Quantum and Mainstay Forge Commercial Alliance to Provide Specific Line of CNG Systems to the Heavy Duty Truck Industry
September 3, 2014
– Alliance to focus on market opportunities utilizing Quantum’s Q-Lite® 21″ collar-mount tanks within Mainstay’s Back-of-Cab modules
Mainstay Fuel Technologies and Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies have entered into a commercial alliance to offer Back-of-Cab CNG systems for heavy duty trucks that integrate Quantum’s 21″ diameter tanks. The initial Quantum-Mainstay Back-of-Cab system, based on Mainstay’s existing module designs and incorporating anywhere from one to five of Quantum’s 21″ Q-Lite tanks, will provide significant weight savings over competing 21″ systems.
Under the alliance, Quantum and Mainstay will each offer the 21″ Back-of-Cab system based on their respective customer needs, and will jointly collaborate on business development activities and new designs for 21″ systems.
The 21″ Back-of-Cab systems will offer capacities of 28 DGE, 56 DGE, 84 DGE, 112 DGE, and 142 DGE, making them a cost-effective solution for fleets traveling shorter distances, such as refuse and beverage fleets. The 21″ systems are also ideal for applications that may require unique design features such as Back-of Cab systems for under window use.
The Quantum-Mainstay alliance leverages the companies’ strengths and experience in heavy duty over-the-road applications, giving each a broader presence in the growing CNG market. In addition, with Quantum located on the West Coast and Mainstay on the East Coast, the alliance will provide the companies with additional spare parts distribution and service center locations to service the growing natural gas trucking industry.
For more information about Mainstay, call 864-655-6905.