cab Forward commercial truck that will be offered soon as well. Beginning in the first quarter of 2017, PSI will be the upfitter used for these alternative fuel solitons to bring the fleet vehicles to companies that need them. Not only will the vehicles be fitted with the necessary equipment, they will be delivered to the dealership by PSI to make it easy for companies to have their vehicles when they need them.
This ship through program will make it easy for customers to have the vehicle form the same dealer they ordered them from. GM will provide the vehicles with the hardened valves and valve seats and PSI will add the fuel systems and hardware that’s needed to these vehicles in order to provide them back to the Chevrolet or GMC dealers in every state. Every one of these PSI-modified vehicles will be covered by the impressive five-year/60,000 mile warranty making it easy for fleet customers to use the alternative fuel solutions.
This Fleet partnership continues to be impressive with the investment from companies across the country that help to invest in the CNG refueling infrastructure needed to make this happen for fleet solutions. Right now there are several routes around the country that serve as a national network of alternative fuel corridors. These routes cover 35 states and nearly 85,000 miles to allow an easy transition for any company that will invest in or purchase these alternative fuel vehicles from GM and Chevrolet. There is expected to be more alternative fuel locations added over the next several years to continue the expansion of the infrastructure needed.
With this partnership between Chevrolet, GMC and PSI, there are now more ways than ever for a company to have the responsible fleet solutions with large powerful engines and the use of CNG or LPG as the chosen fuel. With these solutions ordering and taking delivery of these vehicles will make a huge difference in the delivery and transportation on the routes through the various corridors that are part of the current infrastructure that’s been expanding at a rapid rate to give us better commercial solutions than ever before.