Ensambladora Latinoamericana de Motores (ELAM), the exclusive owner of the Chinese brand FAW in Mexico, has delivered 100 LNG-powered vehicles to Trucka. The logistics transport company has developed a strategy to have a more sustainable fleet through its “THINK GREEN – Make it different” initiative, launched three years ago, reported the Mexican media T21.
“We are creating an organizational culture around sustainability. It is part of our orientation to become a transgenerational company with solid corporate governance,” said José de Jesús Castañeda, Trucka’s CEO.
As for the vehicles, they provide twice the range of those that operate with CNG, thanks to their storage system. “We incorporate important technological advances with LNG, which is stored in a cryogenic process that provides greater capacity and autonomy,” explained Guillermo Nivon, General Director of ELAM.
Currently, there is a CNG network available, but there are other routes that are identified as lacking in infrastructure and, at that time, is where LNG is an option, for which it is estimated that this type of technology will become more popular in the future. In this sense, to face the challenge of the lack of filling stations, Trucka is developing its own LNG infrastructure.
“Our plant could produce up to 250 trucks in a month. We also have CNG, LNG and diesel trucks and a wide variety of models from two tons to tractor trucks. Today we are delivering these assembled trucks in record time in our country,” commented Ernesto del Blanco Arjona, CEO of ELAM.