John A. Simourian Joins the EcoDual Board of Directors
BEAUFORT, S.C., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — EcoDual, LLC, a leading provider of diesel-to-natural-gas dual fuel conversion systems for heavy duty diesel trucks has announced that John A. Simourian, Chairman and Founder of Lily Transportation Corp., has joined its Board of Directors. EcoDual systems enable heavy duty diesel trucks to displace an average of 60-70% of their diesel fuel use with natural gas, providing huge fuel cost savings.
“Since EcoDual is now taking orders and delivering product, we need strong connections to our primary customer base. John Simourian has been a constant innovator and well known leader in the trucking industry for decades,” said EcoDual CEO and President Scott Myers. “He brings tremendous industry knowledge and a passion for providing the best solutions to fleet owners.”
John A. Simourian founded Lily Transportation Corp. in 1958. He is a graduate of both Harvard College and The Harvard Business School and he served in the U.S. Navy. John is the Chairman of the Board of Lily Transportation and continues to be active in and passionate about the transportation industry. He has previously served as Chairman of the Board of both NationaLease and the Truck Renting and Leasing Association (TRALA).
Lily Transportation is a Dedicated Contract Carrier in North America that is headquartered in Needham, MA. The company, with more than 500 employees throughout the US and Canada, has received numerous awards for its superior service including Top 25 Dedicated Contract Carrier, Top 100 Food Logistics Provider and Top 100 Motor Carrier. Lily has been a SmartWay Partner since 2007, recognized by the EPA as a carrier committed to continuously improving fuel efficiency and reducing air pollution.
EcoDual, LLC, is an independent provider of patent pending, dual fuel conversion systems enabling existing heavy duty diesel trucks to operate on a combination of diesel and natural gas. In dual fuel operation, the trucks maintain full torque and power with no loss of miles per gallon. Systems can be configured for range of more than 800 miles on CNG or LNG. Equally important, there is no “range anxiety” with EcoDual systems as they automatically run on 100% diesel if the natural gas tank ever runs out. More information on EcoDual products is available at the company website, www.ecodual.com.
SOURCE EcoDual, LLC