Westport Fuel Systems Inc. announced today that BRC Gas Equipment was awarded a competitive tender bid by Algeria’s National Company for Petroleum Products Marketing and Distribution to supply 40,000 liquid petroleum gas sequential injection systems to be delivered into the growing Algerian market in 2018.
“This is the largest tender we have received from NAFTAL to date, proving the competitiveness and quality of BRC LPG systems,” said Andrea Alghisi, Westport Fuel Systems Chief Operating Officer, Automotive. “We are pleased to be the preferred partner of NAFTAL to support their strategic program for the expansion of LPG use in one of the world’s most promising alternative fuel markets.”
Since 2002, BRC has been awarded multiple tenders from NAFTAL for a combined total of 65,000 LPG systems. With the addition of this recent tender mentioned above, a total of 105,000 LPG systems will be delivered to NAFTAL by end of 2018.
According to NAFTAL statistics, Algeria has close to 260,000 LPG vehicles or about 8% of the total passenger cars making it the largest population of LPG vehicles in Africa.
Source: Westport Fuel Systems
Date: Nov 1, 2017