25 Nov '15, 7pm

Westport trumpets use of its hardware for Volvo V70 bi-fuel taxis in Sweden: 400 cars with options for 240 more https://t.co/d418E8EtfB

Options Could Bring the Total for FVG to 640 CNG Volvo V70s Westport reported an order in Sweden for at least 400 Volvo V70 taxis using its bi-fuel compress natural gas-gasoline fuel systems. The buyer is FVG/Fågelviksgruppen, which operates some 6,000 taxis in such fleets as TaxiKurir, Taxi 020, Taxi Skåne, and TaxisNorge. The order by Sweden-based FVG could amount to 640 CNG-gasoline bi-fuel Volvo V70 vehicles, Westport says. Orders for the first 200 vehicles have been received for delivery beginning this year with completion planned for the end of February, states a release, which adds, “Westport expects the balance to be delivered by the third quarter 2016.” “FVG is committed to reduce its environmental footprint. We have evaluated several different environmentally friendly cars and found that Volvo Bi-Fuel is a very attractive and a right choice as a taxi vehicle,” sa...

Full article: http://www.fleetsandfuels.com/fuels/cng/2015/11/westport-...

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