Presentation on theme: "Luichart Technology Ltd LPG CONVERSION SYSTEM FOR PETROL ENGINE VEHICLES."— Presentation transcript:
Luichart Technology Ltd LPG CONVERSION SYSTEM FOR PETROL ENGINE VEHICLES
COMPANY VISION Provide the definitive LPG conversion system for petrol engine vehicles Establish an International benchmark Dominate the International market for LPG conversions Keep our technology ahead of the competition
Support from the Oil Industry petrol stations out of 12,000 in UK now carry LPG An average of five new outlets open each week Oil companies willingly provide skid tanks for fleet users
THE REASON FOR THEIR SUPPORT LPG is a by-product of oil extraction UK has a 5 million ton surplus The oil companies have to ship it to sell abroad
THE OLD TECHNOLOGY
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MAJOR TECHNOLOGICAL IMPROVEMENTS Revolutionary Vaporiser (patented) replacing existing regulator Vaporiser is free-standing and not connected to the engine cooling system No moving parts in vapouriser Small and extremely light, can easily be fitted in the engine bay
MAJOR TECHNOLOGICAL IMPROVEMENTS Injection system simplified to improve performance and consumption Engine Management Unit is remapped to allow running on LPG & Petrol. Existing systems install an additional control unit Tank and fuel pipes designed for ease of fitting & maximum safety
COMMERCIAL ADVANTAGES Manufactured in polymers Cheaper to produce Higher quality Can be produced in volume local to the market Less invasive than existing systems Fits in 4 hours against 12/16 hours Total cost is 75% less than existing systems
THE TARGET MARKET Private car, van retrofits and OEM conversions in UK and Europe Fleet owners and leasing companies Conversion levels in 2001 UK retrofits 45,000 European retrofits 300,000 Europe and UK OEMs 150,000
FUTURE MARKETS Australia Over 600,000 conversions currently in use China 50,000 converted taxis in Shanghai and a policy to have a majority of vehicles, including motorcycles running on clean fuels by 2008 in time for the Olympics United States U-Haul installing LPG fuel points at all of their 1,200 rental depots.
NEW CUSTOMERS Because of the commercial advantages the system is of interest to some Major full servicing companies Kwik-Fit Consider the system to be a product for their ‘Stop ‘n’ Steer’ fleet maintenance chain Halfords Test marketed installations some years ago unsuccessfully. They see Trigas as a provider of a practical system. Unipart Would like to handle distribution throughout UK & Europe with fitting also offered through their 2000 banner garages.
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