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Hummer Goes Gasoline-Free

As the poster child for fuel-inefficiency, the Hummer has drawn scorn from all the usual suspects. But one shouldn’t paint all Hummers with the same brush. Some of them just might surprise you.

The folks at Alternative Vehicle Solutions of Salt Lake City, Utah have modified a 2009 Hummer H3T Alpha to operate as compressed natural gas (CNG) powered rescue vehicle.



With twin CNG tanks in the pickup bed, the modified H3T has a range of approximately 600 miles and is designed to help stranded CNG vehicles with on-board refueling capabilities. A custom diamond-plate bed cover conceals the CNG tanks.

Utah is a hotbed for CNG conversions. It’s not hard to see why, with the cost CNG in Utah currently running under a dollar per gallon (equivalent). With the government currently offsetting the lions share of the cost of conversion, the process is quickly paid off.

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4 comments ↓

#1 Neal Golden on 07.02.10 at 2:37 pm

The government should try to cut the usage of oil. I wouldnt mind keeping our $ in USA.

#2 Neal Golden on 07.02.10 at 2:46 pm

If Honda sell a diesel product in USA. I would buy the car on the spot. Where do I sign up?

#3 Mark Blackowski on 12.08.11 at 11:37 am

If can please send me information for converting my Dodge 2002 ram 4×4 with a 273 cu in.V8. I can do the install myself and also looking to do other conversions in my area (business opportunity) . Thanks Mark

#4 Sam on 04.09.12 at 8:00 am

If available, please let me know if a conversion can be performed on a 2003 BMW 745.

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