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ACT Expo 2015 - alternative goes mainstream
The full name of the ACT Expo is Alternative Clean Transportation Expo, but quite frankly, if alternative fuels and propulsion technologies keep getting so much publicity, they're soon going to lose their "alternative" moniker and will just become regular parts of the mainstream energy mix. A number of major companies shared their alternative fuel fleet experience and explained why they decided to go the out-of-the-ordinary way even though conventional fuels are relatively cheap now.
Also, events such as this one go to show there is no single way to clean transport. The possibilities are many and fleets choose what best suits their needs to cut down emissions, but also reduce their fuel and maintenance costs. All the technologies available today (LPG, CNG, hybrids, EVs and others) were there at the ACT Expo, with more than 30 new products debuting on the show floor in Dallas. Among the premieres were:
- Ford's F-150 CNG/LPG pick-up,
- North American Repower's dedicated CNG truck,
- Greenkraft's G-series CNG or LPG truck,
- Landi Renzo USA's Electronic Pressure Regulator for CNG applications,
- Cummins Westport's new 6,7-litre natural gas engine,
- Worthington's new high-capacity composite CNG cylinder,
- Optimum Composite Technologies' new CNG tank.
The organisers already invite you to save the dates for the 2016 edition of the show. Mark your calendar for May 2-5 and get a ticket that will get you to the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. If next year's edition aims to beat the 2015 one, and apparently it does, it's going to be really something, so make up your mind quickly and don't miss the opportunity to join one of the fastest growing events of the alternative fuels sector!
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- Hybrids and EV's
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