Landi Renzo to provide compressed natural gas fueling systems to LAX airport fleet

California-based Landi Renzo USA, an alternative fuel systems provider for the automotive industry, has announced an exclusive collaboration with Los Angeles World Airports, the airport authority that owns and operates Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), the company said.

The collaboration involves the deployment of Ford F-250/350 vehicles fueled by Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), used to support LAX´s fleet operations.

The vehicles come directly from the Ford manufacturing plant to Landi Renzo USA´s facility in Torrance, where they are converted with the Landi Renzo´s Eco Ready CNG system.

Landi Renzo USA is the only approved Ford QVM (Qualified Vehicle Modifier) developer for pick-up trucks certified by CARB (California Air Resources Board), the agency responsible for implementing California´s landmark climate legislation. As an OEM approved system under Ford´s QVM program, the original warranty remains fully in place.

LAX serves more than 87 million passengers a year and 2.2 million tons of goods pass through the airport each year and maintains one of the largest airport clean vehicle fleets in the nation.

Landi Renzo USA is the American subsidiary of Landi Renzo Group. Landi Renzo is headquartered in Reggio Emilia, Italy, in addition to subsidiaries in 10 different countries. As leader in the eco-mobility with 65 years´ experience and an established presence in more than 70 countries, Landi Renzo has provided alternative fuels systems to over 50 million vehicles globally, allowing a CO2 reduction of 15 million tons.

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) is the City of Los Angeles department that owns and operates Los Angeles International (LAX) and Van Nuys (VNY) general aviation airports. LAX is the world´s fourth busiest airport and the largest and busiest international one on the US West Coast. LAX is a major international gateway to the United States, and also serves as a connection point for passengers traveling internationally.