Agility Introduces Propane Engine and CNG Walk-In Step Van

May 2, 2018

Agility Fuel Solutions announced that it has received EPA certifications for its first alternative fuel engine. Simultaneously, Agility revealed a new CNG Morgan Olson walk-in step van.

Agility Receives EPA Approval for Propane Engine

Agility’s 488LPITM engine, an 8.0L V-8 propane engine using Agility’s patented liquid propane injection (LPI®) technology, has been granted EPA certification for 2018. The 488LPI is built on a General Motors long-block V-8 engine block, with proprietary Agility dress parts, propane injection system and controls. The 488LPI engine is well suited to school bus, propane bobtail and medium-duty trucking applications.

The Agility 488LPI engine is well suited to school bus, propane bobtail and medium-duty trucking applications.

“We launched Agility’s Powertrain Systems business unit one year ago,” said Brad Garner, Agility’s President of Powertrain Systems business unit. “We are very proud of the work our team has done since then to bring this first engine to market and we look forward to launching the additional propane and natural gas engines in our pipeline to serve the needs of our customers.”

Agility Introduces High-Performance CNG Walk-In Vans

Agility developed an OEM-quality purpose-built CNG powertrain system, certified to meet regulatory requirements of the EPA. Morgan Olson and Freightliner Custom Chassis provided the body/chassis integrated design with Agility’s fuel management module and fuel storage system for clean end-to-end vehicle integration.

Agility developed an OEM-quality purpose-built CNG powertrain system, certified to meet EPA regulatory requirements.

The vehicle uses an Agility 366NGTM natural gas engine, which is EPA certified and has CARB HD-OBD certification pending. The fully-integrated fuel system uses the Freightliner OEM fuel gauge, is engineered to OEM standards, and is purpose-built for the demands of the medium-duty industry.

All fuel fill, filtration, pressure control, and defuel functions are integrated into a single module for ease of use and serviceability. Fuel storage options are available with a capacity of 30 or 33.4 gasoline gallon equivalents.

“We’re very excited to work with Morgan Olson to bring these walk-in vans to market. OEM-grade installation and integrated logistics will ensure seamless delivery of quality CNG vehicles to the customer”, said Brad Garner, President of Agility’s Powertrain Systems business unit. “Also, as a leading CNG systems supplier for over 20 years, Agility can provide walk-in van customers with simple, one-stop alt fuels parts, service, and training throughout North America.”

Rich Tremmel, Morgan Olson’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, adds, “These CNG vehicles are an ideal solution for last-mile delivery and service fleets looking for a cost-effective and low-emissions alternative fuel. This Agility CNG fuel solution adds value to the Morgan Olson and FCCC chassis combination that we look forward to offering our customers going forward.”