Having a versatile fleet vehicle or work truck is important since you might need them to tackle a variety of different tasks. One feature that is gaining more traction is adding the capability for alternative fuel to trucks, vans, and Low Cab Forward commercial trucks. If you’re looking for alternative fuel fleet vehicles in Fond du Lac WI, take a look below to learn about the recent news from GM.
GM Work Trucks and Vans that use Alternative Fuel
GM made the announcement this November that its Chevy and GMC fleet vehicles would soon be getting models that are powered by compressed natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas. Both the heavy-duty pickups and full-size vans will be powered by a 6.0L V8 engine that runs off these alternative fuels. There is currently no word on efficiency ratings or capabilities, though it shouldn’t be too long before we hear something!
Which GM Fleet Vehicles use Alternative Fuel?
You’ll have several options if you want a new fleet vehicle that runs on CNG and LPG. For Chevrolet, you’ll be able to pick up the Express Cargo van, Express Passenger van, Express Cutaway van, Silverado HD, or the Low Cab Forward 3500 or 4500. GMC also has a few vehicles that will be available to use CNG and LPG, which are the Savana Cargo, Savana Passenger, Savana Cutaway, and Sierra HD. Both Chevy and GMC also have a wide variety of vehicles which are B20 capable, electric or hybrids, or run on E85 ethanol.
When can you get an Alternative Fuel Fleet Vehicle from GM?
Fleet vehicles that use these alternative fuels should be available for purchase in the first few months of 2017. If you’d like to stay up to date on info regarding availability you can either keep a close eye on our blog or reach out to us to ask about when they might hit our lot in Fond du Lac WI.