AEC – an authorized distributor for RAM in Europe – and Prins Autogassystemen BV, a Dutch world leader in alternative fuel solutions, combined their broad experience and technical knowledge by launching a new exclusive edition of the VSI-2.0 LPG System designed specifically for RAM 1500 with the popular 5,7L V-8 Hemi® engine.
Its optimum performance in terms of power, quality and flexibility, as well as very attractive fuel costs make this pickup truck appealing to a wide range of customers. Both AEC and Prins ensure high quality installations and rigorous end of line tests on all vehicles through central conversions, accomplished in AEC’s Vehicle Processing Center in Antwerp, Belgium. Thanks to Prins validated software and accurate calibration tested on a dyno bench, the RAM 1500 with LPG System performs optimal under all circumstances.
The benefits of LPG as an alternative fuel are both economical and practical: not only LPG fuel is approximately 50% less expensive per liter than gasoline, but it also offers the driver an extraordinary long combined driving range. RAM 1500 with the 5,7L V-8 Hemi® engine paired with VSI-2.0 LPG System can go up to 900 km (LPG and gasoline combined) thanks to the additional space-saving round underbody tank with gross capacity of 122L (ca. 98L fuel capacity). As part of the RAM 1500 with LPG System with two extensive warranty solutions for the vehicle itself – up to 100.000 km/24 months and up to 150.000km/48 months – as well as 3 years parts warranty on the LPG System.
About Prins Autogassystemen
Netherlands-based Prins Autogassystemen, developer and worldwide supplier of alternative fuel systems for cars, medium and heavy duty vehicles has been a highly ranked and recognized world leader in the development of alternative fuel systems for more than 25 years. Prins is the world leader in the new VSI-2.0, VSI-2.0 DI and Direct LiquiMax -2.0 and Dieselblend systems. Prins, a group partner of Westport Innovations Inc. provides (A) OEM customers, importers and installers in over 50 countries with cost-efficient and innovative solutions for a wide variety of engine types and engine technologies.
About Auto Export Corporation (AEC)
Auto Export Corporation (AEC) is a global automotive distributor and a service provider for OEMs and suppliers in the areas of general distribution (official FCA importer and distributor of Dodge & RAM vehicles and parts in Europe), market homologation incl. own R&D facility and processing center in Antwerp, parts distribution and warehouse, automotive consulting, automotive finance (partner of Santander Consumer Bank in key European markets), fleet operations, logistics solutions as well as retail operations. AEC has local operations and facilities in its focus markets in NAFTA, EMEA and APAC. Customers turn to AEC for its reliable solutions and existing infrastructure that includes a vast contractual network of retail dealerships and key partners in the automotive industry.
About AEC Europe – an Auto Export Corporation (AEC) Subsidiary
As an official importer of the Fiat Chrysler (FCA) Dodge & RAM branded vehicles and parts in Europe, AEC Europe is responsible for the distribution and retail network development of the American brands. Over 125 European AEC dealers were officially appointed and authorized by the manufacturer. The service portfolio of the importer towards its network includes market homologation, warranty, parts, recall administration as well as financial services but also certification and training.